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Diabetes Research WA

Contact

Name: Sherl Westlund

Position: Executive Director

Email: sherl@diabetesresearchwa.com.au

Website: http://www.diabetesresearchwa.com.au

Address

GPO Box X2213

Perth WA 6847

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Our Mission / Objective

To create a world without diabetes by providing funding for researchers, scientists and clinicians in their ongoing research into the cause, complications and ultimate cure of diabetes.

To reduce the impact and burden of living with diabetes and ensure those living with diabetes remain complication-free.

 

Our Services

Funding for research projects focused on the causes, prevention, and cure of diabetes and its associated complications. 

Presentations for groups interested in diabetes.

Fundraising activities for individuals, community groups, businesses, organisations.

Our Beneficiaries

Those who live with or are at risk of developing diabetes.

Companies determined to reduce the impact of diabetes on their employees.

Health focus groups who can translate the benefits derived from research for their members.

 

Projects in Progress

  • Study of blood sugar patterns in children at risk of developing type 1 diabetes to find ways to prevent or delay the development of diabetes
  • Simplify gestational diabetes screening for rural and remote women to ensure mothers safely deliver healthy babies
  • Trial of a drug to prevent further (often fatal) heart attack in people living with type 2 diabetes
  • Prevention of diabetes related blindness
  • Investigating genes associated with type 2 diabetes with the aim of tailoring diet and exercise aimed at prevention
  • Understanding specific molecules associated with obesity with a view to develop novel treatments

Our People

CEO

Sherl Westlund,

Leadership Team

All board members

Dione Coleman

Natalie Caudle

 

Names of Board Members

Peter Kerr – Chairman

Joey Kaye – Vice Chairman

Emily Clarke – Secretary

Lana Weldon – Treasurer

Elizabeth Davis – Board Member

Josie Fourie – Board Member

Brad Russell-Lane – Board Member

 

Number of Employees

2

Number of Volunteers

14

Registration Information

ABN

43 743 957 408

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to help us

Wills and Bequests

Leaving a gift in your Will to DRWA ensures our research efforts can continue, our researchers can do what they do best – research.  It’s your way of ensuring we build a world without diabetes.

General Donations

Recurring donations help us plan for the future and enure our annual research grants can be awarded. A small amount by many soon adds up to a significant amount allowing us to help fund the next breakthrough.

Other support

We have so many ways you can help:

  • volunteer
  • share your skill
  • hold a fundraiser
  • sponsor and event
  • business – round up for research
  • raise awareness and spread the word
  • attend events (in person or online)
  • Share your story with us
  • share your ideas with us…

Work with us

Volunteer with us

  • share your skills
  • volunteer in the office or at home
  • help out at events
  • advocate for us

Our Annual Reports

Our Mission / Objective

To create a world without diabetes by providing funding for researchers, scientists and clinicians in their ongoing research into the cause, complications and ultimate cure of diabetes.

To reduce the impact and burden of living with diabetes and ensure those living with diabetes remain complication-free.

 

Our Services

Funding for research projects focused on the causes, prevention, and cure of diabetes and its associated complications. 

Presentations for groups interested in diabetes.

Fundraising activities for individuals, community groups, businesses, organisations.

Our Beneficiaries

Those who live with or are at risk of developing diabetes.

Companies determined to reduce the impact of diabetes on their employees.

Health focus groups who can translate the benefits derived from research for their members.

 

Projects in Progress

  • Study of blood sugar patterns in children at risk of developing type 1 diabetes to find ways to prevent or delay the development of diabetes
  • Simplify gestational diabetes screening for rural and remote women to ensure mothers safely deliver healthy babies
  • Trial of a drug to prevent further (often fatal) heart attack in people living with type 2 diabetes
  • Prevention of diabetes related blindness
  • Investigating genes associated with type 2 diabetes with the aim of tailoring diet and exercise aimed at prevention
  • Understanding specific molecules associated with obesity with a view to develop novel treatments

Our People

CEO

Sherl Westlund,

Leadership Team

All board members

Dione Coleman

Natalie Caudle

 

Names of Board Members

Peter Kerr – Chairman

Joey Kaye – Vice Chairman

Emily Clarke – Secretary

Lana Weldon – Treasurer

Elizabeth Davis – Board Member

Josie Fourie – Board Member

Brad Russell-Lane – Board Member

 

Number of Employees

2

Number of Volunteers

14

Registration Information

ABN

43 743 957 408

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to Help us

Wills and Bequests

Leaving a gift in your Will to DRWA ensures our research efforts can continue, our researchers can do what they do best – research.  It’s your way of ensuring we build a world without diabetes.

General Donations

Recurring donations help us plan for the future and enure our annual research grants can be awarded. A small amount by many soon adds up to a significant amount allowing us to help fund the next breakthrough.

Other support

We have so many ways you can help:

  • volunteer
  • share your skill
  • hold a fundraiser
  • sponsor and event
  • business – round up for research
  • raise awareness and spread the word
  • attend events (in person or online)
  • Share your story with us
  • share your ideas with us…

Work with us

Volunteer with us

  • share your skills
  • volunteer in the office or at home
  • help out at events
  • advocate for us

Our Annual Reports

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