UK exclusive DECLARE research presented at DPC2018 now available to view

15th January 2019

Diabetes Professional Care 2018 (DPC2018) gave UK healthcare professionals an exclusive first look at the outcomes data from a DECLARE study on the impact of SGLT2 inhibitors on people with type 2 diabetes with high CV risk. Professor John Wilding,…

Diabetes Professional Care 2019 details announced

19th December 2018

The date for Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) 2019 has been revealed, with the organisers moving the event to a bigger venue to cater for demand. The free-to-attend, CPD-accredited education conference will be held on October 29 and 30, staying at Olympia…

Thank you for your support for DPC2018 – our most successful Event yet!

19th December 2018

I’m delighted to see how much Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) has grown since its launch in 2015. We attracted a record-breaking 4,195 delegates to DPC2018, and I believe that remaining true to DPC’s original goals and commitments has been instrumental…

DPC2018 attracts record number of visitors

19th December 2018

A record number of visitors attended Diabetes Professional Care 2019 (DPC2019) last month, with 4,195 people flocking through the doors of Olympia, London, on 14th and 15th November. This represents a 30% increase in visitors compared to last year’s show…

DPC2018 receives positive feedback from a breadth of visitors

19th December 2018

A massive 98% of visitors responding to DPC2018’s post-show Visitors Survey told us they would visit DPC again, while 96% said they view DPC as a place to learn about new and existing innovations and products. Other stand-out results included:…

NHS England Clinical Directors present opening keynote at DPC2018

19th December 2018

Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) welcomed back two NHS England Diabetes clinical directors for DPC2018’s opening keynote presentation, which took place on World Diabetes Day. The keynote, ‘An update from NHS England Diabetes’, was presented by Dr Partha Kar, diabetes consultant…

GP says low-carb approach is ‘shaking up’ the healthcare profession

12th November 2018

A GP who has saved the NHS thousands of pounds and put 52 people with type 2 diabetes into remission using the low-carb diet says adopting the lifestyle approach may “literally save lives”. Last year Dr David Unwin, also known…

Interview with Maggie Meer, DPC’s Founder

12th November 2018

When and why did you launch DPC? I launched DPC in 2015. As someone with type 2 diabetes, I’d become frustrated with the non-joined up way in which my care was managed. I saw a desperate need to give healthcare…

Discover the best diabetes care solutions at DPC2018 Product Platforms

12th November 2018

Visitors to DPC2018 will be able to see first hand some of the very best products and services for improving diabetes care at the practical Product Platforms sessions, delivered by our sponsors and exhibitors. These interactive and informative demonstrations will…

Meet health tech start-ups at The Edge innovation zone

12th November 2018

The Edge, DPC’s innovation zone, will feature health tech start-ups who have developed, or are in the process of developing, pioneering new products and services for improving diabetes care. This popular area will give visitors a unique opportunity to discover,…

DPC2018 Show Preview Magazine

18th October 2018

The DPC2018 Show Preview includes unmissable conference highlights, exciting innovations, new product launches on the show floor, and more!     Don’t forget to book your time out for DPC2018 on 14 & 15 November 2018 at Olympia, London.

DPC2018 launch new App

12th October 2018

Our DPC2018 event app is now ready to download to your smartphone or tablet. The newly designed app provides easy access to DPC2018’s conference streams and programme, speakers and exhibitors, all in one place so that you can plan your…

Join the DPC2018 Live Debate on preventing childhood obesity

12th October 2018

Visitors to DPC2018 will once again be invited to join in our Live Debate, which this year will focus on the vital issue of preventing childhood obesity. Four healthcare experts and policymakers will lead the discussion on ‘Preventing childhood obesity…

Hypo Hub workshops and simulator return to DPC

12th October 2018

DPC2018 will again host a dedicated Hypo Hub programme, to increase awareness of hypoglycaemia and address the need for better education for healthcare professionals. Hypoglycaemia, caused by low blood sugar, can result in a range of unpleasant side effects for…

New exhibitors take to the floor at DPC2018

12th October 2018

The DPC2018 exhibition will, once again, provide visitors with a unique opportunity to see the latest diabetes products and services, and meet with leading solutions providers on the show floor. Exhibitors will cover represent industry sectors, including: pharmaceutical, life sciences,…

DPC2018 Conference Brochure

20th September 2018

Check out the latest DPC2018 conference news and new additions for this year’s event.   This publication is kindly supported by Dexcom.     Register here for your free place at DPC2018 now.

