Diabetes specialty car tag receives approval
Children’s is happy to report approval for a specific Alabama License Plate (tag) to help raise funds, awareness and hope for kids with diabetes. The Hope for Kids with Diabetes specialty car tag design was approved by the Alabama Department of Revenue Motor Vehicle Division/Registration Section.
The Hope for Kids with Diabetes specialty car tag is regularly $50.00 with $41.25 from every purchase of the car tag directly benefitting Pediatric Endocrinology at Children’s of Alabama. Funds from the specialty license tag program will be dedicated to pediatric diabetes patient care, physician training and research to benefit the thousands of young Alabamians growing up with this disease.
The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology covers a wide range of hormone-related disorders in children. We use a team approach to treat many children each day. About half of our patients are referred to the Division are for Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes.
Other areas diagnosed, followed, and treated by UAB pediatric endocrinologists include, but are not limited to, adrenal gland disorders, bone and calcium disorders, growth disorders, pituitary gland disorders, hypoglycemia, puberty disorders, thyroid disease, and genetic disorders.
Our Division services include a broad range of clinical, research, and fellowship program.