Birmingham Diabetes Update

Written by Paul Grant on 28 June 2012. Modified on 28 June 2012. Hits: 7717

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Midlands Diabetes Update. Thursday 12th July 2-7.15 pm in Birmingham.

This meeting is designed for physicians and other health care professionals with a special interest in the care of patients with diabetes.

This year's meeting focuses on developments in type 2 diabetes. The format links pathophysiology with treatment and risk, with a real world focus throughout.




Registration & refreshments
Type 2 diabetes – current controversies
Cliff Bailey, Aston      
Following the commandments - guidelines & adherence
Caroline Day, Aston
New commissioning – the gathering storm
Niti Pall, Sandwell
Stop picking on the elderly with type 2 diabetes
Dev Singh, Wolverhampton
Recent and future medicines for type 2 diabetes
Cliff Bailey, Aston
Bariatric surgery, indications & outcomes                          Alexander Miras, London
Insulin therapy for type 2 diabetes - anything new?
Parth Narendran, Birmingham
Making sense of eGFR
Hugh Rayner, Solihull
7.00 -7.15
Summary & conclusions
Meal – book on reply form

Date:  Registration will commence at 2pm and the meeting will conclude at 7.15pm on Thursday 12thJuly.   The on-site post-meeting meal must be booked when replying to attend the meeting.  

Travel:  The Ramada Birmingham Oldbury Hotel is conveniently located on the A4123 Wolverhampton Road (B69 4RJ) by Junction 2 of the M5. Free on-site parking is available.  The venue can also be readily accessed from Sandwell & Dudley (1.7 miles) and Langley Green (1 mile) Railway Stations.  All travel costs are the responsibility of the delegate.

Certificate of attendanceThis will be supplied at the meeting, in name as written on reply form.

Confirmation:  Upon receipt of reply forms, delegates will be sent confirmation and web link for venue location via email unless communication by post has been requested.

Cancellation It would be appreciated if delegates who are no longer able to attend the meeting could inform the secretariat as soon as possible (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


Disclaimers and privacy statement   All best endeavours are made to present the programme as printed.  However the conference secretariat reserve the right to alter or cancel, without prior notice, any of the arrangements, timetables or plans relating directly or indirectly to the meeting, for any cause beyond their reasonable control.  The conference secretariat are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such alterations. Participants are advised to take out their own travel insurance and to extend their personal policy to cover personal possessions: the conference does not cover individuals against cancellation of bookings or theft of personal belongings.  In the event that the meeting is cancelled by the organisers, or cannot take place for any reason outside the control of the organisers, the organisers shall not be liable for any loss, cost or expense, howsoever caused, incurred or arising.  

The secretariat will hold and process your personal details on our database.  This information is necessary for the legitimate management of this meetingWe may also use these details to provide you with information on other meetings, courses or events.  Please advise us if any of your details change. Please advise us in writing if you require your details to be removed.

AstraZeneca has provided a sponsorship grant towards this independent Programme



REPLY FORMMidlands Diabetes Update. Download and complete form and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Completed forms can also be sent by fax (0121 501 1946) or post (MedEd UK, Coombs Wood Centre, PO Box 111 892, Halesowen, B62 8WE).  If you have any queries please email or phone 0121 501 3490
First name:  
Main base:     Community      Hospital     Other  
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Post code:  
Phone number:    
Please correspond with me via:      email             post  
I will stay for post-meeting meal:      Yes                No  
Please let us know if you have any special physical or dietary requirements (meal will not contain pork, beef or shellfish ).
AstraZeneca has provided a sponsorship grant towards this independent Programme

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