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Leading professor slams ‘fragmented’ type 1 care for older people

12th August 2019

Diabetes care for older people is “fragmented” and urgent steps need to be taken to restore the “health and dignity” of older people, according to a leading expert. Professor Alan Sinclair, from the Foundation for Diabetes Research in Older People and King’s…

DPC2019 and the Diabetes Times celebrate ‘long-standing partnership’

12th August 2019

Diabetes Professional Care 2019 (DPC2019) and the Diabetes Times have once again joined forces, with the shared goal of improving diabetes care through information provision. The conference and news outlet have pledged to build on a successful five-year partnership by…

Hypo Hub and Simulator to return to DPC2019

12th August 2019

Healthcare professionals will be given “crucial insight” into how people with diabetes feel when their blood sugar level drops too low at Diabetes Professional Care 2019. Visitors can once again wear virtual reality headsets to experience some of the common…

DPC applauds show sponsors for ‘making it happen’

12th August 2019

“Gratitude and appreciation” must be given to all sponsors of the UK’s largest free CPD-accredited conference for healthcare professionals, according to organisers. Diabetes Professional Care 2019 (DPC2019) gives all healthcare professionals from the entire multi-disciplinary team (MDT) the opportunity to…

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Enhanced Product Platform programme returns to DPC2019

18th July 2019

Diabetes Professional Care will see the return of practical Product Platform sessions to the 2019 conference programme in October. 82% of surveyed DPC2018 visitors told us they would like to attend training and information sessions surrounding specific products at DPC2019.…

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‘Crucial advice’ on injection techniques to be given at DPC2019

11th July 2019

A dynamic team of experts are to form a united front at a major diabetes conference to give “crucial advice” about injection techniques. The Forum for Injection Technique (FIT) UK is to host a workshop session on the first day…

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Pioneering GP previously trolled, tackles T2 diabetes

11th July 2019

One of the most pioneering and high-profile low carb advocates has managed to put more than 60 people into type 2 diabetes remission. Dr David Unwin, otherwise known as the Low-Carb GP, who once received online abuse for trying to…

DPC2019 Conference Brochure available to view online

8th July 2019

The Summer Edition of the Diabetes Professional Care 2019 (DPC2019) conference brochure is now available to view online. DPC2019 features an outstanding conference agenda and exceptional line-up of world-class speakers, who will present a series of presentations and workshops to…

Foot & Wound Clinic returns to DPC2019

20th June 2019

Diabetes Professional Care 2019 (DPC2019) will see the return of the popular DPC Foot & Wound Clinic in October! The comprehensive and interactive two-day programme will feature updates on all aspects of foot care in diabetes. All sessions have been…

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Diabetes Week: A note from DPC2019 founder Maggie Meer

13th June 2019

As we approach the fifth edition of Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) this October, I’m proud to see that the event has grown in both size and value for our visitors and the wider diabetes community. DPC has become a key…

Type 2 remission ‘empowers’ people

13th June 2019

A “transformative new understanding” of type 2 diabetes will be discussed at this year’s Diabetes Professional Care Conference (DPC2019) in October. A remission session, presented by Alison Barnes who worked closely with Professor Roy Taylor on the DiRECT trial, will…

Kidney charities join forces with DPC to increase renal knowledge among healthcare professionals

13th June 2019

Sandra Currie began her career in nursing as a ward sister in a mental health unit, before moving into the voluntary sector in 1990. She spent several years building a fundraising career and worked for a major charity cancer before…

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CGM pregnancy guidance offered as specialists share knowledge in new partnership

7th June 2019

Expert advice on continuous glucose monitoring in women with type 1 diabetes during pregnancy will be offered at DPC2019 ahead of a national rollout. Access to specialist diabetes knowledge at this year’s show has been increased thanks to a major…

DPC Question Time provides a platform for healthcare professionals to have their say

13th May 2019

Topical healthcare debates involving key players from the world of diabetes are set to take place during the very first DPC Question Time. The panel will include key diabetes policy makers and opinion leaders from NHS England, Getting it Right…

Mental health ‘must be considered more’ as part of diabetes care

13th May 2019

Two diabetes specialists are encouraging healthcare professionals to become “facilitators, not fixers”, as a way of empowering people with long-term conditions. Dr Charles Fox and Dr Anne Kilvert, consultants from Northampton General Hospital, run a specialist diabetes counselling and empowerment…

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DPC2019 Launches Conference Programme Online

10th May 2019

We’re delighted to announce the launch of the main DPC2019 conference programme, which is now available to view online. The multi-track, CPD-accredited conference covers nine main conference streams, featuring diverse sessions and content to ensure we meet the educational needs…

