Our Cardiometabolic Risk Assessment, Research and Education (CARE) Program is part of the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes. We provide health education and promote the prevention of premature heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Children receive comprehensive disease management resources including medical and lifestyle assessments, nutritional counseling, diabetes education and more.

Phoenix Children’s has the largest pediatric endocrinology and diabetes program in Arizona, with more than 6,400 patient visits each year. Our expert endocrinologists treat children with endocrine and metabolic disorders, along with our kid-friendly team of nurse specialists, nutritionists, certified diabetes educators and psychologists.

Our CARE Program is made up of a multidisciplinary team of pediatric specialists who work together to provide the best care for children diagnosed with diabetes. We provide comprehensive care for those with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes and diabetes related to other diagnosis such as cystic fibrosis, transplant and steroid-induced.

We use a team approach to provide the best family-centered care. Our team includes:

  • Pediatric endocrinologists
  • Pediatric nutritionists
  • Certified diabetes educators
  • Pediatric behavioral health specialist
  • Your child’s primary healthcare provider
  • Other pediatric specialists as needed