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Generous bursary means nurses can travel to DPC2019 for free

24th October 2019

Nurses who wish to attend Diabetes Professional Care (DPC2019) have been given an opportunity to apply for a Travel Bursary. The grant has been donated by James Potter and his organisation Rokstone so that nurses from around the UK can travel to…

Pioneering Diabetes Reversal Company to showcase programme at DPC2019

14th October 2019

A pioneering doctor will show how he uses diet, movement, sleep, relaxation and environment to help people reverse their type 2 diabetes. Dr Farhan Rabbani, a GP for ten years, was inspired by the Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial (DiRECT) to…

GPWSI praises national diabetes programme ahead of DPC2019

14th October 2019

A GPWSI into diabetes has praised the national diabetes programme saying it has the potential to save “thousands of lives” and is eager to share all she has learnt about it at a major diabetes conference. Dr Elizabeth Martin who…

Choosing lowest-acquisition cost option within class to be debated at a Takeda UK Ltd sponsored symposium

13th October 2019

Two high-profile doctors will debate when two drugs in the same class are appropriate, whether the lowest acquisition cost option should be chosen, at a major diabetes conference. Dr David Strain, Senior Clinical Lecturer from the University of Exeter, will…

Findings from NDA to be unveiled at DPC2019

13th October 2019

An overview of results from the National Diabetes Audit (NDA), including pregnancy and footcare, are to unveiled at the Diabetes Professional Care (DPC2019). New findings of a complications and mortality diabetes report which will be published later in November will…

Leading GP urges multidisciplinary working is key to improving diabetes care

13th October 2019

A leading GP and top UK professor says healthcare teams must embrace “working together” in a bid to improve the standard of diabetes care. Professor Kamlesh Khunti, from the Hockley Farm Medical Practice in Leicester, has praised the NHS for…

Top diabetes professor warns older people with type 1 are being overlooked

13th October 2019

A top UK professor is urging the healthcare profession to make older people with type 1 diabetes a “priority and not an after-thought”. Professor Ketan Dhatariya, a diabetes consultant at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, wants…

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New, free CME resources from Diabetes Knowledge in Practice

13th October 2019

Diabetes Knowledge in Practice is a free, online platform for all healthcare professionals, offering educational modules across multiple areas of diabetes care, suited to all learning styles. Developed by a committee of international experts, the education is aimed at helping healthcare…

DPC2019 to support diabetes innovation and new start-ups

13th October 2019

Diabetes Professional Care (DPC2019) is once again supporting start-ups and organisations at this year’s two-day show, taking place on 29 and 30 October. Since inception in 2015, DPC has had a major focus on giving new pioneering companies the opportunity…

Dynamic app that streamlines NHS to be showcased at DPC2019

13th October 2019

A healthcare app developer with experience in helping NHS services streamline their patient communications will demonstrate its products at Diabetes Professional Care 2019 (DPC2019). James Dickson runs Piota, a company that produces high-quality, affordable apps used by people with diabetes…

People with diabetes at the heart of DPC2019 programme

13th October 2019

People with diabetes are at the “very heart” of a major conference for healthcare professionals. Diabetes Professional Care (DPC2019) is the UK’s largest free-to-attend, CPD-accredited conference for all healthcare professionals involved in diabetes care. However, unlike other healthcare conferences, organisers…

Findings of national diabetes nursing audit to be announced at DPC2019

30th September 2019

The results of the recent NHS England audit into diabetes specialist nursing will be revealed at a major conference for healthcare professionals. TREND-UK, an organisation that represents all diabetes nursing groups, launched the DSN Audit because the current number of…

DPC Organisers stress the need for better understanding of CV-diabetes relationship

30th September 2019

To celebrate World Heart Day (29 Sept), Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) organisers have released an additional 200 free passes, to ensure the relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular health is high on the agenda for the 2019 show. Secure your free…

