4th Midlands Diabetes Update

Written by Amar Puttanna on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 21:01.

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This afternoon meeting provides  an opportunity to update knowledge, network with diabetes professionals. This event is free to health professionals and will be of interest to practitioners in primary and secondary care as well as researchers and those involved in the design and organisation of service delivery. Topics this year range from considerations pertinent to more effective prescribing to gender specific diabetes issues and a chaired discussion on the controversies and concerns in the modern management of diabetes.

When: Wednesday 15th April 2015

Where: The Menzies Birmingham City Hotel, Birmingham

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Best Practice in Diabetology

Written by Amar Puttanna on Thursday, 26 March 2015 22:30.

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Best Practice in Diabetology is a one-day symposium reviewing the latest advances and best practice guidance for the management of diabetes in secondary care. Evidence-based sessions will give you the opportunity to hear an internationally respected speaking faculty cover the many aspects of diabetes management while discussing new and emerging treatment options.

We have 2 locations for the talks

Royal College of Physicians, London on 24th June 2015 and Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Manchester on 2nd July 2015

Click here for details


Patient Education in Diabetes - Evidence and Implementation in Practice

Written by Amar Puttanna on Saturday, 07 March 2015 12:12.

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This is a free course for specialist registrars and new consultants. It is aimed at evaluating various group education and self management interventions in order to further develop these areas in your practice.

When: 25th and 26th June 2015

Where: Leicester Diabetes Centre, Leicester General Hospital

Places are limited so be sure to book as soon as possible. Please note travel and accomodation is not covered by this meeting.

For details including how to apply click here


Clinical conundrums for diabetologists

Written by Amar Puttanna on Monday, 29 December 2014 21:48.

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A chance to learn more about diabetes care and management with practical tips and guidance from top diabetologists. Explore clinical challenges and everyday conundrums that we may face as specialists in this field. Make sure you book as soon as possible as places (and accomodation if required) are limited!

When: 25th-26th January 2015

Where: Royal College of Physicians, London

Click here for the programme

For more information and to book your place see here


Practice makes perfect - Wessex SCE course

Written by Amar Puttanna on Wednesday, 18 March 2015 21:18.

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Wessex have put together a fantastic two day weekend revision course FREE of charge thanks to the kind sponsors at Lilly. Now in it's 4th year with excellent feedback and subsequent exam pass rate. It has been organised by Dr Funke Akiboye, Dr Jana Bujanova and Dr Partha Kar. Places are limited so please book as soon as possible and don;t forget to send the £100 cheque as a deposit (which will be destroyed on attendance of course).

When: 23rd-24th May 2015

Where: Basingstoke  

Application deadline 30th April 2015

Click here for the programme and here for the registration form


Annual exercise and Type 1 Diabetes conference

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

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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:


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!