FreeStyle living with diabetes: learning from case studies

Aim

ADEA members are invited to submit case studies that address contemporary issues in the practice of diabetes care, diabetes education and self-management involving the use of Flash Glucose Monitoring and LibreView which incorporates the AGP Report.

The competition is managed and facilitated by ADEA, under consultation with a review panel of experienced endocrinologists and CDEs.

Applications are open and close on 5 June 2022.

Congratulations to the finalists and 2021 People’s Choice Award Winner, Maria Constantino.

Read the 2021 Case Studies here: Abbott Case Study Booklet 2021

This program is financially supported by

IFrame

Presentation: Writing a successful Case Study for 2022

Presented by Karen Crawford. This presentation has been developed by the Case Study judges and offers tips to ensure a successful Case Study submission.

Podcast: Case Study Competition Tips and Tricks

Hosted by Dr Ashley Ng, this podcast with Chris Uren, winner of the 2019 Abbott Case Study Competition shares tips and tricks on submitting a written case study. He will discuss his experience with the preparation phase, challenges and invaluable takeaways from his own work in the process.

Format

Please submit your entry following the Guidelines and using this TEMPLATE

Submitted case studies will include principles of person-centred care and adhere to the Diabetes Australia Language Position Statement as well as the Reconciliation Australia language guide while discussing the use of Flash Glucose Monitoring and LibreView which incorporates the AGP Report.

Topics for case study submissions

  1. How have the client’s outcomes (clinical or non-clinical) improved with this technology?
  2. How has the technology been used to make a difference in a client’s quality of life?
  3. How has the technology changed practice for an individual health professional or the diabetes care team?
  4. How has it helped to prevent an adverse event?
  5. What are the challenges clients have found with this technology? What has been done as a consequence?
  6. Discuss innovative ways to increase time in range.
  7. How has the FreeStyle Libre or Libre 2 helped facilitate ‘freestyle living’ with diabetes?

Selection Process

Round 1

Selected by reviewing panel

  1. Reviewers will select the top 10 winning case studies for publication.
  2. Among these 10, authors of the top 4 will be invited to Round 2.

Round 2

The People’s Choice Award will be selected by delegates at the ADC

  1. The top 4 will be invited to present their case studies orally at the Australasian Diabetes Congress (ADC)
  2. Delegates will vote on the quality of presentations and criteria being met: Case study winners will be ranked and presented 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th for the People’s Choice Awards.
  3. Prizes of the People’s Choice Awards will be announced at the Australasian Diabetes Congress (ADC)

Important dates

Prize structure

Top 10

People’s Choice Award

Reviewing panel

TBC

Consent process

Applicants must obtain written consent of people with diabetes discussed in the submitted case studies, giving permission that they are happy for the selected case studies to be published via print and/or online by ADEA.

Terms and conditions

  1. Submitted case studies must include any principle(s) of person-centred care and adhere to the Diabetes Australia Language Position Statements while discussing the identified questions.
  2. All written case studies must be submitted using the provided template
  3. Parts of the submitted case studies that are over the limit (i.e. from the 1,001st word of the written case study) will not be considered.
  4. Submitted case studies must de-identify details of the person in the case study to ensure confidentiality. This means neither names nor initials, locations mentioned in the submissions, e.g. ‘a 32-year-old woman with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes attended our health service for …’.
  5. Applicants must obtain the consent of people with diabetes discussed in the submitted case studies, giving permission that they are happy for the selected case studies to be published via print and/or online by ADEA. Submitted case studies without matching consent will not be reviewed.
  6. Submitted case studies must follow Vancouver referencing style.
  7. 10 successful applicants will receive registrations to the 2022 Australasian Diabetes Congress (ADC), financially supported by Abbott Diabetes Care.
  8. Recipients of the 1st Prize People’s Choice Award may have their case study published in ADE March 2023.
  9. Members of the Reviewing Panel and members of the Abbott Libre Advisory Committee are not eligible for this competition.
  10. Any adverse events experienced by health professionals or people with diabetes should be reported through to Abbott Diabetes Care’s customer service.

FreeStyle living with diabetes: learning from case studies

Aim

ADEA members are invited to submit case studies that address contemporary issues in the practice of diabetes care, diabetes education and self-management involving the use of Flash Glucose Monitoring and LibreView which incorporates the AGP Report.

