Seminars & Sessions – Contents

Diabetes SA is proud to offer a selection of our education seminars and sessions online.

Health Professionals Seminar — The Highs And Lows Of Carbohydrates

Guest speakers

Associate Professor Grant Brinkworth, Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO

Associate Professor Grant Brinkworth presented the second year results from the CSIRO clinical study which investigated the impact of a low carbohydrate, high unsaturated / low saturated fat diet, compared to a high unrefined carbohydrate and low fat diet in people living with type 2 diabetes.

Ms Sharaya Carter, APD and PhD candidate, University of South Australia

Sharaya Carter discussed the results of the ongoing clinical trial that is investigating the effects of intermittent energy restriction compared to continuous energy restriction in people living with type 2 diabetes.

Honorary Professor Kerin O’Dea, University of South Australia

Professor Kerin O’Dea presented data on the nutritional composition and health benefits of the traditional diet of Australian Aboriginal people; which consisted of uncultivated plant foods, generally low glycemic index carbohydrates that were high in fibre. Kerin drew on her own research with communities in remote Australia, and also on early reports from South East Australia in the early years of English colonisation.

Recorded

Friday 26 May 2017

Time

9.30am-12.00pm

Venue

Adelaide Convention Centre, City Rooms 1 & 2, North Terrace, Adelaide

Webcast

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Diabetes SA Annual Food and Health Seminar – A Healthy Gut – The Facts on Fibre

Guest speakers

Glenn Cardwell, Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian

Glenn Cardwell is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian with over 35 years’ experience in clinical and public health nutrition. Glenn discussed vegetables, grains and legumes, and explored the benefits of incorporating these foods into your diet, with a particular focus on diabetes.

Dr Trevor Lockett, Research Scientist, CSIRO

Dr Trevor Lockett shared how different types of fibre interact within the gut and the link with chronic disease.

Diabetes SA Cooking Demonstration

The Diabetes SA team discussed and demonstrated how to prepare and incorporate more legumes and vegetables into your diet.

Recorded

Saturday 25 February 2017

Time

9.30am-12.00pm

Venue

Adelaide Convention Centre, Panorama Rooms 1, 2, & 3, North Terrace, Adelaide

Webcast

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World Diabetes Day Seminar – Research and Innovations in Diabetes Management

Guest speakers

Professor Toby Coates

Professor Toby Coates discussed the latest research into islet cell transplantation and ways of protecting transplanted pancreatic beta cells from destruction by the body’s own immune system.

Professor Nikolai Petrovsky

Professor Nikolai Petrovsky presented the latest research into nutrition therapy, especially with regards to inulin fibre and the management of type 1 diabetes.

Professor Jennifer Couper

Professor Jennifer Couper discussed her latest research into the prevention of type 1 diabetes and how environmental factors can impact the development of type 1 diabetes.

Recorded

Monday 14 November 2016

Time

6pm-9pm

Venue

Riverbank Room 4, Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide

Webcast

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National Diabetes Week Seminar – Understanding Diabetes Complications

Guest speakers

Dr Matthew Worthley, Cardiologist

Dr Matthew Worthley discusses the different types of cardiovascular disease, how people with diabetes have an increased risk of contracting heart disease and the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle to prevent it from occurring.

Dr Chris Rayner, Gastroenterologist

Dr Chris Rayner provides information about how diabetes can affect the digestive system via stomach problems (gastroparesis), oesophageal problems (reflux) and small and large intestine problems (diarrhoea, constipation).

Miriam Henke, Psychologist

Psychologist Miriam Henke presents some very important information about diabetes and psychological wellbeing. Miriam discussed diabetes and grief, anxiety, depression, shame and guilt, the pressure of diabetes self-management and the support that is available to people living with diabetes and these issues.

Recorded

Saturday 16 July 2016

Time

9.30am-12.30pm

Venue

Adelaide Festival Centre, Banquet Room, King William Road, Adelaide

Webcast

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Diabetes SA Annual Food and Health Seminar – Fats and Fads

Guest speakers

Dr Welma Stonehouse, Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO

There is so much conflicting advice out there about fats and with the introduction of many fad diets and fad foods, it can make healthy eating confusing and leave you unsure of what to eat.

