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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
National Specialty Advisor, 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
10:10 - 10:50

Debate: When two drugs in the same class are appropriate, we must choose the lowest-acquisition cost option

NICE guidance for the management of Type 2 diabetes (NG28) recommendations state, “If two drugs in the same class are appropriate, choose the option with the lowest acquisition cost” (ref 1). Changes in local, regional and national guidance for Type 2 diabetes treatment choice within class (medicines optimisation) could support decisions for NHS cost-improvement plans….

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

Clinical Non-Executive Director, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust & DPC2019 Conference Chair
GP Partner & Medical Education & Scottish Lead, North Berwick Health Centre, GPwSI Diabetes, Primary Care Diabetes Society
Dr David Strain
Senior Clinical Lecturer, Diabetes and Vascular Research Centre, University of Exeter Medical School
10:50 - 12:00

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

12:00 - 12:40

The pursuit of an optimal prandial insulin

This is a sponsored symposium organised by Novo Nordisk Prescribing information will be made available during the meeting     Type 1 diabetes is a common chronic disease of childhood and adolescence. In 2017, more than 40,000 children were living with type 1 diabetes in the UK alone, and this number is predicted to rise.1…

*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

14:00 - 14:45

Debate: The most effective ways to support and empower people living with diabetes and related conditions

What’s the best way to encourage people to change their behaviour? Does the stick work better than the carrot? Judge Jarvis – alias media medic Dr Sarah Jarvis – will be hearing the case at a special court session as to whether or not healthcare professionals should use scare techniques in the management of people…

Sponsored by Urgo Medical

Principal Podiatrist for Diabetes, City Health Care Partnership CIC
GP and Media Medic
Professor and Director for the Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention, University of Huddersfield
National Clinical Director for the College of Podiatry, College of Podiatry
Founder/Editor, Desang (Surrey)
15:10 - 16:00

Keynote: DPC Question Time

Chair: Rt Hon. Keith Vaz MP

Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP
Chair, APPG Diabetes
Partha Kar
National Specialty Advisor, 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
Founder, Diabetes Professional Care
Nurse Consultant – Diabetes, Medicus Health Partners, Co-Chair, TREND-UK and Chair Injection Technique Matters Initiative
Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Chairman, Pinderfields Hospital, Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, ABCD
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
19:00 - 20:30

Award Ceremony

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
Clinical Network Manager, NWCCN
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
Diabetes Clinical Network Lead, NHS England & NHS Improvement
Diabetes Clinical Network Lead, NHS England & NHS Improvement
Diabetes Clinical Network Lead, NHS England & NHS Improvement
Diabetes Clinical Network Lead, NHS England & NHS Improvement
Diabetes Clinical Network Lead, NHS England & NHS Improvement
Diabetes Clinical Network Lead, NHS England & NHS Improvement
Diabetes Clinical Network Lead, NHS England & NHS Improvement
Diabetes Clinical Network Lead, NHS England & NHS Improvement
Diabetes Clinical Network Lead, NHS England & NHS Improvement
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
Research Associate, Centre for 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?

Learn how the development of primary care networks and new five year contract frameworks for GPs and community pharmacy are changing primary care.


Director, Primary Care Strategy and NHS Contracts NHS England & NHS Improvment
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

Living with obesity increases the risk of a number of different illnesses: this is why the NHS is playing its part in preventing and treating it, alongside Public Health England and national and local government. Delegates will hear from PHE about how the Government is prioritising population level action and enabling local authorities address the…


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

Lifestyle Medicine – A framework for delivering effective lifestyle advice in your consultation to improve and reverse diabetes

Giving evidence based lifestyle advice in a short consultation is difficult. At this session you will learn the principles of lifestyle medicine and understand a framework which will help you to deliver that advice to your patient in a way that is personalised, actionable and sustainable. Learning outcomes: An understanding of the principles of lifestyle…


Medical Director, The Diabetes Reversal Company
Lead Dietitian, The Diabetes Reversal Company
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, Lead dietitian - 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 Flash Glucose Monitoring 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
12:50 - 13:30

Getting the most out of download data (practical)

Learning outcomes: Inspire you to review glucose data with your patients. 4 – STEP guide to reviewing AGP. Signpost to further learning resources.


