DPC Hypo Hub - Tuesday 29 October 2019

Choose relevant sessions for you in your role:

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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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    Primary Care & Non-Specialist – designed for healthcare professionals who are not specialists in diabetes or related conditions, and who may work in a Primary Care setting.

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    Specialist – these sessions are designed for specialists in diabetes and related conditions. Sessions may also be appropriate for Primary Care specialists or leads in diabetes and related conditions.

*NB – These are advisory labels so please read the session description and learning outcomes carefully to ensure the session is right for you

Novo Nordisk has organised and remunerated faculty for the Hypo Simulator on behalf of DPC.

10:10 - 10:50

Managing diabetes during sport and exercise

People with type 1 diabetes who perform physical activities often find marked variations in blood glucose during and following exercise. These changes including increased risk of hypoglycaemia may discourage people with type 1 diabetes from achieving health promoting levels of physical activity. The presentation will review the differences in physiology in exercise for people with…

Consultant Endocrinologist, Royal Berkshire NHSFT
12:00 - 12:40

Hypo awareness in the community

This presentation will explore the recognition, treatment and prevention of hypoglycaemia as seen in the community setting as a practical and interactive session. It will provide signposting to practical information for people with diabetes, their families and carers as well as healthcare professionals to support education relating to hypoglycaemia. Learning outcomes: List the signs and…

Nurse Consultant – Diabetes, Medicus Health Partners, Co-Chair, TREND-UK and Chair Injection Technique Matters Initiative
16:10 - 16:50

Use of Trend Arrows from the Flash Glucose Monitoring System to Optimise Glycaemia in Diabetes

Understand the glycaemic data generated by the trend arrows Use the trend arrows to better understand daily glucose fluctuations Adjust mealtime insulin according to trend arrows for smoother glucose profile Appreciate the role of trend arrows as a tool for patient empowerment and self-management

Dr Ramzi Ajjan
Associate Professor & Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
17:30 - 18:10