Professor John Wilding

UK launch of major SGLT2 inhibitors trial data at DPC2018

11th September 2018

Visitors to DPC2018 will get an exclusive first look in the UK at outcomes data from a large study on the impact of SGLT2 inhibitors on type 2 diabetes patients with high CV risk. Cardiovascular outcomes with SGLT2 inhibitors in…


Dexcom to showcase its pioneering G6 CGM system at DPC2018 exhibition

11th September 2018

Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is transforming self management and care for people with type 1 diabetes. Not only does CGM technology eliminate the need for painful fingerstick blood glucose testing*, but it can also improve HbA1c levels and exposure to…

Professor Alan Sinclair

DPC2018 speaker slams ‘fragmented’ diabetes care for older people

11th September 2018

An international expert professor, who will speak at the DPC2018 conference, says diabetes services for older people are “too fragmented” leaving them “vulnerable to poor health” in the later stages of their lives.   Professor Alan Sinclair, from the Foundation for Diabetes…

John Grumitt

Commissioning conference sessions to share best practice in diabetes care

11th September 2018

DPC2018 will include a dedicated Commissioning for Better Diabetes Care stream, with speakers presenting case studies and sharing outcomes data, to demonstrate best practice and cost-effectiveness in diabetes care. Sessions will include: Innovation in care – cranking up care pathways…

Jill Hill TREND-UK

DPC2018 to address frailty and dementia care for people with diabetes

11th September 2018

The prevalence of diabetes, coupled with an ageing population, has led to a greater need for tailored support and treatment for frail adults living with the condition. “Diabetes is a complex condition at any age,” says Jill Hill, Independent Diabetes…

Professor David Matthews

DPC2018 exhibitor Diabetes Knowledge in Practice to run free interactive webinar on ultra-fast insulins

11th September 2018

Just over a month ahead of DPC2018, on October 9 at 13:00 BST, Professor David Matthews and Dr John Buse will host an interactive discussion on the recent Onset 8 study. Run by DPC2018 exhibitor Diabetes Knowledge in Practice and…

12 reasons to attend DPC2018

Have you registered yet for DPC2018? 12 reasons to reserve your free place…

11th September 2018

In just two months’ time, more than 4,000 healthcare professionals from across the UK will gather at DPC2018 to find out about the latest developments in diabetes care, share best practice and meet other professionals seeking to improve the lives…

DPC Foot & Wound Clinic to support HCPs with foot and lower limbs care

13th August 2018

DPC2018 will see the welcome return of our CPD-accredited Foot & Wound Clinic, with a range of workshops to help healthcare professionals support their patients in looking after their feet and lower limbs. The clinic will help address the vital…

Diabetes tech will be a key focus of DPC2018

13th August 2018

“The time to be technology laggards is over,” says Dr Partha Kar, DPC2018 keynote speaker and National Associate Clinical Director Diabetes, NHS England, in his recent blog post addressing some concerns – and presenting some “factual corrections” – around nationwide…

Expert Panel Issue Diabetes Care Recommendations

8th August 2018

A new panel of diabetes experts has announced the launch of its White Paper, which sets out seven recommendations following an extensive review of diabetes care. The IDEAL (Insights for Diabetes Excellence, Access and Learning) Group is made up of…

