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Kidneys, Diabetes & Heart: the clinical importance to make the link

Tuesday, November 22 2022
6:30PM - 9:00PM (ACDT)
via Zoom

Recommended For

Health Professionals in the Adelaide Metropolitan Area


We invite you to join us for an evening webinar examining how chronic kidney disease, diabetes and cardiovascular disease interact and influence each other. Join Dr Georgina Irish (Nephrologist RAH) as she helps us understand better how these three chronic diseases impact each other, morbidity and mortality, and overall health.

Meet Dennis a 54-year-old landscaper who suffers from hypertension and join Georgina as she helps him manage his chronic kidney disease.

Whatever your role is as a primary health provider, this session will provide you with helpful and practical information to better make the links between these diseases, and to provide the best management of your patients.

This is a free event kindly provided through Adelaide PHN.

Learning Outcomes

Explain how chronic kidney disease, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease interact and influence each other.
Outline the health burden of the conditions and their impact on wellbeing.
Review medication and treatment when managing chronic kidney disease alongside diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.


6:30PM - 9:00PM (ACDT)


Dr Georgina Irish
Royal Adelaide Hospital


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Dr Rosanne Skalicky

Rural Generalist in Critical Care, Royal Flying Doctors SA

Dr Skalicky (often referred to as ‘Dr Rose’), is a senior Emergency Physician with extensive national and international experience. Having worked as an emergency physician in Tasmania, Queensland, and South Australia (RAH), Dr Rose headed overseas in 2009. With a passion for equitable access to healthcare and international development in EM, Dr Rose has spent the last decade working overseas in a fulltime capacity – remote NW Tanzania and most recently in Myanmar. In Myanmar, Dr Rose worked under the Ministry of Health developing acute emergency services and training nationally, which included a full-time teaching and clinical load. Having returned to Australia in early 2021 Dr Rose is currently employed by the RFDS as a Rural Generalist in Critical Care, working primarily out of Port Augusta.

Dr Roses’ professional interests include:

·Improving equity in health access
·Health care development of EM in low-middle income countries
·Capacity building of Health staff

When not at work Dr Rose enjoys caring for her family, reading, craft, and obviously seeing new places, and engaging with people from different cultures.