In this webinar, we covered:
- A summary of the current dietary recommendations for AMD – looking at the Australian Dietary Guidelines and the current research evidence
- Who/where can I get advice from about my diet and AMD – covering Diana’s latest research around the evaluation of educational interventions on eye-health & the role of eyecare professionals, pharmacists and dietitians
- Upcoming research – The Movement Interaction and Nutrition for Greater Lifestyles in the Elderly (MINGLE) program
About the presenter:
Diana Tang is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and researcher. She recently completed her PhD in nutrition and AMD, under the guidance of leading AMD researcher, Professor Bamini Gopinath and ophthalmologist Professor Paul Mitchell. Much of Diana’s research has focused on developing and implementing interventions aimed at improving the mental and physical wellbeing of people impacted by AMD. Diana also was the recipient of a MDFA Research Grant this year. She is committed to raising awareness about AMD among the next generation of healthcare professionals by regularly lecturing undergraduate students on this topic.