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Dr. Emma Wilmot

Elected committee member

Dr Wilmot is a Consultant Diabetologist at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton and Honorary (consultant) Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham. Her specialist interests include Type 1 diabetes, insulin pump therapy and diabetes technology, young adults with diabetes and antenatal diabetes care. She is also a principal investigator on clinical trials related to Type 1 diabetes.
Dr Wilmot was the founder of ABCD Diabetes Technology Network UK. In this role she led the delivery of a programme of educational events and online resources for multidisciplinary diabetes teams and people living with diabetes. She is a member of the National Diabetes Audit Insulin Pump Expert Reference Group and has been involved in the development of the 2018 national Type 1 diabetes service level audit. She has also led the development of a suite of national ‘best practice’ guides related to diabetes technology. Dr Wilmot was previously chair of the Young Diabetologists Forum (YDF) and represented trainees on the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) committee.
Dr Wilmot was awarded the University of Leicester medal for excellent PhD performance in 2013 for her PhD “Type 2 diabetes in younger adults”. The output from her PhD has attracted both national and international media interest, in addition to a number of prizes and publications.