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Diabetes New Zealand Conference 2004

Diabetes New Zealand Conference 2004


The Annual Diabetes New Zealand Conference is being held in Auckland on the 7-9th May 2004. Please find below list of speakers and topics for your information. Media releases covering issues in the conference will be sent out on the 7th of May.

Speakers and topics include:

Dr Don Brash, Leader on the National Party. Copies of his speech will be available on Friday 7t May. Suzanne Snively, PricewaterhouseCoopers - The ‘Value Added by Voluntary Agencies’ project and the Development of Diabetes NZ Balanced Diabetes Scorecard. Dr Karen Poutasi, Director General of Health, Ministry of Health. Professor Andrew Hattersley - Is Diabetes written in the genes? Professor Don Beaven - The launch of Diabetes NZ’s Pre-diabetes pamphlet. John Beattie, Diabetes Suppliers Ltd. Peter Little, President, Diabetes Australia. Alan Barclay, Director, Glycemic Index Ltd, Australia. Nick Hill, CEO, SPARC - Physical activity and people with diabetes. Helen Glasgow, The Quit Line - What are the options for quitting smoking? Dr Sandy Dawson, Ministry of Health - Where are we at with New Zealand’s database and where to in the future for diabetes in New Zealand.

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