The competition is managed and facilitated by ADEA, under consultation with a review panel of experienced endocrinologists and CDEs.

Applications are open and close on 5 June 2022.

Congratulations to the finalists and 2021 People’s Choice Award Winner, Maria Constantino.

Read the 2021 Case Studies here: Abbott Case Study Booklet 2021

This program is financially supported by

IFrame

Presentation: Writing a successful Case Study for 2022

Presented by Karen Crawford. This presentation has been developed by the Case Study judges and offers tips to ensure a successful Case Study submission.

Podcast: Case Study Competition Tips and Tricks

Hosted by Dr Ashley Ng, this podcast with Chris Uren, winner of the 2019 Abbott Case Study Competition shares tips and tricks on submitting a written case study. He will discuss his experience with the preparation phase, challenges and invaluable takeaways from his own work in the process.

Format

Please submit your entry following the Guidelines and using this TEMPLATE

Submitted case studies will include principles of person-centred care and adhere to the Diabetes Australia Language Position Statement as well as the Reconciliation Australia language guide while discussing the use of Flash Glucose Monitoring and LibreView which incorporates the AGP Report.

Topics for case study submissions

  1. How have the client’s outcomes (clinical or non-clinical) improved with this technology?
  2. How has the technology been used to make a difference in a client’s quality of life?
  3. How has the technology changed practice for an individual health professional or the diabetes care team?
  4. How has it helped to prevent an adverse event?
  5. What are the challenges clients have found with this technology? What has been done as a consequence?
  6. Discuss innovative ways to increase time in range.
  7. How has the FreeStyle Libre or Libre 2 helped facilitate ‘freestyle living’ with diabetes?

Selection Process

Round 1

Selected by reviewing panel

  1. Reviewers will select the top 10 winning case studies for publication.
  2. Among these 10, authors of the top 4 will be invited to Round 2.

Round 2

The People’s Choice Award will be selected by delegates at the ADC

  1. The top 4 will be invited to present their case studies orally at the Australasian Diabetes Congress (ADC)
  2. Delegates will vote on the quality of presentations and criteria being met: Case study winners will be ranked and presented 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th for the People’s Choice Awards.
  3. Prizes of the People’s Choice Awards will be announced at the Australasian Diabetes Congress (ADC)

Important dates

  • 6 April 2022: Applications open
  • 5 June 2022, midnight: Applications close
  • Mid-June 2022: Results available
  • August 2022: Case studies presentation at ADC2022
  • August 2022: Announcement of People’s Choice Awards

Prize structure

Top 10

People’s Choice Award

  • 1st Prize $3,000 scholarship to attend professional development activities
    • Case study to be published in ADE March 2023
  • 2nd Prize $1000 scholarship to attend professional development activities
  • 3rd Prize $500 scholarship to attend professional development activities
  • 4th Prize $250 scholarship to attend professional development activities

Reviewing panel

TBC

Consent process

Applicants must obtain written consent of people with diabetes discussed in the submitted case studies, giving permission that they are happy for the selected case studies to be published via print and/or online by ADEA.

Terms and conditions

  1. Submitted case studies must include any principle(s) of person-centred care and adhere to the Diabetes Australia Language Position Statements while discussing the identified questions.
  2. All written case studies must be submitted using the provided template
  3. Parts of the submitted case studies that are over the limit (i.e. from the 1,001st word of the written case study) will not be considered.
  4. Submitted case studies must de-identify details of the person in the case study to ensure confidentiality. This means neither names nor initials, locations mentioned in the submissions, e.g. ‘a 32-year-old woman with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes attended our health service for …’.
  5. Applicants must obtain the consent of people with diabetes discussed in the submitted case studies, giving permission that they are happy for the selected case studies to be published via print and/or online by ADEA. Submitted case studies without matching consent will not be reviewed.
  6. Submitted case studies must follow Vancouver referencing style.
  7. 10 successful applicants will receive registrations to the 2022 Australasian Diabetes Congress (ADC), financially supported by Abbott Diabetes Care.
  8. Recipients of the 1st Prize People’s Choice Award may have their case study published in ADE March 2023.
  9. Members of the Reviewing Panel and members of the Abbott Libre Advisory Committee are not eligible for this competition.
  10. Any adverse events experienced by health professionals or people with diabetes should be reported through to Abbott Diabetes Care’s customer service.