Registrations now open for the Australian Diabetes Society Clinical Workshop: The Role of Bariatric Surgery in the Management of Obesity; 18 June 2022, VirtualThe Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) is proud to host the ADS Clinical Workshop: The Role of Bariatric Surgery in the Management of Obesity targeted to endocrinologists, orthopaedic surgeons, general practitioners credentialled diabetes educators and other allied health professionals, to be held on Saturday, 18th June 2022 from 12.45pm to 5.00pm (AEST).
The aim of this event is to provide up-to-date education on the management of obesity with bariatric surgery, discuss the ways in which various types of surgery can assist in weight loss, clinical considerations in the post-bariatric management of obesity as well as presentation and discussion of relevant cases studies.
Venue: Online Virtual EventMeeting Room: Online meeting room link will be advised closer to the event Date: Saturday, 18th June 2022 Registration Fees: Free of charge Event Times: Registration is from 12:45pm to 1:00pm (AEST); workshop to commence sharply at 1:00pm and will conclude at 5.00pm.
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- The Australian Obesity Management Algorithm Associate Professor Tania Markovic, University of Sydney
- The role of bariatric surgery in the management of Obesity + Q&A Professor Jeffrey Hamdorf, University of Western Australia
- Clinical considerations for post-bariatric surgery Adjunct professor John Dixon, Monash University
- Case Studies & Discussion + Q&A
Registrations now open for the Australian Diabetes Society Insulin Pump & CGM Workshop;10 & 11 November 2018, MelbourneFollowing the success of the ADS Insulin Pump & CGM Workshop held in June this year, the Australian Diabetes Society is proud to host its second workshop in 2018 which will be held on Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 November 2018 in Melbourne at the Pan Pacific Hotel. The workshop is primarily for medical practitioners, especially endocrinologists and general physicians, who work clinically with people who have type 1 diabetes. The aim of the workshop is to provide structured practical training about insulin pumps and other technologies used in diabetes self-management. This workshop contains new content to reflect the recent developments in insulin pump therapy and CGM. Topics to be covered include new insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitoring, carbohydrate counting, exercise and pumps, advanced problem solving and closed loop technologies. Limited places are available for clinicians who have previously attended the workshop. Endocrinology Advanced Trainees and other diabetes health professionals may also register their interest and may be offered a place if space permits and will be notified following the registration closing date. Event details are as follows: ADS Member Registration Fee is $198 (includes $18 GST) / Non-Member Registration Fee is $330 (includes $30 GST) Venue: Pan Pacific Melbourne Hotel, South Wharf, VIC Dates: Saturday 10 November & Sunday 11 November 2018 Registration Fees: ADS Member Registration Fee = $198 (inc $18 GST) / Non-Member Registration Fee = $330 (inc $30 GST) Workshop Times: Saturday 10 November 2018 (Registration is from 8:30am to 9:00am then workshop to commence sharply at 9:00am and will conclude at 5.00pm) Sunday 11 November 2018 (Workshop to commence at 9:00am and conclude at 1:00pm) Please note the following conditions:
- Early registration is recommended as places are strictly limited.
- Delegates travelling from interstate will need to organise their own travel arrangements (air travel and accommodation) to attend the workshop in Melbourne.
- You can download the ADS Insulin Pump & CGM Workshop Flyer – PDF
- This workshop is partially supported by funds provided to the Australian Diabetes Society under the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS). The NDSS is an initiative of the Australian Government administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support for this educational activity.
- If you are not a member of the Australian Diabetes Society and wish to join; to apply for ADS Membership, please go to the following link https://diabetessociety.com.au/membership-apply-online.asp via the ADS website to submit your Membership Application Form.
- Cancellation fees do apply (see cancellation policy for details).
- Registration closes on
Australian Diabetes Society GP Diabetes Masterclass Brisbane 2018The Australian Diabetes Society is proud to host the 2018 ADS GP Diabetes Masterclasses in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane for General Practitioners involved in the care of people with diabetes. The third of the diabetes masterclasses will be held on Saturday 28 July 2018 in Brisbane at the Sofitel brisbane Central Hotel. The aim of this event is to provide education on medication use in type 2 diabetes with case studies, including insulin initiation and titration, diabetes complications and cardiovascular disease, telemedicine/CGM/insulin pumps, glucose lowering therapies, how data can help you manage your patients, and discuss applying the type 2 diabetes treatment algorithm in a primary care setting. Registration is free to attend and is only open to General Practitioners. It is anticipated that this activity will carry out 10 Category 2 QI&CPD points accreditation with the RACGP. Event details are as follows: Venue: Sofitel Brisbane Central Hotel, Brisbane, QLD Dates: Saturday 28 July 2018 Time: Registration is from 9:30am to 9:55am then Masterclass to commence sharply at 10:00am and will conclude at 4.30pm To register for the ADS GP Diabetes Masterclass Brisbane 2018: Click here to register online for the ADS GP Diabetes Masterclass Brisbane 2018 Registration for the Masterclass closes at 5.00pm on Tuesday 24 July 2018; but early registration is encouraged as limited places are available. Delegates travelling from interstate will need to organise their own travel arrangements. Please contact Linda Valenzisi at the ADS Secretariat via email at: email@example.com or phone on 02 9256 5462 if you have any enquiries regarding the Masterclass. Please download flyer – PDF
Australian Diabetes Society Case Study Workshop for General Practitioners
This workshop is designed to apply the updated Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm in primary care by using appropriate case studies. This will include insulin initiation and titration as well as combination use of newer therapies for better outcomes. This education forms an accredited activity under the RACGP QI&CPD program. The Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) gratefully acknowledge the financial support provided by the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) for this educational activity. The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia.Date: Monday 28 August 2017 Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Venue Details: The University Club of Western Australia Room: Seminar 1 Address: 35 Stirling Highway, CRAWLEY, WA, 6009 Phone: 08 6488 4820 Website: www.universityclub.uwa.edu.au Car Parking: Car parking is free of charge after 5.00pm on weekdays in all university car parks.
Accreditation:It is anticipated that the ADS GP Case Study Workshop will carry out Category 2 QI&CPD points accreditation with the RACGP. Registration: Registration is free to attend (dinner included) and is only open to General Practitioners. Registration for the workshop closes on Monday 14 August 2017 but early registration is encouraged as limited places are available. firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any enquiries regarding the workshop. Workshop Flyer: Please download the ADS GP Case Study Workshop Flyer – PDF
Australian Diabetes Society Training Day: Practical Diabetes Management for General Practitioners
The Australian Diabetes Society as undertaken a commitment to provide ongoing education in diabetes management for general practitioners to enable them to provide better evidence based care for people with diabetes. The ADS will be conducting a series of day seminars and workshops for general practitioners. The focus of these sessions will be on providing GPs with information and skills to facilitate their day to day care of people with diabetes. The program will draw upon the key issues identified through our consultation with general practitioners. The seminars will be conducted by prominent local diabetologists, with an additional goal being to build relationships between GPs and their local diabetes services.
The 2015 ADS GP Training Day will be advised in due course.Some of the topics covered include:
- HbA1c and diagnosis of diabetes, diabetes services in Western Sydney
- GP resources, toolbox and Health pathways
- Oral agents and new injectables
- Diabetes Complication / Cardiovascular Risk
- And others!
- Diabetes stabilisations and insulin management
- Practical aspects of diabetic foot disease management
It is anticipated that the ADS GP Training Days will carry out 40 Category 1 QI&CPD points accreditation with the RACGP.