2016 - Strength in Numbers Conference, Thursday June 23

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Programme Outline

NUI, Galway, June 23rd 2016

Framing the challenges: The origins and development of the Galway Young Adult Type 1 Diabetes Study

Prof Sean Dinneen, Principal Investigator Irish Young Adult Type 1 Diabetes Study

Supporting self-management among young adults with type 1 diabetes

Clea Bruun Johansen, Steno Diabetes Centre, Denmark

Dr Barbara Johnson, University of Sheffield, UK

Mr Will Hadfield, Kings College London, UK

Digital technology for supporting self-management of chronic conditions

Dr Rosie Webster, Breast Cancer Now, UK

Mr Robert Cooke, Director of IT Services for Community Health, HSE

Dr Elizabeth Dymond, West of England Academic Health Science Network, UK

Engaging young adults in research and service design

Ms Sarah Simkin, Jigsaw Galway & Galway Young Adult Type 1 Diabetes Study Young Adult Panel

Innovations in service delivery for young adults with type 1 diabetes

Prof John Gregory, Cardiff University, UK

Mr Liam McMorrow, University of Aberdeen, UK

Dr David Chaney, Diabetes UK, Northern Ireland

Panel discussion

Key strategies for improving the health of young adults with type 1 diabetes

 Closing Summary

Mary O'Scannáil, Diabetes Specialist Nurse & Cathy Breen, Dietician, St Columcille's Hospital, Dublin