Visionary new Eye Clinic coming to DPC2019

30th September 2019

The UK’s first Eye Clinic specifically designed for healthcare professionals involved in diabetes care has been launched to mark National Eye Health Week. Diabetes Professional Care (DPC2019) has announced further detail about its practical DPC Eye Clinic programme, during the week-long…

Expert Dietician intends to ‘dispel common food myths’ at leading diabetes conference

30th September 2019

A top diabetes dietitian will be “dispelling myths” about calorie counting and carbs at next month’s Diabetes Professional Care (DPC2019) conference. Chris Cheyette, who is based at Kings College Hospital and author of Carbs & Cals, will be presenting a…

Updated DPC2019 Conference Brochure available online

20th September 2019

Download DPC2019 Conference Brochure Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) is a free-to-attend, CPD-accredited conference and exhibition for all healthcare professionals (HCPs) involved in the prevention, treatment and management of diabetes, and its related conditions. Now in its fifth year, the UK’s…

Innovative online education platform available for healthcare professionals at DPC2019

12th September 2019

Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) organisers are excited to support a unique “video on demand” CPD-accredited online education platform at this year’s show. InterACT was developed to improve diabetes knowledge and related complications among primary care healthcare professionals. The project was…

Live healthy eating demo to be hosted at DPC2019

12th September 2019

Healthcare professionals have the unique opportunity to develop real-world knowledge about diabetes and healthy eating, during the first live cookery demo at this year’s show. The unmissable, hands-on session will be hosted by dietician and Fresh Kitchen owner Natasha Beatty…

NHS to host exclusive Diabetes Programme at networking lounge at DPC2019

12th September 2019

Digital innovation, diabulimia and optimising engagement with the national Prevention Programme will all be addressed by the NHS at a forthcoming diabetes conference. As already announced the NHS Diabetes Programme has teamed up with Diabetes Professional Care (DPC2019) to share…

Top CKD expert set to help primary care to spot signs early at DPC

12th September 2019

Recognising the signs of diabetes-related kidney damage could make “all the difference” to someone’s life, according to a top renal consultant nurse. Karen Jenkins, British Renal Society (BRS) Vice President, will be presenting a primary care workshop at Diabetes Professional…

Exclusive MDT Panel sessions at DPC2019

6th September 2019

Diabetes Professional Care 2019 (DPC2019) will once again bring everyone involved in diabetes care together for two day of practical skills, latest updates and sharing best practice. The fifth annual DPC conference and exhibition, held on 29 & 30 October, will once…

DPC2019 announces NHS England as major show partner

27th August 2019

The NHS Diabetes Programme, a joint initiative from NHS England and NHS Improvement, Public Health England and Diabetes UK, has been unveiled as a major show partner of Diabetes Professional Care 2019. It shares many of the same objectives as…

Leading professor slams ‘fragmented’ type 1 care for older people

12th August 2019

Diabetes care for older people is “fragmented” and urgent steps need to be taken to restore the “health and dignity” of older people, according to a leading expert. Professor Alan Sinclair, from the Foundation for Diabetes Research in Older People and King’s…

DPC2019 and the Diabetes Times celebrate ‘long-standing partnership’

12th August 2019

Diabetes Professional Care 2019 (DPC2019) and the Diabetes Times have once again joined forces, with the shared goal of improving diabetes care through information provision. The conference and news outlet have pledged to build on a successful five-year partnership by…

Hypo Hub and Simulator to return to DPC2019

12th August 2019

Healthcare professionals will be given “crucial insight” into how people with diabetes feel when their blood sugar level drops too low at Diabetes Professional Care 2019. Visitors can once again wear virtual reality headsets to experience some of the common…

DPC applauds show sponsors for ‘making it happen’

12th August 2019

“Gratitude and appreciation” must be given to all sponsors of the UK’s largest free CPD-accredited conference for healthcare professionals, according to organisers. Diabetes Professional Care 2019 (DPC2019) gives all healthcare professionals from the entire multi-disciplinary team (MDT) the opportunity to…

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Enhanced Product Platform programme returns to DPC2019

