JDRF PEAK - Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes Management

Written by Amar Puttanna on Monday, 24 August 2015 20:16.

Be part of JDRF PEAK, a new initiative designed to provide education for healthcare professionals. Develop your skills and knowledge in managing your type 1 diabetes patients and exercise.

When: 24th October 2015

Where: NEC, Birmingham

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16th Annual Conference of the South Asian Health Foundation

Written by Amar Puttanna on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 19:47.

Putting the Patient at the heart of diabetes care

COMPLIMENTARY registration is now open for the 16th Annual Conference of the SAHF

This high-quality educational event offers a 2-day programme designed for healthcare professionals delivering diabetes and cardiovascular disease care to the South Asian community.

When: 8th-9th October 2015

Where: National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham

Apply now, click 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


Patient Education in Chronic Conditions: An example from Diabetes – Evidence and Implementation in practice

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

Update: Please note the change in date and ammended schedule for this course.

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. Places are limited so apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

When: 9th and 10th October 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


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.



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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