Child & Youth Health

Paediatric Diabetes Illness Management Guidelines

Last updated on March 26, 2022 The Paediatric Diabetes Network revised the PDN Managing Diabetes During an Illness Guidelines (‘Illness Management Guidelines) in 2018.  The guidelines were reviewed and endorsed by the Paediatric Diabetes Network’s Quality and Clinical Standards Committee. These guidelines are meant to be used as a guide and are not intended as a  substitute for …

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Transition to Adult Diabetes Care

Last updated on March 26, 2022 Through the Ontario Paediatric Diabetes Network, PCMCH works to effect change in the paediatric diabetes landscape by addressing the challenges and discrepancies associated with the transition from paediatric to adult diabetes care. In 2013, PCMCH issued recommendations for a more structured and consistent provincial approach to transitioning youth living …

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Ontario Paediatric Bariatric Network

Last updated on March 26, 2022 The Ontario Paediatric Bariatric Network (OPBN) is comprised of 11 clinics that provides specialized paediatric bariatric services to children and youth who are overweight or obese. The OPBN identifies priorities and recommend strategies to advance a coordinated system of services, address service gaps, and improve quality of care over …

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Emergency Department (ED) Clinical Pathway for Children and Youth with Mental Health Conditions

Last updated on March 26, 2022 The ED Clinical Pathway for Children and Youth with Mental Health Conditions and the related decision-support tools were developed to guide and support the care of children and youth who present to an ED with mental health or addiction issues. The Clinical Pathway also includes a process that facilitates …

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Paediatric Diabetes Network

Last updated on March 26, 2022 Ensuring the best possible health outcomes for Ontario children and youth affected by diabetes is the goal of the Paediatric Diabetes Network (PDN). PCMCH oversees coordination of the PDN by fostering system improvement, providing opportunities for professional development, promoting links between paediatric diabetes education programs (PDEPs), assisting with the …

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