Dulaglutide: Who for and how to start?

WEBINAR: Wednesday 24 November 2021, 7.30 - 8.45 pm

Ryan Paul will present a practical guide around experiences with dulaglutide, the newly funded subcutaneous once weekly GLP1 receptor agonist for type 2 diabetes.

Key topics include:

  • Identifying which of your patients will benefit from dulaglutide.
  • Which patients meet the special authority criteria for dulaglutide and who should consider self-funding.
  • When to choose dulaglutide or empagliflozin or both.
  • How to discuss starting dulaglutide with patients and how to manage any adverse effects.
  • Recommended follow up for patients on dulaglutide.

As always, we will answer as many questions as we can as time permits.

Register now.

Intensifying insulin therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes

Presented by: Dr Rosemary Hall, endocrinologist, Capital and Coast DHB
Date: Wednesday 1 December 2021
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm.

Bring along your questions for Dr Rosemary Hall. 

Click here to register. You will then receive an email containing all the details of how to access the webinar.  

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Goodfellow Symposium 2022

The Goodfellow Symposium 2022 will be online for you, with a rich multi-stream two-day programme.

As well as participating in your chosen session you can access all the others, not just the one you are on. Every talk is recorded and accessible immediately after it finishes.

Register here

New Zealand Primary Healthcare Awards 2022

The New Zealand Primary Healthcare Awards are back for 2022.

Know any superstars who deserve special acknowledgement for striving to achieve health equity? 

Go to the New Zealand Primary Healthcare Awards website to check out the 21 awards categories, so you can find the one that is the right fit for you, your team, or an individual colleague. 

Entries are open now, and close on 16 January 2022. Enter here.

RESCHEDULED: New Zealand Women in Medicine Conference

The inaugural New Zealand Women in Medicine (NZWIM) conference will take place at Te Papa in Wellington with the theme "Kotahitanga me Manaakitanga - Celebrating strength in our unity, supporting our community."

During the conference you can look forward to social events, workshops, and presentations from speakers such as Dr Ashley Bloomfield and associate health minister Ayesha Verrall.

The NZWIM conference will now be held at Te Papa from Thursday 12 to Saturday 14 May 2022. 

Register here. 

New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes Annual Scientific Meeting 2022

After a two year absence, the NZSSD is thrilled to reintroduce the Special Interest Days for Diabetes Nurses, Primary Care Clinicians, Diabetes Registrars, Dietitians and Podiatrists.

The meeting promises to be an excellent event where diabetes health professionals, researchers and policy makers can enjoy a stimulating and varied programme, as well as collegial friendship. 

For information on submitting an abstract and registration, click here.

RESCHEDULED: Nurse Practitioners New Zealand Bi-Annual Conference

NPNZ is pleased to invite you to their bi-annual conference.

Held in Masterton, the theme of this conference is “the 20th anniversary of Nurse Practitioners in New Zealand; celebrating our anniversary and looking ahead to being a key part of healthcare’s future”. 

The NPNZ Bi-Annual Conference will now be held 18-20 May 2022. More details to come. 

Nurse Practitioners New Zealand