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Hypo Hub*

We have joined forces this year with our Diamond Sponsor, Novo Nordisk, to bring you a special feature area, Hypo Hub, as part of Novo Nordisk's Changing Diabetes aspiration. Through a 2 day programme of workshops we will be giving visitors a unique insight into what hypoglycaemia is, how it can impact the lives of patients living with diabetes, the duty of care implications for healthcare professionals and the financial impact that hypoglycaemia can have for the NHS and society as a whole.

What's on?
Four individual workshops each day, two of which will be repeated, to enable as many visitors as possible to benefit from these thought provoking sessions.

Ever had a Hypo?
We will have hypoglycaemia simulation equipment in the Hypo Hub! Come and experience what it feels like for your patients when their blood sugar level drops too low.

Will they be CPD Accredited?
Yes, you will gain CPD Points from attending.

  • Wednesday 15th November 2017

    10:50 - 11:20

    Patient perspective
    Dr Nicole Braham

     
    NETWORKING & VISIT TO EXHIBITION
     
     
    12:50 - 13:20
     
    NETWORKING & VISIT TO EXHIBITION
     
    14:40 - 15:10

    Patient perspective
    Dr Nicole Braham

     
    15:15 - 15:45
     
    NETWORKING & VISIT TO EXHIBITION
     
    16:45 - 17:15
     

    Patient perspective

    Learning outcomes:

    • Understand the impact of hypos on the individual, and benefit from hearing from the patient perspective
    • Realise the impact hypos have on family members
    • Understand the wider implications hypos can have


    Dr Nicole Braham, Diabetes Specialist, Whittington Hospital

    Nicole has worked at the WHITTINGTON since 2005 as an Associate Specialist working with both type 1 and type 2 patients providing on going care. She has a particular interest in hypoglycaemia and has given many talks around the world about living with the effects of frequent hypos.and changes to insulin regimes, which can help minimise their occurrence.

    Nicole has also published papers in conjunction with Professor Malone Lee at University College investigating urinary tract infections in diabetic patients in which they were able to demonstrate that they often go unrecognised, and furthermore, there are different causative organisms.

    Nicole is on the north London advisory board for Novo.

    Hypos in vulnerable populations/older populations


    Pat Clarke

    Speaker to be announced



    Definitions, reporting and the cost of Hypoglycaemia

    Learning outcomes:

    • Definitions and classifications of hypos
    • Clinical scenarios and discussion
    • Reporting/underreporting of hypos
    • How hypos affect local budgets, and why proper glycaemic management is good for the top line
    • The patient benefit of glycaemic stability

    Dr Pratik Choudhary, Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Diabetes, Kings College London

    Pratik is Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Diabetes at King’s College London. After starting his research career with Prof Simon Heller in Sheffield using CGM to evaluate risks of hypoglycemia in patients, he moved to Kings college London where he has been involved in research around mechanisms of hypoglycaemia unawareness using neuroimaging. He has also worked with the DAFNE and HARPdoc programs investigating educational and technological interventions to restore awareness.

    His clinical work revolves around better management of type 1 diabetes, working in a large multidisciplinary intensive type 1 management service incorporating educational, psychological and technological advances into day-to-day clinical management.

    Pratik is also diabetes lead for islet and pancreas transplantation at King’s and Guy’s and is working on new ways of delivering islets to patients without immunosuppression.

    He is also associate editor for diabetic medicine.

    Simulation station

    Experience the effects of having a hypoglycaemic event first-hand via a virtual reality headset:

    Put yourself in the patient’s shoes for 5 minutes and experience the blurred vision, disorientation, dizziness and difficulty focusing that comes with a hypoglycaemic event.

