ABCD Autumn Meeting 2005

Event Date: 
Thursday, 27 October, 2005

Programme

 

9.00 - 9.45 : Roles and Risks of Continuous Insulin Pump therapy in Type 1 Diabetes.

Professor Stephanie Amiel, Professor of Diabetic Medicine, Kings College, London.

 

9.45 - 10.30 : Impact of Oestrogen therapy on diabetes and vascular risk.

Dr Helen Buckler, Consultant Endocrinologist, Hope Hospital,  Salford.

 

10.30 - 11.00 : Tea and Coffee

 

11.00 - 12.30 : The ABCD Debate: HbA1c is not a sufficiently reliable marker of glycaemic control in diabetes care.

Chaired by Dr Anne Kilvert, Consultant Physician, Northampton General Hospital.

Proposer: Dr William Jeffcoate, Consultant Diabetologist, City Hospital, Nottingham.

Opposer: Professor Sally Marshall, Professor of Diabetes, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

 

12.30 - 13.30 : Lunch

 

13.30 - 13.50 : Antiplatelet effects of Rosiglitazone - A direct consequence of platelet PPAR gamma activation.

Dr Manish Khanolkar, Llandough Hospital, Winner of the ABCD SpR Training Award 2004.

 

13.50 - 14.15 : ABCD survey of services for gestational diabetes - 

Dr Fahmy Hanna, University Hospital of North Staffordshire.

 

14.15 - 15.00 : Tariffs for specialist diabetes services – The final nail in the coffin? 

Professor Anthony Barnett, Professor of Medicine, University of Birmingham.

 

15.00 - 15.45 : Hot topic: Findings and implications of the PROACTIVE study.

Professor John Betteridge, Professor of Diabetes & Endocrinology, The Middlesex Hospital

 

15.45 - 16.00 : Tea & coffee

 

16.00 - 16.45 : Anti-psychotic drugs and diabetes - genuine concern or industry hype? 

Dr Richard Holt, Senior Lecturer, University of Southampton.

 

16.45 - 17.30 : Links between oxidative stress, inflammation and diabetic vascular disease.

Professor Naveed Sattar, Consultant Clinical Biochemist, Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Event taxonomy: 
ABCD
Clinical taxonomy: 
Cardiovascular, Gestational Diabetes, Pumps and pump technology, Treatments for diabetes, Type 1 diabetes mellitus

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