The Children's Diabetes Centre is a group of dedicated researchers striving to develop more effective therapies to improve the lives of children, adolescents and young adults living with Type 1 Diabetes.
Our research is grounded in clinical practice and many of our trials of new technologies and novel treatments involve collaborating with leading national and international hospitals, tertiary institutions and specialist organisations. We have also built collaborative networks with consumers and the community, external researchers, health professionals, service providers and policymakers.
People with Type 1 Diabetes are prone to hypoglycaemia after some types of exercise. We are interested in working out ways to prevent this with the aim of including our findings in clinical guidelines.
Maintaining optimal blood glucose levels can be stressful and cause anxiety. We are interested to understand how changes in blood glucose levels affect anxiety and mental wellbeing and we are also monitoring how patients cope with the stress of diabetes on a daily basis so that interventions can be designed.
We aim to better understand the specific school experiences of children and adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes and to support schools to develop the psychosocial wellbeing and resilience of these students.
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