The New Zealand Clinical Network, Children and Young People's Diabetes Service provides clinical leadership and oversight to ensure that there is a planned and consistent approach to the provision of diabetes services for children and young people across New Zealand.  The aim of the network is to improve the care of children and young people with diabetes and their families through clinical networking, audit and research.

Guidelines on Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetic Ketoacidosis Management are found in the Starship Guidelines.

General information for families can be found on

In addition to the resources listed below, the Clinical Network endorses the recently published Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group guidelines for the Screening, assessment and management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in children and adolescents (

Dietitians and/or other members of the healthcare team, and members of the public, can email Dietitians NZ and ask to be put in touch with the Diabetes SIG convenor with a query:

For more information on Diabetes in Children, here is the link to the Dietitians NZ website: