The session will be an overall introduction to Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. It will explore the use of long and short acting insulin. The presentation will look at side effects from psychotropic medication and the importance of metabolic monitoring, the relationship between diabetes and illicit substance use and the relationship between diabetes and eating disorders.


  • Lin Chen (Clinical Nurse Educator) — Austin Health

Eligibility criteria

This is a free event designed for members of the public clinical mental health workforce in Victoria, (staff employed at Area Mental Health Services, Forensicare or mental health staff from RCH). For example, a social worker working in mental health at Austin Health. Staff from MHCSSs, ACCHOs, AOD or other partner organisations may sometimes also attend. Please note, if you do register for this event and it is not clear you are part of the intended audience, your registration will be confirmed two weeks prior to the event start date, or earlier.

Categories: Physical health
Disciplines: Allied Health, Medical, Nursing, Other
Levels: Introductory, Intermediate
Lifespans: Adult

Tuesday 13 September 2022
14:00 to 15:00
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