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As Australia’s only national behavioural research centre dedicated to diabetes, the ACBRD is pleased to make experts available for consultancy,  research collaboration, contract research, speaking engagements, as well as media enquiries.

We welcome all enquiries and requests for information from clinicians, researchers, policy makers, industry, people with diabetes and their families, media and potential sponsors.

The fields we specialise in are:

  • Depression
  • Diabetes-related distress (burnout) in adults and adolescents with diabetes
  • Driving and diabetes
  • Empowerment
  • Eye health: uptake of retinal screening and personalised eye consultations
  • Fear of hypoglycaemia
  • Glucose monitoring: expectations, experience and optimal use
  • Hypoglycaemia: awareness of symptoms, prevention of severe hypoglycaemia, and impact on self-management and quality of life
  • Language used in communications with and about people with diabetes
  • Mental health and ‘apps’ for diabetes
  • Novel diabetes technologies, e.g. ‘closed loop’ / ‘artificial pancreas’: expectations and experience
  • Peer support
  • Self-care / Self-management of diabetes
  • Pregnancy and pre-pregnancy planning
  • Psychological barriers to treatment intensification (in type 2 diabetes)
  • Psychological insulin resistance
  • Quality of life
  • Social stigma and discrimination
  • Stress
  • Structured diabetes self-management education and support
  • Transplantation: psychosocial aspects of islet and pancreas transplantation

If you would like to speak with one of our experts, please complete the form below, email or contact us on +61 3 8648 1844