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On November 7, 2020 Diabetes Canada launched its first-ever Virtual Diabetes Frontline Forum (DFF). DFF was an event designed for pharmacists, registered dietitians and nurses – the frontline in diabetes care – but was open to all healthcare professionals. The event consisted of Head to Toe Diabetes Care Updates and Industry Knowledge Exchange sessions. 

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Presentation titles and speaker(s) 

Diabetes Frontline Forum (DFF) 2020 | Youtube Videos


ABCDES3 with a COVID-19 Twist

Speakers: Catherine Yu, MD, FRCPC, MHSc, BSc and Susie Jin, RPh, CDE CRE


Improving Adherence in the Type 2 Diabetes Patient through the Diabetes Dialogue 

Speaker: Dr. Barry Simon MD, FRCP 


Blood, Fluid & Tears: Diabetic Retinopathy

Speaker: Dr. Frank A. Stockl, MD, FRCSC, ABO


Practical Tips for Addressing Patients’ Nutrition Questions 

Speakers: Edwina Leung, RD, CDE and Charlotte Chan, RD, CDE


Diabetes & Foot Care: How to Have a Meaningful Impact

Speaker: Dr. Zaina Albalawi, MBBS, MSc, FRCPC


Managing Glycemic excursions – Practical Recommendations to Improving Patient Outcomes

Speakers: Ascensia Presents - Michael Boivin, Bsc, Phm, RPH, CDE and Carlene Oleksyn BSc Pharm., RpH, CTH, CDE


Using Advanced Technology to Optimize Patient Outcomes

Speaker: Abbott Presents - Rick Siemens BSc Pharm., B.Sc. Biol., CDE, CPT


Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetes: Optimizing Renal Protection

Speaker: Janssen Presents - Lori Berard, RN, CDE, Nurse Consultant   


5 Simple Ways to WOW your Clients with Motivational Interviewing

Speaker: Canola Eat Well For Life Presents - Jodi Robinson, RD, CDE


Diabetes Management in a Remote Care Age 

Speaker: MedNow Presents - Pavithra Ravi, RPh, LSS-BB


BED in Diabesity

Speaker: Takeda Presents - James W. Kim - MBBCh, PgDip (Diabetes)


Glucose Monitoring Made Simple: An Overview of Stand-alone Continuous Glucose Monitoring Technology 

Speaker: Medtronic Presents - Adrian Ongpin 

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