Diabetes and the body

Understanding diabetes and the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 is often confusing for many families. Here is an animation from Diabetes UK that might help you understand how Diabetes can affect your body and the symptoms that may arise at diagnosis. If you have any concerns, please see your local doctor. A simple… Read More

Saturday appointments

Appointments are available on selected Saturday to see the following: Clinical Psychologist Paediatric Dietitian To make an appointment, please email us on: info@nullthepaediatricspecialists.com.au or call us on (02) 8960 9455. Please remember that to receive the maximum Medicare rebate for an appointment to see one of the above allied health professionals, a valid GP care plan is required.… Read More

To build (or break) a child’s spirit

Happy New Year to all! As we welcome 2015 I’m sure that many of us have made resolutions on how to improve ourselves, achieve that elusive goal or become closer to attaining that work-life balance. For many of us with families we have the best intentions on helping encourage and motivate our children and loved… Read More

Promoting education for all

More than just diagnosing and managing disease, at The Paediatric Specialists our aim is to also promote health and prevent disease. Our doctors and allied health professionals such as a diabetes educator, dietitian, exercise physiologist and psychologist all strive to achieve this. In addition to physical health, we believe that an important part of promoting… Read More

Children on Monkey Bars

Exercise Boosts Brain Function

We all know that regular exercise is good for children’s health and physical fitness but recent studies have proven the long-suspected belief that it also improves brain function! We are fortunate to have the expertise of a well-respected and experienced exercise physiologist and sport scientist, Dr Craig Duncan. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/832645