Spring 2017 Programme

Wednesday 10th May 2017

 

Registration

18.30

AGM

19.00

Rowan Hillson Insulin Safety Awards 2017

19.15

Keynote speech: Dr Patrick Bell, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

19.45

Drinks reception and dinner

Thursday 11th May 2017

09.00 – 11.00

SESSION 1: ADVANCES

09.00

Shooting for NICE targets - optimising therapy to get as close as we can, or closer than we

do now, Dr Pratik Choudhary,  London

09.40

Advances in osteoporosis, Professor Malachi McKenna, Dublin 

10.20

Advances in thyroid disease, Dr Karen Mullan, Belfast

11.00

Tea, coffee and posters.

11.30 – 13.15

SESSION 2 - PREGNANCY

11.30

An update on GDM post IADSPG, Professor Fidelma Dunne, Galway

12.15

Optimal management of diabetes in pregnancy, Professor David McCance, Belfast

13.00

Audit update, Dr Bob Ryder, Birmingham

13.15

Lunch and posters.

14.00 – 15.00

SESSION 3 – DIABETES CONUNDRUMS     

14.00

Gastro-electrical stimulation in diabetic gastroparesis.Dr Paul Glen, Glasgow

14.20

Psychological interventions, Dr Mark Davies, Belfast

14.40

Adolescents and the transition period, Dr Ken Robertson, Glasgow

15.00

Tea, coffee and posters.

15.30 – 16.30

SESSION 4

15.30 

Workforce update, Dr Stella George, Stevenage

15.45

A year in diabetes, Dr Hamish Courtney, Belfast

16.30

Meeting closes.