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Diabetes Online Expo 2021
Diabetes Online Expo 2021
Diabetes Online Expo 2021
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March 27, 2021
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Program - Room 1

Plenary Session - Room 1

Join Craig Bennett, Diabetes Victoria Chief Executive Officer, as he officially opens Diabetes Online Expo 2021.

Professor Brett Sutton has extensive experience and clinical expertise in public health and communicable diseases, gained through emergency medicine and field-based international work; including in Afghanistan and Timor-Leste.

Prof. Sutton will be discussing the topic; COVID-19 - where to from here? Including, the vaccination rollout and the importance of keeping up with your health appointments. 

Weight control recommendations have been a central part of diabetes self-management for decades but also a source of struggle for many people.  Health at Every Size and other weight-neutral lifestyle approaches have developed in response to this reality. With this presentation, you'll learn about the origin and outcomes of weight control recommendations for people with diabetes, the components of weight-neutral lifestyle approaches, their evidence base and how Health at Every Size has become a source of empowerment and hope for many. 

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Take this time to explore our fantastic range of exhibitors! 

World-renowned French chef Gabriel Gaté and house-hold name, author and chef Tobie Puttock, will step you through a cooking masterclass to satisfy your tastebuds without the guilt. Cooking can be stressful enough at times, let alone when you’re managing diabetes. Gabriel and Tobie will demonstrate that delicious meals don’t need to be complicated while bringing a bit of fun into your kitchen! 
Join in our cooking masterclass for your chance to WIN a Phillips Air Fryer!*

Simply download the recipes below, join in on the day and upload your creations to Instagram or Facebook using the hashtags  #DOE21, #DOE21masterclass for your chance to win. 

*Competition T&C's

Join Prof. Kerryn Phelps as she discusses best practice approaches to type 2 diabetes management, including weight loss, medication, hypos, bariatric surgery, nutrition and your annual cycle of care. 

Building blocks for living with diabetes
Free education sessions to better understand diabetes.
Are you interested in learning more about how you can better manage your diabetes? Diabetes Victoria has a range of 3-hour virtual education programs designed to help you do just this! 
Click the links below to learn more and book today: 

Take this time to explore our fantastic range of exhibitors! 

Talking all things big tech, as well as cutting-edge innovations in diabetes management, Renza Scibilia, program manager for Type 1 Diabetes and Communities at Diabetes Australia, will facilitate a panel discussion on diabetes technology, what to expect in the future, and how technological advances can better support people living with diabetes.

Ever feel overwhelmed at the supermarket from the number of options available, all the while trying to understand nutrition labels? Join Adele Mackie, accredited practising dietitian for new ideas on how to navigate the supermarket aisles and healthy food shopping.

To purchase Diabetes Australia Healthy Shopping Guide, please click here.

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Program - Room 2

Plenary Session - Room 2

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There has never been a more important time to prioritise your mental health. Dr Christel Hendrieckx will talk about the emotional side of diabetes and the support that is readily available. This session will be facilitated by Kim Henshaw. Christel and Kim will be joined by two consumers who will share their experiences of living with diabetes.

Attendees have the opportunity to join a live consumer forum via Zoom at the conclusion of this session, please click here for more information. 

Take this time to explore our fantastic range of exhibitors! 

Learn about the latest in research and technology for people living with and caring for someone with type 1 diabetes. Cheryl Steele is the manager of the Diabetes Education Services at Western Health. Her primary interests include education for insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring systems.

 Attendees have the opportunity to join a live consumer forum via Zoom at the conclusion of this session, please click here for more information.

This session is sponsored by Medtronic Australasia.

As a carer, finding ways to look after yourself is vital for your own health and wellbeing. Tania Daniels (Carers Victoria), along with a consumer who cares for a family member with diabetes, will be discussing a range of tips on how to practice self-care.