Diabetes Specialist Nurse, West Hampshire Community Diabetes Service
13:30 - 15:10

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

16:10 - 16:50

CGM 101


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, Usher Institute, 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
Director of Oxford Islet Transplant Programme and DRWF Islet Isolation Facility; Professor of Paediatric Surgery, University of Oxford, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Oxford Children’s Hospital
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…


National DAFNE Trainer and Quality Assessor, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
12:50 - 13:30

Pumps Unpacked: Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy CSII: How, Why, What & Who?

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

Summarise findings from ABCD nationwide audit programme of new diabetes therapies and devices from over the last 10 years (including GLP-1 receptor agonists, SGLT2 inhibitors, insulin Degludec, FreeStyle Libre). Highlight the differences between data from clinical trials and that from real world experience to show how much more we learn. Learning outcomes: Understand how the…


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

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

12:00 - 12:40

Cardiovascular trial update

This presentation will update delegates on recent developments and results arising from multiple cardiovascular outcome trials to help manage their patients in an evidenced-based manner. Learning outcomes: Learning themes around recent cardiovascular outcome trials Update in GLP-1 receptor agonist related trials Update in SGLT2i related trials What are the unanswered questions


Dipesh Patel
Consultant Physician, Honorary senior Lecturer, Royal Free Hospital, UCL
12:50 - 13:30

Quality standards in diabetes care

The session will discuss the recent work with CQC, Diabetes UK and the Joint British Diabetes Societies inpatient group. We are currently exploring the possibility of an accreditation system for diabetes care in hospitals. The aim of this is to describe best practice and allow hospitals to measure themselves against a defined standard of care….


Consultant Physician, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth
13:30 - 15:10

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

16:10 - 16:50

Gestational Diabetes & T2 diabetes in pregnancy


Consultant, Endocrinology and Metabolic Medicine, Imperial College NHS Trust
16:50 - 17:30

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

17:30 - 18:10

ABCD renal position statements & update

People living with diabetes and kidney disease (DKD) have a much greater risk of both kidney failure and cardiovascular disease. Management is complex and needs to take anaemia, foot, eye, and bone health into consideration Management of lipids , blood pressure and glycaemia all require a tailored approach depending on the type of diabetes and…


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

Changing the paradigm for treatment intensification; combination therapy in type 2 diabetes (T2D)

The clinical benefits of IDegLira in DUAL VII™ were achieved while using a simple regimen with fewer injections and dose adjustments compared with basal–bolus therapy. This session will include: The definition and need for insulin intensification in patients with T2D The complementing benefits of insulin and GLP1-RA therapy in patients with T2D The available clinical…

*This is a promotional symposium organised and funded by Novo Nordisk. Prescribing information for all relevant products will be made available during the meeting

Medical Affairs Manager Insulin, Novo Nordisk
11:30 - 11:50

Introducing Better Living – empowering people to take charge of their Type 2 diabetes

An introduction to the Better Living materials which help empower people to take charge of their Type 2 diabetes. Learning outcomes: To see what Better Living has on offer for people living with Type 2 diabetes

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

Medical Science Liaison, Diabetes, Takeda UK Ltd
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

Introducing the new Omnipod DASH™ Insulin Management System

This session will provide introduction to Insulet and a practical overview of the new Omnipod DASH™ System. Learning outcomes: Understand the benefits of the Omnipod DASH™ System See a demonstration of the Omnipod DASH™ System Understand the data behind the benefits Overview of the Omnipod® Support Programme INS-ODS-10-2019-00026v1


Healthcare Professionals who manage people on insulin pump therapy
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

#LabelsR4JamJars – Language Matters

The language used by healthcare professionals can have a profound impact on how people living with diabetes, and those who care for them, experience their condition and feel about living with it day-to-day. At its best, good use of language which is more inclusive and values based, can lower anxiety, build confidence, educate and help…


Person with diabetes
Associate Professor in Diabetes, Oxford University
Person with diabetes

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