Type 1 Diabetes For Health Professionals

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes For Health Professionals

UW Health pediatric diabetes resources for health professionals: A group of doctorsFellow doctors and providers may use these resources to learn about patient referrals, browse Center for Clinical Knowledge Management (CCKM) tools pertinent to type 1 diabetes, and peruse academic programs at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Patient Referrals

Referrals to the Pediatric Diabetes program can be arranged by completing our online referral form, faxing our referral PDF or calling the Pediatric Diabetes Clinic at (608) 263-6420.

Center for Clinical Knowledge Management (CCKM)

The Center for Clinical Knowledge Management (CCKM) evaluates and organizes evidence to drive clinical decisions that promote efficiency, consistency, and quality throughout UW Health.

CCKM resources for diabetes:

  • UW Health pediatric diabetes resources for health professionals: Doctor on a computerUW Health Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes: UW Health endorses the 2016 American Diabetes Association (ADA) Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes for adults and children. This UW Health CCKM document reviews recommendations regarding screening, diagnostic criteria, and therapeutic actions aimed to improve health outcomes of patients with diabetes.
  • UW Health Inpatient Pediatric Diabetes Order Sets: UW Health-designed order sets within the Epic electronic medical record system to optimize multidisciplinary approach to safety and improved health outcomes for inpatient pediatric diabetes patients.
  • UW Health Delegation Protocol for Outpatient Diabetes Supply Orders: UW Health has a protocol delegating authority from physicians managing a patient’s diabetes to other staff to place orders for common diabetes care supplies (e.g., blood glucose meter supplies and insulin delivery supplies).

News About Our Program

New Research Identifies a Genetic Cause for Mauriac Syndrome in Type 1 Diabetes

A research team led by Michael MacDonald, MD, has discovered a genetic cause of a Type I diabetes syndrome that has puzzled investigators for 85 years.

In the July issue of the journal Diabetes, the team describes its discovery of a gene mutation that, when combined with hyperglycemia from poorly controlled diabetes in children, causes Mauriac Syndrome, a rare disease that presents as massive liver enlargement, growth failure and delayed puberty.

Read the full study.

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