Prof Regina Wredling

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Graduated nurse 1964 at Sophiahemmet School of Nursing, Stockholm. Gradually focusing on diabetes care and patients problems connected to the diabetes disease. From 1973 diabetes specialist nurse at Danderyd Hospital. Very soon aware of the patient being the most important person in the treatment of the illness and thus patient education must be given priority…

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Maite Valverde

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Maite Valverde is an advanced Practice Nurse in Diabetes. Master’s Degree in Nursing Care for People with Diabetes (2011), Master in Nursing Sciences (2012) and PhD on Therapeutic Patient Education (2017). Since 1991 she is working as a diabetes specialist nurse in the Endocrinology and Nutrition Service of the Hospital Mútua Terrassa. She has contributed…

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Alicja Szewczyk

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Specialist in the field of diabetic nursing  and in the field of paediatric nursing in The Children’s Memorial Health Institute in Warsow. President of the Polish Federation for Education in Diabetology (PFED). National consultant in the field of diabetes nursing. Master of Nursing, Master of Special Education. She cooperates with medical publishers as an editor and…

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Prof Linda Siminerio

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Linda Siminerio is Professor of Medicine and Professor of Nursing, Health and Community Systems at the University of Pittsburgh. She has led a career in diabetes research and education. An internationally recognized expert on self-management education and health care delivery models in both pediatric and adult populations, she serves as the Principal Investigator on many…

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Dr Lurdes Serrabulho

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Lurdes Serrabulho is a registered nurse (1980), specialized in Public Health (1986) with Master Degree (in Educational Science – Health Education – 2004) and PhD (in Educational Sciences – Health Education – 2014). She works in diabetes at APDP (Portuguese Diabetes Association) for 28 years, in diabetes care, research and education, diabetes consultations, group education…

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Adina Sanpetreanu

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Adina Sanpetreanu is a registered nurse at the Diabetes Centre and Clinic in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, having graduated at the University of Medicine in Cluj and completed further studies in Roehampton University London. She has been working in diabetes education, research and teaching for more than 26 years during which she has also participated in multiple…

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Jytte Roed

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RN, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Diploma in Nursing Odense University Hospital, Svendborg, Denmark Since 1995 I have been working in the outpatient clinic dealing with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The last 8 years I have been working too with telemedicine diabetes consultations going to a small island twice a month and if needed…

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Marja Rautavirta

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Marja Rautavirta – a Diabetic Specialist Nurse from Finland. She started working as a nurse in the clinic of internal diseases at central hospital in Pori area in 1982. Recently diagnosed diabetics and those who have developed complications relating to the disease are cared for there. She specialized in caring and education of diabetes furthermore…

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Ana Cristina Paiva

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Nurse at the Diabetes Consultation and Coordinator of the Department of Medical Specialties at Portuguese Diabetes Association (Associação Protectora dos Diabéticos de Portugal – APDP). Participated in the FEND European Nurses Diabetes Collaborative University Programme, completing a master’s degree from King’s College of London in 2016 in “Diabetes Clinical Care and Management”. She is a…

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Prof. Şeyda Özcan

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Assoc. Prof. Şeyda Özcan, RN, MSc, PhD Dr.Ozcan has experiences in academical-clinical area and international-national settings of diabetes nursing for 30 years. She graduated from Florence Nightingale School of Nursing of Istanbul University(1991), completed her master(1995) and PhD(1999) degrees. She worked as a staff nurse in the endocrinology unit for 4 years, then a faculty…

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