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6th Joint Meeting of ABCD & UKKA 2023

Birmingham canal

The past few years have seen advances in research that impact people with diabetes and kidney disease. This 6th Joint Meeting of ABCD & UKKA will highlight recent research and the findings of long-awaited trials, such as STOP ACE. 

We will bring together renowned leaders in the field of diabetes related kidney disease to discuss current challenges, potential areas of intervention and new therapeutic opportunities. There is a real recognition now of the need to work as multidisciplinary and multi-professional teams to support people with multiple long-term conditions. The focus of this meeting is education and collaboration. The sessions will be focused and pragmatic to enable all of us to better care for people with diabetic kidney disease.

Who should attend? 

  • Any member of the MDT team caring for people with diabetic kidney disease
  • Consultants and trainees in diabetes 
  • Consultants and trainees in renal disease 
  • General physicians and GPs with an interest in diabetes and kidney disease 
  • Specialist nurses in diabetes or kidney disease 
  • Dieticians and podiatrists with an interest in diabetic renal disease 
  • HCP's wishing to learn more about the challenges and opportunities relating to management of diabetes and kidney disease 

This face-to-face meeting will be held on Wednesday 11th October 2023 at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham.

Accreditation for this meeting has been sought from the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for CPD credits.

Call for Abstracts

We are delighted to invite the submission of abstracts of no more than 250 words for this meeting. Abstracts should be related to the care of people with diabetes and kidney disease and are welcomed from all members of the multidisciplinary team, including students. Authors of the top three highest scoring abstracts will be invited to present their work at the conference. Those meeting the criteria for publication will be published on the ABCD website.

The deadline for submissions has been extended to Friday 18th August at 11.59pm.

Please submit your abstract via the online abstract submission form.

If you have submitted an abstract, you will be notified as to whether or not your abstract has been selected for presentation by 4th September 2023.

The conference has been instigated and organised by ABCD. Sponsors have contributed funding towards this event in return for exhibition space. They have had no input into the agenda or the selection of speakers with the exception of any sponsored symposia which are clearly indicated.