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NZSSD research grant awards to be announced at asm in rotorua


2016 Annual Scientific Meeting 4-6 May 2016, Rotorua, study days 3 May

Enquiries to Ali Copeman

P: +64 3 474 5165 | M: +64 27 474 9887 | W: www.akb.nz

Registration opened: 2 November 2015

Early bird registration closes: 29 March 2016

Registration closes: 18 April 2016

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Abstract submission closed: 26 FEBRUARY 2016


Living Well With Diabetes

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

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
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


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Download the latest issue of the NZSSD newsletter:

Autumn 2016

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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)


i-SENS Pharmaco


NZMS Diabetes


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