ABCD Announcements

The 19th Malvern Diabetic Foot Conference

Dipesh Patel, ABCD Chair
Wednesday, 23rd February 2022
  The 2022 conference, taking place 11th - 13th May 2022, will be the 19th meeting since its inception in 1986 and brings together experts on the diabetic foot from up to 30 countries, predominantly North America and Western Europe. This... Read More

Diabetes webinars with Dr Jason Cheung

Umesh Dashora, Meeting Secretary, ABCD
Thursday, 3rd February 2022
  7 February 2022 - Insulin safety in inpatient diabetes care, presented by Dr Jason Cheung.  For more information and to register 21 February 2022 - Identifying and managing hypoglycaemia, presented by Dr Jason Cheung... Read More

The British Journal of Diabetes: Call for Papers

Dr Marie-France Kong, Editor-in-Chief of The British Journal of Diabetes
Wednesday, 26th January 2022
  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,... Read More

NICE committee member recruitment - diabetic retinopathy guideline

Hermione Price, Honorary Secretary, ABCD
Thursday, 20th January 2022
  Committee members are being recruited for NICE’s diabetic retinopathy guideline committee. The following roles are being recruited for: consultant ophthalmologist paediatric ophthalmologist specialist ophthalmology nurse... Read More

ASO webinar: Obesity and Kidney Disease

Alex Miras, Imperial College
Thursday, 20th January 2022
  #ASOWebinar: Obesity and Kidney Disease Thursday 27th January 2022, 18:00 - 19:30 Obesity is increasingly becoming a common cause for chronic kidney disease, even in the absence of diabetes or hypertension. In this webinar Dr Neil... Read More

NCEPOD Transition study - Health and Social Care Professional survey

Hermione Price, Honorary Secretary, ABCD
Tuesday, 18th January 2022
  NCEPOD are exploring the process of the transition of young people with complex chronic conditions from child to adult health services. The aim of the study is to explore the barriers and facilitators in the process of the transition of... Read More

Rowan Hillson Inpatient Safety Award 2022

Professor Ketan Dhatariya (Chair JBDS-IP)
Friday, 14th January 2022
Due to the pressure on hospital teams during the COVID pandemic, we postponed the 2021 competition but are now launching a revamped award for 2022 which has been amended to take into account the current COVID situation. We are inviting colleagues to... Read More

NCEPOD Transition study - young person and parent carer online survey

Susannah Rowles, Honorary Secretary, ABCD
Tuesday, 21st December 2021
  NCEPOD are undertaking a study to look at the process of transition from child to adult health services. As part of this study, they are collecting the views of young people and parent carers on the transition process via an online survey... Read More

ABCD publishes the results of the Integrated survey about diabetes services

Dr Dinesh Nagi, ABCD Ex-Officio Chair
Friday, 17th December 2021
Today, 17th December 2021, ABCD publishes the results of the Integrated survey about diabetes services. Please find the link to the raw data of this survey below.

Dapagliflozin (Forxiga): no longer authorised for treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus

Dr Hermione Price, ABCD Committee
Monday, 13th December 2021
As of 25th October 2021, dapagliflozin 5mg is no longer authorised for the treatment of people with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) and should no longer be used in this population . This is based on AstraZeneca’s decision to remove the... Read More

The YDEF Marjorie Prize

Dr Thomas Crabtree
Friday, 3rd December 2021
The Young Diabetologist and Endocrinologist Forum committee are very pleased to be able to announce the Marjorie Prize. A little known hero in the discovery of insulin was Marjorie the dog who was the first animal to ever be injected with the drug... Read More

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

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