3rd Midlands Diabetes Update

Written by Paul Grant on 14 March 2014. Modified on 23 March 2014. Hits: 5639

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Strathallan Hotel, Hagley Road, Birmingham,  B16  9RY – Tuesday afternoon, 8th April

This popular meeting has been granted 3 CPD credits, please go to 

This afternoon meeting provides  an opportunity to update knowledge, network with diabetes professionals and earn 3 CPD points. This event, which is free to health professionals, 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 diabetes in younger people and the implications of glycaemic control  on cardiovascular outcomes, to islet cell transplantation and the functioning of CCGs.



1.15 pm Sign-in & sandwich lunch


1.55 Introduction


Chairs: Cliff Bailey & Parth Narendran


2.00 Diabetes in England – a snapshot


Caroline Day, Aston


2.10 Glycaemic targets and cardiovascular outcomes


Adie Viljeon, Hertford


2.35 Addressing maternal glycaemia to avoid foetal sequelae


Jonathan Webber, Birmingham


3.00 Tea & Coffee


3.15 Type 2 diabetes and the young


Tim Barrett, Birmingham


3.45 Heart failure in diabetes


Ali Karamat, Birmingham


4.15 Tea & Coffee


4.30 Islet cell transplantation – practicalities and promise


Hilary Murray, Worcester


5.00 CCGs – after the first year – looking to the future


Michael Baxter, Camberley


5.30 Summing up


5.35 Dinner – book on registration form


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