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Children's Diabetes Clinic

23 Sunnybrook Road, Suite 300, 27610 | 919-350-8000 | Map & Directions

The WakeMed Children's Diabetes clinic provides care for children and adolescents with diabetes from birth to 18 years of age. We provide:

  • ADA Standards of Care by an ADA Recognized Program
  • Evidence-based diabetes management using intensive insulin therapy
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • Diabetes Case Manager and Counselor
  • Translation Services
  • Comprehensive Insulin Pump Program
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring

For more information, call WakeMed Children's Endocrinology & Diabetes at (919) 862-1200 to schedule an appointment. If you are new to the area, or are a physician referring a patient to transition care to our practice, please click for relevant forms and referral information.

Glucose Logs
Current diabetes clinic patients can download Blood Glucose Log Sheets here. These can be printed and faxed to us at (919) 231-0314 or sent via email to DiabetesEducators@wakemed.org.

Alternatively, most glucometers, insulin pumps, and CGMs can be downloaded using your computer at home with a program called Diasend. You can register for free for this service at www.diasend.com/us. You can then choose to have your child's glucose data sent directly to our clinic. Please contact our office at (919) 862-1200 to learn more about this service.

When submitting a glucose log for review, please include your child's name, child's date of birth, 1-2 weeks-worth of data, and your child's current insulin regimen when sending in these logs. You should receive the physician's recommendations and updated Diabetes Careplan by mail within 5 business days.

Driving & Diabetes
If your child is planning to obtain a driver's permit or license, the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (NC DMV) currently requires individuals with any chronic health problem to complete a Medical Report Form (DL-78). This form can also be downloaded online at the NC DMV website, under the "Forms" section. This form requires signatures from both your child's diabetes doctor and primary care doctor.

Be sure to talk to your doctor about safe driving habits with diabetes.

Sliding Scales
A sliding scale is a "cheat sheet" to help you determine your child's insulin needs when they have a high blood sugar. You can download the more common Sliding Scales below.

Sick Day Information
If you child is sick, make sure you are checking blood sugars and ketones throughout the day, and encourage plenty of fluids. If you child has ketones present, our staff can provide you with assistance by calling our Nurse Line or Emergency Line at 919-862-1200 (available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week).

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