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Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (GP19)

24-26 October 2019 | Adelaide, Australia

Clinician experience of retrospective-CGM in type-2 diabetes (POSTER). Lake AJ, Furler J, Manski-Nankervis J-A, Holmes-Truscott E, Speight J.  


55th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)

16-20 September 2019 | Barcelona, Spain

Psychological impact of 3-monthly retrospective continuous glucose monitoring (rCGM) in adults with type 2 diabetes in primary care: secondary results of the GP-OSMOTIC RCT (ORAL). Speight J, Holmes-Truscott E, Thuraisingam S, Manski-Nankervis J, de La Rue K, Ginnivan L, O'Neal DN, Furler J on behalf of the GP-OSMOTIC Study Group. 


33rd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society (EHPS)

3-7 September 2019 | Dubrovnik, Croatia 

Developing and evaluating a leaflet to promote health behaviour-change using Intervention Mapping (ORAL). Abraham C, Lake AJ, Browne JL, Rees G, Speight J.


Australia and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED)

23-24 August 2019 | Adelaide, Australia

Diabetes and eating problems on Twitter: Qualitative analysis (ORAL). Araia E, Hendrieckx C, Trawley S, Speight J, King R.


Australasian Diabetes Congress (ADC)

21-23 August 2019 | Sydney, Australia

User experiences with a smartphone diabetes coaching app for type 2 diabetes: My Diabetes Coach (POSTER). Baptista S, Wadley G, Bird D, Oldenburg B, Speight J, on behalf of the ‘My Diabetes Coach’ Study Group. 

GP-OSMOTIC: An RCT to determine the effect of 3-monthly retrospective continuous glucose monitoring (rCGM) on 12-month HbA1c in adults with type 2 diabetes in primary care (POSTER). Furler J, O’Neal DN, Speight J, Blackberry I, Manski-Nankervis J, Thuraisingam S, de la Rue K, Ginnivan L, Doyle R, Holmes-Truscott E, Khunti K, Dalziel K, Chiang J, Audehm R, Kennedy M, Clark M, Jenkins AJ, Lake A, Januszewski A, Liew D, Clarke PM, Best JD. 

Positive reinforcement during primary care consultations is associated with greater physical activity in adults with type 2 diabetes (POSTER). Geerling R, Speight J, Holmes-Truscott E, Furler J, Browne JL, Mosely K.

Development, feasibility and efficacy of a web-based intervention to reduce psychological barriers to insulin therapy among adults with type 2 diabetes: study protocol (POSTER) Holmes-Truscott E, Holloway E, Furler J, Hagger V, O’Neal DN, Skinner TC, Speight J

‘It’s exactly what we need’ - The development and pilot testing of a clinician decision support (CDS) tool to guide glucose management discussions with, and treatment intensification among adults with type 2 diabetes in general practice (POSTER). Kunstler B, Holmes-Truscott E, Furler J, Boyle D, McLachlan H, Lo S, Speight J, Audehm R, Kilov G, O’Neal D, Kennedy M, Zoungas S, Clarke K, Manski-Nankervis J. 

“It has kicked me into be proactive, not reactive”: a qualitative study of retrospective continuous glucose monitoring among adults living with type 2 diabetes in the GP-OSMOTIC trial (POSTER AWARD). Lake A, Holmes-Truscott E, Furler J, Manski-Nankervis J, Speight J.

“I wish my health professionals understood that it’s not just all about your HbA1c!”: qualitative responses from the second Diabetes MILES – Australia (MILES-2) Study (ORAL). Litterbach E, Holmes-Truscott E, Speight JPouwer F, Hendrieckx C.

Post-meal glycaemia in adults with type 1 diabetes using MDI vs CSII who have received carbohydrate-counting education (ORAL). Lu J, Vogrin S, McAuley SA, Lee MH, Paldus B, Bach LA, Burt MG, Clarke PM, Cohen N, Colman PG, de Bock M, Hendrieckx C, Holmes-Walker DJ, Jenkins AJ, Kaye J, Keech AC, Kumareswaran J, MacIsaac RJ, McCallum RW, Sims C, Speight J, Stranks SN, Trawley S, Ward GM, Sundararajan V, Jones TW, O’Neal DN. 

