Pediatric Diabetes The pediatric endocrinologists at Mission Children's Hospital specialize in treating disorders related to growth, hormones, glands and chronic illnesses such as diabetes. Our team uses their specialized training to connect with kids, developing relationships that encourage communication and help ensure their cooperation in treatments that sometimes last a lifetime. If you believe your child could benefit from our services, have your physician make a referral. For questions about our Endocrinology services please call 828-213-1740. Click here to view and complete a Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Test provided by the American Diabetes Association.