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DPC Kidney Clinic - 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

DPC Kidney Clinic in partnership with Kidney Charities Together Group

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10:10 - 10:50

Personal experience of diabetes and kidney care

Patricia Gooden
Trustee of Kidney Care UK, and Vice-Chair of Kidney Research UK LAC, Kidney Care UK, Kidney Research UK LAC
Person with diabetes and Chair, National Kidney Federation
10:50 - 12:00


12:00 - 12:40

Primary Care Toolkit for CKD early identification

During this presentation we aim to clarify the some of the key issues affecting patients with diabetic kidney disease ( Nephropathy). This complex group of patients require support from the multi-professional team throughout their journey from diagnosis to dialysis and beyond. Diabetes and Renal teams who work together caring for this group of patients can…

Consultant Nurse, Renal Medicine, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
12:50 - 13:30

Pregnancy: The kidney marathon – a training guide for women with diabetes

Women with diabetic nephropathy have challenging pregnancies, with pregnancy outcomes far worse than expected for the stage of chronic kidney disease. We will examine why this might be and discuss the current evidence for pre-pregnancy, antenatal, and peripartum optimization strategies. We will discuss the influence of pregnancy on longer term kidney function in women with…

Kate Bramham
Consultant Nephrologist, Kings College Hospital, London and Academic Lead, UK Renal Disease in Pregnancy rare diseases group
Midwife Researcher, Kidney Research UK Stoneygate Fellow and PhD Applicant, King’s College Hospital
13:30 - 15:10


16:10 - 16:50

New advances in hyperkalaemia management in diabetic kidney disease and beyond

In this lecture I will review the evidence for RAASi therapy for cardiorenal disease highlighting their side effects of hyperkalaemia, limiting their optimisation. I will discuss the epidemiology and outcomes of hyperkalemia both short term & long term, with a focus on high-risk comorbid groups such as CKD, DM, HF patients. I will describe the…

Consultant Nephrologist, Hon Senior Lecturer, Barts Health NHS Trust, QMUL
16:50 - 17:30


17:30 - 18:10

Panel: Addressing health inequalities in diabetic chronic kidney disease care

Kidney disease does not affect everyone equally in the UK. There is a complex and unequal distribution of risk factors across people’s life course and across stages of kidney disease. Social deprivation, ethnicity, gender, mental health, age and geography are factors that affect risks of and outcomes from, kidney disease; people from Black and South…

Patricia Gooden
Trustee of Kidney Care UK, and Vice-Chair of Kidney Research UK LAC, Kidney Care UK, Kidney Research UK LAC
Person with diabetes and Chair, National Kidney Federation
Consultant Nephrologist and Physician, Co-chair of Editorial Board for the academic report Kidney Health Inequalities in the United Kingdom: Reflecting on the past, reducing in the future
Consultant Nephrologist, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Health Equalities Project Manager, Kidney Research UK

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