During office Hours on T: 9594 4342
(with emergency cover 24/7 via MMC Clayton switchboard T: 9594 6666)
The only cost is fee for service model of care
All children and adolescents 0 – 25 years of age with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Referrals are accepted from GPs and Emergency Departments within Monash Health. Use the DACS referral sheet.
Contact the DACS reception on T: 9594 4342.
Assessments required: Urinary dipstick glucose & ketones ± Finger prick blood glucose/ketones.
Young Adults Diabetes Service (YADS)
YADS clinics’ are multidisciplinary clinics staffed by both paediatric and adult consultant endocrinologists and diabetes nurse educators, a dietician and a social worker, and provides Point of Care HbA1C measurements. Fifteen year olds with diabetes are transferred from the MMC Paediatric Diabetes clinic to YADS, and are initially continued to be managed by the same paediatric consultant.
At the age of 18 – 19 years, over a period of 6 – 12 months the teenagers are prepared for transition to one of the YADS adult consultants, with continuity of consultant care maintained.