Glucose levels after type 1 diabetes education among adults using insulin pumps versus multiple daily injections (ORAL). McAuley SA, Vogrin S, Lee MH, Paldus B, Bach LA, Burt MG, Clarke PM, Cohen N, Colman PG, de Bock M, Hendrieckx C, Holmes-Walker DJ, Horsburgh JC, Jenkins AJ, Kaye J, Keech AC, Kumareswaran J, MacIsaac RJ, McCallum RW, Sims C, Speight J, Stranks SN, Trawley S, Ward GM, Sundararajan V, Jones TW, O’Neal DN. 

The National Gestational Diabetes Register improvement project - findings of a consumer and general practice review (POSTER). Morrison M, Strickland J, Houvardas E, Watson N, Audehm R, Barry A, Hendrieckx C, Nankervis A, Porter C, Scibilia R, Ross G. 

The role of health professionals in a consumer-empowered diabetes peer support model (ORAL). Ross M, Taverna G, Lake A, Speight J, Hider K, Jones C.

A qualitative investigation of the acceptability to adults with type 1 diabetes of five diabetes-specific quality of life measures. Findings of the YourSAY: QoL study (POSTER). Schipp J, Holmes-Truscott E, Hendrieckx C, Coates E, Heller S, Cooke D, Speight J

Comparison of the acceptability and psychometric properties of scales assessing the impact of type 1 diabetes on quality of life: results of the YourSAY:QoL study (POSTER). Speight J, Holmes-Truscott E, Hendrieckx C, Coates E, Heller SR, Cooke D. 


Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC)

3-5 July 2019 | Exeter, United Kingdom 

Personalised care for people with type 2 diabetes: Development of an integrated shared decision-making tool embedded in the electronic medical record in primary care (POSTER). Furler J, Kunstler B, Kilov G, McLachlan H, Kennedy M, Audehm R, O’Neal D, Boyle D, Clarke K, Holmes-Truscott E, Speight J, Zoungas S, Lo S, Manski-Nankervis J.


17th World Congress of the International Pancreas & Islet Transplant Association (IPITA)

2-5 July 2019 | Lyon, France 

Islet transplantation within the NHS programme is associated with reduced fear of hypoglycaemia and improved diabetes-specific quality of life (ORAL). Flatt A, Holmes-Truscott E, Thuraisingam S, Bennett S, Crookston R, Pimkova M, Birtles L, Casey J, Pernet A, Wood R, Choudhary P, Forbes S, Rutter M, Rosenthal M, Johnson P, Shaw JAM, Speight J.


79th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA)

7-11 June 2019 | San Francisco, United States of America

GP-OSMOTIC: An RCT to Determine the Effect of 3-Monthly Retrospective Continuous Glucose Monitoring (rCGM) On 12-Month Hba1c In Adults with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) In Primary Care (POSTER). Furler J, O’Neal DN, Speight J, Blackberry I, Manski-Nankervis J, Thuraisingam S, de la Rue K, Ginnivan L, Doyle R, Holmes-Truscott E, Khunti K, Dalziel K, Chiang J, Audehm R, Kennedy M, Clark M, Jenkins AJ, Lake A, Januszewski A, Liew D, Clarke PM, Best JD. 

Comparison of the acceptability and psychometric properties of scales assessing the impact of type 1 diabetes on quality of life: results of the YourSAY:QoL study (POSTER and POSTER DISCUSSION). Speight J, Holmes-Truscott E, Hendrieckx C, Coates E, Heller SR, Cooke D.


Australian Practice Nurse Association (APNA) National Conference

4-6 April 2019 | Adelaide, Australia

A review of the National Gestational Diabetes Register – optimising postnatal communications in the primary care setting. Morrison M, Strickland J, Houvardas E, Watson N, Audehm R, Barry A, Hendrieckx C, Nankervis A, Porter C, Scibilia R, Ross G.


14th International Eating Disorders Conference

20-22 March 2019 | London, United Kingdom

Psychological correlates of disordered eating in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Examination of risk and protective factors. King R, Araia E, Hendrieckx C, Pouwer F, Speight J


Diabetes UK Professional Conference 

6-8 March 2019 | Liverpool, United Kingdom

What do we know about health professional-convened diabetes peer support? A scoping review of the literature. Lake AJ, Hider K, Jones C, Johnston S, Taverna G, Speight J.


Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD)

20-23 February 2019 | Berlin, Germany 

Glucose time-in-range after type 1 diabetes education is not different between adults using insulin pumps and multiple daily injections (ORAL). McAuley S, Vogrin S, Lee M, Paldus B, Bach L, Burt M, Clarke P, Cohen N, Colman P, de Bock M, Hendrieckx C, Holmes-Walker DJ, Horsburgh J, Jenkins A, Kaye J, Keech A, Kumareswaran K, MacIsaac R, McCallum R, Sims C, Speight J, Stranks S, Trawley S, Ward G, Sundararajan V, Jones T, O'Neal D. 

Driven to hyperglycaemia: adults with type 1 diabetes have higher glucose levels when driving (POSTER). Trawley S, McAuley S, Lee M, Paldus B, Bach L, Burt M, Clarke P, Cohen N, Colman C, de Bock M, Hendrieckx C, Holmes-Walker DJ, Jenkins A, Kaye J, Keech A, Kumareswaran K, MacIsaac R, McCallum R, Sims C, Speight J, Stranks S, Sundararajan V, Vogrin S, Ward G, Jones T, O’Neal D. 


9th Symposium of the European Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association

27-29 January 2019 | Innsbruck, Austria 

Cross-sectional assessment of the association between self-reported hypoglycaemia exposure and graft function, hypoglycaemia awareness and severe hypoglycaemia events in islet transplant recipients. Flatt A, Gordon C, McEvoy D, Bennett D, Wood R, Speight J, Shaw JAM.

International Congress of Behavioral Medicine (ICBM)

14-17 November 2018 | Santiago, Chile

Individual presentation titled: The Use of Leaflets to Promote Self-Directed Health Behavior Change: Targeting Two Populations at Risk of Vision Loss From Diabetic Retinopathy (symposium). Abraham C, Staiger P, O'Donnell R, Lake AJ. Symposium: Developing and Evaluating Self-Directed Behaviour Change Interventions. 

Barriers and enablers to structured type 1 diabetes education for adolescents: The TEAM T1 experience (oral). Hagger V, Collins E, Duggan-Larkin K, Hendrieckx C, Speight J.

What is the effect of a tailored, evidence-based leaflet on diabetic retinopathy screening uptake among young adults with type 2 diabetes? Findings from a randomized controlled trial (oral). Lake AJ, Browne JL, Rees G, Speight J.


1st International Conference on Diabetes and Eating Disorders

9-11 November 2018 | New Orleans, United States of America

Diabetes and eating problems on Twitter: Qualitative analysis (poster). Araia E, Hendrieckx C, Trawley S, Speight J, King R. 

Gender differences in disordered eating behaviors and body dissatisfaction among adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Results from diabetes MILES Youth (oral). Araia E, Hendrieckx C, Pouwer F, Speight J, King  R.


Australasian Diabetes Congress (ADC)

22-24 August 2018 | Adelaide, Australia

What do adults with type 2 diabetes want from the ‘perfect’ self-management app? Results from the second Diabetes MILES – Australia (MILES-2) Study (poster). Baptista S, Trawley S, Pouwer F, Wadley G, Oldenburg B, Speight J. 

Assessing the impact of diabetes on quality of life: psychometric validation of the DAWN2 Impact of Diabetes Profile in the second Diabetes MILES – Australia survey (poster). Holmes-Truscott E, Speight J, Skovlund SS, Hendrieckx C, Pouwer F, Peyrot M. 

A review of NDSS pregnancy and diabetes website reach and identifying areas for improvement (poster). Morrison M, Audehm R, Barry A, Hendrieckx C, Nankervis A, Porter C, Scibilia R, Ross G. 

ADEA Symposium: Supporting the emotional health needs of Australians with diabetes in clinical practice. Speight J, Hendrieckx C, d”Emden H, Mosely K, Munt R. 


Australia and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED)

3-4 August 2018 | Melbourne, Australia

Disordered eating behaviours and psychological correlates within type 1 diabetes: Examination of risk and protective factors. King R, Araia E, Hendrieckx C.


PsychoSocial Aspects of Diabetes (PSAD)

3-5 May 2018 | Verona, Italy

HypoRESOLVE (Hypoglycaemia - REdefining SOLutions for better liVEs): a new, multi-national study that is also focused on the psychological impact of hypoglycaemia, with funding from the Horizon 2020 programme (oral). Pouwer F, Speight J.


