Prof Jane Speight is the Foundation Director of the Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes (ACBRD). Jane has a PhD in health psychology and is a chartered psychologist. Jane leads a large & varied program of research in Australia. Jane aims to improve the quality of life & self-care of people with diabetes. Some of Jane’s principle research include; developing & enhancing diabetes provision, hypoglycaemia awareness and new diabetes treatments and technologies.
Tom, Chris, Morgan and the Diabetes Chat community asked questions to Prof Jane Speight as she joined the #diabeteschat Twitter Space as guest speaker. We spoke about:
– Her background to Diabetes care.
– Her role as Foundation Director at the Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes.
– Hypoglycaemia, Behaviour Change & Technology.
– Social Stigma & Language.