Diabetes survey set to change the future

26th April 2019

People with diabetes are being urged to take part in a major survey launched by Diabetes Professional Care 2019 (DPC2019) and the Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation (DRWF). The aim of the poll is to give healthcare professionals valuable insight into the…

NHS England Diabetes clinical directors return to deliver DPC2019 opening keynote

15th April 2019

DPC2019 welcomes back NHS England Diabetes clinical directors Prof Jonathan Valabhji and Dr Partha Kar to deliver our opening keynote presentation. Prof Valabhji, National Clinical Director for Obesity and Diabetes, and Dr Kar, Associate National Clinical Director and diabetes consultant,…

Prevention & Obesity in Practice stream announced

Prevention & Obesity in Practice stream announced

12th April 2019

As part of DPC2019’s commitment to help prevent type 2 diabetes, this year’s show will once again include a dedicated Prevention & Obesity in Practice stream. It will run across both days and the main conference theatre will focus on…

Ambitious patient survey announced

‘Ambitious’ patient survey announced

12th April 2019

Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) has teamed up with the Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation (DRWF) to carry out a national survey for people with diabetes. The aim of the poll is to give healthcare professionals valuable insight into the best…

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Diabetes Clinical Networks

12th April 2019

A panel session with Clinical Network representatives from around the country will take place at DPC2019. So far, Wessex, South East, South West, Thames Valley, East Midlands, East of England. London and North West Coast Networks have all agreed to present a section of the session.…

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DPC2019 announces new ABCD theatre

11th April 2019

The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists, best known as ABCD, plans to work in collaboration with DPC. As part of this new relationship between two of the most well-respected organisations, ABCD plans to host a dedicated conference theatre at the…

DPC Foot & Wound Clinic programme sneak peek

10th April 2019

The DPC Foot & Wound Clinic is returning for the third year running, but with longer sessions and space for more delegates following DPC2019’s move to a larger venue. Dedicated to helping healthcare professionals support people with diabetes in looking…

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week

DPC2019 supports Diabetes Prevention Week

4th April 2019

The Prevention & Obesity in Practice stream will return to the main conference programme at Diabetes Professional Care 2019 (DPC2019) this October. Running on both days of the conference (29-30 October), the dedicated main conference theatre will focus on the…

New specialist clinics to launch at DPC2019

12th March 2019

DPC2019 will feature five new, specialist clinics when the show returns to Olympia, London, on 29 and 30 October. The clinics are: DPC Cardiovascular Clinic; DPC Kidney Clinic; DPC Eye Clinic; DPC Mental Health & Wellbeing Zone; and DPC Nutrition…

Meet DPC’s Conference Steering Committee

12th March 2019

We’re very grateful to our esteemed Conference Steering Committee, whose feedback and advice has been instrumental in updating our DPC2019 programme content and structure, and making some very important changes. The committee comprises leading professionals from across the diabetes healthcare…

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Spotlight on diabetic kidney disease at DPC2019

12th March 2019

Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) will come under the spotlight at DPC2019, with a new, specialist clinic aimed at improving knowledge and awareness of this serious complication of diabetes across the entire multi-disciplinary team. The DPC Kidney Clinic will debut at…

10 reasons to reserve your free place at DPC2019!

12th March 2019

DPC2019 will take place in London later this year, on 29 and 30 October, and attendance will once again be free for healthcare professionals. Our mission since DPC’s launch in 2015 has been to create an event that is accessible…

MDTs and integrated diabetes care at heart of DPC2019

12th February 2019

We are excited to be finalising our programme structure and content for DPC2019, and will share news on this in the next few weeks. However, we can reveal that this year’s event will feature a number of important enhancements and…

DPC2019 moves to larger venue at Olympia’s National Hall

12th February 2019

The countdown has begun to DPC2019, which returns to Olympia, London, on 29 and 30 October. The UK’s premier event for healthcare professionals involved in diabetes care will still be free to attend and CPD-accredited, but will be moving to…

DPC2018 receives glowing reviews from diabetes key opinion leaders

12th February 2019

Leading healthcare professionals, policy makers and industry players from across the diabetes care arena have spoken out in support of DPC. As well as applauding the show’s impact on improving current knowledge and best practice in diabetes care, they have…

Football fans diabetes screening pilot is brainchild of DPC Conference Chair

12th February 2019

A Premier League football match this month was the scene of a pilot diabetes screening programme conceived by Dr Mike Sadler, DPC’s Conference Chair and a clinical non-executive director at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. At Southampton FC’s February…

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…

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