Local Speakers » Brigid Knight
Brigid Knight is a Dietitian/Diabetes Educator at the Queensland Diabetes Centre in Mater Health Services, South Brisbane.
For the last 13 years, Brigid has been working as a Dietitian in the paediatric diabetes clinics at the mater, providing dietetic education to children and families with diabetes. In the last 7 years, she has added a busy private practice, post graduate study and research to her schedule.
Brigid’s interest lies in intensive MDI therapy and her research work focuses on the impact of a flexible MDI approach on dietary intake and strategies to teach intensive therapy in T1DM.
Since 2005, Brigid has been involved in the coordination and delivery of Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating (DAFNE) courses in Queensland, which has enabled her to promote self-management education in MDI therapy to people with T1DM as well as health professionals caring for these individuals. Her interest in intensive MDI therapy has driven her to be actively involved in the introduction of the Aviva meter in the public and private practice settings.
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