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FIT UK & Trend-UK Theatre

We are really excited to welcome The Forum for Injection Technique (FIT UK) and TREND-UK back to DPC2017 to run a 2 day, CPD Accredited programme of hands on demonstrations and practical skills

FIT logo 400FIT UK will be presenting workshops throughout the event, focusing on best practice in Injection Technique and providing access to the many tools and resources developed by FIT UK. FIT UK's focus is to ensure people with diabetes who inject, get the best possible outcomes from their injected insulin or GLP-1 receptor agonist by using the correct injection technique.

TREND-UK

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Set up in 2009 in response to a request by the diabetes Tsar at that time, TREND-UK is a leading, working group of Diabetes Specialist Nurses and Nurse Consultants with a huge range of different skills and backgrounds. They are a collective voice that represents all diabetes nursing groups. The original founding co-chairs of TREND-UK are experienced Nurse Consultants who work in a variety of settings and are closely involved with most of the organisations who represent nurses working in diabetes. These include the Royal College of Nursing Diabetes Forum, Diabetes UK and Primary Care Diabetes Society.

  • Wednesday 15th November 2017

    10:50 - 11:30

    Diabetes and steroids
    June James, Co-chair, TREND-UK

    • Steroid induced diabetes / Steroid induced hyperglycaemia – what’s the difference?
    • Treatment options
    • Follow up

     
    NETWORKING & VISIT TO EXHIBITION
     
     
     
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    14:35 - 15:15

    Diabetes and intercurrent illness:  When is it a diabetic emergency?
    June James, Co-chair TREND-UK

    • Hyperglycaemia, diabetic ketoacidosis or hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state
    • What your patients need to know and when to seek help

     
     
    NETWORKING & VISIT TO EXHIBITION
     

    Diabetes and steroids

    • Steroid induced diabetes / Steroid induced hyperglycaemia – what’s the difference?
    • Treatment options
    • Follow up


    June James, Co-chair TREND-UK

    June James works as Consultant Nurse in Diabetes, a non- medical prescriber for the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, honorary senior lecturer for the University of Leicester and co-chair of TREND – UK . She worked in partnership with NHS Diabetes to produce the original suite of medication safety e-learning modules and with colleagues recently developed several national free to access e- learning modules including the "Six steps to insulin safety" module with the Primary Care Diabetes Society. A non insulin therapy e Learning module is in development. Her work with TREND-UK has led to the development of a suite of resources for both patients and healthcare professionals.

    June promotes the ethos of integrated care, through publication and by working on various multidisciplinary committees such as the Joint British Diabetes Society. She writes and peer reviews for diabetes journals, is associate editor for Practical Diabetes International and has recently co-authored two chapters for the internationally acclaimed “Textbook of Diabetes”.

    Working for many years with Diabetes UK June served as Vice Chair of the Council of Healthcare Professionals and chaired the 2006 Annual Professional Conference Organising Committee. She had the honour of presenting the Janet Kinson Lecture at the Diabetes UK Annual Professional Conference in 2010.

    Forum for Injection Technique


    Forum for Injection Technique


    Diabetes and intercurrent illness: When is it a diabetic emergency?

    • Hyperglycaemia, diabetic ketoacidosis or hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state
    • What your patients need to know
    • When to seek help


    June James, Co-chair TREND-UK

    June James works as Consultant Nurse in Diabetes, a non- medical prescriber for the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, honorary senior lecturer for the University of Leicester and co-chair of TREND – UK . She worked in partnership with NHS Diabetes to produce the original suite of medication safety e-learning modules and with colleagues recently developed several national free to access e- learning modules including the "Six steps to insulin safety" module with the Primary Care Diabetes Society. A non insulin therapy e Learning module is in development. Her work with TREND-UK has led to the development of a suite of resources for both patients and healthcare professionals.

    June promotes the ethos of integrated care, through publication and by working on various multidisciplinary committees such as the Joint British Diabetes Society. She writes and peer reviews for diabetes journals, is associate editor for Practical Diabetes International and has recently co-authored two chapters for the internationally acclaimed “Textbook of Diabetes”.

    Working for many years with Diabetes UK June served as Vice Chair of the Council of Healthcare Professionals and chaired the 2006 Annual Professional Conference Organising Committee. She had the honour of presenting the Janet Kinson Lecture at the Diabetes UK Annual Professional Conference in 2010.

