Endocrinology & Diabetes

News & Events

Our News & Events section is designed to keep you informed about what is going on at Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at CHAM. We’re an engaged and active group, so please bookmark this page for easy access to information.

Join us for Painting With a Twist

  • 04 Jan 2017
  • In the News

Rubina Heptulla, MD, Chief, Division of Endocrinology, the Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine cordially invites you to attend a very special event.

Janil Gracia collects her Shopkins toy

  • 11 Nov 2016
  • Inside CHAM

9 year old Janil Gracia collected her Shopkins toy after she exchanged Halloween candy and visited some health education tables at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore annual candy exchange on Tuesday November 1, 2016.

School Nurse Diabetes Education Program

  • 11 Nov 2016
  • In the News

On October 18t, 2016 the Pediatric Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes in collaboration with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) hosted a school nurse diabetes education program at Montefiore New Rochelle. Rebecca Crespi, PNP, CDE and Jeniece Ilkowitz RN, CDE provided diabetes education to local school nurses in attendance and vendors from diabetes technology companies attended to answer questions as well. Each year this successful program reaches members of our community and helps our patients and others get the care they need when they are in school.

Eric Paslay Visits CHAM

  • 23 Sep 2016
  • In the News

Eric Paslay, American country music singer, visited CHAM's staff and diabetes patients in September.

Pediatric Endocrine and Diabetes Patients Enjoy an Activity-Packed Day at the Bronx Zoo

  • 16 Aug 2016
  • Inside CHAM

Pediatric patients from the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, who receive care for diabetes management with the Department of Pediatric Endocrine and Diabetes, spent an activity-packed day at the Bronx Zoo. They enjoyed arts and crafts, face-painting, educational activities and talks this year about diabetes in school and emergency medical identification from a variety of speakers who have been affected by diabetes or who are experts on the condition. Special guest Miss Idaho, Sierra Sandison, who made a name for herself when she walked across the pageant stage wearing her insulin pump, gave a talk to the attendees.