Type II diabetes in young people

 

Tuesday, 17 April 2018. 7.30 - 8.45 pm

Dr Steven Miller, Consultant Physician in Endocrinology and Diabetes at North Shore Hospital, Auckland will discuss type II diabetes in young people in NZ, focusing on the following topics: 

  • Diagnosis in young people: what are we doing well, what could we improve?  
  • How should we approach young people at high-risk, or those with pre-diabetes? 
  • Management: what works well? How we can improve?  
  • Complications – prevalence and screening/management.
  • Long-term outcomes for this population. 
  • Case examples of new diagnose, starting insulin, and managing poorly compliant patients.

Resources

Presenter

 

Dr Steven Miller
Consultant Physician in Endocrinology and Diabetes

Dr Steven Miller completed a intercalated BSc(Hons) in Genetics before being awarded MBChB with Commendation in 1999 at the University of Glasgow. He was awarded a PhD for diabetes research in 2007. After completing a 1 year Fellowship at the Garvan Institute for Medical Research and St Vincents Hospital, Sydney Dr Miller moved to New Zealand in 2010. He is now a Consultant Physician in Endocrinology and Diabetes, and General (Internal) Medicine and is based at North Shore Hospital, Auckland, and Waitemata Endocrinology.

 

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