Dr Debbie Wake

Speaker for:

Arab Health Congress 2019


Diabetes Conference 2019

Speaker profile:

Dr Debbie Wake is a Clinical Reader at University of Edinburgh and NHS Diabetes Consultant, (MBChB, BSc, PhD, Clin Ed Dip), and CEO/Co-Founder MyWay Digital Health (MWDH). Debbie has an international reputation for technology, informatics and automated educational support for diabetes care. She has been Principle Investigator for multiple research/ innovation projects (>£4million funding), and is currently leading a £1 million Innovate UK project to further develop diabetes clinical decision support fuelled by Artificial Intelligence. She has led international diabetes education programmes in Kuwait and China. Debbie is a Diabetes UK Clinical Champion and is a 2017/18 NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellow (one of 11 in the UK).

Debbie is clinical lead for MyDiabetesMyWay (MDMW), the only national diabetes self-management platform in the world, running across NHS Scotland since 2010 with >40,000 registrants. National and International awards include: DUK Self-management award, QIC Diabetes self-care award, and European E-health adopters award.   In 2017, Debbie co-founded MyWay Digital Health Ltd (MWDH), a University of Dundee spin out company. As a result, MyDiabetesMyWay is now being rolled out in NHS England and internationally.