Peer-reviewed presentations (2015)

American Diabetes Association 75th Scientific Session: Boston, USA 5-9 June

Fenwick E, Rees G, Holmes-Truscott E, Browne JL, Pouwer F, Speight J. What is the best measure for assessing diabetes distress? A Rasch analysis comparing the Problem Areas in Diabetes and Diabetes Distress Scale: Results from Diabetes MILES—Australia. (poster)

Hendrieckx C, Speight J, Poole LA, Sharifi A, Loh, M, Horsburgh JC, Trawley S, Jenkins AJ, Kumareswaran K, Macisaac RJ, Ward GM, Coleman PG, Bach LA, Kyoong A, Kurtz N, Grosman, B, Roy A, O’Neal AD. “It is definitely a game changer”: Closed Loop technology in the home experienced by adults with type 1 diabetes. (poster)

Liew A, Williams R, Jackson R, Little P, Haslam P, Brooks A, Browne A, Wilson C, White S, Manas D, Speight J, Shaw JAM. Safety and efficacy of intraportal islet transplantation. (oral)

Little S, Leelarathna L, Walkinshaw E, Tan HK, Chapple O, Solomon A, Chadwick T, Brennand C, Marshall S, Speight J, Flanagan D, Heller S, Evans M, Kerr D, Shaw JAM. Restoration of hypoglycemia awareness and prevention of recurrent severe hypoglycemia in long-standing type 1 diabetes: sustained benefit and improved overall glycemic control over 2 years following recruitment into the HypoCOMPaSS multicenter RCT. (oral)

Sharifi A, De Bock M, Loh M, Horsburgh J, Jenkins A, Kumareswaran K, Speight J, Hendrieckx C, MacIsaac R, Ward G, Colman P, Bach L, Kyoong A, Kurtz N, Grosman B, Roy A, Jones T, O’Neal D. Impact of overnight home closed-loop (CL) insulin delivery on glycaemia and counter-regulatory hormones in people with type 1 diabetes compared to sensor augmented pump therapy (SAP) with low glucose suspend (LGS). (poster)

Ventura AD, Newton-John T, Mosely K, Browne JL, Speight J. Social support and social control in type 2 diabetes: an interview study. (poster)


Australian Diabetes Society / Australian Diabetes Educators’ Association Annual Scientific Meeting: Adelaide, Australia; 26-28 August 

Browne JL, Baptista S, Halliday JA, Speight J. ‘What peer support initiatives are available to Australians with diabetes? A national audit. (poster)

Browne JL, Speight J, Martin C, Gilfillan C. Building the evidence for integrated care for adults with Type 2 Diabetes: A Pilot Study. (poster)

Duggan-Larkin K, Collins E, Hagger V, Hendrieckx C, Speight J, Cotterill A. Reach and response to a 5-Day structured education program for adolescents with type 1 diabetes – the TEAM T1 Program. (oral)

Hagger V, Collins E, Duggan-Larkin K, Hendrieckx C, Cotterill A, Speight J. Perspectives of a 2-Day support program for parents of adolescents with type 1 diabetes – the TEAM T1 Program. (oral)

Hagger V, Trawley S, Hendrieckx C, Scibilia R, Cameron F, Pouwer F, Skinner T, Speight J. A national survey of the psychological well-being of adolescents with diabetes and their parents: first results from Diabetes MILES Youth – Australia. (poster)

Halliday JA, Hendrieckx C, Beeney L, Speight J. The National Diabetes Service Scheme (NDSS) Diabetes and Mental Health Handbook: A ‘7As’ model for identifying and addressing psychological problems in diabetes consultations. (oral)

Hendrieckx C, Speight J, Poole LA, Sharifi A, Loh M, Horsburgh JC, Trawley S, Jenkins AJ, Kumareswaran K, MacIsaac RJ, Ward GM, Colman PJ, Bach LA, Galloway K, Kyoong A, Kurtz N, Grosman B, Roy A, O’Neal DN. “It is definitely a game changer”: Closed Loop technology in the home experienced by adults with type 1 diabetes. (poster)

Holmes-Truscott E, Browne JL, Speight J. Perspectives on peer role models and advice giving about insulin initiation: An interview study with adults with type 2 diabetes. (poster)

Holmes-Truscott E, Speight J, Blackberry I, O’Neal DN, Furler J. Clinical and psychosocial factors associated with “willingness to start insulin” among adults with type 2 diabetes in primary care: Stepping Up Study. (poster)

Houvardas E, Audehm R, Farrell K, Hendrieckx C, King N, Morrison M, Nankervis A, Ross G, Scibilia R. The development of www.pregnancyanddiabetes.com.au – a website for women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. (poster)

Lake AJ, Browne JL, Rees G, Speight J. Adults with Young-Onset Type 2 Diabetes: Exploring Factors Affecting Retinal Screening Uptake for Diabetic Retinopathy. (poster)

