Department of Endocrinology - Transition and Young Adult Diabetes Service (TrYADS)


TrYADS at St George Hospital in Kogarah is a multidisciplinary clinic that bridges the care of late adolescents and young adults with diabetes.


  • To assist late adolescents and young adults with diabetes engage and maintain connections with the adult health care services during the time of their significant physical, environmental, emotional and psychological change.
  • To develop customised diabetes management plans with the goal of improving their long-term wellbeing and health outcomes



  • Age 16-25 years
  • Has Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes or Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY)
  • On any treatment including Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII)



TrYADS provides the following on GP or Specialist referral

  • Access to same Endocrinologist, Diabetes Educator, Dietitian, and Psychologist
  • Liaison with the Paediatric Diabetes Service
  • Finger prick HbA1c measurement, Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and Insulin pump download
  • Insulin pump start or management
  • Capacity for ‘drop in’ visits
  • SMS reminders for appointments
  • Direct phone access to Diabetes Educator
  • Extended hours phone support for sick day management
  • Age appropriate education material
  • Support with paperwork and negotiating the adult health system



Please address referrals to Dr Michael Reyes and fax to 9113 2297



The Endocrinology Specialist