Aims and Governing Documents

The Aims of the ACDC are

  • To improve services for children and young people with diabetes
  • To share good practice in terms of service organisation and national guidelines development
  • To support clinicians and healthcare professionals in looking after children with diabetes
  • To work with the National CYP Diabetes Network, BSPED and RCPCH on the training curriculum for consultants, trainees and specialty doctors with a special interest in diabetes, and to ensure that consultants when appointed have been appropriately trained in the care of diabetes in children
  • To work with other recognised organisations in promoting care for children with diabetes
  • To promote involvement in research in diabetes
  • To organise an annual conference focusing on education and improving the care of diabetes in children and young people