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Hypo Hub - Thursday 15 November 2018

08:45 - 09:30


09:30 - 10:00

Keynote – Excellence across the care pathway: NICE and diabetes

NICE has produced over 40 pieces of guidance, advice and quality standards on every conceivable element of diabetes prevention, treatment and management. Find out how NICE’s recommendations are developed, and how they could help you to commission and provide high quality, person-centred care.

Dr Paul Chrisp
Director, Centre for Guidelines, NICE
10:05 - 10:35

Flash Glucose Monitoring – outcomes from the paediatric population

Glucose monitoring is recognised as an essential element of diabetes management for children and young adults. In this session, Dr Campbell will discuss the clinical outcomes of the SELFY study which aimed to demonstrate the equivalence of time in range using the flash glucose monitoring system compared to self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) in children…

Dr Fiona Campbell
Consultant Diabetes Paediatrician, Leeds Children’s Hospital
10:40 - 11:10

The highs and lows of blood glucose: advice for primary care

It is important that those working in primary care have an awareness of the impact of acute hyperglycaemia or hypoglycaemia. It is not always clinically apparent when patients are experiencing symptoms as a result of dysglycaemia. Learning outcomes: An overview of the mechanisms that can result in hyper or hypoglycaemia A suggested approach to hyperglycaemia…

Consultant in Diabetes & Senior Clinical Lecturer, University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust & University of Southampton
11:10 - 12:00


12:40 - 13:10

A guide to managing hypoglycaemia in hospital – updated JBDS guidelines

A presentation of real inpatient case scenarios where hypoglycaemia events have occurred. Delegates will be encouraged to think about what caused the event, whether anything could have been done to prevent it and consider whether the episode was treated correctly. The session will include signposting to national treatment guidelines and will include considering frequency of…

Esther Walden
Lead DISN NNUH Chair, DISN UK Group
13:10 - 14:25


15:55 - 16:25

Life with the ball at my feet and the glucose in my pocket

I’ll be talking through my lived experience as an athlete and the preparations I go through to partake in my sport. The talk will also incorporate the challenges of glucose level management and reacting to Hypos in high pressure sporting situations. This is an opportunity to hear the lived experience of a Type 1 Diabetic…

Chris Bright
Founder & Director, The Diabetes Football Community

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