ABCD Announcements

JBDS enteral feeding forms review - we need your help

Professor Ketan Dhatariya (Chair JBDS-IP)
Tuesday, 23rd November 2021
We are contacting you on behalf of the Joint British Diabetes Societies (JBDS) for inpatient care group. We are currently undertaking a review of our guideline "Glycaemic management during enteral feeding" and as part of this are reaching out... Read More

Withdrawing of the licence for the use of dapagloflozin in Type 1 diabetes

Dr Susannah Rowles
Friday, 19th November 2021
ABCD is keen to ensure that all our members are aware of the withdrawing of the licence for the use of dapagloflozin in Type 1 diabetes . Apologies if you've had this update from multiple sources. We are currently collating feedback on this... Read More

JBDS needs your help

Professor Ketan Dhatariya (Chair JBDS-IP)
Tuesday, 16th November 2021
JBDS is updating the ‘Variable rate intravenous insulin infusion (VRIII) for medical inpatients with diabetes’ guideline and we need your help. We need to collect evidence and are asking UK diabetes teams to let us know what they are currently... Read More

Sanofi Inspired Diabetes Symposium

Professor Mike Baxter, Chair of Diabetes Update
Friday, 15th October 2021
  Join us at the Sanofi Inspired Diabetes Update webinar. An opportunity for a multidisciplinary approach to inform and empower you with knowledge from a diverse range of subjects, impacting on different aspects of diabetes management with... Read More

Simplifying Insulin Regimens: When, Why, and How to Initiate and Intensify Insulin in Type 2 Diabetes

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Thursday, 14th October 2021
Wednesday October 20th 2021, 17:00 – 18:00 BST  Panelists David Strain, MBChB MD FRCP (moderator) Roopa Mehta, MBBS, MRCP Dipesh Patel, BSc, MBBS PhD, MRCP Rene Wong, MD, FRCPC, MEd Webinar Overview The third and... Read More

COncise adVice on Inpatient Diabetes (COVID:Diabetes)

Professor Gerry Rayman
Thursday, 7th October 2021
  Post COVID-19 diabetes discharge pathway - risk stratification and follow up guidance for people being discharged from secondary care after COVID-19 infection

This is Diabetes Campaign

Dr Susannah Rowles, Secretary ABCD
Wednesday, 6th October 2021
  ABCD is very supportive of Diabetes UK's "This Is Diabetes Campaign" which  is launching today, the aim of the campaign is to create a connection to people with diabetes - to let them know that Diabetes UK is there for them and... Read More

RCP specialty careers showcase, 7th October 2021

Susannah Rowles, Honorary Secretary, ABCD
Thursday, 30th September 2021
  Embarking on a career in medicine is both exciting and challenging, and a one-stop source of practical information is invaluable. The RCP works closely with all medical specialties and this unique day brings together that community to... Read More

Three new publications from the ABCD nationwide FreeStyle Libre audit published during September 2021

Dr Bob Ryder (Website Co-ordinator, Clinical Lead, ABCD Nationwide Audits)
Tuesday, 28th September 2021
Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) is pleased to announce three further publications during September 2021 from its real-world audit of the FreeStyle Libre system (FSL), in people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who use FSL.  In... Read More

Rowan Hillson Inpatient Safety Award 2021

Professor Ketan Dhatariya (Chair JBDS-IP)
Friday, 24th September 2021
We are inviting colleagues to submit entries to this year’s competition which will be: ‘The Rowan Hillson Inpatient Safety Award – The best interventions: Redesigning, rebuilding and maintaining safe inpatient diabetes care during COVID’ This... Read More

Rowan Hillson Inpatient Safety Award 2021 - Relaunched

Professor Ketan Dhatariya (Chair JBDS-IP)
Friday, 24th September 2021
We are inviting colleagues to submit entries to this year’s competition which will be: ‘The Rowan Hillson Inpatient Safety Award – The best interventions: Redesigning, rebuilding and maintaining safe inpatient diabetes care during COVID’... Read More

5th TriCounties Diabetic Foot Symposium

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Thursday, 9th September 2021
The biennial 5th #TDFS2021 is back this year with a packed programme and a multidisciplinary faculty of leading UK voices in Diabetic Foot Care. Hot topics covered include: The role of AI and Smart  Technology in the Diabetic Foot... Read More

Dr Bob Ryder receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Tuesday, 31st August 2021
ABCD would like to congratulate Dr Bob Ryder on his recent Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr Ryder received this award during the 7th International Diabetes and Endocrine Conference for services to MRCP and UK Audits via ABCD. I am sure you... Read More

Upcoming Webinar: Diabetes Diagnosis and Treatment: The Patient Journey

Dr David Strain
Thursday, 19th August 2021
Webinar 1: Monday 23rd August 2021, at 19:00 – 20:00 BST This is a global program, designed for all healthcare professionals who treat and manage patients with type 2 diabetes. Join ABCD Chair, Dr Dipesh Patel and panelists ... Read More

Virtual Monogenic Diabetes Course 20-21st Oct 2021 - registration now open

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Wednesday, 18th August 2021
The next Monogenic Diabetes Training Course “Right diagnosis, right treatment” hosted by Prof Andrew Hattersley and Prof Maggie Shepherd will take place on Wednesday 20th - Thursday 21st - October 2021 online in a virtual format. Registration is... Read More

RCP Regional Diabetes & Endocrinology Advisor Position available

Susannah Rowles, Secretary ABCD
Friday, 30th July 2021
This is a call to all ABCD members based in the Northwest of England. The position of RCP Regional Diabetes & Endocrinology Advisor is currently being recruited for. The work is interesting and not onerous, though not remunerated, it... Read More

The British Journal of Diabetes: Call for Papers

Dr Marie-France Kong, Editor-in-Chief of The British Journal of Diabetes
Friday, 30th July 2021
The British Journal of Diabetes is the official journal of ABCD and is growing in reputation and strength and we hope for PubMed listing soon. The Journal includes peer reviewed scientific research articles, systematic reviews, case... Read More

Upcoming webinar series - Discounted rates for ABCD members

Dr Dipesh Patel, ABCD Chair
Thursday, 29th July 2021
Hosted by The Royal Society of Medicine What’s new in endocrinology and diabetes: The effects of COVID-19 Wednesday 8 September to Friday 10 September 2021 from 4:30pm to 6:05pm BST During this three part series, an experienced group of... Read More

QiC Diabetes Awards

Dr Dipesh Patel, ABCD Chair
Thursday, 29th July 2021
Do you know an outstanding Educator in UK or Ireland? Do you work with an exceptional diabetes healthcare professional who deserves to be recognised? Are you aware of a diabetes hero (non-professional) who is incredibly special and has... Read More

New digital leaflet for people with diabetes awaiting surgery

Professor Gerry Rayman
Wednesday, 14th July 2021
Every year over 300,000 elective operations take place on people with diabetes. Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT) has worked together with a small group of clinicians, made up of doctors, anaesthetists and a psychologist, to produce a leaflet for... Read More

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