* Parenting and Type 1 Diabetes
Nov 14, 2017 – Eye On Health Podcast, Dubai Eye
Pam Durant is a guest speaker on this World Diabetes Day special podcast, speaking about her Type 1 son’s diagnosis at 20 months old, and how they handled it. She is joined by Rhian Lindley who has managed to reverse her diabetes diagnosis, and Dr. Farhana bin Lootah of Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, Abu Dhabi.
* Chronic Disease Management, Compliance & Role of Home Care Services
Mar 17, 2017 – Manzi Home Healthcare Conference
Pam Durant joins a panel discussion about motivating and treating chronic disease patients in a home healthcare setting.
* Diabetes – What You Need to Know
Nov 23, 2016 – Presentation at Zayed University for Diabetes Awareness Month, Dubai, UAE
Pam Durant provides an overview to over 200 students about diabetes, what it is, the different types and how it is managed, and some of the misconceptions about the disease. It also emphasizes the reality that anyone can live a full life with diabetes if they manage it properly and seek the correct medical advice.
*Diabetes – Why Your Work Matters
Nov 13, 2016 – Presentation to Middle East employees at Eli Lilly 2016 Diabetes Day
Pam Durant’s presentation highlights what life is like for a diabetic, and the many challenges and misconceptions they face on a daily basis. While diabetes is a very personal disease as each diabetic is different, awareness is still important and the work of those that go into making the life-saving medications diabetics need is important and significant.
* The Challenges of Diabetes at School: The Parent’s Perspective
Oct 14, 2016
While highlighting the challenges for the diabetic child at school, Pam Durant educates school nurses about the tools and requirements to manage diabetes in the education environment. Nurses learn about the impact of Diabetic Medical Management Plans, Communication, Advocacy, Emergency Preparation and Coordination to support students and be the liaison between parents, teachers and others.
* Challenges of Diabetes Management: Parent’s Perspective
Jan 15, 2016 – Lilly Diabetes – “Share The Magic – Beyond Medicine”
Pam Durant’s history of her time as a diabetic caretaker to date, and lessons learned in a caretaker and healthcare delivery context – presented to healthcare providers.
* Facing Challenges of Diabetes: From the Parents’ Perspective
Jun 13, 2015 – Presentation at ISAPD/ASPED/Lilly Diabetes Postgraduate Course, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Pam Durant’s overview of the day-to-day challenges of managing a Type 1 Diabetic. This presentation provides further insight into what happens after the patient leaves the clinical exam, including challenges and psychological issues faced.
* Diabetes & The Patient Experience
May 3, 2014 – Presentation at the Lilly Diabetes Summit, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Pam Durant’s presentation about the patient experience and indicators that define a positive patient experience.