Dr Dilshani Jayawardene is an endocrinologist who trained at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Eastern Health. She has an interest in all aspects of endocrinology including Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, pump therapy, osteoporosis, endocrine hypertension, thyroid and diabetes in pregnancy, pituitary, parathyroid and adrenal disease.
Research projects have included the artificial pancreas, hypoglycemia assessment programs and evaluation of real time continuous glucose monitoring systems. She has also published on cardiovascular disease in Type 2 diabetes and in 2016 won the ADS/ADEA President Young Investigator Award and received a JDRF research grant award.
Dr Jayawardene also practices at Eastern Health, Mulgrave Endocrine group, Forest Hill and Diabetes and Specialist Centre in St Kilda.