DIABETES across the LIFECOURSE – Northern Australia Partnership

Improving systems of care and services for people with diabetes and their families in rural and remote Australia (NT, FNQ & Kimberley)

Annual Educational Symposiums

2021 Virtual Annual Educational Symposium

DIABETES across the LIFECOURSE_2021 Symposium Program

DIABETES across the LIFECOURSE_2021 Symposium Program Flyer

Zoom Recording Session 1: 

Key Speakers:

  • A/Prof Treena Delormier, McGill University, Canada – “The Kahnawake School Diabetes Prevention Program (KSDPP) – an enduring community-university partnership enhancing capacity for Indigenous Health research”
  • Dr Karla Canuto, South Australian Health & Medical Research, Adelaide – “Designing Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Physical Activity Programs”
  • Dr Renae Kirkham, Menzies School of Health Research – “Communities informing and guiding diabetes prevention”
  • Ms. Eyvette Hawthorne, Top End Regional Health Service & Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Advisory Group Member – “Lived experiences of being an Aboriginal Health Practitioner”

Zoom Recording Session 2: 

Key Speakers:

  • Dr Anna Wood, Menzies School of Health Research – “DIABETES across the LIFECOURSE: Northern Australia Partnership Recent Key Findings”
  • Ms. Sian Graham, Menzies School of Health Research  – “Communities informing and guiding diabetes in pregnancy”
  • Ms. Denella Hampton, Central Australian Aboriginal Congress & Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Advisory Group Member- “A Clinical Perspective of supporting Women with their Mental Health”
  • Prof Alex Brown, South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute, Adelaide – “Diabetes, Hearts and Minds”

 

2020 Virtual Annual Educational Symposium

DIABETES across the LIFECOURSE_2020 Symposium Program

DIABETES across the LIFECOURSE_ 2020 Symposium Program Flyer

Zoom Recording Session 1: 

Key Speakers:

  • Prof Louise Maple-Brown, Menzies School of Health Research – “Opening on behalf of the Diabetes Lifecourse Partnership and Key Recent Findings”
  • Prof Dana Dabelea, Colorado School of Public Health, USA- “Developmental Origins of Pediatric Obesity and type 2 Diabetes”
  • Dr Renae Kirkham, Menzies School of Health Research – “Lived Experiences of Youth with Type 2 Diabetes”

Zoom Recording Session 2: 

Key Speakers:

  • Prof Louise Maple-Brown, Menzies School of Health Research – “The PANDORA Study – Focus on maternal weight and breastfeeding”
  • Ms Sian Graham, Menzies School of Health Research – “Lived Experiences of Diabetes in Pregnancy: Community & Indigenous Reference Group Memebers”
  • Prof Sue Kildea & Assoc Prof Yvette Roe, Molly Waradaguga Research Centre, Charles Darwin University – “A strategic approach to Birthing on Country using the RISE Framework as a protective factor for preterm birth”

2019 Annual Educational Symposium

2019 Annual Educational Symposium Program

Symposium Communique 2019

Webex Recording Session 1:

Key Speakers:

  • Prof Alex Brown, SAHMRI – “Aboriginal Health in the Genomics Era: Beyond the Hype”
  • Ms Melinda Hammond, Apunipima Cape York Health Council – “Creating Healthy Places through Council & Community led action – experiences from Cape York”
  • Dr Renae Kirkham, Menzies School of Health Research – “Lived Experiences of Youth with Type 2 Diabetes”
  • Prof Louise Maple-Brown, Menzies School of Health Research – “Improving Preconception Health”

Webex Recording Session 2:

Key Speakers:

  • Prof Elizabeth Davis, Telethon Kids Institute – “Re-thinking Our Approach to Management of Type 2 Diabetes in Children & Adolescents”
  • Prof Jerry Greenflied, St Vincent’s Hospital – “Precision Diabetes Management – From Young to Old”
  • Prof Jonathan Shaw, Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute – “Latest Medication for Type 2 Diabetes & their Role in Aboriginal Populations”

 

2018 Annual Educational Symposium

2018 Annual Educational Symposium Program

Symposium Communique 2018

Webex Recording:

  • A/Prof Louise Maple-Brown, Menzies School of Health Research – “NT & FNQ Diabetes in Pregnancy Partnership: Updated and What’s ahead
  • Prof Louise Baur, University of Sydney – “Preventing and managing child & adolescent obesity”
  •  Dr Leisa McCarthy, Menzies School of Health Research – “Household Food Security Experiences among indigenous Ausralian families in an urban setting”
  •  Dr Angela Titmuss, Royal Darwin Hospital – “Understanding type 2 diabetes in young people”
  •  Prof David McIntyre, University of Queensland – “Improving maternal health after GDM pregnancy”
  •  Prof Anthony Hanley, University of Toronto – “Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Indigenous Communities in Canada: Epidemiology and Prevention Across the Life Course”