The YDEF's ever popular Insulin Pump Course is set to run again in 2017 with fantastic content delivered by internationally recognised speakers.
Learn all you need to be confident and knowledgeable about selecting patients, setting up and using pumps, as well as the principles relating to their ongoing management such as carbohydrate counting.
Do you hold a National Training Number and have at least 2 years before CCT completion? Do you love our specialty? Are you interested in improving education and communication amongst specialist trainees?
We are looking for dynamic, enthusiastic people to join the YDEF committee and help develop YDEF even more!
Applications close at 23:59 on Tuesday 31st January 2017
The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists want you!
ABCD understand that trainees are the future of the speciality and are keen to have you on their team! Find out more about ABCD and what they do here.
ABCD provide specific SpR benefits
Meetings and travel grants of up to £1000 for attendance at international meetings
Opportunity to attend the ABCD-YDEF SpR Leadership Course for SpRs in their final year of training - only available to ABCD members
Discounted rates for trainees to attend ABCD meetings
Free annual SpR meetings
Manchester University Specialty Certificate Examination in Endocrinology and Diabetes Training Course
This is a two day intensive Endocrine and Diabetes SCE exam course delivered by expert consultants specialised in the field they cover. 14 sessions aiming at covering the curriculum. More than 400 new questions will be discussed. Mock exam will be on day 2 of the course.
Dates: 24th and 25th March 2017
Venue: Seminar Room A, 5th Floor, St Mary’s Hospital, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, M13 9WL
15% off for YDEF members if booked before Christmas 2016!! Email Amar for details
The module aims to provide health care practitioners working in the field of diabetes with comprehensive knowledge and skills essential for effective management of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) therapy.
When: 13th and 14th January 2017
Where: Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Course fee: £300 (refreshments, lunch, course material)
Have you diagnosed a case of MODY? Would you know what clues to look out for? Have you seen a case of MODY? Were you confident in managing their care? The world-leading centre on the management of MODY and other monogenic diabetes is holding a two day symposium at the University of Exeter Medical School on Wednesday 8th – Thursday 9th February 2017.
The sixth annual YDEF Wales meeting will be held in Cardiff on the 9th-10th December 2016. The event is open to all SpR's, Clinical Research Fellows and Consultants!
Registrations are open for this meeting, and open to YDEF members from Wales or elsewhere in the UK. To access the programme for this event, click here.
Applications are open for this excellent educational event organised by Janssen.
Aimed at consultants and registrars in diabetes, this 2 day update provides a wealth of knowledge in important clinical areas free of charge and with accommodation included!
Welcome to the home page of the North Europe Young Diabetologists (NEYD) meeting
What is NEYD?
NEYD is a fantastic, meeting that provides an opportunity for young diabetes researchers (like yourself!) to present their research (including research in progress) to peers from other North European countries. You can submit your abstract here. This year the meeting is going to be held right here in the UK. Thanks to sponsorship from Boeringher-Ingelheim it is FREE for UK attendees.
Calling all post-CCT D&E doctors! ABCD, SfE and DUK are conducting their post-CCT survey in conjunction with the RCP and need YOUR input!
The survey is aimed at post CCT doctors and consultants and its main aim is to find out where people are working, the work they do and their scheduled (and unscheduled) activities.
The main aim is to get as accurate a picture as possible about provision of services in order to further improve and develop recruitment.
It is also an opportunity to highlight all the good work we do in this specialty!
If you have received a link PLEASE complete the survey as it is due to close on 31st December 2016.
The Edinburgh University Endocrinology Society is delighted to announce that we will be hosting our 2nd National Undergraduate Conference on Saturday 28th January 2017 in the Chancellor's Building, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh. The day will comprise of exciting talks from guest speakers and both oral and poster presentations of students' research. Refreshments and certificates of attendance will be provided, and prizes will be awarded on the day.
Please highlight this event to your medical students and get them interested in our specialty!
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 23rd January 2017.
Colleagues are invited to submit entries to this competition to find the best joint pharmacy and diabetes team initiative to improve insulin and prescribing safety in hospital.
The submissions will be judged against predetermined criteria, by an independent panel chaired by Rowan Hillson, and the winner will be awarded the prestigious annual Rowan Hillson insulin safety award at the ABCD Spring meeting.
Closing date: 31st January 2017
Struggling with retinal photograph interpretation? Informed you need a greater awareness of retinal screening services at your ARCP?
If you’ve been told to keep an eye on your retinal screening skills, then look no further than the YDEF’s annual retinopathy course at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Thursday 8th- Friday 9th December 2016.
Registration is closed, full programme here!! Don't forget to send the £50 cheque deposit (see below)!
Note - This course is not scheduled to run in 2017 therefore apply early to ensure you do not miss out this year!
You are invited to the 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: 5th November 2016
Where: Thistle Haydock Hotel, Haydock