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Leanne Leanne Foster is a social worker with over 30 years experience in government and healthcare fields. She currently works in management in public hospitals in Victoria where her own patient experience drives her to ensure patients are central in their care and treatment. Having lived with diabetes for [...]




Kim Consumer Advisor and Families Coordinator at Diabetes Victoria Kim Henshaw works at Diabetes Victoria as the Consumer Advisor and Families Coordinator. She brings over 34 years of type 1 diabetes lived experience to her role and has studied Counselling and Communication, Health Promotion and a post-graduate qualification [...]


Diabetes Academy – What’s New in Diabetes? Advanced


Diabetes Academy – What’s New in Diabetes? Advanced University of Melbourne MDHS Short Courses This e-learning course provides an evidence-based update for clinicians on emerging technologies and novel medications available to improve outcomes in people living with diabetes and its complications. The DTRG team members Prof David [...]

Diabetes Academy – What’s New in Diabetes? Advanced2020-09-10T02:37:23+00:00

Our Research


In type 1 diabetes, the pancreas produces little or no insulin which is vital to regulate blood glucose. An artificial pancreas uses man-made technology to mimic a human pancreas. Current systems consist of an insulin pump which communicates with a glucose sensor (CGM).

Our Research2020-08-21T04:13:46+00:00

ADS Kellion award 2019


Professor Alicia Jenkins was awarded the ADS Kellion Award 2019 which is The Australian Diabetes Society’s most prestigious award given to someone who has made an outstanding contribution in diabetes research, clinical or service areas in Australia.

ADS Kellion award 20192020-08-24T13:58:23+00:00

Lactate study results


This poster presents results from a study investigating the use of a prototype interstitial lactate sensor (developed by our collaborators at the University of California, Irvine) in people with type 1 diabetes during exercise.

Lactate study results2020-08-25T00:18:19+00:00

Prof. Alicia Jenkins


Prof. Alicia Jenkins Endocrinologist Prof. Alicia Jenkins, MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRCPAlicia is an endocrinologist with a particular interest in the prediction and prevention of diabetes complications and the use of technology in health care. She is also a member of the International Diabetes Federation Western Pacific Region [...]

Prof. Alicia Jenkins2021-07-28T08:18:18+00:00
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