Photo Acknowledgement: Craig Jefferies

Other Useful Links

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Paediatric Endocrine Groups

APEG Units within Australia and New Zealand
APPES Asia Pacific Paediatric Endocrine Society
BSPED British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
CPEG Canadian Paediatric Endocrine Group
COPES International Communication Office of Paediatric Endocrine Societies
ESPE European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology ESPE Yearbook
ICPE International Consortium of Paediatric Endocrinology
JSPE Japanese Society for Pediatric Endocrinology
LWPES Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society
SLEP Sociedad Latino Americana de Endocrinologia Pedi á trica

Adult Endocrine

ESA The Endocrine Society of Australia
(USA) The Endocrine Society
ENSA Endocrine Nurses Society of Australasia
(USA) Endocrine Fellows Association (USA)
(USA) American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
(AUST) Andrology Australia
(AUST) Australian Endocrine Surgeons

Paediatric Diabetes

ISPAD International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes
NZSSD New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes

Adult Diabetes

ADS Australian Diabetes Society
ADA American Diabetes Association
IDF International Diabetes Federation

Medical Colleges and Other Medical Societies

Listing of all Australian & New Zealand Medical Colleges

AMC Australian Medical Council (AMC)
MCNZ Medical Council of New Zealand
The Gut Foundation
Australasian Sleep Association (ASA)
Adrology Australia
Australian Universities List

Allied Health Sites

DAA Dietitians Association of Australia
Sports Dietitians Australia
New Zealand Dietetics Association
The Australian Psychological Society
The New Zealand Pyschology Society
Social Work
Australian Association of Social Workers
Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers
Australian Physiotherapy Association
New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists
Australian Podiatry Association
Epodiatry – All the latest podiatry, foot health, medical and health care news.
Optometrists Association of Australia
NZAO – New Zealand Association of Optometrists
Diabetes Education
Australian Diabetes Educators Association
Speech Pathology
Speech Pathology Australia
New Zealand Speech-Language Therapists Association (NZSTA)

Adolescent Medicine and Eating Disorder Links
ANZAED (Australian & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders)
Butterfly foundation
CEED (The Victorian Centre for Excellence in Eating Disorders)
EDFV (Eating Disorders Foundation of Victoria)
EDASA (Eating Disorders Association of South Australia)
NEDA National Eating Disorders Association (USA)
b-EAT Eating Disorders Association UK – Eating Disorders – USA based library of information for consumers and professionals
The Society for Adolescent Medicine (USA)
Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
DrugInfo Clearing House – provided by the ADF as a drug prevention network, providing easy access to information about alcohol and other drugs, and drug prevention.

Research and Research Funding
Research and Research Funding (APEG)
National Health & Medical Research Council
Australian Research Council
National Institute for Health and clinical excellence (NICE) (UK)
The Cochrane Collaboration
Smile Foundation – funding body for research
The Nobel Prize internet archive
The Churchill Trust
Directory of Open Access Journals
Australian Universities List

Medical e-textbooks, guidelines & search engines
NHMRC (Australia) Guidelines list
e-Medicine: An open access medical textbook for all clincal fields
The Merck Manuals: On Line Medical Library: Endocrinology
National Institute of Child Health and Development (USA): Searchable Health information site
Virtual endocrine centre Amazing endocrine resource site
HealthDirect Aust govt website on various health topics
National Library of Medicine (Natl Inst Health USA)
Cochrane Library
Charlie’s clinical calculators – US site of various clinical calculations – pediatrics – USA based resource library for consumers & professionals – USA based extensive library on various endocrine glands and conditions
ABC (Aust Broadcasting Corporation) Health & Well-being e-library – extensive reference library for consumers & professionals
The Internet Pathology Laboratory for Medical Education (IPLME – Florida university)
The IPLME Endocrine Pathology Index

Clinicians Health Channel (Victorian Government)

Directory of Open Access Journals

Sleep Resources
Australian Sleep Association
E-textbook on sleep: Bruck, Dorothy (2006) Teenage sleep: Understanding and helping the sleep of 12 – 20 year olds. Wellness Promotion Unit, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. ISBN 1 86272667 1

Other Resources and links
WHO (World Health Organisation)

Immunise Australia Program including immunisation handbook (Aust Govt)
Immunisation New Zealand including immunisation handbook (NZ Govt)

FREE Resource Book for familes produced by Interact:
‘There’s no such thing as a silly question: a practical guide for families living with chronic illness, disability, mental illness or a life-threatening condition.’ click here for information sheet and for press release and to order a copy email:

Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS)
The Australian Resuscitation Council
Very Special Kids
Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, USA)
Raising Children Network – the Australian parenting website
Health Translations Directory (Victorian Government)
Association for Children with a disability
The Hormone Foundation (USA)
Hormones and Me Booklet Series – Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)




Pharmac The Pharmaceutical Management Agency of New Zealand
APSU Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit
ASADA Australian Sport Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA)
WADA World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
NHF National Heart Foundation
FSANZ Food Standards Aust NZ
MEDICALERT Emergency SOS Bracelets Australia