39th Annual Meeting of Society of Behavioral Medicine

11-14 April 2018 | New Orleans, United States of America

Baseline sample characteristics and 6-month evaluation of an mHealth program for people with type 2 diabetes – My Diabetes Coach (poster). Baptista S, Zemanek J, Shetty S, Zhou R, Bird D, Oldenburg on behalf of the research investigators (including Speight J).


Diabetes UK Conference

14-16 March 2018 | London, United Kingdom

The relationship between social support, diabetes distress and blood glucose levels in people with diabetes: Diabetes-MILES Australia. Chan CKY, Smith KJ, Cockshaw W, Holmes-Truscott E, Ventura AD, Browne JL, Pouwer F, Speight J.


International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD)

14-17 February 2018 | Vienna, Austria

Non-linear relationships between fear of hypoglycemia and actual risk for severe hypoglycemia in parents of adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Gonder-Frederick L, Hendrieckx C, Pouwer F, Speight J


5th International Conference of Prospective Memory (ICPM)

3-6 January 2018| Melbourne, Australia

Are subjective prospective memory problems associated with medication forgetting among adults with diabetes? Results from the second Diabetes MILES-Australia (MILES-2) study (poster). Trawley S, Speight J.

43rd Annual Conference of the International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes

18-22 October 2017 | Innsbruck, Austria

Establishing clinical cutoffs for the Hypoglycemia Fear Survey (ORAL). Driscoll KA, Bennett Johnson S, Hendrieckx C, Noser A, Patton SR, Gonder-Frederick L. 


Australasian Road Safety Conference

10-12 October 2017 | Perth, Australia

Why don’t Australian drivers with type 1 diabetes check their blood 2 glucose before driving? Trawley S, Holmes-Truscott E, Speight J


ADS & ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting

30 August - 1 September 2017 | Perth, Australia 

The role of the media in stigmatisation of Type 2 diabetes and association with diabetes distress: A mixed-methods study (poster). Browne JL, Tang J, Ventura AD, Mosely K, Speight J

Glycaemic variability, time-in-target, and their association with diabetes-specific distress and diabetes-specific quality of life in adults with type 2 diabetes: study protocol (poster). Gladman T, Manski-Nankervis J, Browne JL, Speight J, Furler J. 

Sustained improvement in diabetes-specific quality of life in adults with long-standing type 1 diabetes and problematic hypoglycaemia: 2-year results from the HypoCOMPaSS study (oral). Holmes-Truscott E, Speight J, Kerr D, Flanagan D, Heller SR, Evans ML, Shaw JAM.

Satisfaction with insulin therapy and glucose monitoring among adults with long-standing type 1 diabetes and problematic hypoglycaemia: results from the HypoCOMPaSS study (poster) Speight J, Holmes-Truscott E, Kerr D, Flanagan D, Heller SR, Evans ML, Shaw JAM.

Validation of the Diabetes Centrality Scale (DCS) among Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: Results from the second Diabetes MILES – Australia (MILES-2) Study (poster) Ventura AD, Browne JL, Hansen UM, Pouwer F, Speight J.


Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine (ASBHM)

13-15 July 2017 | Gold Coast, Australia

Developing a leaflet intervention to promote retinal screening uptake among young adults with type 2 diabetes: An intervention mapping approach (oral). Lake AJ, Browne JL, Rees G, Tumino D, Hines C, Abraham C, Speight J.


77th American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions

9-13 June 2017 | San Diego, United States of America

Differences in Beliefs between Adults with Intact and Impaired Awareness of Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes: A US Sample (poster). Cook A, deZoysa N, Smith E, Speight J, DuBose S, Mengdi W, Rickels M, Amiel SA.

Development and Feasibility of mHAT: a smartphone app to improve awareness of hypoglycemia (poster). Hendrieckx C, Trawley S, O E, Hagger V, Skinner TC, Austen D, Speight J.


75th American Psychosomatic Society conference (APS)

15-18 March 2017 | Seville, Spain

Type D personality, dyadic adjustment, and perceived social support in adults with diabetes (poster). Spek V, Nefs G, Mommersteeg P, Speight J, Pouwer F, Denollet J.


