Thursday, 25th August Australian Diabetes Society and the Australian Diabetes Educators Association Annual Scientific Meeting 2016

6:15AM - 7:00AM
Foyer E

Yoga Instructor - Paula Cross

*Pre-Registration for this session is essential

6:30AM - 8:00AM
Central B
Chair: Michael d'Emden
Sponsored by:

SGLT2 inhibitors – their expanding role in diabetes care
Speakers:
 Per-Henrik Groop and Prof Juliana Chan 
Time: breakfast served from 6.30am | session 7.00am to 8.00am 

This is a non-promotional Scientific Exchange Meeting, which all registered delegates are invited to attend. There is increased interest in SGLT2 inhibitors as glucose lowering agents as a result of recent clinical trials that have identified additional effects of this class of drugs including weight loss and blood pressure lowering. Interest has been further heightened by recent data that goes beyond these effects.

This meeting will review not only the current role of SGLT2 inhibitors in the management of type 2 diabetes but also their place in the overall treatment plan as addressed in recently modified national and international guidelines. In addition, ongoing data on the longer term effects of these agents on other sites of diabetes related end organ injury including the kidney and their role as glucose lowering agents in combination with other drugs including insulin will be addressed.

Visit the ADS ADEA Conference website for more detail- http://ads-adea.org.au/industry-trade-breakfast-symposia/

*NB: The entrance to Central Room B is via the Exhibition Hall

 

 

6:45AM - 8:00AM
Central C
Chair: Samantha Hocking
Sponsored by:

Bridging the pharmacological treatment gap in obesity management
Speakers: Dr Arya M. Sharma, Dr Sarah Glastras, Dr Georgia Rigas and Dr Gary Kilov

Modest sustained weight loss of 5-10% is clinically meaningful and offers beneficial effects on cardiovascular and metabolic status, and improved quality of life. However, despite achieving modest weight loss by lifestyle interventions alone most patients are unable to sustain such weight loss. Typical long-term weight-loss seen with lifestyle interventions alone is in the 3-5% range. On the other end of the spectrum patients requiring sustainable weight loss of 15% or greater, may need to consider bariatric surgery. This leaves a wide ‘therapeutic gap’ for patients requiring sustainable weight-loss in the 5-15% range, which lies beyond what can be generally achieved with lifestyle intervention alone but well below the degree of weight loss that would suggest the need for surgery. Pharmacological options that may help bridge this gap remain sparse. While a number of weight loss medications have shown potential over the years, only two have been available for use in Australia. Liraglutide 3.0 mg is one such pharmacological option recently approved for chronic weight management in Australia that may help address this therapeutic gap.
The first session will provide an overview of the benefits of 5-10% weight loss, the physiological barriers in maintaining weight loss, and introduce liraglutide 3.0 mg as a therapeutic option for sustainable weight loss1. In the second session, clinical application and experience with liralgutide 3.0 mg will be discussed via the presentation of three case studies.

Visit the ADS ADEA Conference website for more detail- http://ads-adea.org.au/industry-trade-breakfast-symposia/

7:00AM - 8:00AM
Room 6
Sponsored by:

BYDUREON Pen Launch – Practical Considerations for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
Speakers
A/Prof Jonathan Shaw and A/Prof Jane Overland 

Advances in medicine over the last decade have allowed us to rethink the way we treat people with Type 2 Diabetes and provide individualised solutions to help them achieve goals. AstraZeneca is excited to share with you updates in its portfolio of medicines with the launch of the BYDUREON Pen (exenatide QW) in Australia.
This breakfast session will focus on BYDUREON Pen and the practical considerations when starting patients on the medicine. BYDUREON Pen is the first once weekly treatment available in Australia and represents a shift in the way we treat patients with type 2 diabetes. This meeting will cover the clinical trial programme for BYDUREON focusing on efficacy and safety compared with other glucose lowering medicines.
Associate Professor Jonathan Shaw and Associate Professor Jane Overland will be presenting updates on BYDUREON Pen during the breakfast session on Thursday.


Visit the ADS ADEA Conference website for more detail- http://ads-adea.org.au/industry-trade-breakfast-symposia/

7:00AM - 8:00AM
Room 5
Chair: Richard Booth
Sponsored by:

Coffee with Roche: Living in the New Normal - Understanding the Changes in the Diabetes Landscape
Speakers: Kos Sclavos and Jayne Lehmann

Diabetes management is an ever-changing landscape, specifically in view of the proposed changes to test strip access for type 2 non-insulin users. With these changes to blood glucose strip access for some patients, the need for a focused team approach to diabetes management becomes even greater. This coffee table discussion will help shed light on how diabetes educators can navigate through this new environment


Visit the ADS ADEA Conference website for more detail- http://ads-adea.org.au/industry-trade-breakfast-symposia/

 

8:30AM - 9:45AM
Arena 1
Chair: Brett Fenton

(Pre-recorded session followed by live streamed Q&A with speaker)

9:00AM - 10:30AM
Central B

Speakers: Natalie Raffoul, Anthony Russell, Gary Deed & Michelle Robins

This workshop will facilitate a case-based peer discussion focussing on glucose management of type 2 diabetes in the context of the updated Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) treatment algorithm. Discussion of the cases will explore factors influencing the choice of second and third-line blood glucose lowering medicines, the stepwise treatment of diabetes and determining when to escalate therapy as well as identifying the best approach to assess, manage and monitor risk of diabetes complications.

