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Diabetes Kids and Teens
Learn and play games and additional child and teenage friendly ways of discussing type 1.
Diabetes Victoria run camps throughout the year for young people of all ages.
Diabetes Victoria Camps
It is beneficial for the young person to wear some form of identification that says they have diabetes, like a necklace, bracelet or diabetes ID card www.medicalert.org.au
Young people also can put medical details in the health app on their phone and paramedics can access these details without a pin number. This is important just in case someone doesn't know they have diabetes and they have a hypo or get sick.
If you have a Health Care Card (HCC), this entitles you to discount parking. Present your HCC to security on lower ground near emergency department before returning to your car.
Car parking at the RCH
Social work can approve discount parking for inpatients at discretion.
If you live more than 100 Km away from the hospital, you may be eligible for travel and accommodation assistance from the VPTAS