Live Webinar “Trident – Together let’s improve the lives of people living with Diabetes”

Posted by: | Posted on: May 3, 2020

Dear Valued MDES Members,

There will be a live webinar entitled “Trident – Together let’s improve the lives of people living with Diabetes” on 9.5.2020 (Saturday) from 3pm until 5pm.

Please click on this link to register:

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/344631330828160269

Thank you.

MDES Executive Committee


Online CME – Diabetes and Ramadan

Posted by: | Posted on: April 20, 2020

Dear Valued MDES Members,

A new, certified short course on Diabetes and Ramadan is available on the IDF School of Diabetes.

Please click on this link to access the online course:

https://www.idfdiabeteschool.org/Short-Course/diabetes-ramadan/en

Thank you.

MDES Executive Committee


COVID-19 & Diabetes: The Malaysian Perspective Webinar on 23.4.2020

Posted by: | Posted on: April 18, 2020

Dear Valued MDES members,

Please click on this link to register for the webinar:

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/216344712010512654

Thank you.

MDES Executive Committee


Diabetes and COVID-19

Posted by: | Posted on: April 9, 2020

Diabetes and COVID-19

The global coronavirus pandemic poses a serious threat to health, with a fatality rate of almost 2%. While for many (more than 80% of cases), COVID-19 is mild, with minimal flu-like symptoms, in close to 15% of cases it has been severe and in 5% of cases it has led to critical illness.

What can people with diabetes and their loved ones do?

Read the IDF RECOMMENDATIONS here

Interview with Prof. Boulton, IDF President

Prof. Andrew Boulton, President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), held a Q&A interview on how COVID-19 affects people with diabetes and what they should do to prevent and manage the illness. Watch the video here.

SURVEY: Global views on COVID19

For Healthcare Professionals only: Dr. Yogini Chudasama & Prof. Kamlesh Khunti from the Diabetes Centre, University of Leicester, UK are collecting views to evaluate the global impact of COVID19 on care for individuals living with chronic diseases. 

Complete the survey here (2-3 minutes)

Home-based exercise against COVID19

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, governments in many countries have restricted the movement of their citizens, confining them to the home environment. Nevertheless, daily physical activity is an integral part of diabetes management and should be maintained.

Read the home-based exercise plan

Recorded webinar “diabetes in locked-in times”

The IDF South East Asia Region hosted a webinar on the management of diabetes and the link between diabetes and COVID-19, on Saturday 4th April 2020. Key speaker experts include Dr. Shashank Joshi, Dr. Sanjay Kalra, Dr. V. Mohan and Dr. Aravind Sosale.

Watch the webinar online

If you would like to suggest a topic or become a D-NET discussion leader, contact us at d-net@idf.org!

Have you recently published a diabetes-related article or resource? Upload it to the D-NET Library!

Are you attending or organizing a diabetes-related event? Upload the details to the D-NET Calendar!

Do you have a question or issue related to diabetes care? Consult the D-NET community through Ask D-NET!

Questions or feedback on D-NET? Contact us through the contact form!


Postponement of MDES Workshop 2020: Diabetes Education : The Art and The Science

Posted by: | Posted on: March 16, 2020

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

The Organising Committee of the Malaysian Diabetes Educators Society (MDES) Workshop 2020: Diabetes Education : The Art and The Science is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Malaysia. In view of the current increasing outbreak, the COVID-19 had recently been declared a pandemic, it is with much regret that a postponement of the event is inevitable. The health and well-being of our colleagues, friends and all participants and employees are of the highest importance to us.

In this respect, please be informed that the workshop is tentatively postponed to 29th November 2020 at Connexion Conference and Events Centre, Nexus until further notice. We will continue to keep watch of the situation and will further notify of any updates.

Our thoughts are with all those impacted by the novel coronavirus, and the healthcare officers that are working tirelessly to combat this unforeseen situation.

We wish everyone well and may we collectively do our part to overcome this pandemic.

Thank you.

Organising Committee of the Malaysian Diabetes Educators Society (MDES) Workshop 2020: Diabetes Education : The Art and The Science

 


MDES Workshop 2020: Diabetes Education : The Art and The Science

Posted by: | Posted on: February 18, 2020

(Second Announcement)

Dear Valued MDES Members,

We are pleased to announce that MDES will be organizing Diabetes Education Workshop : The Art and The Science.

Details are as below:

Date: 11th April 2020 (Saturday)

Venue: Connexion Conference & Event Centre @ Nexus, Petaling Jaya

 

Join the workshop and get a copy of the Malaysian Diabetes Education Manual (2nd Edition) for FREE! All participants are entitled to 1 copy of the manual.

 

For more information, please visit our website.

http://workshop2020.mdes.org.my/

 

Looking forward to see you in the workshop. Thank you.

 

Regards,

Workshop Secretariat


Young CARE Leaders Development Program

Posted by: | Posted on: February 13, 2020

Young CARE Leaders Development Program

Duration: February – December 2020

Venue: Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Organised by: Young Pharmacist Chapter (Johor), Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS) & Coaching Academy

This program is designed for any professionals who aspire to become leaders in the healthcare field.

Program Fees:

Public RM1500.00

YPC/MPS RM700.00

PRP/MyPSA RM600.00

Optional DISC Profiling Assessment RM120.00

Register with a friend to be entitled for 10% discount.

10% discounted rate for MDES members (valid until 22nd Feb 2020).

To be entitled for the discounted rate, just indicate in the registration form, at the last section, “YPC-MDES” upon signing up and the discounted rate would be applied.

Registration will be closed by 15th February 2020.

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/V8UXuUsG5LmYc5qA6

Flyer: https://mdes.org.my/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/YLDP-Info-Pack-1.pdf

Thank you.

MDES Executive Committee

 

 

 


Happy Lunar New Year 2020!

Posted by: | Posted on: January 24, 2020


Evidence-Based Diabetes Care Workshop: Forum for Injection – FIT-MY Injection Technique Guideline and Medical Nutrition Therapy

Posted by: | Posted on: January 2, 2020

Dear Valued MDES Members,

We are pleased to announce that MDES will be organizing the Evidence-Based Diabetes Care Workshop: Forum for Injection – FIT-MY Injection Technique Guideline and Medical Nutrition Therapy as per below details:

Date: 1/3/2020 (Sunday)

Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm

Venue: Akademi Binaan Malaysia Wilayah Sarawak, Kuching

Early bird for the registration will be closed on 1st February 2020. As usual, active MDES members will be entitled for special price.

Please register online by clicking on this link below:

https://bit.ly/2PFxzs5 

Please click on these links below to download the flyer, scientific programme and registration form:

FIT-MY Workshop Kch 2020 Registration Form

Flyer FIT-MY Workshop Kuching 1.3.2020

Scientific Programme FITMY 2020 Kuching

Looking forward to your participation.

Thank you.

Regards,

Workshop Secretariat

 


MALAYSIAN DIABETES EDUCATORS SOCIETY (MDES) SCHOLARSHIP YEAR 2020

Posted by: | Posted on: December 3, 2019

Dear MDES Members,

Greetings from Malaysian Diabetes Educators Society!

Malaysian Diabetes Educators Society (MDES) invites applications for the MDES Scholarship to pursue Postgraduate Training related to Diabetes Management and Education for Year 2020.

Please click on this link to download the related documents:

MDES SCHOLARSHIP AWARD 2020 APPLICATION GUIDE

MDES SCHOLARSHIP 2020 APPLICATION FORM

Please email us for further enquiries regarding MDES Scholarship
(mdes0507@gmail.com).

Thank you.

MDES Executive Committee