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The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists

The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) is the national organisation of Consultant Physicians in Britain who specialise in Diabetes Mellitus.

Upcoming events

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ABCD DTN-UK Meeting 2024

The 2024 DTN-UK meeting will be held on 4th September 2024 at Delta Hotels by Marriot, Bristol
This is the premier UK meeting dedicated to diabetes technology and we look forward to seeing all healthcare professionals interested in or even…

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ABCD Conference 2024

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Registration is open for the ABCD Conference 2024, which will be held in Bristol.
As usual there are exciting evening sessions and dinner on 4th September followed by a varied full day programme on 5th September. Once again this year we are…

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Webinar: Screening for and managing early type 1 diabetes

Thursday 3rd October 2024 17:00 - 18:15
As screening initiatives are being set up internationally, and with the availability of clinical coding for presymptomatic type 1 diabetes (T1D), an increasing number of people are being identified with T1D…

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ABCD Consultant Development Programme (CDP) 2024

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The ABCD Consultant Development Programme (CDP) is designed to provide SpRs and newly-appointed consultants with the opportunity to explore the non-clinical aspects and challenges of being both a leader and a clinician. The ABCD CDP is a five-day…

Announcements

Prize winning ABCD audits at recent ADA meeting in Orlando, Florida

Dr. Bob Ryder, Consultant Diabetologist,

At the recent 84th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in Orlando, Florida, there were four presentations from the ABCD audit programme.  Dr Harshal Deshmukh’s…

Your chance to face our Diabetes Dragons' Den

ABCD are delighted to announce that the Diabetes Dragons' Den is running for a second year. After a successful first year in 2023, entries are now open for this year's competition that aims to…

DTN statement regarding the use of Medtrum HCL systems

The DTN committee are aware that questions have arisen since the inclusion of the Medtrum HCL system in the framework, provided by NHS Supply Chain, for the procurement of HCL systems to support the…

ABCD audits win prizes and found newsworthy at recent DUK meeting in London

Dr. Bob Ryder, Consultant Diabetologist,

At the Diabetes UK annual professional conference at ExCel London, 17-19 April 2024, Dr Tom Crabtree presented data from ABCD NHS England pilot audit of hybrid closed loop therapy (HCL) which was…

Become a Member

The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists is the national organisation of Consultant Physicians in Britain who specialise in Diabetes Mellitus. Most are also Acute General Physicians, and many are also Specialists in Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism.

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