Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Aris Siafarikas

MD, FRACP, is Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth, Adjunct Associate Professor, Institute of Health and Rehabilitation Research, University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, and Clinical Senior Lecturer, School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, 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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