New Year, New Goals Webinar

January 25th, 2022  – Setting Priorities for a Balanced Work/Personal Life – online webinar

Pam Durant leads this webinar on New Year, New Goals.

Research shows that fewer than 10% of people who set New Year’s resolutions actually achieve them and more than 50% of people who make resolutions can’t even remember why they chose their resolution in the first place.

This webinar will discuss this topic and share the science behind these statistics. We will look at how you can set goals and achieve them. Whether you want to set new goals or you want to recommit to previous goals, you will not want to miss this very motivating workshop full of tips to help you succeed.

Diabetes and Your Lifestyle Webinar

November 15th, 2021 – Online webinar in partnership with AES International

Workspace Wellness Webinar

Apr 8th, 2021 – Online webinar in partnership with American Chamber of Commerce, Dubai

Pam Durant presents this online webinar on creating a healthy and productive workspace at home.

Working from home is new to many people, and maintaining productivity with a clear mind is important. Join us as we share the best practices during this time that you can integrate into your daily routine.


  • Tips for stress management while working from home
  • Healthy eating at home
  • How to exercise effectively at home.

Diapoint T1D Online Spring Camp

Mar 28th – Apr 3rd, 2021 – Family-friendly virtual event for people touched by diabetes

Pam Durant launches the first Diapoint online camp. This virtual diabetes event is a family-friendly online camp for people living with diabetes, their friends, families, and anyone who wishes to know more about diabetes in order to support others.

  • Mindfulness exercises
  • Art workshops for children and adults
  • Motivational discussions
  • Information sessions
  • Family activities at home
  • Diabetes trivia
  • Keynote speakers
  • Connection opportunities.

Overcoming Overwhelm Workshop

Feb 8, 2021 – Online coaching experience in partnership with The Coach Link

Pam Durant joins Saleha Surti and fellow coaches to discuss the topic of Overcoming Overwhelm:

  • What causes us to feel overwhelmed?
  • How does overwhelm impact on our life and health?
  • How do we overcome overwhelm at work, in business and in relationships?

Positive on Glucose Global Summit

Nov 14, 2020 – Global Type 1 Diabetes Summit

Pam Durant joins the first POG summit with a panel of outstanding diabetes global activists!

The POG Global Summit is a strategic conversation that brings different perspectives within the current T1D BIG picture. Over the course of the session we will go over all the aspects of living with Type 1 Diabetes and ask BIG questions that will shape the future face of diabetes management.

League of Diathletes Virtual Symposium

Oct 18, 2020 – Global Type 1 Diabetes Symposium

Pam Durant discusses shifting from in-person diabetes events to holding online educational events in 2020 in the time of lockdown and social distancing.

This global event includes:

  • Roundtable discussion
  • Panel of Type 1 Diabetes advocates
  • Keynote speaker Dr Sana Ajmal.

Supporting Working Parents During Covid-19

Apr 22nd, 2020 – Free webinar in partnership with The Coach Link

Pamela Durant (certified lifestyle and wellness coach) and Agni Skafidas (certified career coach) discuss the challenges parents are experiencing during the pandemic:

  • Working from home
  • Home schooling
  • Childcare
  • Managing lockdowns
  • Being realistic about what you can achieve.

How To Use Fear To Your Advantage

Feb 20th, 2020 – Workshop and networking event at the Rove Downtown Hotel, Dubai

Pam Durant presents this workshop on transforming fear into a useful, positive force.

Pam discusses fear and feelings and how they affect our decisions and progress to move forward in our goals.

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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