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DPC Hypo Hub - Wednesday 30 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.

10:00 - 10:40

Reducing Hypoglycaemia through the use of the Flash Glucose Monitoring System

Avoiding hypoglycaemia with FreeStyle Libre System to Improve Glucose Control. Learning outcomes: The basics of how to start using a FreeStyle libre How to interpret data on the handset / mobile phone How to look for patterns in data to adjust insulin doses


Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Academic Unit of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Sheffield University
11:50 - 12:30

Novel insights on Hypoglycaemia: The role of second–generation basal insulins & fixed ratio combinations

Prescribing Information: Toujeo® (insulin glargine 300 units/ml) Please refer to Summary of Product Characteristics prior to use of Toujeo. Presentation: Toujeo Solostar pre-filled pens each ml contains 300 units of insulin glargine. SoloStar pen contains 1.5ml (450 units) of solution for injection.  DoubleStar pen contains 3ml (900 units) of solution for injection. Indication: Treatment of…

Disclaimer: This promotional meeting is organised and funded by Sanofi and is extended to Healthcare Professionals only

Dr Pratik Choudhary
Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Diabetes, Kings College Hospital
12:40 - 13:20

Hypoglycaemia assessment in the elderly: key considerations in practice

Hypoglycaemia, is it any different in the older person? How can we identify hypoglycaemia in older people and what are the risk factors and causes? What can we do to reduce risk? Learning outcomes: To discover what the key considerations are in assessing hypoglycaemia in older people. To learn how to identify hypo’s in older…


Education and Research Assistant, EDEN Diabetes Training, Leicester Diabetes Centre
15:00 - 15:50
16:00 - 16:40

Management of Hypoglycaemia

*This session has been organised and funded by Novo Nordisk

AMAR PUTTANNA
Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Good Hope Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

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