Senior DSN’s ‘deep concern’ over variation of care

7th August 2018

A senior diabetes specialist nurse is calling for a national qualification for healthcare professionals working in the field to reduce the variation in levels of care. Erica Richardson, who has worked at the Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust since 2009,…

DPC2018 workshops agenda available for viewing

11th July 2018

The DPC2018 programme of practical workshops is now available for viewing online. These informal sessions, presented by healthcare professionals (HCPs) and companies working at the sharp end of diabetes care, are always extremely popular with visitors. They not only give…

DPC launches annual healthcare survey

11th July 2018

A survey to gain more insights into diabetes care among healthcare professionals in a bid to raise standards has been launched by Diabetes Professional Care (DPC).  The inaugural poll is open to anyone working within the field. There are only seven…

Commissioning standard for dental care of people with T2D to launch at DPC2018

11th July 2018

The Office of the Chief Dental Officer (OCDO) England will launch its Diabetes Commissioning Standard for dental care of patients with, or at risk of, type 2 diabetes at DPC2018. In their conference session entitled ‘The periodontitis-diabetes paradigm – launch…

DPC2018 is “inclusive and easy to attend” says event director

11th July 2018

Toby Baker, Event Director, Diabetes Professional Care, tells The Diabetes Times how he became involved in working on DPC and what visitors can expect from this year’s show. How did you become involved with Diabetes Professional Care? I had previously worked…

DPC2018 to deliver “accessible education” for nurses working in diabetes care

11th July 2018

Diabetes Professional Care provides a unique educational and networking platform for nurses, of all specialisms and levels of experience, with nurses accounting for 35% of healthcare professionals (who comprised 82% of visitors) at last year’s show. “DPC has grown significantly…

DPC2018 conference programme launches online

11th June 2018

The main conference programme for Diabetes Professional Care 2018 is now available for viewing on the DPC website. Taking place at Olympia, London, on 14 and 15 November, this year’s show will again provide a platform for the foremost practitioners,…

Hands-on help with injection technique at TREND-UK Theatre

11th June 2018

A DPC2018 conference theatre will again be dedicated to practical workshops on best practice injection technique and interactive sessions on other vital aspects of diabetes care. Aimed primarily at helping nurses to support their patients with diabetes, the two-day TREND-UK…

New icons direct delegates to relevant sessions

11th June 2018

For the first time, several conference sessions at DPC2018 have been flagged on the online agenda with special icons, to make it easier for delegates to identify the presentations of greatest interest to them. To help visitors find these sessions…

Anne Moore

Educate HCPs on managing mental health conditions alongside diabetes, urges DPC2018 speaker

11th June 2018

The risk of serious mental health problems and type 2 diabetes significantly impacts life expectancy and must not be overlooked, warns DPC2018 speaker Anne Moore, Group Nurse Director for Safer Care at Northumberland Tyne and Wear (NTW) NHS Foundation Trust.…

Learn about insulin on free online course

29th May 2018

Healthcare professionals are being invited to join a free online course to learn all about insulin, from how it works to its side effects and safe prescribing. ‘Understanding Insulin’ is a MOOC (massive online open course), developed by the University…

Jill Hill, Trend UK

Spotlight on mental health at DPC2018

14th May 2018

The emotional and psychological impact of diabetes will be a major theme at Diabetes Professional Care 2018, with several conference and workshop sessions dedicated to the mental health and wellbeing of people with diabetes. Aimed at helping healthcare professionals to…

GP says scrapping QOF in Scotland was “liberating”

9th May 2018

Scottish GP and DPC2018 speaker Dr Kevin Fernando has said the demise of the quality and outcomes framework (QOF) in Scotland was “liberating”, calling the system nothing more than a “tick box exercise”. Fernando, a Partner of North Berwick Health…

Further sessions and speakers announced for DPC2018 conference

30th April 2018

Diabetes Professional Care has become a major annual event for healthcare professionals involved in the prevention, treatment and management of diabetes, and its related conditions. Now in its fourth year, this year’s show will again feature at its core a…

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