Agenda - Tuesday 29 October 2019

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    Multi-disciplinary team – these sessions are suitable for the entire MDT and will aim to promote joint working and understanding of care pathways.

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09:10 - 10:00

Keynote: NHS Diabetes Team Update


Partha Kar
Diabetes Consultant & National Associate Clinical Director Diabetes, NHS England
National Clinical Director for Diabetes and Obesity, NHS England and NHS Improvement, Consultant Diabetologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Professor of Practice (Diabetes), Imperial College London
10:50 - 12:00

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

12:00 - 12:40

The pursuit of an optimal prandial insulin

To discuss the use of fast-acting aspart in type 1 diabetes To understand the contribution of post prandial glucose to overall glycaemia To evaluate the clinical evidence for the use Fast acting aspart in patients with type 1 diabetes

*This session has been organised and funded by Novo Nordisk

Dr Ramzi Ajjan
Associate Professor & Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
12:50 - 13:30

Panel: multi-morbidity care in diabetes

Multimorbidity in diabetes care is defined as the presence of two or more other co-existing chronic medical conditions and these may increase the risk of adverse drug reactions due to additional medication, functional impairment, increased emergency admissions, increased healthcare costs, and decreased quality of life. The presence of cardiometabolic multimorbidity is increasing globally. This increases…


MSc, MD, FRCP, Director, Foundation for Diabetes Research in Older People (FDROP), Diabetes Frail Ltd
GP Partner, UG Tutor, Primary Care Research Fellow, Hockley Farm Medical Practice, University of Leicester, Leicester Diabetes Centre
Kamlesh Khunti
Professor of Primary Care, Diabetes & Vascular Medicine, NIHR Senior Investigator, Leicester Diabetes Centre, Leicester University
13:30 - 15:10

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

15:10 - 16:00

Keynote: DPC Question Time

Chair: Rt Hon. Keith Vaz MP

Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP
Chair, APPG Diabetes
Partha Kar
Diabetes Consultant & National Associate Clinical Director Diabetes, NHS England
PWD & Founder, Diabetes Professional Care
16:10 - 17:00

Are biosimilars interchangeable? – A discussion on efficacy and safety profile with practical tips from experts

Do biosimilars have the same safety and efficacy profile as the reference products? How are biosimilars developed? Are they interchangeable? Can adoption provide a significant cost saving? If you have similar questions, this is the session you must attend. Dr. Kevin Fernando will look at the history of the development and evidence base for biosimilars….

*This session is organised and remunerated by Mylan

Susan Down
Nurse Consultant Diabetes, Somerset Primary Care Trust and Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
GP Partner & Medical Education & Scottish Lead, North Berwick Health Centre, GPwSI Diabetes, Primary Care Diabetes Society
16:50 - 17:30

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

17:30 - 18:10

EASD & ADA Consensus – 1 year on

Summarise the ADA/EASD Consensus looking at new evidence from CVOTs that may impact on the Consensus. Summarise the implications for clinical practice and consider how NICE update will impact on the consensus. Learning outcomes: Understand the main content of the ADA/EASD Consensus Consider decision cycle and how this impacts on patient care Consider and understand…


Professor Melanie Davies
Professor of Diabetes Medicine, NIHR Senior Investigator Emeritus, Diabetes Research Centre, Leicester Diabetes Centre – Bloom University of Leicester
10:10 - 10:50

Innovation in diabetic foot ulcer prevention – how we achieved ICS support and funding in 4 months

This session will demonstrate how an improvement idea became a NIHR adopted research trial which has gained ICS commitment and funding. The session will discuss how we chose to focus on primary prevention of foot ulcers in at risk patients with diabetes and how we convinced the ICS to support this idea. The session will…


Paul Mackenzie
Senior Network Manager, North West Diabetes Clinical Networks
Cheong Ooi
Consultant Physician - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Clinical Lead, Aintree University Hospital, Cheshire & Merseyside
10:50 - 12:00

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

12:00 - 12:40

Interoperability through major digital transformation – insights into the successful journey of an Acute Trust

Critical to the success of a major technology project is a champion who understands the trust processes and workflows as well as the supporting software. Bringing the two sides together to collaborate by adjusting and adapting both the ways of working but also the technology. Learning outcomes: Collaboration, the most effective approach in facilitating digital…


Clinical Systems Team Manager, IM&T Department, The Northern Care Alliance ,The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, North Manchester General Hospital
12:50 - 13:30

