BMJ Awards 2016

Written by Amar Puttanna on Sunday, 29 November 2015 21:39.

The BMJ Awards 2016, in association with MDDUS, recognises and celebrates the inspirational work being carried out by UK doctors and their teams. We are also pleased to have an award for diabetes team of the year. Share with The BMJ the great work you are carrying out to improve healthcare and make a difference to the lives of patients. 

View the complete list of categories and enter today at 

Entries close on 22 January 2016.

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Idia - Innovators in Diabetes

Written by Amar Puttanna on Saturday, 07 November 2015 20:45.

Are you an early career researcher with an interest in diabetes? Do you have the potential to develop into a leader in the field?

The exciting Innovator in Diabetes (IDia) programme is your chance to expand your knowledge, gain new skills and network with other like-minded researchers. The IDia programme is now open for applications until Monday 25 January 2016.

Click here for website


ABCD meeting for registrars

Written by Amar Puttanna on Tuesday, 14 July 2015 19:03.


ABCD is pleased to announce their 13th dedicated meeting for Specialist Registrars.

This will again consist of "Meet the Expert" sessions where topical areas in diabetes and endocrinology can be discussed in a small group format. In addition research and case presentations are invited and the best four will be selected for presentation. The ABCD SpR Training Award will be given to the best of these presentations. This award of £1000 will go towards attendance at an international meeting. 

Where: Holiday Inn Regents Park, London

When: 6th and 7th November 2015

Abstract submission deadline: 2nd October 2015



RCP Endocrinology Update - 2nd July

Written by Ali Chakera on Friday, 17 April 2015 08:41.

Designed to bring busy clinicians up-to-date in endocrinology in just one day, this conference on the 2nd July at the RCP London, will update delegates on common endocrine conditions encountered in general clinical practice, in which there have been significant advances in the past few years. The programme is designed to be applicable to every-day practice and will be presented by experts at the forefront of the field.

For more information go to:

Programme highlights will include:
•endocrinology on the psychiatric ward
•endocrinology on the oncology ward
•endocrine problems in pregnancy
•common and important queries and referrals to the endocrine team
•recent developments in endocrinology – latest research findings and hot topics.



North West Diabetes Foot Care Course

Written by Amar Puttanna on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 20:55.

You are invited to the inaugural north west diabetes and foot care study day featuring many interesting talks by experts in the field and sponsored by Novo Nordisk.  

Aimed at specialist registrars, places are limited therefore apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Please see the attached flyer for details of the event and read below on how to apply.

When: 28th November 2015

Where: Thistle Haydock Hotel, Haydock 

Flyer here


ABCD Autumn meeting 2015

Written by Amar Puttanna on Tuesday, 14 July 2015 18:59.

The ABCD have announced their Spring Meeting to be held at the RCP in London on 5th & 6th November 2015. Accreditation by the RCP London has been sought for this meeting (6 CME points).

The programme starts on Thursday evening with registration followed by our customary opportunity to meet old friends and colleagues, and make new ones, at our reception and dinner at the Royal College. As always on the Friday the main meeting covers a broad spectrum of topics of interest to all members.

More details here

Abstract deadline 11th September 2015. Submit here


Annual exercise and Type 1 Diabetes conference

Written by Ali Chakera on Thursday, 29 January 2015 10:50.

Registration is now open for this FREE full day conference on exercise and Type 1 Diabetes. It is to be held on 15/5/2015 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, UK

For more details and to register go to:

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