Diabetes UK Professional Conference 

8-10 March 2017 | Manchester, United Kingdom

Continuous glucose monitoring: characteristic groups emerging from qualitative exploration of user expectations and experience (poster). Gulland J, Weatherburn S, Little SA, Speight J, Shaw JAM. 

Sustained improvement in diabetes-specific quality of life in adults with long-standing type 1 diabetes and problematic hypoglycaemia: 2-year results from the HypoCOMPaSS study (poster and oral, shortlisted for prize). Holmes-Truscott E, Speight J, Kerr D, Flanagan D, Heller SR, Evans ML, Shaw JAM.

Satisfaction with insulin therapy and glucose monitoring among adults with long-standing type 1 diabetes and problematic hypoglycaemia: results from the HypoCOMPaSS study. Speight J, Holmes-Truscott E, Kerr D, Flanagan D, Heller SR, Evans ML, Shaw JAM.

The role of the media in stigmatisation of Type 2 diabetes and association with diabetes distress: A mixed methods study (poster). Browne JL, Tang J, Ventura AD, Mosely K, Speight J.


Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD)

15-18 February 2017 | Paris, France

General practice optimizing structured monitoring to improve clinical outcomes in type 2 diabetes: The GP-OSMOTIC Study Protocol (poster tour). Furler J, O’Neal D, Speight J, Blackberry I, Manski-Nankervis J, Browne J, Khunti K, DalzielK, Best J. 

International Congress of Behavioral Medicine (ICBM)

7-10 December 2016 | Melbourne, Australia

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

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

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

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

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). 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.


International Society for Pediatric & Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD)

26-29 October 2016 | Valencia, Spain

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


European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)

12-16 September 2016 | Munich, Germany

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

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


ADS ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting

26-29 August 2016 | Gold Coast, Australia 

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

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

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

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


International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology

2-5 August 2016 |Brisbane, Australia

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


American Diabetes Association (ADA) 76th Scientific Sessions

10-14 June 2016 | New Orleans, United States of America 

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

Hypoglycemia awareness and psychosocial burden are comparable in islet transplant candidates with high (>8%) and lower baseline HbA1c (oral). 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.

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). 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. 

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


Primary Health Care Research Conference (PHC)

8-9 June 2016 | Canberra, Australia

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). 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.


PsychoSocial Aspects of Diabetes (PSAD) 21st Spring Scientific Meeting

15-17 April 2016 | Würzburg, Germany

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

IDF World Diabetes Congress

30 November – 4 December 2015 | Vancouver, Canada

The impact of the Stepping Up intervention on HbA1c and patient-reported outcomes of adults with type 2 diabetes (poster). 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. 

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


Deakin University/Barwon Health 2015 Research Awards

9-13 November 2015 | Geelong, Australia

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

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


International Society for Pediatric and Adolescents Diabetes (ISPAD) Conference

7-10 October 2015 | Brisbane, Australia

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

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

Gender and age differences in diabetes distress and depressive symptoms among 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.

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

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


Australian Disease Management Association (ADMA) Annual National Conference

10-11 September 2015 | Brisbane, Australia

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


Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society

28-30 August 2015 | Adelaide, Australia

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


Australian Diabetes Society / Australian Diabetes Educators’ Association Annual Scientific Meeting 

26-28 August 2015 | Adelaide, Australia

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

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

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

Perspectives of a 2-Day support program for parents of adolescents with type 1 diabetes – the TEAM T1 Program (oral). Hagger V, Collins E, Duggan-Larkin K, Hendrieckx C, Cotterill A, 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). Hagger V, Trawley S, Hendrieckx C, Scibilia R, Cameron F, Pouwer F, Skinner T, 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). Halliday JA, Hendrieckx C, Beeney L, Speight J.

It is definitely a game changer”: Closed Loop technology in the home experienced by adults with type 1 diabetes (poster). 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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). 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.

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


American Diabetes Association 75th Scientific Session

5-9 June 2015 | Boston, United States of America

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). Fenwick E, Rees G, Holmes-Truscott E, Browne JL, Pouwer F, Speight J.

“It is definitely a game changer”: Closed Loop technology in the home experienced by adults with type 1 diabetes (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.

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

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). 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.

