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#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”

Dear Healthcare Professionals, My Diabetes Inklings

#ADSADEA2015 – Day One: Shining a light on young people with diabetes

Day One of the official ADS/ADEA conference has kicked off. I was reminded of how exhausting and overwhelming these conferences can be. There is just so much information that gets hurled at you to remember and use in practice. So here’s my recap for most of the day.  Continue reading “#ADSADEA2015 – Day One: Shining a light on young people with diabetes”

Dear Healthcare Professionals, My Diabetes Inklings

Roche Educator Day – ADS/ADEA 2014

Roche have done something rather unconventional this year by inviting non-health professionals to speak at their educators day prior to the Australian Diabetes Society and Australian Diabetes Educators Association Annual Scientific Meeting. This was how fellow Young Leader in Diabetes, Steph and I managed to find ourselves behind a lectern speaking about diabetes and social media to a bunch of diabetes nurse educators today.

Stef and me ads adea
Follow Steph on Twitter at @scesile and myself at @Ashiekitty.

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