Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Susan O’Connell

MB, BCh, BAO, MRCPI, MD, is Fellow in Paediatric Endocrinology, Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth, Western Australia.

Addison disease Diagnosis and initial management

Adrenal insufficiency is a rare disease caused by either primary adrenal failure (Addison disease) or by impairment of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. Steroid replacement therapy...

Type 1 diabetes in children Emergency management

Fifteen to sixty-seven percent of patients with new onset type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) present in diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), of which approximately 79% initially see their general...


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