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The Welcome Launch of Sydney Health Partners Diabetes and Obesity Clinical Academic Group (DO-CAG)

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You are cordially invited by DO-CAG chairs Professor Louise Baur, Professor Stephen Twigg as well as coordinator Stephanie Noonan.

On the day we are thrilled to introduce SHP by academic and clinical experts including SHP Executive Director Don Nutbeam followed by short presentations led by various early to mid career researchers/clinicians as well as a Q + A panel for those with lived experience in diabetes and obesity moderated by Associate Professor Margaret McGill. The speakers will represent all Sydney Health Partners across i.e. Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District, Northern Sydney Local Health District, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (Westmead campus), Sydney Local Health District, The University of Sydney and Western Sydney Local Health District.

The purpose of DO-CAG is to deliver meaningful health outcomes for people with diabetes and obesity across the life-course, through enabling high quality multidisciplinary research, fostering equitable collaborations amongst academics, clinicians, allied health and consumers as well as increasing the capacity and capabilities of researchers, and improving competitiveness and impact in research translation.

Don't miss out on this unique and exciting opportunity to network, learn, and collaborate with leading professionals in the field. Mark your calendars and be part of this ground-breaking event!






Prof Stephen Twigg

Acknowledgement of country, welcome, introductions, housekeeping, overview of the day

Prof Stephen Twigg

Prof Don Nutbeam

Overview of SHP

Overview of Diabetes & Obesity CAG


Prof Louise Baur

One-hour session of rapid-fire presentations from early & mid-career researchers and clinicians

Screening and prevention of type 1 diabetes: Looking to a new national screening program for all Australian children

Dr Kirstine Bell

Leveraging precision medicine in diabetes in pregnancy to improve maternal and offspring outcomes

Dr Arianne Sweeting

The intersection of metabolic dysregulation in maternal obesity, diabetes and pregnancy

Dr Natassia Rodrigo

EDIT Collaboration – Identifying risk of eating disorders during weight management

Dr Hiba Jebeile

Exercise for Adults with Diabetes related Foot Ulcers: DFUEx Study

A/Prof Nathan Johnson

Understanding changes following bariatric surgery performed in NSW

Ms Sally Badorrek

-The effects of low carbohydrate/ketogenic diets and intermittent fasting on glycemia and metabolic health in adults with T1DM

-A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of GLP-1 Ras on metabolic and glycaemic outcomes in patients with concurrent overweight/obesity and T1DM

Dr Xi May Zhen

Effect of virtual care on diabetes management-systematic review and meta-analysis

Ms Sumathy Ravi


A/Prof Marg McGill

Q&A Panel featuring people with lived experience

Mr Dominic Speranza

Ms Margot Stubbs

Mr Andrew Wilson


Prof Stephen Twigg

Wrap-up, future plans, Further questions


Morning tea

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