This dedicated national diabetes plan was developed to address one of New Zealand’s most serious health issues. The plan was designed with considerable input from people who have diabetes and from the health workforce who care for them.
This National Strategy was launched at Counties on Friday 16 October, by the Minister of Health, click to view a compact copy
Registration opens: 2 November 2015
Early bird registration closes: 18 March 2016
Registration closes: 18 April 2016
Abstract submission opens: 2 November 2015
Abstract submission closes: 12 February 2016
Abstract decision: 4 March 2016
NZSSD professional development award - applications close 1 August, 1 November, 1 February and 1 May see "awards and grants" for further information
discuss with your local provider / DHB for further information
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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 2015 the following grants were awarded:
Eli Lilly (TBC)