Type 1 Diabetes and General Paediatrics

Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) is a condition requiring a broad skill set and mutidiscplinary teamwork  to mange successfully.  General paediatricians are trained and skilled in holistic care of the child and family which is the cornerstone of successful management of chronic disease.

General Paediatric training  includes managing the complex arrangement of family dynamics and family support, school and learning issues, behaviour and emotional disorders, growth and puberty and other paediatric conditions that may occur in the individual with Type 1 Diabetes.