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10 Nov 2022

Leicester Diabetes Centre’s experts to showcase their education programmes

Leading lights from an international centre of excellence in type 2 diabetes will discuss their patient and healthcare education programmes at the Diabetes Professional Care conference

Top experts from a national and international centre of excellence in diabetes will be exhibiting at the Diabetes Professional Care conference.

Leicester Diabetes Centre (LDC) is well-known for its world-leading clinical research, evidence-based education and cutting-edge innovation.

Its co-directors, Professors Melanie Davies CBE and Kamlesh Khunti CBE, have also been named as two of the top 10 leading diabetes experts globally.

Representatives from LDC will be exhibiting and presenting at the conference, including Professor of Diabetes and Honorary Consultant Pratik Choudhary, Laura Willcocks, EDEN Lead for Healthcare Professional Education and Training, LDC Diabetes Advanced Practice Lead Helen Atkins and EDEN Clinician and Educators Vicki Alabraba, Mike Skarlatos and James Ridgeway.

Laura Willcocks, EDEN Lead for Healthcare Professional Education and Training, said: “We’re delighted to be attending the Diabetes Professional Care conference.

“Our LDC team will be available throughout the two-day conference to meet and discuss our patient and healthcare professional education and self-management programmes.”

The team from LDC will be on stand D54 to showcase their programmes – Diabetes MSc, PGDip, PGCert & CPD by Distance Learning, EDEN Healthcare Professional Training and DESMOND Diabetes Education.

  • The Diabetes MSc, PGDip, PGCert & CPD by Distance Learning

This part-time distance learning course will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to specialise in diabetes care. It is based on the specialist knowledge of the experienced and high profile clinical and academic staff at the world-renowned Leicester Diabetes Centre and the University of Leicester.

  • EDEN Healthcare Professional Training

EDEN offers a broad suite of award winning education programmes and materials for healthcare professionals working in diabetes and associated conditions. The success of EDEN has seen rapid growth, with programmes being implemented nationally and internationally, transforming diabetes care by enhancing the skill levels of healthcare professionals involved in diabetes and long-term conditions.

  • DESMOND Diabetes Education

DESMOND designs, delivers and embeds world-leading evidence-based education and support for people with or at risk of type 2 diabetes, and other long-term conditions.

Offering a world-class range of group-based and online programmes, putting patients at the centre of everything DESMOND design and deliver, through continual service evaluation and development, ensuring the programmes are based on the latest evidence.

The Diabetes Professional Care conference will take place at Olympia London on November 16 and 17.

To register for the Diabetes Professional Care conference, click here



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