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Diagnosis and Treatment of Young-onset Type 2 Diabetes – webinar

Diagnosis and Treatment of Young-onset Type 2 Diabetes – webinar

Please join us for an engaging educational webinar designed for all health professionals who care for Type 2 Diabetes patients.

Topics include:

  • Update on the burden of diabetes in the NT
  • Importance of early intensive management of young-onset T2D
  • Screening for diabetes in young people
  • Management of young-onset T2D
  • Challenges of looking after diabetes in young people

Presenter: Dr Matthew Hare


After completing his undergraduate medical training, Matt undertook his residency and began specialist training in Endocrinology at The Alfred Hospital and later Monash Health in Melbourne. He moved to Darwin in 2019 to start a PhD under the supervision of Professor Louise Maple-Brown looking at intergenerational trends in diabetes and cardiometabolic health. He also does clinical work in Endocrinology and General Medicine at Royal Darwin Hospital. Matt has a longstanding interest in the epidemiology, determinants and prevention of non-communicable diseases, particularly those associated with diabetes and obesity. He has previously completed an honours year working in diabetes epidemiology at Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne and a brief placement with the MRC Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge. His PhD work is supported by a NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship, the NHMRC/Diabetes Australia Postgraduate Award and the Douglas and Lola Douglas Scholarship in Medical Science from the Australian Academy of Science.

This webinar is most suited to GPs, GP Registrars, Nurses, Aboriginal Health Practitioners and Allied Health Practitioners.

Cost: Free




23 Feb 2022


6:00 pm - 7:00 pm



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