    Forum for Injection Technique



  • Thursday 16th November 2017

     
    NETWORKING & VISIT TO EXHIBITION
     
    12:00 - 12:40

    Diabetes and the menopause
    Jill Hill, Co-chair TREND-UK

    • List the common symptoms of the menopause
    • Explain what the menopause and peri-menopause are
    • Describe how the changes in female sex hormones affect diabetes control
    • Give simple advice to women going through the change to manage their blood glucose and reduce the health risks associated with diabetes and the menopause
    • Know where to obtain the “Diabetes and the menopause” leaflet for patients
     
     
    NETWORKING & VISIT TO EXHIBITION
     
    14:25 - 15:05

    Taking your diabetes on holiday
    Jill Hill, Co-chair TREND-UK

    • List the things people with diabetes should consider when preparing to holiday abroad
    • Give simple advice on how to manage insulin therapy during the journey
    • Describe how patients can reduce their risk of foot problems when on holiday
    • Give simple advice on managing illness
    • Know where to obtain a patient leaflet on “Diabetes and travel”

     
     
    NETWORKING & VISIT TO EXHIBITION
     

    Forum for Injection Technique


    Diabetes and the menopause

    Learning outcomes:

    • List the common symptoms of the menopause
    • Explain what the menopause and peri-menopause are
    • Describe how the changes in female sex hormones affect diabetes control
    • Give simple advice to women going through the change to manage their blood glucose and reduce the health risks associated with diabetes and the menopause
    • Know where to obtain the “Diabetes and the menopause” leaflet for patients

    Jill Hill, Co-chair TREND-UK

    Jill Hill qualified in 1978 in London, and has worked in a variety of settings, including intensive care, neurosurgery, nursing home, BUPA screening and also for the pharmaceutical industry. Her first experience of diabetes nursing was in 1975. She has worked as a diabetes nurse since 1992, firstly in mid-Staffordshire, then as manager of the diabetes nursing services at Birmingham Heartlands hospital, followed by 10 years as the nurse consultant in the community in Birmingham. Jill lives in Wales and has recently retired after working part-time as a diabetes specialist nurse in Shropshire for several years. She continues to work on a number of projects as co-chair of TREND (Training, Research and Education for Nurses in Diabetes) UK.

    Forum for Injection Technique


    Taking your diabetes on holiday

    • List the things people with diabetes should consider when preparing to holiday abroad
    • Give simple advice on how to manage insulin therapy during the journey
    • Describe how patients can reduce their risk of foot problems when on holiday
    • Give simple advice on managing illness
    • Know where to obtain a patient leaflet on “Diabetes and travel”


    Jill Hill, Co-chair TREND-UK

    Jill Hill qualified in 1978 in London, and has worked in a variety of settings, including intensive care, neurosurgery, nursing home, BUPA screening and also for the pharmaceutical industry. Her first experience of diabetes nursing was in 1975. She has worked as a diabetes nurse since 1992, firstly in mid-Staffordshire, then as manager of the diabetes nursing services at Birmingham Heartlands hospital, followed by 10 years as the nurse consultant in the community in Birmingham. Jill lives in Wales and has recently retired after working part-time as a diabetes specialist nurse in Shropshire for several years. She continues to work on a number of projects as co-chair of TREND (Training, Research and Education for Nurses in Diabetes) UK.

    Forum for Injection Technique



Sponsors

  • Nono Nordisk 300
  • Abbott 300
  • Ascensia 300
  • Hicom 300
  • BHR
  • Besins 300
  • Siemens 300
  • Glooko 300
  • Roche
  • Glucorx 300
  • CWP 300
  • BD
  • DRWF LOGO 300

Official Media Partners

  • BJHCM 300
  • BJHM 300
  • Care And Nursing
  • Caring UK 300
  • DAFNE
  • DHA LOGO 300
  • DISN 300
  • Doctorpreneurs 300
  • EMJ 300
  • Independent Nurse 300
  • Hospital Matters
  • MPN 300
  • Medgadget Logo 300
  • Media Planet 300
  • Nurse Prescribing 300
  • Nursingtimes  300
  • Pharmacy Magazine 300
  • Practical Diabetes Logo 300
  • Practice Nursing 300
  • Prescriber Logo 300
  • SocietyForEndocrinology 300
  • The College of Contemporary Health
  • Diabetes Times 300
  • IOCP 300
  • Journal Mhealth 300

Event Partners

  • Diabetes Logo 300
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  • Trend Uk

Diabetes Professional Care 2017 Twitter Feed

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A big thank you to new #DPC2017 exhibitor Healthier You: The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme @NHSEngland for your support!
#DPC2017 multi-track CONFERENCE is FREE TO ATTEND & CPD-CERTIFIED. View the full agenda & speaker line-up at… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
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Exhibition information

Diabetes Professional Care

Wednesday 15 November 2017, 08:30-18:00
Thursday 16 November 2017, 08:30-17:00

Olympia London
Olympia Way
London
W14 8UW

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Exhibition information

Diabetes Professional Care

Wednesday 15 November 2017, 08:30-18:00
Thursday 16 November 2017, 08:30-17:00

Olympia London
Olympia Way
London
W14 8UW

Organised by

Organised by