DPC Kidney Clinic - 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

DPC Kidney Clinic in partnership with Kidney Charities Together Group

DPC Kidney Clinic in partnership with Kidney Charities Together_600

10:00 - 10:40

Lifestyle & Exercise with CKD

This session will explore strategies for prescribing different exercise programmes for patients with CKD, and also explore the different approaches that are required at the various stages of the disease process. There will be pragmatic examples of renal rehabilitation programmes; including supervised outpatient exercise classes, weight management, exercise on dialysis, and kidney transplantation programmes. The…

Consultant Physiotherapist in Renal and Exercise Rehabilitation, NIHR Post-doctoral Research Fellow, King's College Hospital
Specialist Renal Physiotherapist and PhD Fellow, King's College Hospital
10:40 - 11:50


11:50 - 12:30

Glycaemic control in people with diabetes on maintenance haemodialysis

The number of people with diabetes and kidney disease is increasing in the UK and this is reflected by the increasing number of people on maintenance haemodialysis with diabetes. In some units now in the UK over 40% of the people on dialysis have diabetes. This number is undoubtedly going to increase over the next…

Andrew Frankel
Consultant Physician and Nephrologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
12:40 - 13:20

Diabetes medications & safe prescribing in people with CKD – practical for prescribers

Consultant Nephrologist, Professor of Nephrology, Department of Nephrology, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
13:20 - 15:00


15:00 - 15:50

Elderly & end of life care for people with CKD

The presentation will give an overview of the challenges facing renal medicine that is across the whole population of an aging population with more complex needs. It will explore lessons from National drivers to improve the care of older people living with frailty and the implications for all services providing care for older people. Learning…

Consultant Nurse, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
16:00 - 16:40

Diet and Chronic Kidney Disease

Hear about the importance of a healthy diet in the early stages of kidney disease and why not to be too restrictive with the diet in terms of diabetes and other health conditions. Learning outcomes: Find out how to help advise patients on a low potassium diet. Hear about the changes to food manufacturing that…

Specialist Renal Dietitian, King’s College Hospital NHS Trust