Morrison M, Audehm R, Farrell K, Hendrieckx C, Houvardas E, King N, Nankervis A, Ross GP, Scibilia R. The NDSS contraception, pregnancy and diabetes survey of health professionals. (poster)

Sharifi A, De Bock M, Jayawardene D, Loh M, Horsburgh JC, Jenkins AJ, Kumareswaran K, Speight J, Hendrieckx C, Macisaac RJ, Ward GM, Colman PG, Bach L, Kyoong A, Kurtz N, Roy A, Jones TW, O’Neal DN. Impact of overnight home closed loop (CL) insulin delivery on glycaemic control and counter-regulatory hormones compared to sensor augmented pump therapy with low glucose suspend (SAP-LGS) in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). (oral)

Ventura AD, Newton-John T, Mosely K, Browne JL, Speight J. Social support and social control in type 2 diabetes: an interview study. (poster)


Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society: Adelaide, Australia; 28-30 August

Morrison M, Hendrieckx C, Audehm R, Farrell K, Houvardas E, King N, Nankervis A, Ross GP, Scibilia R. Pre-pregnancy care in women with diabetes: understanding the reasons why women do and don’t attend. (poster)


Australian Disease Management Association (ADMA) Annual National Conference: Brisbane, Australia; 10-11 September

Browne JL, Speight J, Martin C, Gilfilan C. IDEAS POSTERBuilding the evidence for integrated care for adults with type 2 diabetes: a pilot study. (poster)


Deakin University/Barwon Health 2015 Research Awards: Geelong, Australia; 9-13 November

Holmes-Truscott E. Clinical and psychosocial factors associated with “willingness to start insulin” among adults with type 2 diabetes in primary care: Stepping Up Study. (poster)

Lake A. Adults with young-onset type 2 diabetes: Exploring factors affecting retinal screening uptake for diabetic retinopathy. (poster)


Diabetes UK Annual Professional Conference: London, England; 11-13 March

Speight J, Singh H, Little SA, Flanagan D, Kerr D, Evans ML, Heller SR, Shaw JAM. Associations with hyperglycaemia avoidance among adults with long-standing type 1 diabetes and impaired awareness of hypoglycaemia: baseline characteristics from the HypoCOMPaSS Study. (poster)

Tan HK, Little SA, Leelarathna L, Walkinshaw E, Lubina-Solomon A, Kerr D, Heller S, Evans ML, Shaw JAM, Flanagan D, Speight J. Hypoglycaemia avoidance training improves glucose variability in Type 1 diabetes (HypoCOMPaSS Study).  (poster and finalist for Young Diabetologists Travel Award)


IDF World Diabetes Congress: Vancouver, Canada; 30 November – 4 December

Blackberry I, Speight J, Manski-Nankervis J, Holmes-Truscott E, Young D, Best J, O’Neal D, Ginnivan L, Patterson E, Gorelik A, Segal L, Furler J. The impact of the Stepping Up intervention on HbA1c and patient-reported outcomes of adults with type 2 diabetes. (poster)

Lake A, Browne JL, Rees G, Abraham C, Speight J. Developing tailored messages to reduce the risk of vision loss for adults with young-onset type 2 diabetes. (poster discussion)


International Society for Pediatric and Adolescents Diabetes (ISPAD) Conference: Brisbane, Australia; 7-10 October 

Araia E, Hendrieckx C, Pouwer F, Skinner T, Speight J, King R . Prevalence of disordered eating behaviours and body dissatisfaction in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Results from Diabetes MILES Youth –Australia.

Hagger V, Hendrieckx C, Cameron F, Pouwer F, Skinner TC, Speight J. Behavioural and psychological predictors of HbA1c in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Results from Diabetes MILES Youth − Australia.

Hagger V, Hendrieckx C, Trawley S, Cameron F, Pouwer F, Skinner T, Speight J. Gender and age differences in diabetes distress and depressive symptoms among adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Results from Diabetes MILES Youth – Australia.

Hendrieckx C, Hagger V, Cameron F, Skinner T, Pouwer F, Speight J. Incidence of DKA hospitalisations in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Results from Diabetes MILES Youth – Australia (oral)

Hilliard M, Hagger V, Anderson B, Trawley S, Jack M, Pouwer T, Skinner T, Speight J. Strengths, risk factors, and resilient outcomes in adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D): Results from Diabetes MILES Youth ­ Australia. (oral)

Trawley S, Browne JL, Hagger V, Pouwer F, Skinner T, & Speight J. The use of mobile applications amongThe use of mobile applications among adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Results from Diabetes MILES Youth – Australia. (poster)


PSAD Spring Scientific Meeting: Malmö, Sweden; 17-19 April

Browne JL, Ventura AD, Mosely K, Speight J. Diabetes stigma: quantifying the extent and impact of the problem. 20th (oral)