Dr George Koumantakis
Speaker: Jane Speight
Testing times! The importance of structured SMBG in T2DM amid recent policy changes and continuing controversy – With more than 1.2 million Australians living with diabetes and another 298 Australians being diagnosed with diabetes every day, this session will highlight the pivotal role SMBG plays in the accurate management of diabetes.
Speaker: David Simmons
Exploring Changes in the Gestational Diabetes Landscape – This session will look at research examining the effect of changes in diagnostic criteria on the prevalence and management of Gestational Diabetes
Speaker: Natalie Wischer
Use of Diabetes Apps – This session will explore the variety of digital health technologies and how these can best support both people with diabetes and their healthcare providers
Speaker: Carmel Smart
Meal-time Insulin Dosing: Does Fat and Protein Count? Building on research presented at Roche Educators Day 2016, this session will provide an update on current research on the impact of fat and protein on blood glucose.
Panellists - Renza Scibilia, Dr Michelle Kat, A/Prof Neale Cohen, Kirrily Chambers, Jayne Lehmann
Coming Full Circle Panel Discussion – Members from tertiary, primary and community care will discuss the importance of linking together to provide the best possible care for the person with diabetes
Speakers: Jane Speight & Renza Scibilia
The Impact of Language on Psychosocial Distress – This session will discuss the language of diabetes in the media and the need to change diabetes language in the community
Facilitator: Renza Scibilia
Panellists - Frank Sita, Ashley Ng, Stephanie Copping
People with Diabetes Panel Discussion – Speakers with personal experience of diabetes will discuss their experience with diabetes and how they can be best supported by their Diabetes Educator