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Diabetes Professional Care
15-16 November 2023, Olympia London

The UK's leading event for the entire team involved in the prevention, treatment and management of diabetes and its related conditions.

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Pooja Sachdev

Pooja Sachdev

Clinical Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham, Consultant in Paediatric diabetes, Nottingham Childrens Hospital
Dr Sachdev completed her undergraduate medical training from Aligarh, India followed by a Diploma in Child Health and DNB in Paediatrics from Delhi. She moved to the UK in 2004 and completed her registrar training in the West Midlands and South Yorkshire deanery. Her PhD from the University of Sheffield was the first feasibility study exploring the use of intra-gastric balloons in young people living with severe obesity. Her research interests include childhood obesity and Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) in Children and Young People. She has been working as a Paediatric Diabetes and Endocrine Consultant at Nottingham Children’s Hospital since 2013 and has recently been appointed Clinical Associate Professor in Paediatric Endocrinology at the University of Nottingham. Dr Sachdev is the Chair of the National Type 2 Working Group for Children and Young People with T2DM and is one of the authors of the National Type 2 Guideline for Children and Young People. She has a keen interest in Education and Training, was Training Adviser on the Endocrine CSAC until 2022, and led on the development of the new SPIN Progress Curriculum. She has recently received a grant from Diabetes UK for the Legend study- a feasibility study of low energy diets using meal replacement products in young people with type 2 Diabetes. This is due to start recruitment early next year.
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