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

Flyer here


Diabetes Dialogue UK, Heathrow, 4th-5th September 2015

Written by Amar Puttanna on Saturday, 22 August 2015 19:33.

Novo Nordisk is organising and fully funding Diabetes Dialogue UK- a scientific meeting for UK healthcare professionals - taking place at London Heathrow on 4 – 5 September 2015.  

Diabetes Dialogue UK will deliver a varied programme covering the latest developments in the diabetes epidemic and how best we could improve our outcomes, whilst addressing the clinical science of diabetes and new treatments and evidence available.  Our keynote lecture will assess the cutting edge translational research in diabetes.  The meeting will feature presentations by leading experts from across the world. 

Diabetes Dialogue UK has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 2 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s).

Please contact Adam Strong (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for further information.

UK/DB/0815/0242 - August 2015


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


Cardiorenal Forum

Written by Amar Puttanna on Sunday, 09 August 2015 20:15.

The heart and kidneys are two vital organs closely linked with diabetes. Our patients, more often than not, cope with cardiovascular or renal conditions and complications in addition to diabetes. 

The cardiorenal forum is a special meeting aimed at addressing this clinical overlap. Attendees can expect to gain a wealth of knowledge on up to date topics to enable them to deal with their patients.

When: 2nd October 2015

Where: Royal College of Obs and Gynae, London

Click here for programme

Register 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.


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