Peer-reviewed presentations (2016)

PsychoSocial Aspects of Diabetes (PSAD) 21st Spring Scientific Meeting: Würzburg, Germany; 15-17 April 

Ventura A, Hendrieckx C, Browne JL, Halliday J, Austin D, Speight J. Reducing diabetes distress using a novel, ultra-brief smartphone app (oral)


Primary Health Care Research Conference (PHC): Canberra, Australia;  8-9 June

Furler J, O’Neal D, Speight J, Manski-Nankervis J, Gorelik A, Holmes-Truscott E, Ginnivan L, Young D, Best J, Patterson E, Liew D, Segal L, May C, Blackberry I. Overcoming clinical inertia in primary care based transition to insulin to improve outcomes in type 2 diabetes: Results of the Stepping Up cluster randomised controlled trial (oral & award)


American Diabetes Association (ADA) 76th Scientific Sessions: New Orleans, USA;  10-14 June

Browne JL, Ventura A, Mosley K, Speight J. Development and validation of the type 1 and 2 Diabetes Stigma Assessment Scales (poster)

Liew A, Speight J, Holmes-Truscott E, Bennett D, Crookston R, Pimkova M, Birtles L, Casey J, Pernet A, Wood R, Choudhary P, Forbes S, Rutter M, Rosenthal M, Johnson P, Shaw JAM. Hypoglycemia awareness and psychosocial burden are comparable in islet transplant candidates with high (>8%) and lower baseline HbA1c (oral)

Sharifi A, De Bock M, Loh M, Jayawardene JCH, Berthold C, Paramalingam N, Jenkins AJ, Kumareswaran K, Speight J, Hendrieckx C, Macisaac RJ, Ward GM, Colman PG, Bach L, Kyoong A, Davis E, Kurtz N, Grosman B, Roy A, Jones TW, O’Neal D. Overnight Closed Loop (OCL) at home compared to sensor augmented pump with low glucose suspend (SAP-LGS) improves time in target range in adults and reduces hypoglycemia in adolescents (oral)

Speight J, Holmes-Truscott E, Little SA, Shaw JAM. Psychometric validation of the novel Glucose Monitoring Experiences Questionnaire (GME-Q) among adults with type 1 diabetes (poster)


International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology: Brisbane, Australia; 2-5 August 

Trawley S, Holmes-Truscott E, Speight J. Blood glucose monitoring attitudes and behaviours among Australian drivers with type 1 diabetes: results from the ‘yourSAY’ survey.


ADS ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting: Gold Coast, Australia; 26-29 August

Browne JL, Bennet A, Halliday JA, Speight J. Preferences, perceptions and experiences of peer support: a national survey of Australian adults with diabetes (poster)

Browne JL, Ventura AD, Mosely K, Speight J. Development and validation of the type 1 and type 2 Diabetes Stigma Assessment Scales (DSAS-1 and DSAS-2). (oral)

Holmes-Truscott E, Mosely K, Trawley S, Speight J.  Frequency of and reasons for self-monitoring of blood glucose among Australians with insulin-treated diabetes. Results from the YourSAY: Glucose Monitoring study. (poster)

Speight J, Holmes-Truscott E, Little S, Shaw JAM. Psychometric validation of the novel Glucose Monitoring Experiences Questionnaire (GME-Q) among adults with type 1 diabetes. (oral)

Ventura AD, Browne JL, Nefs G, Friis AM, Pouwer F, Speight J. The association between self-compassion and diabetes distress: results from the second Diabetes MILES – Australia (MILES-2) study. (poster)


European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD): Munich, Germany; 12-16 September

Margiotta G, Smith E, Halevy C, Sepulveda E, Choudhary P, Speight J, Shaw JAM, Amiel S, De Zoysa N. Differences in cognitions and behaviours between adults with type 1 diabetes with intact and impaired awareness of hypoglycaemia. (oral)

Sepúlveda E, Smith E, Margiotta G, Shaw J, Speight J, Choudhary P, Amiel A, de Zoysa N. Attitudes to awareness of hypoglycaemia’ (A2A) questionnaire: an analysis of the HypoCOMPaSS data. (poster)


International Society for Pediatric & Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD): Valencia, Spain; 26-29 October

Aalders J, Hartman E, Nefs G, Nieuwesteeg A, Hendrieckx C, Speight J, Aanstoot H, Winterdijk P, van Mil E, Pouwer F. Fear of hypoglycaemia in parents of children with type 1 diabetes: results from Diabetes MILES-Youth The Netherlands (poster tour)


International Congress of Behavioral Medicine (ICBM): Melbourne, Australia; 7-10 December

Browne JL, Trawley S, Ventura AD, Cotter T, Speight J. The ‘280 A Day’ diabetes awareness advertisement: what was the impact? (oral)

Browne JL, Ventura AD, Mosely K, Speight J. Diabetes stigma: our next challenge, symposium: ‘Psychosocial aspects of diabetes – old and new challenges’, with Dr Christel Hendrieckx as Discussant) (oral)

Holmes-Truscott E, Furler J, Blackberry I, O’Neal DN, Speight J. Predicting insulin uptake among adults with type 2 diabetes in primary care: Stepping Up study. (poster)

Lake AJ, Browne JL, Rees G, Abraham C, Speight J. Using multiple research methods to develop a tailored eye health leaflet for young adults with type 2 diabetes.

Larizza MF, Speight J, Lamoureux EL, Gale J, Saeed M, Fenwick EK, Hodgson LAB, Xie J, Cohen N, Bentley S, D Topliss, MacIsaac RJ, Ekinci, Rees G. A novel personalised eye consultation to lower HbA1C and risk of diabetes related vision loss in adults with type 2 diabetes and diabetic retinopathy: protocol (poster).