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Online Events

Our Diabetes Online Events give you the opportunity to learn from and ask questions to leading experts in the field of diabetes in Scotland.

Events are held on Zoom and are free to attend but you have to register in advance. Click on the registration button or email us on and we will send you the log in details for the event. For security, please make sure your Zoom screen name matches the name we have for you.

If you have any suggestions for an event discussion topic, please get in touch. 

Coming up:

Living with Diabetes Q&A for Urdu and Punjabi Speakers

7pm, Wednesday 28 October 2020

Dr Kashif Ali, GP Partner and Primary Care Lead NHS GGC, and Dr Nazim Ghouri, Diabetes Consultant and Chair of NHS GGC Diabetes Equality of Access Group, will lead this discussion event , inviting any questions about living with diabetes.  The session will be conducted in English, Urdu and Punjabi.


Making Change Happen (Highland)

7pm, Wednesday 4 November 2020

Diabetes Scotland's Alison Grant and Mhairi Macdonald will be joined by Fiona McLeod, Health Improvement Specialist at NHS Highland to discuss the health boards type 2 diabetes project.  They are keen to hear from people in the region on how services and support could be improved.


Diabetes and Emotional Wellbeing

7pm, Wednesday 11 November 2020

We will be joined by Dr Kirsty McLellan, Clinical Psychologist at NHS Grampian, to discuss looking after your emotional wellbeing when you're living with diabetes.


Diabetes Research:  DNA that forms part of the gene for insulin

7pm, Wednesday 25 November 2020

Dr Zoe Waller, Associate Professor in Drug Discovery, will talk about her Diabetes UK-funded project looking at the DNA that forms part of the gene for insulin and what that could mean for treating diabetes.


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