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


PSAD Spring Scientific Meeting

17-19 April 2015 | Malmö, Sweden

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


Diabetes UK Annual Professional Conference

11-13 March 2015 | London, England

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

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

ADS/ADEA Annual Scientific Conference

27-29 August 2014 | Melbourne, Australia

Suicidal ideation or non-suicidal self-harm? A mismatch between the DSM-IV criterion and PHQ-9 item nine. Browne JL, Nefs G, Pouwer F, Speight J.

Basal Plus compared with Biphasic insulin in type 2 diabetes: A post-hoc, subset analysis of the Australian data from the LANSCAPE trial. Cohen N, Speight J, Stranks S, O’Neal D, D’Emden M. 

The association of blood glucose meter readings and emotional well-being in adults with type 1 diabetes. Fineberg D, Hendrieckx C, Balkau B, Halliday J, Speight J, Cohen D.

Lixisenatide improves treatment satisfaction in adults with type 2 diabetes regardless of timing of administration. Fournier M, Guillonneau S, Shehadeh N, Speight J, Tinahones FJ, Dimitriadis G, Germé M, Ahré B.

Associations between glycaemic control, disease burden and emotional well-being in adults with type 2 diabetes: preliminary analysis of baseline data from the Stepping Up Study. Manski-Nankervis J, Furler JS, Blackberry I, Holmes-Truscott E, Young D, Patterson E, O'Neal D, Ginnivan L, Liew D, Segal L, May C, Speight J, Best JD.

Suicidal ideation in type 1 and type 2 diabetes: results from Diabetes MILES – Australia. Handley T, Ventura A, Browne JL, Rich J, Reddy P, Pouwer F, Speight J.

Structured type 1 diabetes education delivered in routine care reduces diabetes-related emergencies and emotional distress: results from OzDAFNE. Holmes-Truscott E, Hendrieckx C, Harvey D, Hagger V, Harris S, Knight B, McIntyre HD, Speight J.

Helping young people through transition. Results from the NDSS Youth Transition Pack (YTP) Evaluation. McDonald D, Cheney J, Speight J, Scibilia R.


28th International Congress of Applied Psychology

11 July 2014 | Paris, France

Desktop virtual reality for a realistic price: methodology for using the Source 3D game engine in psychological research. Trawley S.


American Diabetes Association 74th Scientific Session

13-17 June 2014 | San Francisco, United States of America

2014 - Who wants to join diabetes peer support groupsWho wants to join diabetes peer support groups? Results from Diabetes MILES – Australia. Browne JL, Halliday J, O’Neil A, Pouwer F, Speight J.

Use of structured self-monitoring of blood glucose improves glycemic control in Australians with non-insulin-treated type 2 diabetes: first results of the STeP IT UP trial. Speight J, Browne JL, Barclay AW, Shapiro H, Koumantakis G, Hunter T, Koehler W, Capezio L, Petersen B.

IDF World Diabetes Congress

2-6 December 2013 | Melbourne, Australia

Employment and economic hardship are barriers to self-management in people with type 2 diabetes: Results from Diabetes MILES – Australia (poster). Browne JL, O’Neil A, Williams E, Horne R, Pouwer F, Speight J.

Diabetes-related stigma: Perspectives from adults with type 1 diabetes (oral). Browne JL, Ventura A, Mosely K, Speight J.

Searching for help online:  understanding the experience of pregnancy and motherhood for women with type 1 diabetes (oral).  Edwards H, Bridgman H, Speight J, Skinner TC.

Validation of the WHO-5 as a first step screening tool for monitoring depression in English-speaking adults with type 1 or 2 diabetes (oral). Halliday JA, Hendrieckx C, Browne JL, Nefs G, Pouwer F, Speight J. 

“It’s like saying to a child ‘be good’!” a qualitative study of the perceived impact of language among people with type 1 and type 2 Diabetes (oral). Holmes-Truscott E, Hendrieckx C, Dunning T, Skinner T, Speight J.

Camps are about “having a great time and lots of fun!”: evaluation of Diabetes Australia – Vic’s Diabetes Camps Program (poster). Holmes-Truscott E, Hendrieckx C, Dunning T, Skinner T, Speight J.