Learning objectives:

  • Explore the factors influencing the choice of blood glucose lowering therapies for type 2 diabetes and determine when to escalate therapy
  • Identify strategies to promote medication adherence
  • Develop a systematic approach to assess, manage and monitor risk of diabetes complications.
  • Individualise glycaemic treatment targets depending on patient specific factors

Intended audience: Mixed health professionals, particularly GPs, nurses and allied health workers.

9:45AM - 11:45AM
Room 5
Chair: Jane Speight
Sponsored by:

Aim and learning objectives:

The aim of this 2 hour symposium is to canvas recent evidence from Australia and the UK about effective strategies and promising interventions to support timely treatment intensification to achieve glycaemic targets for people with T2D in primary care.
The seminar is aimed at practicing RN-CDEs.

Overview:

Professor Kamlesh Khunti (via Skype) - Clinical inertia in primary care for T2D: extent of the problem, reasons and possible solutions
This presentation will draw on systematic and targeted reviews in progress.

John Furler - The Stepping Up Study: A practice based innovation to overcome clinical inertia in primary care insulin initiation
This presentation will present results of a randomised trial of a Practice Nurse-led model of care in Australian primary care for supporting treatment intensification in people with T2D.

Elizabeth Holmes-Truscott - The psychosocial context of treatment intensification: Barriers to early insulin initiation – Perspectives of individuals living with T2DM
This presentation will drawing on data analysis of the Diabetes MILES (Management and Impact for Long-term Empowerment and Success) study, as well as baseline data analysis from the Stepping Up study with a focus on predictors of insulin resistance versus insulin willingness. This presentation will highlight potential opportunities for CDEs to use this evidence in their practice to support people with T2D.

Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis - The inter-professional context of treatment intensification: Barriers to early insulin initiation – Health professional perspective
This presentation will draw on analysis of qualitative and health professional survey data (including items drawn from the Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes and Needs study) from within the Stepping Up Study. Again this presentation will highlight potential opportunities for CDEs to use this evidence in their practice to support GPs and Practice Nurses working with people with T2D.

Panel discussion - Future directions for a primary care based treatment intensification. How does this work translate to current usual practice?

Learning Outcome:

  • Increased knowledge of the barriers and opportunities to optimise treatment intensification for people with T2D out of glycaemic targets in primary care

(Morning tea provided)

10:30AM - 11:00AM
Exhibition
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Arena 1
Chairs: Alan Stocks & Sof Andrikopoulos
12:00PM - 12:30PM
Arena 1
Chair: Sof Andrikopoulos
12:30PM - 1:00PM
Arena 1
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Central B
Chair: Michelle Robins

Aim:

The aim of the interactive workshop is to engage with and challenge participants to:

  • Identify risks for older people with diabetes (OPWD) when transitioning to, between and from care settings: acute, community, respite, rehabilitation and community.
  • Develop strategies to engage with OPWD and the care team to proactively plan to minimise transitional risks using a Diabetes-Specific Discharge Planning Tool for Older People with Diabetes.

Overiew:

Ms Michelle Robins - Introduction and outline of the workshop

Ms Nicole Duggan - Diabetes, discharge planning and engaging with older people: whose role is it? 

Professor Trisha Dunning - Identifying transitional risks for older people with diabetes - a proactive preventative approach

Dr Sally Savage - Developing a Personalised Discharge Planning Tool for Older People with Diabetes  

Ms Bernadette Unmack - Introduction to case studies

Ms Michelle Robins -
Group Discussion and Case Studies

Q&A

Ms Nicole Duggan - Resources to support health professionals  

Ms Michelle Robins - Summary of key points and close

Learning objectives: 

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Determine diabetes-specific and other factors that trigger an acute admission or readmission for older people with diabetes.
  • Identify how to engage with older people with diabetes and their family carers and health professionals to identify and minimise risks associated with care transitions at discharge.  
  • Examine the diabetes educators (community/outpatient/acute/subacute) role and responsibility in discharge planning for older people with diabetes.
  • Contribute to safe discharge planning for older people with diabetes and family members.

*NB: The entrance to Central Room B is via the Exhibition Hall

If you wish to attend this workshop, please ensure you arrive on time as places are limited

1:00PM - 2:00PM
Exhibition
Sponsored by:
1:00PM - 2:00PM
Organisers Boardroom
Chair: Kate Marsh

Lunch provided

1:15PM - 2:00PM
Foyer E

Yoga Instructor: Paula Cross

*Pre-Registration for this session is essential

1:15PM - 2:00PM
Room 5
Chair: Jerry Greenfield
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Central B
Chair: Kathryn Kirchner

Aim:

To examine the intricacies of carbohydrate counting from a dietary perspective in order to gain a better understand of the day-to-day practical challenges.

