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Type II Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which the body's blood glucose, or sugar, levels are too high. With type 2 diabetes, the body has trouble making or using insulin well.

Programs + Services


Diabetes Program

The expert pediatric endocrinologists at Floating Hospital for Children in Boston work with parents to help manage their child’s diabetes.
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Doctors + Care Team

Abdollah Sadeghi-Nejad, MD

Abdollah Sadeghi-Nejad, MD

Title(s): Chief Emeritus, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5336
Fax #: 617-636-0503

Thyroid disorders, growth and growth hormone deficiency, sexual differentiation and maturation, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism

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Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class pediatric teaching hospital shouldn’t make you and your child feel small.  At Floating Hospital for Children our littlest patients are our biggest priority. This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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A child in the pediatric emergency department at Floating Hospital for Children.

Floating Ranks With the Best

The Leapfrog Group gave Floating Hospital for Children and Tufts Medical Center an “A” rating for outstanding patient safety in 2014.

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Floating Hospital for Children has a strong history of innovation.

A Fresh Breath of Air

Floating Hospital for Children began its life as a hospital ship in the Boston Harbor in 1894 before coming onshore permanently in 1931.

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