ADS/ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting

28-30 August 2013 | Sydney, Australia

Improving self-monitoring of blood glucose among adults with type 1 diabetes: an interim analysis of The MobileTM Study. Abousleiman J, Chronopoulos A, Leader N, Molyneaux L, Speight J, Gilfillan C , Overland J.

Supporting self-management and optimising mental health in people with type 1 diabetes: an education resource for trainees in adult endocrinology. Conn J, Silberberg CL, Hendrieckx C, Kenkin AJ, Nankervis A, Cheung NW.

Monitoring the well-being of people with diabetes: how to translate guidelines into routine care? The NDSS National Development Program for Mental Health and Diabetes. Halliday J, Hendrieckx C, Beeney L, Morrish L, Baxandall S, Speight J.

How problematic hypoglycaemia compromises quality of life. Hendrieckx C, Halliday JA, Colman P, Cohen N, Jenkins A, Speight J.


Primary Health Care Research Conference

10-12 July 2013 | Sydney, Australia

‘Stepping Up' study protocol: A cluster RCT of team-based transition to insulin in primary care for people with type 2 diabetes. Furler J, Blackberry I, O'Neal D, Ginnivan L, Manski-Nankervis JA, Holmes-Truscott E, Young D, Best J, Patterson E, Speight J.


American Diabetes Association 73nd Scientific Sessions

20-24 June 2013 | Chicago, United States of America

Perspectives on diabetes-related social stigma: an interview study. Browne JL, Ventura A, Mosely K, Speight J

A Definitive Multicenter RCT to Restore Hypoglycemia Awareness and Prevent Recurrent Severe Hypoglycemia in Adults with Long-Standing Type 1 Diabetes: Results from the HypoCOMPaSS Trial. Little S, Leelarathna L, Walkinshaw E, Tan HK, Chapple O, Lubina-Solomon A, Barendse S, Chadwick T, Brennand C, Stocken D, Wood R, Marshall SM, Begley J, Kerr D, Speight J, Flanagan D, Heller S, Evans M, Shaw JAM.

Psychometric Validation of a Novel Measure of Impaired Awareness of Hypoglycemia: the Hypoglycemia Awareness Questionnaire (HypoA-Q). Speight J, Barendse SM, Inkster B, Frier BM, Shaw JAM.

Glycemic Control and Treatment Satisfaction in Type 2 Diabetes: Basal Plus Compared with Biphasic Insulin in the LANSCAPE Trial. Vora J, Cohen N, Evans M, Hockey A, Speight J, Whately-Smith C. 


PsychoSocial Aspects of Diabetes (PSAD) Study Group of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes

12-14 April 2013 | Zadar, Croatia

Development and evaluation of a tailored internet-based intervention to improve psychological receptiveness to insulin in people with type 2 diabetes. PsychoSocial Aspects of Diabetes. Holmes-Truscott E, Austin D, Speight J.


Diabetes UK Annual Professional Conference

13-15 March 2013 | Manchester, United Kingdom

Explaining engagement in self-monitoring of blood glucose and urinalysis among participants of the DESMOND SMBG trial: a qualitative interview study. Eborall H, McNicol, Dallosso H, Speight J, Daly H, Martin-Stacey L, Carey M, Davies M, Khunti K, Heller SR.

Does self-monitoring of blood glucose as opposed to urinalysis provide additional benefit in people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes receiving structured education? A cluster randomised controlled trial. Heller SR, Dallosso H, Hadjiconstantinou M, Morris D, Speight J.


Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine

6-8 February 2013 | Newcastle, Australia

Concerns about current diabetes medications are associated with perceived barriers to future insulin use in people with type 2 diabetes. Holmes-Truscott E, Horne R, Skinner TC, Pouwer F, Speight J.

Australian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society

31 August - 1 September 2012 | Gold Coast, Australia

Happy mums: how to support women with type 1 diabetes in early motherhood. Hendrieckx C.


ADS-ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting

29-31 August 2012 | Gold Coast, Australia

Sexual dysfunction in adults with diabetes: Results from Diabetes MILES - Australia. Browne JL, Byrne M, Pouwer F, Speight J.

Emotional well-being and social and economic disadvantage in severely obese people with type 2 diabetes: Results from Diabetes MILES - Australia. Browne JL, Dixon JB, Reddy P, Pouwer F, Speight J.

The needs, concerns, and characteristics of young Australian adults with type 2 diabetes. Browne JL, Scibilia R, Speight J.