Overview:

  1. What is carb counting?
    - Australian Dietary Guidelines
    - Avoiding carb centric diets
    - What are Australians currently eating?

  2. Why do we carb count? 
    - Why do we recommend carb counting and what is the evidence and current guidelines

  3. Who?
    - Roles of different dibetes health professionals in particular the role of the CDE in supporting carb counting
    - Special populations and carb counting (eg: paediatrics)

  4. How to carb count
    - The practical considerations for carb counting
    - Basic skills in carb counting
    - Resources for carb counting (writen, apps, meters)
    Barriers to carb counting in different group and how to overcome these using practical tips

  5. Watch this space
    - Areas of current research that may affect carbohydrate counting in the future
    - Dosing for fat and protein

  6. Q&A

Learning Outcomes/ Objectives:

  • Identify and describe the factors affecting carbohydrate counting from a whole diet perspective
  • Identify the effects of different dietary patterns on carbohydrate counting
  • Discuss the importance of diet quality in addition to carbohydrate counting
  • Understand the challenges of carbohydrate counting

*NB: The entrance to Central Room B is via the Exhibition Hall

If you wish to attend this masterclass, please ensure you arrive on time as places are limited

1:30PM - 3:30PM
Central A
Chairs: Ann Morris & Jane Speight

Aim:

The aim of this symposium is to highlight recent research findings and emerging thinking regarding the psychological aspects of living with diabetes, with a particular focus on preventing and managing long-term complications.

Overview:

The 2-hour seminar will include; 

  • 5 x 20 minute presentations
  • 1 x 20 minute panel discussion facilitated by symposium co-chair Ann Morris

Dr Jessica Browne - How big? Social stigma among adults with diabetes and its implications for diabetes self-management

Dr Gwyneth Rees - Visualising complications: lessons from a randomised trial of personalised eye consultations

Prof Jane Speight - Avoiding problematic hypoglycaemia: rethinking our focus on the long-term complications

Prof Helen Murphy - A psycho-technological approach to preventing adverse outcomes in pregnancy

Prof Timothy Skinner - Diabetes distress and depression: can we prevent them?

Panel Discussion

Learning objectives:

  • Learn about the findings of recent seminal studies
  • Acquire a psychological perspective on the development and management of diabetes-related complications
  • Learn what health professionals can do to support people with diabetes in preventing (or preventing progression of) complications

This symposium will be of interest to diabetes educators, endocrinologists, GPs, psychologists and other clinicians / researchers working in the field of diabetes.

 

2:00PM - 3:00PM
Exhibition
Sponsored by:
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Exhibition
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Exhibition
Chair: Joseph Proietto
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Exhibition
Chair: David Simmons
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Exhibition
Chair: Helena Teede
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Exhibition
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Exhibition
Sponsored by:
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Exhibition
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Central B
Chair: Rachel Freeman

Facilitators: Kate Marsh, Anne Marks, Nicole Duggan and Rachel Freeman

This year, the ADE Editorial Advisory Group will be facilitating an interactive and practical workshop ‘Writing for publication’ to assist novice authors to write for the ADE or other publications.

Bring along an idea for an article and our facilitators will help you get started in your journey to get published.  Participants will work in small groups along with a facilitator, to brainstorm ideas and discuss the best format for writing up their work. Gain input from colleagues and a member of the ADE Editorial team and leave with a documented outline for your article and an understanding of the steps to getting published.

In addition to feature articles covering a range of  topics relevant to diabetes education or management,  your articles could be based around an interesting or unusual case study, research you are doing in your workplace, teaching tips in the areas of your expertise, , a review of the literature in a particular area of diabetes education or reflection on an aspect of your current practice.

This is a not-to-be-missed session for those who are keen to get published but are not sure where to start.  Due to the interactive nature of the workshop, numbers will be limited so book your place now.


*Pre-Registration for this session is essential
*NB: The entrance to Central Room B is via the Exhibition Hall

3:30PM - 4:30PM
Organisers Boardroom
Chair: Tracy Aylen

Afternoon tea provided

4:30PM - 5:30PM
Central B

Speaker: Rob Lockheart, Content Development & Delivery Manager, Strategic Brand and Planning Westpac

Understanding how your price, your costs and your time billed operate in your business is an important facet of a successful profitable business. In this 60 minute presentation Rob Lockhart Senior facilitator with Westpac’s Davidson Institute will take you through one of the simplest, most powerful tools in business, break even. You will understand; how to classify your costs and where to look for savings; the impact of price changes to your bottom line; and the impact of buying equipment on your business. Most importantly, Rob will take you through a step by step process to calculate your own break even



*NB: The entrance to Central Room B is via the Exhibition

If you wish to attend this workshop please ensure you arrive on time as places are limited

7:00PM - 11:30PM
Arena 2

This is a ticketed event