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YDA20 Diabetes Conference
The YDA20 Diabetes Conference will feature sessions discussing the transition to adulthood – moving from parent-led care to self-management, and how to remain positive whilst managing the everyday stresses of having a child live with diabetes. There will also be an opportunity to meet and talk with experienced YDA ambassadors who will share their experiences of living with Type 1 and overcoming their challenges.
There will be three sessions:
|Topic:||Advances in Diabetes treatment: 100 years of discoveries|
|Speaker:||Prof. Ronald Ma, Honorary Consultant and Specialist in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism|
|We are delighted that Prof. Ronald Ma will be the keynote speaker for this Diabetes Conference. Looking forward to learning about the new and latest information on diabetes care from Prof. Ma.|
|Topic:||Moving from parent-led diabetes care as a child to self-management|
|Speakers:||Dr. Pik To Cheung, Specialist in Paediatrics
Mr. Burlingame Chan, an experienced YDA member
|Dr. PT Cheung and experienced YDA member Burlingame Chan will be talking about Transitioning to Adulthood, information on how parents and young people with diabetes move from parent-led diabetes care to self-management.|
|Topic:||Type 1 diabetes family relationship|
|Speaker:||Dr. Aurelius Fung, Specialist in Paediatrics|
|Family relationship is always a difficult topic, and it is even more difficult for families with type 1 diabetes. A discussion led talk by Dr. Aurelius Fung on family relationship and how parents could deal with the pressure of managing children with diabetes|
|There will be “art jam” and “food jam” workshops for children who are aged 12 or below.|
|Date:||27 November (Saturday)|
|Location:||6/F, KOHO, 75 Hung To Road, Kwun Tong|
|Fee:||Free for YDA members (including family members and associate members)
HK$50 for non-members
Quota is limited and seats will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis.
Please fill in below form for registration.