An audit of psychological well-being in adults with type 1 diabetes attending tertiary diabetes clinics in Melbourne. Hendrieckx C, Bowden J, Halliday J, Colman P, Cohen N, Jenkins A, Speight J.

Prevalence of self-reported severe hypoglycaemia in adults with type 1 diabetes attending tertiary diabetes clinics in Melbourne. Hendrieckx C, Halliday J, Bowden J, Colman P, Cohen N, Jenkens A, Speight J.

Subjective wellbeing among adults with diabetes: Results from Diabetes MILES - Australia. Holmes-Truscott E, Browne J, Cummins RA, Reddy P, Pouwer F, Speight J.

Psychological insulin resistance in Australians with type 2 diabetes already using insulin: Results from Diabetes MILES - Australia. Holmes-Truscott E, Skinner TC, Pouwer F, Speight J.

Diabetes care and provision: Barriers, enablers and service needs of young adults with type 1 diabetes. Kibbey K, Speight J, Wong J, Smith L, Teede H.

Physical activity in adults with type 2 diabetes: Results from Diabetes MILES - Australia. Mosely K, Browne JL, Pouwer F, Speight J.

Skinner TC, Allen PL, Speight J, Browne J, Pouwer F, Dunbar J. Does the shortage of diabetes specialists in regional and rural Australia matter? Results from Diabetes MILES - Australia. Skinner TC, Allen PL, Speight J, Browne J, Pouwer F, Dunbar J. 

The well-being and support needs of Australian adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes: First results from Diabetes MILES - Australia. Speight J, Browne JL, Holmes-Truscott E, Hendrieckx C, Pouwer F.

The Role of Diabetes Specific and Generalised Self-Efficacy in the Relationship between Quality of Care and Self-Management of Diabetes: Results from Diabetes MILES - Australia. Tregea H, Lee C, Browne JL, Pouwer F, Speight J.


Diabetes UK Scientific Conference

7-9 March 2012 | Glasgow, UK 

Development of a behavioural intervention targeting free-living physical activity in adults with type 2 diabetes in primary care: Movement as Medicine. Avery L, Taylor L, Lievesley M, Mosely K, Speight J, Sniehotta FF, Trenell MI.

Drivers of recurrent severe hypoglycaemia and implications for its prevention: a qualitative study of adults with type 1 diabetes. Barendse SM, Singh H, Heller SR, Little SA, Rutter MK, Shaw JAM, Speight J.

The ‘My Hypo Compass’ psycho-educational intervention: design of a novel curriculum to aid the prevention of severe hypoglycaemia. Little SA, Barendse SM, Evans ML, Kyne D, Speight J, Thomas RM, Shaw JAM.

Diabetes self-management strategies after DAFNE structured education. Diabetes UK Conference, Glasgow, UK. Mansell P, Grant L, Cooke D, Rea R, Taylor C, Speight J, Simon Heller.

PsychoSocial Aspects of Diabetes (PSAD) Study Group of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes

13-15 May 2011 | Cambridge, UK

The Diabetes MILES study: a national survey of psychological, behavioural, and social aspects of living with diabetes in Australia. Browne JL, Holmes-Truscott E, Speight J.


ADS-ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting

2011 | Perth, Australia

Brief assessment of diabetes-related distress: ‘PAID’ short forms not confirmed in an unselected sample in regional Australia. Browne JL, Morris A, Speight J.  

Clinical insights about the feasibility and value of routine monitoring of diabetes-related distress (using the PAID) in a regional Australian diabetes clinic. Morris A, Browne JL, Speight J.  

Social stigma in diabetes: a growing problem for an increasing epidemic. Mosely KM, Schabert J, Browne JL, Speight J.

Talking the Talk: How to Engage People with Diabetes. Speight J, Dunning T, Scibilia R, Holmes-Truscott E, Skinner TC.


Combined Abstracts of 2011 Australian Psychology Conferences, 46th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society

“Movement as Medicine”: combining theory and research to develop an online professional development training program and support materials to assist primary healthcare professionals intervening to increase physical activity in people with type 2 diabetes. Mosely KM, Avery L, Speight J, Sniehotta F, Trenell M.

The Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes: an idea whose time has come? Speight J, Browne JL.