  • Thursday 16th November 2017

    10:50 - 11:20

    Patient perspective
    Dr Nicole Braham

     
    NETWORKING & VISIT TO EXHIBITION
     
     
     
    NETWORKING & VISIT TO EXHIBITION
     
    14:40 - 15:10

    Patient perspective
    Dr Nicole Braham

     
    15:15 - 15:45

    The cost of hypos: the impact on your top line
    Marc Evans, Consultant Diabetologist

     
    NETWORKING & VISIT TO EXHIBITION
     
    16:30 - 17:00
     

    Patient perspective

    Learning outcomes:

    • Understand the impact of hypos on the individual, and benefit from hearing from the patient perspective
    • Realise the impact hypos have on family members
    • Understand the wider implications hypos can have


    Dr Nicole Braham, Diabetes Specialist, Whittington Hospital

    Nicole has worked at the WHITTINGTON since 2005 as an Associate Specialist working with both type 1 and type 2 patients providing on going care. She has a particular interest in hypoglycaemia and has given many talks around the world about living with the effects of frequent hypos.and changes to insulin regimes, which can help minimise their occurrence.

    Nicole has also published papers in conjunction with Professor Malone Lee at University College investigating urinary tract infections in diabetic patients in which they were able to demonstrate that they often go unrecognised, and furthermore, there are different causative organisms.

    Nicole is on the north London advisory board for Novo.

    Hypos in vulnerable populations/older populations


    Pat Clarke

    Hypoglycaemia prevention: the Hypoglycaemia toolkit

    Learning outcomes:

    • Understanding that there is currently a gap in how HCPs discuss and record hypos with their patients
    • Understand how the toolkit can help HCPs coach patients around hypos and determine if patients need a further consultation
    • Learn how pilot sites using the toolkit have benefitted from the toolkit, and how it has been adapted along the way (quotes and feedback)
    • To obtain visibility of future plans to link up outcomes data with ambulance service records


    Tony Jamieson, Clinical Lead for Medicines; Y&H Academic Health Science Network, Improvement Academy

    Tony’s career started in community pharmacy in Warrington. In 1997 he took up a post as a Health Authority prescribing adviser in North Cheshire to influence the quality of prescribing. He continued his career in this sector working for Primary Care Organisations in North Cheshire and West Yorkshire working in service design and commissioning. Tony has specialised in medicines safety supporting social services, community services, pharmacy and general practice to implement safer medicines systems. Tony’s work in NHS England focused on protecting patients from harm by managing safety and practitioner performance, in particular around the use of controlled drugs and substance misuse.

    Tony’s career has focussed on protecting patients from harm. Optimising the use of Medicines achieves this by preventing deterioration in morbidity and by reducing the incidence of avoidable adverse drug reactions. In 2013 Tony took up the role of Clinical Lead for medicines in the Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network to advance these ideas. In this role he builds the sciences of Quality Improvement, Human Factors and Behaviour Change into the adoption of innovative, patient-led clinical care.


    The cost of hypos: the impact on your top line

    Learning outcomes:

    • How hypos affect local budgets, and why proper glycaemic management is good for the top line
    • Understanding that the cost of preventing hypos is far less than the cost of treating them, relieving the burden on the NHS
    • The patient benefit of glycaemic stability

    Marc Evans, Consultant Diabetologist

    Marc Evans has been a Consultant Diabetologist at Llandough Hospital and the University Hospital of Wales since the beginning of 2003. He was previously a Lecturer in Diabetes and Endocrinology at the University of Wales College of Medicine. Dr Evans has multiple ongoing academic and clinical interests, including the health economics of diabetes care and health outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes. He has published over 200 articles, book chapters and abstracts and is currently editor in chief of Diabetes Therapy.

    Simulation station

    Experience the effects of having a hypoglycaemic event first-hand via a virtual reality headset:

    Put yourself in the patient’s shoes for 5 minutes and experience the blurred vision, disorientation, dizziness and difficulty focusing that comes with a hypoglycaemic event.

* Novo Nordisk has organised and remunerated faculty for the Hypo Hub on behalf of DPC. Hypo Hub is non-promotional.

 

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
  • Health Business 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
  • PITstop Logo 300
  • Trend Uk

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Exhibition information

Diabetes Professional Care
+44 23 8081 1551

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
+44 23 8081 1551

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