Dear Healthcare Professionals, My Diabetes Inklings

ADS-ADEA 2017: Patient-centred care?

One week on from the Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) and Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) annual scientific meeting and I’m still reflecting on the takeaway messages from the sessions presented and the conversations held. It was a busy week that left me feeling invigorated, frustrated and exhausted.  Continue reading “ADS-ADEA 2017: Patient-centred care?”

My Diabetes Inklings

AADE17

I’ve just arrived home from Indianapolis where I attended the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Annual Meeting for 2017. As part of the conference, I managed to attend a tour of Roche Headquarters to see how test strips are made and the Eli Lilly Headquarters, which included a historical tour of the company over the years. On top of that I was able to catch up with friends, make many new ones and learn so much in the diabetes education space in America. I posted day by day updates from the Beta Change Facebook page, but thought I would write something here too

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Dear Healthcare Professionals

#ADSADEA2015 – Final Reflections and Thoughts

Two years ago, I attended my first conference at the World Diabetes Congress. I had no idea what happened at these events so there was no expectations. Just lots of aimless wandering around exhibition stands and tagging along with friends to various presentations. Fast forward to last week, where I had clear goals of what I wanted to get from the ADS/ADEA conference. So here are my final reflections and thoughts of the week. Continue reading “#ADSADEA2015 – Final Reflections and Thoughts”