Paediatric and adolescent diabetes services

Diabetes Ambulatory Care Service

  • Ambulatory (if possible) stabilisation and education of newly diagnosed infants, children and adolescents aged <19 years  with type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Inpatient diabetes care for 0-19 year olds
  • Continuing ambulatory diabetes care for individuals aged 0 – 25 years


Diagnosis and management of:

  • Short stature
  • Disorders of puberty (precocious/delayed)
  • Thyroid/Adrenal/Pituitary Disorders (including congenital hypothyroidism identified on Newborn Screening)
  • Obesity
  • Accelerated growth/Tall stature
  • Disorders of Calcium Metabolism and Metabolic Bone Disease

Models of Care

  • Ambulatory Care (42 South)
  • Inpatient / Outpatient
  • Paediatric Diabetes Multidisciplinary Outpatient Clinics are held in Clinic A
  • Young Adult Diabetes (YADS) Multidisciplinary Outpatient Clinics
  • Paediatric Endocrinology Outpatients runs once to twice monthly at MMC Clayton
  • “Fee for Service” Paediatric Endocrine Clinic has been established to manage increasing numbers of paediatric endocrine patients
  • Metabolic Bone Disease Clinic runs Clinic A Outpatients –Referring guidelines andExclusion criteria
  • Outreach Clinics – MMC Paediatric Endocrinologists provide privately funded outreach services to the Gippsland Corridor and Peninsula Hospital