Acute and General Medicine Conference

Written by Amar Puttanna on Thursday, 20 November 2014 19:59.

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26th -27th November 2014, Excel, London

Last chance to register for this general medicine conference in conjunction with ABCD! 

Update your clinical knowledge and top up your CPD via the 14 stream conference programme on Acute and General Medicine.  Gain up to 12 CPD points accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and broaden your acute and general medicine skills.

Book for the special rate of £199+VAT (full price £299+VAT) using discount code YDEF.

Click here to register!



Obesity: Epidemiology, complications and management

Written by Ali Chakera on Thursday, 30 October 2014 12:50.

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The Royal Society of Medicine are hosting a one-day symposium discussing the most recent advances, trends and management challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of obesity.

For more details go to the RSM website:


Diabetes and Mental Health Symposium

Written by Muna Nwokolo on Thursday, 09 October 2014 11:58.

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Diabetologists and psychiatrists better together

Fri 5th Dec 2014, ORTUS Learning Centre, South London and the Maudsley NHS Trust


Nearly every category of ICD 10 psychiatric disorder is associated with diabetes. People with diabetes and mental health problems have a significantly greater risk of diabetes-related complications and mortality.


Delivering better outcomes for diabetes in pregnancy

Written by Amar Puttanna on Sunday, 28 September 2014 19:45.

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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

Click here for more information including registration details.


Janssen Diabetes Skills Lab

Written by Amar Puttanna on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 21:59.

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This workshop is designed for registrars and new consultants with an interest in research and audit. It is packed with interesting and relevant topics aimed at publishing and developing projects and delivered by high quality speakers. This meeting is sponsored by Janssen and is free! Accommodation is provided as well however spaces are limited so register now to avoid disappointment and take advantage of this amazing opportunity.

Date: Friday 12th December - Saturday 13th December, Radisson Blu Hotel, London

Course flyer here

Website and registration at



Hypo awareness week 2014

Written by Amar Puttanna on Sunday, 28 September 2014 19:51.

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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.

For more information click here


41st Adipose Tissue Discussion Group

Written by Amar Puttanna on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 20:09.

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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

The deadline for abstracts is 13th October so submit your abstracts soon to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more details including how to register see here.

Programme flyer here

Programme here