24 Nov 2017
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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Event location
Diabetes Victoria
568-570 Elizabeth Street
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The one-day OzDAFNE Health Professional workshop is aimed at health professionals involved in the direct care and support of people with type 1 diabetes.
The workshop covers:
  • The history and evidence base of the DAFNE program (known in Australia as OzDAFNE)
  • Insulin dose adjustment using the DAFNE principles
  • The DAFNE approach to food and carbohydrate counting
  • DAFNE hypoglycaemia management
  • DAFNE ketone and illness guidelines
  • DAFNE exercise guidelines
  • How to support DAFNE graduates in the community
  • How to refer suitable patients to the program
  • The DAFNE accreditation and training process for health professionals
  • The workshop also includes an opportunity to discuss the pros and cons of the DAFNE approach with a participant who has completed the program.