Dr Daphne GardnerSenior
consultant, Department of EndocrinologySingapore General Hospital
Dr Daphne Gardner is a Senior Consultant in
Endocrinology in Singapore General Hospital. She graduated from Oxford
University UK and was a clinical lecture in Plymouth UK before attaining
specialist accreditation in Endocrinology in Singapore. She is the lead
clinician for the Young adults with Diabetes and Intensive insulin therapy
programme in Singapore General Hospital. She is also the Director of Education
in the SingHealth-Duke Disease Centre for Diabetes, and currently runs a
Ministry of Health Singapore Programme called GLiMPSE which aims to harness
glucose sensor technology towards advancing behavioural change in type 2
diabetes and improving outcomes.
Content & Creativity, 7 October 2022, 1415 - 1615hrsAdvancing Diabetes Self-care Through Digital Technology
People with diabetes engage with their healthcare team an average of three hours a year; for the remnant 8757 hours, they have to manage this complicated condition themselves. Digital technology has paved the way to support diabetes self-management through education, ease of data tracking and reporting, facilitation of communication, medication dosing advice and even automation of insulin. This session will take the audience through the current diabetes digital landscape, including evidence on how harnessing technology has helped improve diabetes outcomes.
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