Women’s health and diabetes webinar | Diabetes Qualified

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1.5 hours


Certificate provided



Women's health and diabetes webinar

A panel of experts will discuss the effects of hormones on glucose levels, pregnancy planning, menopause and common problems.  The webinar  includes practical case studies and tips on what women can do to have a healthy pregnancy and minimise the effects of hormones. Facilitated by Angela Blair, Credentialled Diabetes Educator, Diabetes NSW & ACT. 

About the speakers

Annabel Thurlow RN CDE Nurse Practitioner

Annabel has been working in the field of diabetes education and management for the past 33 years. She graduated from Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in 1980 as a registered nurse, and later completed a graduate degree in diabetes education and management from Deakin University. In 2009, Annabel graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Masters in Nursing and endorsed as a nurse practitioner. Annabel is a CDE and certified insulin pump and CGM trainer.Annabel is actively involved in upskilling healthcare professionals. In 2015, Annabel formed Action Allied Healthcare Pty Ltd to focus on the innovative management of diabetes and related conditions, from 18 clinics located in Newcastle, the Port Stephens, Central Coast and the upper Hunter.

Cheryl Nankivell RN CDE

Cheryl Nankivell is a Registered Nurse and Credentialled Diabetes Educator with Diabetes NSW and ACT. She also has clinical practice on the South coast of NSW supporting adults, children, families and communities to live life well with diabetes across all ages and stages of life. Cheryl also is involved in the professional development of students and other health providers. Cheryl feels privileged to be able to care for those navigating diabetes, and support them towards improved health and wellbeing and continues to be inspired by their stories.

Webinar structure

The webinar is 1.5 hours long and includes 2 case studies and 2 presentations, followed by questions and answers.

  • Case Study 1 ‘ Pregnancy planning for young women with diabetes’
  • Presentation ‘ Hormones and glucose levels’
  • Case Study 2 ‘ Menopause and diabetes’
  • Presentation ‘ Common problems – infections, vaginal dryness, PCOS, Sexual dysfunction, tips and tricks and more.’
  • Question time with the experts


On completion of the webinar. You will instantly receive a certificate in the learning management system to download for CPD records.

Enrol in Webinar

Women's Health and Diabetes


It is a COMPLUSORY PRE-REQUISITE that you have completed the initial face to face program before completing this Refresher program, otherwise you are not eligible to become a BEAT IT Trainer. BEAT IT Trainer Refresher includes six modules which have been developed by Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Accredited Practising Dietitians and Credentialled Diabetes Educators. The content covers chronic disease in Australia, the physical activity guidelines, diabetes, acute & chronic complications, exercise considerations and recommendations, and nutrition for physical activity.

In addition to refreshing BEAT IT Trainers with how to run a successful BEAT IT program, with the program now includes the added bonuses of advertising and ongoing support. A mark of greater than 80% in required in order to successfully complete the program requirements.

Prior to registering into the online course, it is your responsibly to ensure you have a current CPR certificate and have completed the BEAT IT Trainer face to face program.