Panel: Diabetes Clinical Networks

This session is to demonstrate how the 12 Diabetes Strategic Clinical Networks have been working to support the 5 Year Forward ambitions for the prevention, treatment and care of people with diabetes. Learning outcomes: To know who your local Clinical Network is, what they do and how you can with them in the future


Abbey Kitt
Quality Improvement Lead (Diabetes), NHS England – South East Clinical Networks
13:30 - 15:10

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

16:10 - 16:50

Panel: Cities Changing Diabetes – Leicester

Explore how a whole systematic approach to prevention and management of diabetes can be important at a city level. In this session we will give an overview of the Cities Changing Diabetes initiative which has been implemented in the first UK city. Learning Outcomes: Understand the impact of the challenge of diabetes in an urban…


Professor Melanie Davies
Professor of Diabetes Medicine, NIHR Senior Investigator Emeritus, Diabetes Research Centre, Leicester Diabetes Centre – Bloom University of Leicester
Lecturer in Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Health, Diabetes Research Centre, University of Leicester
Academic Lead & Research Fellow, Uni of Leicester, Centre of BME Health
16:50 - 17:30

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

17:30 - 18:10

Primary Care Networks – what does integrated primary and community care mean for diabetes?


Director of Primary Care Strategy and NHS Contracts, Strategy and Innovation Directorate, NHS England
10:10 - 10:50

Healthier You: preventing type 2 diabetes

Prevention is at the heart of the NHS Long Term Plan – because getting better at prevention is essential if the NHS is to be sustainable as a world leading health service. One of its key commitments is to double, to 200,000 people per year, the scale of the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme…


National Clinical Director for Diabetes and Obesity, NHS England and NHS Improvement, Consultant Diabetologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Professor of Practice (Diabetes), Imperial College London
GP, Clinical Assistant in the Diabetes Department at St James Teaching Hospital, NHS England and NHS Improvement
10:50 - 12:00

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

12:00 - 12:40

Obesity in the UK – what are we doing about it


Director, Prevention, NHS England and NHS Improvement
Obesity and Healthy Weight Team Leader, Public Health England (PHE)
National Clinical Director for Diabetes and Obesity, NHS England and NHS Improvement, Consultant Diabetologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Professor of Practice (Diabetes), Imperial College London
12:50 - 13:30

Optimising engagement with the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

Aimed at GPs and GP practice staff, this interactive session will give delegates an overview of the new e-learning module and certificate on the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme for healthcare professionals which is being jointly created with the Royal College of General Practitioners. The module will equip delegates with all the knowledge necessary…


Dr Chirag Bakhai
GP, Vice-Chair of Luton CCG, Primary Care Advisor to the NHS Diabetes Programme, NHS England and NHS Improvement
Programme Manager, Diabetes UK
13:30 - 15:10

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

16:10 - 16:50

Partner Session


Speaker Details TBC

16:50 - 17:30

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

17:30 - 18:10

Panel: How do we adapt low carb diets to suit the individual?

So now we all agree a low carb diet is an acceptable and potentially effective answer to Type 2 diabetes how do we make the most of this potential? And are there any pitfalls to look out for? Firstly engaging with patient goals and hopes is key, then explaining the diet using physiology in a…


FRCGP, RCGP National Champion for Collaborative Care and Support Planning in Obesity & Diabetes, RCGP clinical expert in diabetes, Ambassador for the APPG for Diabetes
Nicola Guess
Dietician & Lecturer, BDA - Diabetes Specialist Interest Group, Department of Nutritional Sciences at King’s College London
Dr Sadhra Kesar
GP Senior Partner, Manor Park Medical Centre
Research associate dietitian, Newcastle University, Diabetes Digital Media
10:10 - 10:50

Digital innovation in practice

A range of technologies, ranging from continuous glucose meters to smartphones, are providing increased information about patients and their condition; the capacity to process and share data; and the opportunity to provide the data to patients and clinicians in an actionable form. This session will set out the potential for using digital health technologies, focusing…


Rustam Rea
Consultant in Diabetes and Acute General Medicine, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Andrew Farmer
Professor of General Practice, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford
10:50 - 12:00

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

12:00 - 12:40

Edinburgh Experience of the FreeStyle Libre System – Implementation and Outcomes

Overview of how the FSL system was implemented for patients with Type 1 Diabetes in Edinburgh and the clinical outcomes achieved since initiation. Learning outcomes: Implementation of FreeStyle Libre, eligibility, education Current resources and patient education Clinical outcomes achieved since initiation


Consultant Physician and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes
13:30 - 15:10

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

16:10 - 16:50

Partner Session


Speaker Details TBC

16:50 - 17:30

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

17:30 - 18:10

Closed Loop Technology – Who should be given priority and what training, resourcing and support will staff need?

