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National Diabetes Week Seminar

National Diabetes Week Seminar
This year’s NDW seminar takes a look at three vital organs that can be affected by diabetes: eyes, kidneys and the heart. The seminar offers an opportunity to learn from the experts working in these fields with a focus on how to prevent complications as well as the latest treatments available. Understand the importance of health checks and what do they really mean for you.

A prescription for wellbeing

Planning for your own health and wellbeing

Diabetes self-management can be complex, understanding what checks are required, why and when. Preventing and managing complications is so important. This seminar will address three of the most common areas we are asked about: eyes, kidney, and heart health. Experts in each of these areas will provide the latest information to help you maintain your own health and wellbeing.

Kidney health and diabetes

Join us to hear from Penny Clough from Kidney Health Australia who will present on the subject of chronic kidney disease and the connection with diabetes.

The heart and diabetes

Join us to hear Joanne Tan, a senior postdoctoral researcher in the Heart and Vascular Health program at SAHMRI present on the heart and diabetes.

Eye health and diabetes

Listen as Jason Booth, Senior Optometrist from Flinders Vision, presents on past, present and future. A look at what is currently happening in diabetic eye disease management and what the future might hold.

Event details

  • Date: Saturday 13 July 2019
  • Time: 9.30am-12.30pm (arrive by 9.15am for a 9.30am start)
  • Venue: Adelaide Convention Centre; City Rooms 1 & 2; North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
  • Cost: FREE for NDSS Registrants and Diabetes SA members. Includes morning tea


The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia.

NDSS Helpline 1300 136 588 |

7/13/2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Adelaide Convention Centre City Rooms 1 & 2 North Terrace ADELAIDE 5000

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