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2015 Grants and Awards

The following companies are generously offering grants of up to

$20, 000 in the coming year:






Astra Zenica


Medical and Scientific


More information and application form..



Annual Scientific Meeting 5-8 May, 2015
Venue: Intercontinental Hotel, Wellington
-   Study days - Tuesday 5th May [groups - diabetes nurses, dietitians, podiatrists, pharmacists, registrars and primary care]
-   Conference meeting - Wednesday 6th May to Friday 8th May


see "Meetings" for more information


Abstracts close 27 February

Only those set out in proper format accepted - abstracts@nzssd.org.nz

Acceptance advised 25 March 2015

Conference grant applications accepted until 27 February


Earlybird registrations close 5 April





DESA Sports camp 10-13 April 2015 - note change of date!
Please contact nzssd.org.nz for more information


June 2014


Diabetes Work Programme
If you would like to make a donation to the Society, please follow the link: http://www.givealittle.co.nz/org/amysavage
Virtual Diabetes Register 2013
Grants announced at the Annual Scientific Meeting, Queenstown 8 May 2014 - see awards/grants


Health Improvementy and Innovation Resource Centre - The latest health information at your fingertips HIIRC



“Primary Care Nursing e-Resource”
NZSSD announces a new resource for Primary Health Care Nurses to build knowledge in diabetes care http://www.healthmentoronline.com




Awards and grants closing soon and available to financial members:

NZSSD professional development award - applications close 1 August, 1 November, 1 February and 1 May see "awards and grants" for further information














Diabetes improvement package. Frequently asked questions.




discuss with your local provider / DHB for further information




For the latest on nurse prescribing update






Latest research



Download the latest issue of the NZSSD newsletter:

Spring 2014

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NZSSD is an incorporated society that is open to those involved in the care of people with diabetes. It has over 400 members including diabetes specialist physicians, diabetes specialist nurses, podiatrists, dietitians, ophthalmologists, general physicians, family doctors, community health workers and allied industries.

NZSSD is the national advisory body on scientific and clinical diabetes care and standards. NZSSD's objectives are to promote the study of diabetes and the best standards of care of diabetes in New Zealand. It also provides the national reference source in the subject.

All opinions and position statements are approved by the NZSSD Executive before being posted on this website

NZSSD holds an Annual Scientific Meeting with local and overseas speakers and presentation of original papers. The executive of NZSSD arbitrates the award of research grants in the field and also sponsors a professional development scholarship for non-medical members.

NZSSD publishes “Newsweet”, a quarterly newletter to members. Media enquiries should be directed to the President or Chairman.

NZSSD administers awards and grants - refer to "Awards and Grants"

In 2014 the following grants will be available:

Eli Lilly

i-SENS Pharmaco



- refer "latest news January 2014"

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