We will report findings from an interview study undertaken with staff involved in delivering the Closed Loop from Onset in type 1 Diabetes (CLOuD) trial. We will focus our reporting on two main areas: (1) staff’s views about who gains greatest clinical benefit from using a closed-loop system and who they think should be prioritised…


Research Fellow, The Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh
10:10 - 10:50

Islet Transplantation – from Research to Reality

This talk will provide an overview of pancreatic islet transplantation as a novel treatment for reversing unstable type 1 diabetes mellitus. It will highlight how over the last two decades, islet transplantation has moved successfully from a research option ‘at the bench’, to a nationally available treatment option ‘at the bedside’. The rationale, indications, and…


Paul Johnson
Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Director of DRWF Islet Isolation Facility & Lead of Oxford Islet Transplant Programme, University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences
10:50 - 12:00

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

12:00 - 12:40

T1 insulin administration: getting the dose right for optimum outcomes (practical)

Stick or twist? A stepwise approach to insulin dose adjustment. This will be an interactive presentation exploring current approaches to insulin dose adjustment for type 1 diabetes compared with the DAFNE stepwise approach. It will focus on how to use blood glucose diaries effectively and the information required to make effective adjustments to insulin. Learning…


Speaker Details TBC

12:50 - 13:30

Pumps unpacked

What is pump therapy? How does this work? Who would benefit / What does NICE say? Pros and cons. Learning outcomes: Understanding of pump therapy and how to assist if people using pump therapy that present to non-specialist services Who and why to refer to specialist services for assessment for insulin pump therapy


Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse (In-Patient Team), Advisor, Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust and advisor for Trend-UK.org
13:30 - 15:10

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

16:10 - 16:50

Type 1 Diabetes in Older Adults – Key Features and Management Guidance

As we recognise that type 1 diabetes mellitus is increasingly recognised even for the first time in older adults after the age of 60 years, it becomes imperative that we become familiar with the essential features of presentation and diagnosis for this condition in this age group. This session will focus on the salient characteristics…


Dr David Strain
Senior Clinical Lecturer, Diabetes and Vascular Research Centre, University of Exeter Medical School
MSc, MD, FRCP, Director, Foundation for Diabetes Research in Older People (FDROP), Diabetes Frail Ltd
Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Honorary Professor of Medicine, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, University of East Anglia
16:50 - 17:30

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

17:30 - 18:10

The role of Primary Care in T1 diabetes

Understanding basic management of those patients with Type 1 diabetes, how primary care can support them and limitations. Learning points: To understand the pathology of T1 diabetes Diagnosis of T1 diabetes Understand key care processes for those with T1 diabetes


Senior In-Patient Diabetes Specialist Nurse (William Harvey Hospital), Consultant Nurse (Project Lead), Ashford CCG Housebound Project & Mocketts Wood Surgery
10:10 - 10:50

What you need to know about starting insulin: the basics

This session explains why people with type 2 diabetes may require insulin therapy. It describes the main areas to address when supporting someone starting a once-daily insulin regimen. Learning points: Who needs insulin and why? Brief overview of different insulins and regimens Injection technique and equipment Important things people need to know


Nurse Consultant – Diabetes, Medicus Health Partners, Co-Chair, TREND-UK and Chair Injection Technique Matters Initiative
10:50 - 12:00

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

12:00 - 12:40

Sick Day Rules: What to do when you have diabetes & you are ill

Everybody experiences episodes of intercurrent illness, including people with diabetes. Depending on the type and severity of the illness, and the type of diabetes, management of blood glucose levels can be a challenge. This session explains how illness affects glycaemic control and describes the advice to be given to people living with diabetes when they…


Independent Nurse Consultant & Co-Chair, TREND-UK & ITM
12:50 - 13:30

Injection Technique Matters with Lipohypertrophy ‘Live’ Demonstration

This presentation will explore research that has confirmed that people who use injectable therapies for diabetes can be adversely affected if the correct injected technique is not used at each injection. It will give information on the correct injection technique to be teaching those who need injectable therapies to achieve optimum benefit from their therapy….