Dr Welma Storehouse provides information about the many reasons why everyone should include healthy fats like avocados, nuts, seeds, fish, extra virgin olive oil and eggs in their diet every day.

Pennie Taylor, Senior Research Dietitian, CSIRO

Pennie Taylor, Senior Research Dietitian from the CSIRO discusses a variety of fad diets and foods; and why it is important to seek individualised advice that is based on research evidence.

Diabetes SA Cooking Demonstration

Rachel (Accredited Practising Dietitian) and Danielle (Health Promotion Officer) from Diabetes SA conduct a cooking demonstration where they make Zucchini Pasta with Avocado and Brazil Nuts.

Recorded

Saturday 20 February 2016

Time

9.30am-12.30pm

Venue

Adelaide Convention Centre, Panorama Rooms 1, 2 & 3, North Terrace, Adelaide.

Webcast

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Diabetes SA Annual Food and Health Seminar – Mediterranean Magic

Guest speakers

Alison Coates, PhD, RNutr, Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity, Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia

Legumes and nuts are delicious foods that can be versatile in many recipes and snacks. Dr Alison Coates discusses the health benefits of legumes and nuts as part of a Mediterranean style of eating, including the latest research.

Glenn Cardwell, Accredited Practising Dietitian

Although we all accept that mushrooms and vegetables are ‘good for you’, this century science has unearthed a deeper understanding of the compounds in fresh produce that are having a physiological effect which can help extend our wellbeing and longevity. Glenn Cardwell discusses some of these benefits as well as the role of mushrooms and fresh produce, in diabetes and health.

Diabetes SA Cooking Demonstration

Diabetes SA discusses and demonstrate how you may be able to incorporate these Mediterranean foods into your meal plan.

Recorded

Saturday 21 February 2015

Time

9.30am-12.30pm

Venue

Adelaide Convention Centre, Panorama Rooms 2 & 3, North Terrace, Adelaide.

Webcast

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National Diabetes Week Seminar 2014 – Food and Exercise as Medicine

Food & Exercise as Medicine – Type 1 diabetes session

Chris Cashman, Accredited Practising Dietitian Grains Legume Nutrition Council in Sydney

Chris explores the benefits of incorporating grains and legumes into your diet and how these foods may influence your blood glucose levels.

Dr Parind Vora, Endocrinologist

The benefits of regular physical activity are well researched. Parind discusses important considerations for type 1 diabetes and exercise.

Food & Exercise as Medicine – Type 2 diabetes session

Claire Neylon, Exercise Physiologist  University of South Australia

This session investigates the impact of exercise on blood glucose levels and how to incorporate regular physical activity into your lifestyle.

Chris Cashman, Accredited Practising Dietitian Grains Legume Nutrition Council in Sydney

Chris explores the benefits of incorporating grains and legumes into your diet and how these foods may influence your blood glucose levels.

Recorded

Saturday 19 July  2014

Time

9.30am-12.30pm

Venue

Education Development Centre, 4 Milner Street, Hindmarsh.

Webcast

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The Power of Food

Bucket of apples holding exercise weights. Image for The Power of Food seminar.Guest speakers

Professor Manny Noakes, Research Program Leader CSIRO

Manny discusses the latest research on the dietary management of diabetes including the role of carbohydrate and protein foods and the controversies around saturated fats and dietary cholesterol with reference to eggs. She also discusses strategies for weight management and elaborates on how meal timing and sleep might influence this.

Pennie Taylor, Senior Research Dietitian CSIRO

Pennie discusses the important role mushrooms play in our health and will help to apply current research around healthy eating for diabetes via the CSIRO Diet and Diabetes Lifestyle Plan.

Recorded

Saturday 15 February 2014

Time

9.30am-12.30pm

Venue

Education Development Centre, 4 Milner Street, Hindmarsh.

Webcast

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