18th July 2019

Diabetes Professional Care will see the return of practical Product Platform sessions to the 2019 conference programme in October. 82% of surveyed DPC2018 visitors told us they would like to attend training and information sessions surrounding specific products at DPC2019.…

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‘Crucial advice’ on injection techniques to be given at DPC2019

11th July 2019

A dynamic team of experts are to form a united front at a major diabetes conference to give “crucial advice” about injection techniques. The Forum for Injection Technique (FIT) UK is to host a workshop session on the first day…

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Pioneering GP previously trolled, tackles T2 diabetes

11th July 2019

One of the most pioneering and high-profile low carb advocates has managed to put more than 60 people into type 2 diabetes remission. Dr David Unwin, otherwise known as the Low-Carb GP, who once received online abuse for trying to…

Foot & Wound Clinic returns to DPC2019

20th June 2019

Diabetes Professional Care 2019 (DPC2019) will see the return of the popular DPC Foot & Wound Clinic in October! The comprehensive and interactive two-day programme will feature updates on all aspects of foot care in diabetes. All sessions have been…

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Diabetes Week: A note from DPC2019 founder Maggie Meer

13th June 2019

As we approach the fifth edition of Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) this October, I’m proud to see that the event has grown in both size and value for our visitors and the wider diabetes community. DPC has become a key…

Type 2 remission ‘empowers’ people

13th June 2019

A “transformative new understanding” of type 2 diabetes will be discussed at this year’s Diabetes Professional Care Conference (DPC2019) in October. A remission session, presented by Alison Barnes who worked closely with Professor Roy Taylor on the DiRECT trial, will…

Kidney charities join forces with DPC to increase renal knowledge among healthcare professionals

13th June 2019

Sandra Currie began her career in nursing as a ward sister in a mental health unit, before moving into the voluntary sector in 1990. She spent several years building a fundraising career and worked for a major charity cancer before…

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CGM pregnancy guidance offered as specialists share knowledge in new partnership

7th June 2019

Expert advice on continuous glucose monitoring in women with type 1 diabetes during pregnancy will be offered at DPC2019 ahead of a national rollout. Access to specialist diabetes knowledge at this year’s show has been increased thanks to a major…

DPC Question Time provides a platform for healthcare professionals to have their say

13th May 2019

Topical healthcare debates involving key players from the world of diabetes are set to take place during the very first DPC Question Time. The panel will include key diabetes policy makers and opinion leaders from NHS England, Getting it Right…

Mental health ‘must be considered more’ as part of diabetes care

13th May 2019

Two diabetes specialists are encouraging healthcare professionals to become “facilitators, not fixers”, as a way of empowering people with long-term conditions. Dr Charles Fox and Dr Anne Kilvert, consultants from Northampton General Hospital, run a specialist diabetes counselling and empowerment…

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DPC2019 Launches Conference Programme Online

10th May 2019

We’re delighted to announce the launch of the main DPC2019 conference programme, which is now available to view online. The multi-track, CPD-accredited conference covers nine main conference streams, featuring diverse sessions and content to ensure we meet the educational needs…

Diabetes survey set to change the future

26th April 2019

People with diabetes are being urged to take part in a major survey launched by Diabetes Professional Care 2019 (DPC2019) and the Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation (DRWF). The aim of the poll is to give healthcare professionals valuable insight into the…

NHS England Diabetes clinical directors return to deliver DPC2019 opening keynote

15th April 2019

DPC2019 welcomes back NHS England Diabetes clinical directors Prof Jonathan Valabhji and Dr Partha Kar to deliver our opening keynote presentation. Prof Valabhji, National Clinical Director for Obesity and Diabetes, and Dr Kar, Associate National Clinical Director and diabetes consultant,…

Prevention & Obesity in Practice stream announced

Prevention & Obesity in Practice stream announced

12th April 2019

As part of DPC2019’s commitment to help prevent type 2 diabetes, this year’s show will once again include a dedicated Prevention & Obesity in Practice stream. It will run across both days and the main conference theatre will focus on…

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