The South African Paediatric Diabetes Register
This register has been established in order to evaluate
the current and changing epidemiology of diabetes in the
South African childhood population. Information shall be
recorded in a secure, restricted database and reports
generated annually to assist in the understanding of the
epidemiology and to provide valid estimates for health care
planning and provision of services. Specific objectives of
the Register include:
- To collect information on new cases of
diabetes in children and adolescents (up to 18 years of age)
in South Africa.
- To monitor and report on the
incidence of insulin treated diabetes and type 1 diabetes in
- Provide information on prevalence,
incidence, demographics and geographic location to service
- To provide a framework for health care
planning and provision
- Provide a framework for future
epidemiological and clinical studies of type 1 diabetes
All children diagnosed with diabetes
shall be eligible for entry into the register.
The register shall include all
individuals age ≤18 at onset of diabetes. Diabetes shall be
diagnosed by standard clinical and biochemical features.
No second source of information
i.e. the information is not verified by a second source.
In order to register children in this register, could
- Register yourself/clinic/practice as a
source of information with the administrator. Upon
registration, you shall receive a username and password to
enter the register. Click here to view the
- Enter the register with the
username and password
- Enter individual children’s data
on the form
- Please take consent from Parent or
Click here to view the consent form
Information that you enter
shall be visible only to you and the administrator. Further
dissemination of the data will identify each entry by a
numerical code and not by name or other identifying
information. Your entry shall be confirmed by the
administrator of the register.
Thank you for your
contribution to this register.