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.

Resources developed by the network are listed below. Guidelines on Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetic Ketoacidosis Management are found in the Starship Guidelines.

In addition to the specific resources listed below, general information for families can be found on

  • Consensus statement on transition for Diabetes

    This document will provide for healthcare professionals working with youth, a guide for consistent standards of transition care of young people with diabetes within New Zealand.

  • Diabetes in schools

    The National Child and Youth Clinical Diabetes Network, in consultation and collaboration with consumer representatives, has undertaken significant work looking at available school diabetes health resources across New Zealand

  • Glucose monitoring systems

    Over the last few years there has been a rapid uptake and interest in glucose monitoring systems in New Zealand. Many people are using them or have questions about them.

  • NZ Register of Children and Youth with Diabetes

    Read about the establishment of a national register to capture information on children and young people with diabetes

  • Resources for teens and young adults

    The Clinical Network, in collaboration with Eli Lilly & Company (NZ) is pleased to announce the collection of "Streetwise" leaflets addressing youth-specific topics for adolescent and young adult populations.