Gold

Perth, WA

WHEN: Saturday 22 May 2021

WHERE: The Ritz-Carlton Perth, 1 Barrack St, Perth WA 6000

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Registration and workshops are limited, please secure your place early to avoid disappointment.
Registrations close on Friday 7 May 2021.

Agenda

9:30 – 10:00 am

Arrivals, registration and morning tea

10:00 – 10:15 am

Primary care and type 2 diabetes management – Why are we here today?

10:15 – 10:45 am

Can we slow the progression of type 2 diabetes?

10:45 – 11:15 am

Panel discussion: Navigating the treatment options – What do the guidelines say?

11:15 – 11:30 am

Ask the experts: Q&A

11:30 – 12:00 pm

Deep dive into GLP-1 RAs – Same-same but different?

12:00 – 12:45 pm

Lunch

12:45 – 1:10 pm

Case-based workshop rotation 1*

1:10 – 1:35 pm

Case-based workshop rotation 2*

1:35 – 2:00 pm

Case-based workshop rotation 3*

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Panel discussion: Where to after metformin?

2:30 – 2:45 pm

Ask the experts: Q&A

2:45 – 3:00 pm

Recap of today’s learnings

3:00 pm

Afternoon tea and departures

Speakers

Please find below the list of confirmed speakers that will present the plenary sessions and workshops. Further speakers to be confirmed, please check back regularly for updates.

DR GERRY FEGAN

Consultant Endocrinologist

Fiona Stanley and Fremantle Hospitals

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DR GERRY FEGAN

Consultant Endocrinologist

Fiona Stanley and Fremantle Hospitals

Gerry graduated from Aberdeen University, Scotland. He completed a Doctorate of Medicine on the vascular complications of diabetes at Exeter University, England.

Gerry moved to Perth in 2008 and is currently an Endocrinologist and head of endocrinology and diabetes at Fiona Stanley and Fremantle Hospitals. Gerry is also an Associate Professor at Curtin Medical School, Curtin University

 

 

JOELLE CALLAGHAN

Credentialled Diabetes Educator

Forrest Family Practice

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JOELLE CALLAGHAN

Credentialled Diabetes Educator

Forrest Family Practice

Joelle Callaghan is a Registered Nurse who completed her initial training with the Western Australian School of Nursing, she has completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Nutrition Medicine and Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetes Education. Since 2013 she has worked as a Credentialed Diabetes Educator in the Rockingham -Mandurah area and Rockingham General Hospital Diabetes Unit. In 2020 Joelle completed a Masters of Nurse Practitioner specialising in Diabetes and Primary Health.

As a Nurse Practitioner her approach is collaborative and holistic with an emphasis on complementary medicine.  Joelle specialises in diabetes, prediabetes, metabolic syndrome, and weight loss.  Women’s hormone health-including perimenopause and menopause, thyroid conditions, preconception care and infertility.

Dr Ken Thong

Endocrinologist

Murdoch Endocrinology

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Dr Ken Thong

Endocrinologist

Murdoch Endocrinology

Dr Ken Thong graduated from the University of Melbourne and has trained in Western Australia since graduation. He undertook clinical research in diabetes in the United Kingdom. He is the Clinical Lead of Diabetes and Endocrinology in Rockingham General Hospital as well as a Senior Clinical Lecturer for the University of Western Australia.

Dr Gillian Scott

Consultant Endocrinologist

Murdoch Endocrinology & Diabetes Centre

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Dr Gillian Scott

Consultant Endocrinologist

Murdoch Endocrinology & Diabetes Centre

Gillian Scott is a respected and dedicated Endocrinologist and welcomes referrals in all aspects of diabetes and endocrinology, including:

  • Type 1 and 2 Diabetes
  • Osteoporosis
  • Thyroid conditions

Dr Scott graduated from The Queen’s University of Belfast in 2000 and trained in Northern Ireland before moving to Perth in 2006 where she completed advanced training in Endocrinology and Diabetes.

Dr Scott works as a private Endocrinologist at SJOG Murdoch Hospital and at the Wexford Centre. She has public appointments as an Acute Physician and Endocrinologist at Royal Perth Hospital and Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Dr Nishant Nundlall

Endocrinologist and Cardiac Imaging Specialist

Royal Perth Hospital

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Dr Nishant Nundlall

Endocrinologist and Cardiac Imaging Specialist

Royal Perth Hospital

Nishant is a trained endocrinologist and cardiac imaging specialist, working in General Medicine at the Royal Perth Hospital. Nish undertook training in Townsville Hospital before moving to Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane as an advanced trainee in Cardiology. He completed his endocrinology training in Sydney at the Concord Repatriation Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital.  Nish is passionate about the interface between cardiac and metabolic disease and is actively involved in research in this area.

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Further Information

Parking

Self parking will be available at a nearby Wilsons Carpark, further information and instructions will be provided in your confirmation email.  You will have the opportunity within the registration form to advise if you wish to have parking arranged. 

COVID-19 Safety Measures

The Novo Nordisk Meeting Secretariat will work with venues and suppliers to ensure they have current COVID-19 safety procedures in place as per the state and federal recommendations, additional information is available here.

A number of measures have been put in place as part for government guidelines and restrictions as well as in line for COVID safety practices. Further information will be outlined in your registration confirmation, however, please do not hesitate to contact the Meeting Secretariat if you have any questions. Hand sanitiser and face masks will be available for attendees whilst a maximum of five attendees per table will be allowed.

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Enquiries

For enquiries on your registration or more information about the program please contact us at:

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