The New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes (NZSSD) is the leading diabetes clinical network in New Zealand and the national advisory body on diabetes clinical and scientific matters.
The NZSSD membership comprises disciplines involved in diabetes integrated care and services across the lifespan including diabetes specialist physicians, nurse practitioners, specialist diabetes nurses, podiatrists, dietitians; and ophthalmologists, general physicians, primary health care clinicians, community health workers and allied industries.
The NZSSD collaborates with Diabetes New Zealand for consumer perspectives.The NZSSD's primary objectives are to promote the study of diabetes and the best standards of care of diabetes in New Zealand.
To promote the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in diabetes.
To promote interest in, and improve the clinical practice of, diabetes.
To promote basic and clinical research into diabetes.
To hold scientific meetings annually.
The information on this site is aimed at members of NZSSD, any health professional working in the field of diabetes in New Zealand, and members of the general public.
Members of the public accessing this website who are not qualified health professionals should be aware that any information contained here is designed to complement and support, not replace, your relationship with your health provider(s). Please seek assistance from an appropriately qualified medical professional should you have any concerns regarding diabetes or any other health issue.
Financial membership of the NZSSD permits reduced fee access to all meetings, awards, additional national and international information, and a quarterly Newsletter.
6 months financial membership is required to access travel grants to the ASM and 12 months financial membership is required for professional development awards.
Our membership year runs 1 April to 31 March, with no discount for part-years.