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2019 ADEA Top End/Northern Australia Conference

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This is a preliminary program that is subject to change.

Friday 10 May 2019

8.30-8.45am Welcome and Housekeeping
8.45-9.45am Diabetes and Young People
9.45-10.15am Oral abstracts
10.15-10.45am Morning Tea
10.45-11.15am National Office Update
11.15-11.45am Diabetes and Oral Health
11.45-12.30pm Online support for Indigenous Peoples
12.30-1.30pm Lunch
1.30-2.45pm Panel discussion – Diabetes and Pregnancy
2.45-3.00pm Afternoon Tea
3.00-3.45pm Monitoring and Managing Diabetes Using Technology
3.45-4.45pm Branch Meetings
5.00-7.00pm Cocktail function

Saturday 11 May 2019

8.00-9.30am Registration
8.30-8.45am Welcome
8.45-9.45am Workshop 1 – “Let’s Talk Clinical!” – an overview of the clinical papers supporting the use of Flash Glucose Monitoring and Ambulatory Glucose Profile (AGP) in the daily management of Diabetes.

Presented by Bruce Passingham, Scientific Manager,  Abbott

Sponsored by 

Workshop 2 – The Accuracy of Data 

Sponsored by 

9.45-10.15am Aboriginal Health Practitioner Diabetes Mentoring Project
10.15-10.45am Morning Tea
10.45-12.15pm Panel Discussion – Diabetes and Renal Care
12.15-1.15pm Assistive technologies and podiatry for diabetes Carbohydrate Counting Workshop
1.15-2.15pm Lunch
2.15-2.45pm Type 1 Diabetes Management in Schools Program
2.45-3.45pm Debate on a current issue in diabetes management
4.00pm Wrap up and close

Call for Abstracts

The ADEA-Top End Conference Program Organising Committee is calling for abstracts for presentations at the ADEA Top End conference to be held in Townsville QLD on 10-11 May 2019.

Abstract submissions are due by 9 am Monday 11 March 2019.

Further details here.


Speakers are to be confirmed.


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The venue is Rydges South Bank Townsville 23 Palmer St, Townsville Queensland 4810

Delegates have been offered a special accommodation rate of $117 per night (room only) or $147 per night (bed and breakfast) for a Deluxe Queen Room.

To receive this rate delegates can book online using the following promo-code: ADEAWEB.