The Ultimate T1D School Game Plan

Nov 14, 2019 – Online Self-Paced Course for Parents of Children with Type 1 Diabetes

Pam Durant presents this online course for parents or caretakers of school-age children who have Type 1 Diabetes.

This video-based education experience is open for enrolment from World Diabetes Day (November 14) 2019.

It teaches parents how to plan for the school year, manage the day-to-day, and special situations at school. It is full of practical information, templates and expert experience.

Dubai Business Women’s Council Women’s Health & Wellbeing Conference

Apr 25, 2019 – How To Break Unhealthy Eating Habits

Pam Durant led this feelings-based coaching workshop to help attendees create new, healthy habits.

This conference brought together a group of professionals in the healthcare, mindfulness and wellness industries to shed light on the best practices in those fields that can help working men and women achieve a more balanced and healthier lifestyle, despite all the stress that comes with high responsibilities.

Dubai Business Woman Council

Nov 29, 2018 – Ladies Speed Networking Evening

Pam Durant will discuss diabetes facts and misconceptions in this networking event for business women in Dubai.

News Review for World Diabetes Day 2018

Nov 14, 2018 – The Agenda Podcast with Tom Urquhart

Pam Durant will speak as a guest on Dubai Eye, 103.8FM, is a wonderful radio program in the UAE covering important topics that affect so many people. Listeners can call in and have their say – it’s a rare interactive format not commonly seen in the Middle East.

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.

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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 condition. 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 person with diabetes, and the many challenges and misconceptions they face on a daily basis. While diabetes is a very personal condition as each person is different, awareness is still important and the work of those that go into making the life-saving medications that people with diabetes need is important and significant.

The Challenges of Diabetes at School: The Parent’s Perspective

Oct 14, 2016

While highlighting the challenges for the child with diabetes 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 diabetes 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 person with Type 1 Diabetes. 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.


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