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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of local, national and international events in the coming months. The events currently listed here may also be subject to change, postponement or cancellation in due course. Please check with the meeting organisers.


25th Meeting of the PsychoSocial Aspects of Diabetes (PSAD) Study Group of the EASD: United Kingdom (23-25 April 2020) – postponed due to Covid

Geerling R, Holmes-Truscott E, Kothe E, Anglim J and Speight J. Mixed methods investigation of the relationship between personality and weight management in adults with type 2 diabetes.

Speight J, Holmes-Truscott E, Manski-Nankervis J, Thuraisingam S, de La Rue K, Ginnivan L, O’Neal D, Furler J, on behalf of the GP-OSMOTIC Study Group. Effectiveness of professional-mode flash glucose monitoring, at 3-monthly intervals, in adults with type 2 diabetes in general practice: findings of the ‘GP-OSMOTIC’ randomised controlled trial.

Diabetes Victoria / Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute Health Professional Symposium: Melbourne (8 May 2020)

Holmes-Truscott E. Topic: psychological barriers to insulin uptake in T2D (title TBC).

55th Annual Meeting of the European Diabetes Epidemiology Group (EDEG): Crete (9-12 May)

Vogtschmidt Y, Nefs G, Speight J, Bot M, Pouwer F, Soedamah-Muthu S. Depressive and anxiety symptoms and following of the Dutch dietary guidelines 2015 in adults with diabetes: results from Diabetes MILES – The Netherlands.

80th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA): Chicago, USA; 12-16 June

McAuley S, de Bock M, Sundararajan V, Lee MH, Paldus B, Ambler GR, Bach LA, Burt MG, Cameron FJ, Clarke PM, Cohen ND, Colman PG, Davis EA, Fairchild JM, Hendrieckx C, Holmes-Walker DJ, Horsburgh JC, Jenkins AJ, Kaye J, Keech AC, King BR, Kumareswaran K, MacIsaac RJ, McCallum RW, Nicholas JA, Sims C, Speight J, Stranks SN, Trawley S, Ward GM, Vogrin S, Jones TW, O’Neal DN. Six-months at-home hybrid closed-loop vs. manual insulin delivery with finger-stick blood glucose monitoring in adults with type 1 diabetes: a randomised controlled trial.

Diabetes Victoria: Supporting research: Melbourne (22 August 2020)

Holmes-Truscott E. Psychological barriers to insulin use among people with type 2 diabetes.

Advanced Practicing Podiatrists – High Risk Foot Group: Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention (LEAP) 2020 conference: Melbourne (2-3 October 2020)

Speight J. Topic: Language in diabetes (title TBC).

International Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; 14-17 October 2020

Hendrieckx C. Topic: Diabetes distress and depression in adolescents with type 1 diabetes (title TBC).

NIH / NIDDK Workshop: ‘Obstacles and Barriers to Treatment and Prevention of Impaired Awareness of Hypoglycaemia and Counter-Regulatory Responses in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes’: Maryland (22-23 October 2020)

Speight J. Assessment of Impaired Awareness of Hypoglycaemia in adults with type 1 diabetes.