Committed to improving the lives of young people with diabetes.
Living with this chronic and incurable disease has a major
physical, emotional and financial impact on individuals and their
families. Our uniquely holistic research program incorporates
state-of-the-art technologies, therapies and education that are all
aimed at improving the quality of life for young people with Type 1
Improving treatment will not only improve the health of individual
patients but it will also help reduce
the millions of dollars in health care costs to treat and care for
Type 1 diabetics.
The Children's Diabetes Research and Education Centre was
established in 2015 by a Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) grant
from the National Health and Medical Research Council and JDRF
Australia. It is the only paediatric clinical diabetes CRE in