Queensland Paediatric Endocrinology is a Brisbane-based multidisciplinary team with expertise in the diagnosis, treatment and management of diabetes and other endocrine disorders affecting children and young people throughout Queensland.
Read the list of endocrine conditions we have experience in dealing with.
Hormones are the chemicals secreted by endocrine glands. They play a major role in metabolism, regulation of physiological processes, and overall development of body. In some cases, specialised devices are used to balance the hormone levels. Queensland Paediatric Endocrinology specifically offers the following services:
Our services extend to making consultations more accessible outside of Queensland’s capital, with monthly regional clinics and telehealth review options.
Diabetes is a disease characterised by an increase in blood glucose levels. Diabetes can be classified into:
- Type 1 diabetes: little or no insulin is produced by the pancreas.
- Type 2 diabetes: the body becomes resistant to insulin.
- Gestational diabetes: type 2 diabetes that develops during pregnancy...
Hormones are the chemicals secreted by endocrine glands. They play a major role in metabolism, regulation of physiological processes, and overall development of body. In some cases, specialised devices are used to balance the hormone levels.
Children grow at different rates
Doctors often refer to growth charts for boys and girls. These are average anticipated growth patterns, plotted according to children's age and gender, creating a percentile curve...
Puberty is a phase of rapid growth and development that involves physical growth and sexual maturation, along with psychological and social development. Physiologically it's caused by increased hormone levels...
- Underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism)
- Overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
- Congenital hypothyroidism
- Hashimoto's disease...
Queensland Paediatric Endocrinology's specialist doctors are experienced in caring for young people with the disorders listed below
- Puberty and Sexual Development Disorders
- Parathyroid Gland Disorders
- Adrenal Gland Disorders...
If you wish to be advised on the most appropriate treatment, please call the (07) 3393 1916 to schedule an appointment or click here to request an appointment online.