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More than two decades ago, doctors at the University of Chicago Medicine decided to focus their efforts on treating diabetes in children and teens. For over 20 years, our experts have helped young people with all types of diabetes, including rare forms of the disease. Our experts provide comprehensive, individualized care for infants, children and teens with:

Our multidisciplinary team provides holistic care to address the physical and social challenges that children and teens with diabetes may face. Physicians, nurses, staff and educators offer comprehensive medical support as well as programs designed to help patients live happy lives and effectively transition between infancy, childhood, young adulthood and adulthood. We also work with patients' siblings and families. » Learn more about our approach to care.


In addition to world-class inpatient diabetes care at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital, children and teens with diabetes can receive outpatient care at the Kovler Diabetes Center diabetes clinic in the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM).
5758 S. Maryland, 5th floor, Suite 5A
Chicago, IL 60637

We also provide care at the following satellite clinics:

For Children, Teens and Adults

Grand Boulevard Family Health and Access Community Health Network
5401 S. Wentworth Ave.
Chicago, IL 60609
Christine Yu, MD, sees patients at this location.

For Children

University of Chicago Pediatrics in Merrillville, Indiana
8528 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410
Elizabeth Littlejohn, MD, sees patients at this location.

Dr. Greeley with patient

Dr. Greeley talks about caring for children with diabetes in an advertorial that first appeared in Chicago Parent. » Read the FAQ.

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