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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

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 Conference Brochure

30th July 2018

Check out the latest DPC2018 conference news and new additions for this year’s event.   This publication is kindly supported by Dexcom.  

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…

NICE chair Prof David Haslam to present DPC2018 keynote

30th April 2018

We are delighted to announce that Professor David Haslam, chair of NICE (National Institute of Healthcare and Excellence), will deliver the opening keynote session on the second day of DPC2018. Entitled ‘Excellence across the care pathway: NICE and diabetes’, the…

NEW: DPC Toolkits launched to enhance takeaway learning for HCPs

30th April 2018

Leading practitioners, solutions providers and policy makers from across the diabetes healthcare spectrum will share their knowledge and expertise with delegates when the Diabetes Professional Care 2018 conference returns to London on 14 and 15 November. Once again, the emphasis…

DPC2018 conference to include focus on diabetes prevention

30th April 2018

Type 2 diabetes prevention will be a key focus of the DPC2018 conference, with a stream dedicated to Prevention & Obesity in Practice. “There are currently 3.4 million people living with type 2 diabetes in England, with more than 5…

Registration now open for DPC2018

11th April 2018

We’re excited to announce that registration for DPC2018 is now open! Visit the DPC website to reserve your free place at the UK’s leading, national diabetes healthcare event. DPC2018 will feature a two-day programme of CPD-accredited content for professionals involved in the…

Footcare focus at DPC

11th April 2018

During Limb Loss Awareness Month, DPC is focusing on the devastating impact of diabetes on foot and lower limb health. More than 64,000 people with diabetes in England and Wales have foot ulcers at any given time, according to the…

DPC2018 conference programme – sneak preview

11th April 2018

The DPC2018 conference programme is shaping up to be our most outstanding and comprehensive yet. Bringing together top thought leaders and leading practitioners involved in diabetes care, it will comprise eight streams to address the diverse interests and educational needs of DPC’s…

Top UK nurse slams state of diabetes nursing

11th April 2018

Leading nurse consultant and DCP2018 speaker, Debbie Hicks, says the state of diabetes nursing in the UK is “extremely worrying” and, if remained unchanged, the country could face a “ticking time bomb of poor health”. Hicks, who has been in…

Raising awareness of type 2 diabetes prevention

11th April 2018

Diabetes Prevention Week takes place this month, from 16-22 April. Aimed at raising awareness of what people can do to prevent type 2 diabetes, a range of resources are available on the Public Health England website for healthcare professionals who wish to…

Raising awareness of diabetic kidney disease

7th March 2018

Around 40% of people with diabetes develop diabetic kidney disease. Early detection is essential, to ensure patients get the support and treatment they need so it’s important to receive regular screening, especially since kidney disease is usually symptomless in its…

DPC shortlisted for prestigious awards

6th March 2018

We’re pleased to announce that DPC has been shortlisted in all four categories we entered in the EN Awards, the event industry’s most prestigious accolades. The categories are: Best Trade Event, Best Event Director (for Toby Baker), Best Feature (for…

Focus on diabetes tech and innovation

6th March 2018

As health tech continues to transform diabetes prevention, treatment and management, diabetes technology will again be a major focus of this year’s show. On each day of DPC2018, a conference stream will be dedicated to exploring Diabetes Technologies, with leading…

Welcome support from sponsors and exhibitors

6th March 2018

DPC’s mission from the outset has been to create an event that is financially accessible for healthcare professionals (HCPs) and also fits in with their busy schedules. We’ve achieved this by making DPC free to attend for HCPs, by packing…

Special features return for DPC2018

6th March 2018

DPC2018 will see the return of two special feature areas, the DPC Foot & Wound Clinic and the Hypo Hub*, which were launched to great acclaim at last year’s event. Both features will include a series of practical workshops, providing…

DPC2018 conference streams announced

6th March 2018

Diabetes Professional Care 2018, the fourth annual edition of DPC, will return to London on 14 and 15 November this year. Still free to attend for healthcare professionals, DPC2018 will again feature at its core a CPD-accredited, eight-stream conference where…

Innovation comes to The Edge

18th December 2017

DPC2017’s innovation zone, The Edge, was packed out over the two days, as visitors thronged to the area to see the latest tech-based diabetes healthcare solutions. “This is our area dedicated to the most innovative start-up companies in diabetes,” said…

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