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New guidelines for children and adolescents with T2D

Monday, 6 July 2020

The University of Adelaide's Dr Alexia Peña.

The University of Adelaide's Dr Alexia Peña.

A team of paediatric specialists, including an expert from the University of Adelaide, has produced new guidelines regarding assessment and management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in Australian and New Zealand children and adolescents.

With the incidence of T2D on the rise among children and adolescents, especially in Indigenous communities, early assessment and management is critical.

For more information about this embargoed media release please see attached pdf.


Media contacts:

Dr Alexia Peña, Senior Lecturer from The University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute and Paediatric Endocrinologist at the Women's and Children's Hospital. Mobile: +61 (0)405 373 297, Email: alexia.pena@adelaide.edu.au

Crispin Savage, Senior Media and Communications Officer, The University of Adelaide. Mobile: +61 (0)481 912 465, Email: crispin.savage@adelaide.edu.au