Jane Diggle
Practice Nurse with an interest in Diabetes
13:30 - 15:10

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

16:10 - 16:50

Insulin Masterclass – Insulin regimens: one size doesn’t fit all

The discovery of insulin was almost a century ago; emerging from these humble but life-changing times we now have more than 30 insulin products available to choose from when recommending for people living with diabetes. This combined with different modes of actions, different devices, different concentration of insulin can add to the confusion. The National…


Nurse Consultant & Associate Professor, Co-Chair, Leicester Diabetes Centre, Leicester University Hospitals, TREND-UK & ITM
16:50 - 17:30

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

17:30 - 18:10

Diabetes Divas – 70 years of diabetes nursing

Take advantage of a rare opportunity to benefit from a combined 70 years of diabetes nursing with a new and exclusive panel coming to Diabetes Professional Care (DPC2019).


Independent Nurse Consultant & Co-Chair, TREND-UK & ITM
Nurse Consultant – Diabetes, Medicus Health Partners, Co-Chair, TREND-UK and Chair Injection Technique Matters Initiative
Nurse Consultant & Associate Professor, Co-Chair, Leicester Diabetes Centre, Leicester University Hospitals, TREND-UK & ITM
10:10 - 10:50

Learning from Real Life Data – highlights of the national ABCD programme


Diabetes Consultant, City Hospital, Birmingham and Clinical lead, ABCD audits of new diabetes therapies and devices
10:50 - 12:00

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

12:00 - 12:40

ABCD CV Updates


Dipesh Patel
Bsc, MBBS PhD MRCP, Consultant Physician in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Royal Free Hospital, London
12:50 - 13:30

Quality standards in diabetes care


Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Chairman, Pinderfields Hospital, Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, ABCD
13:30 - 15:10

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

16:10 - 16:50
16:50 - 17:30

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

17:30 - 18:10

ABCD renal position statements & update


Peter Winocour
Consultant Physician and Clinical Director, ENHIDE , East and North Herts NHS Trust , Past Chairman of Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD).
10:10 - 10:50

The Essential Guide to diabetes

Carrying out an Annual Review for those with diabetes using 15 Healthcare Essentials. Learning points: Why Annual Review is essential How to carry out a medication review Use of templates


Senior In-Patient Diabetes Specialist Nurse (William Harvey Hospital), Consultant Nurse (Project Lead), Ashford CCG Housebound Project & Mocketts Wood Surgery
11:00 - 11:20

Novo Nordisk

*This session has been organised and funded by Novo Nordisk

Speaker Details TBC

11:30 - 11:50

Takeda

*This session has been organised and funded by Takeda UK Ltd

Speaker Details TBC

12:00 - 12:40

Practical Injection Technique with the FIT Board – a MDT approach

Come learn the evidence based approach to injection technique, how to help your MDT review injection technique and make sure patients get the best from their therapy.  


Amanda Epps
Lead Diabetes specialist nurse, Medway NHS Foundation Trust and Founder, DSN forum UK
12:50 - 13:30

10 Minute CBT for motivating change in diabetes

This workshop will provide an introduction to the use of brief 10 Minute cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) skills in patients with diabetes. It is aimed at all health professionals working with people with diabetes, and the approach is designed to be effectively used in routine, brief consultations. Depression, low mood and anxiety are more common…


GP, Director, 10 Minute CBT
14:10 - 14:30

Thinking Beyond Sugar when Managing Diabetes

Managing glycemic control in a person with diabetes is only one aspect of comprehensive diabetes management. This symposium will provide clinicians with a summary of key recommendations that they can integrate into practice to reduce risk of complications in people with diabetes. These recommendations will the importance of immunization, cardiovascular risk reduction and other practical…


Dr David Strain
Senior Clinical Lecturer, Diabetes and Vascular Research Centre, University of Exeter Medical School
14:40 - 15:00

Insulet


Speaker Details TBC

16:10 - 16:50

Diabetes medications: what to recommend and why

This practical session gives an overview of the diabetes treatment pathway for people with type 2 diabetes. Anne will introduce the medication groups and use a variety of patient profiles to discuss the treatment options available to each individual. Learning points: Know the treatment options for type 2 diabetes Understand how individual patient profiles influence…


Anne Goodchild
PITSTOP National Lead, PITSTOP Diabetes
17:00 - 17:20

Are biosimilars interchangeable? Ask the experts

Dr. Kevin Fernando and Su Down will answer the questions following the earlier session on biosimilars in the Main Theatre.

*This session is organised and remunerated by Mylan

Susan Down
Nurse Consultant Diabetes, Somerset Primary Care Trust and Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
GP Partner & Medical Education & Scottish Lead, North Berwick Health Centre, GPwSI Diabetes, Primary Care Diabetes Society
17:30 - 18:10

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