ABCD - YDEF - King's Fund Management Course will be held at Scarman House at Warwick University from Monday 15th to Friday 19th December. Registration is now open.
This is the only D&E specific management course. It is a week long programme is kindly supported by ABCD. Geared to doctors in their final year of training, this stimulating and experiential programme will prepare you well for the next transition in your career.
This is going to be the last YDEF led King's Fund Management Course, as we are working with the ABCD to update management training for senior registrars and junior consultants.
The aim of Hypo Awareness Week is to raise awareness of hypoglycaemia in the inpatient setting to help hospital staff recognise and treat symptoms and refer patients to appropriate care teams. Over 150 organisations have already signed up to take part. Each trust is encouraged to us this as an opportunity to educate other HCP, particularly those involved in inpatient care. There will be a webinar which all are invited to join as well as a simulation of good and bad management of hypoglycaemia.
ATDG is an annual meeting for adipose tissue, obesity and diabetes researchers based in the UK, ranging from PhD students to PIs to clinician scientists, working on different types of research from molecular biology to clinical studies. They have a great line up of internationally-renowned speakers who will be delivering talks on a diverse range of topics.
This year's meeting will be held at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, on the 15th of December 2014
For more details including how to register see here.
Are you interested in clinical research in diabetes that makes a difference to patient care?
Do you wish to work in a productive and happy diabetes research unit? If so, then read on for details of an interesting and exciting post!
Excel in your research career!
Are you an early career basic or clinical research PhD or postdoctoral scientist looking to become an independent researcher? If so, you may be eligible to apply for 1 of 25 exclusive places at the annual Society for Endocrinology Career Development Workshops in 2014.
Where: Eastwood Park, Gloucestershire
When: 17-19 October 2014
To register: click here
The official congress of the UK Association for the Study of Obesity (UKCO) will be brought to you in September 2014 at the University of Birmingham. A call for abstracts and parallel symposia suggestions is now open. For further information and registrations please visit the ASO website: www.aso.org.uk/conferences/aso-uk-congress-on-obesity-2014/. The programme is here.
Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Endocrinology to join a team of eight Consultants, in the Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism based at Hull Royal Infirmary.
This post is for pure clinical endocrinology. There is no expectation for the successful applicant to undertake outpatient Diabetes.
Closing date: 5th August 2014
Interview date: 11th September 2014
This is a Royal Society of Medicine meeting open to all members of the team involved in the care of diabetes during pregnancy. The main aims include presenting latest information in order to achieve better outcomes in pregnant patients with diabetes and discussing the diabetes in pregnancy audit.
Date: 17th November 2014
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, London
Registration closes 12th November 2014
Diabetes UK are launching an exciting national programme of Living with Diabetes Days, and want YOU to get involved and help.
The ever popular Society for Endocrinology Clinical Update course returns for its 2014 outing.
Covering all main areas of the specialty curriculum, this course is highly recommended for those considering the Specialty Certificate Exam but also to any registrar or consultant wanting to update their knowledge.
The programme is organised in recurrent three-year cycles, with the 2014 course the 2nd of the cycle, ensuring that trainees and newly qualified consultants can start their attendance in any given year and are able to cover all topics within three years. The training programme is structured through lectures and interactive small-group workshops that focus on discussing best clinical practice based on day-to-day case scenarios. This structure creates an excellent atmosphere that provides an effective forum for networking with peers and established endocrinologists.
Course date: 3rd-5th November 2014 at Manchester, UK
Deadline for reduced early bird rate: 1st October 2014
Deadline for submitting cases: 14th September 2014
For more details click here
Have you diagnosed a case of MODY? Would you know what clues to look out for? Have you seen a case of MODY? Were you confident in managing their care? The world-leading centre on the management of MODY and other monogenic diabetes is holding a two day symposium at the University of Exeter Medical School on Wednesday 11th – Thursday 12th February 2015. For more details, click here. To register, click here.
Here is a course designed to provide practical tips for NHS consultants (and SpRs) to get involved in clinical research. Our aim is to cut through all the jargon and give you a solid grounding on what you need to establish yourself as a successful principal investigator for collaborative studies.
The British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes is holding its 42nd meeting on the 12-14th November 2014 at the Guildhall, Winchester. You can submit your abstract online at www.bsped.org.uk/meetings/BSPED2014/abstracts.aspx; deadline is the 15th July.
Registration and programme details can be found via the Society's website: www.bsped.org.uk/meetings/BSPED2014
iDKA the app to help you manage diabetic ketoacidosis.
It is quite clever and allows you to choose the time you are treating, what the level of glucose or ketones or potasium is - to specify what you need to do then. Although, they are derived from the Univeristy Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust guidelines, they are basically adapted from the Joint British Diabetes Socieities guidelines. Download it a give it a try.