Dear Healthcare Professionals, My Diabetes Inklings

#ADSADEA2015 – Technology influencing health behaviour

With the first (and only) session I wanted to head to starting at 9am, I had a fabulous sleep in. If only my diabetes would have let me go to bed earlier. But that’s a story for another time. I was excited at this technology symposium I was attending before heading home back to my fur baby. Continue reading “#ADSADEA2015 – Technology influencing health behaviour”

My Diabetes Inklings

#ADSADEA2015 – New Diabetes Technology

After a few days of sitting in back to back sessions on research updates, it was nice to have a day with a few gaps. I ended up spending most of the day wandering around the exhibition hall and speaking to many trade stands. Excitingly I also hung around to hear the launch of new resources from the National Diabetes Service Scheme including for women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes around pregnancy. To my knowledge, this is the first of its kind for women with type 2 diabetes. Check out their spanking new website at Continue reading “#ADSADEA2015 – New Diabetes Technology”

My Diabetes Inklings

Diabetes Expo 2015

On Saturday I attended the first ever Diabetes Expo for people with diabetes by Diabetes Victoria. 1400 people turned up for the day, which ran similar to how a typical day at a scientific conference would. The only difference is that presenters were speaking to people living with the condition rather than just other researchers or academics. It was a fantastic day, albeit very busy and seemed very well received by attendees.  Continue reading “Diabetes Expo 2015”