ABCD Autumn Meeting 2006

Event Date: 
Thursday, 2 November, 2006


Wednesday 1st November

6.00-8.00pm : Registration

8.00pm : Reception and dinner

Thursday 2nd November
9.00-9.45 : Androgen replacement therapy should be considered in management of men with type 2 diabetes
Professor Hugh Jones, Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Barnsley Hospital


9.45-10.30 : The contribution of  specialist services to integrated diabetes care –The GP perspective.

Dr Martin Hadley Brown , GP and Chair of PCDUK,, Norfolk


10.30-11.00 : Tea Coffee and Posters

11.00-12.30 : The ABCD Debate – Diagnosis of the Metabolic Syndrome adds nothing to the care of patients with or at risk of type 2 diabetes and CVD

Proposed by : Professor Edwin Gale, Professor of Diabetes, University of Bristol

Opposed by : Professor George Alberti, Senior research Fellow, Imperial College , London


12.30-1.30: Lunch and Posters


1.30-2.00 : ABCD SpR training award winners 2005:

Role of small fibre neuropathy and microvascular hyperaemia in wound healing in diabetes.

Dr  Singhan Krishnan, SpR, Ipswich 


Adipose tissue and insulin resistance: culprit or victim?

Dr Garry Tan, SpR, Nottingham


2.00-2.45 : All you ever wanted to know about Coeliac disease but were afraid to ask! 

Dr Peter Watson, Senior Lecturer, University of Belfast


2.45-3.15 : Tea Coffee Posters


3.15-4.00 : Screening for Diabetes –who, when, how and if? 

Dr Simon Griffin, MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge


4.00-4.45 : Impact of medical therapies on diabetic retinopathy.

Dr Paul Dodson, Consultant Physician, Heart of England Foundation NHS trust.


4.45 : Close of meeting

Event taxonomy: 
Clinical taxonomy: 
Cardiovascular, Community diabetes care, Diabetic retinopathy and screening, Metabolic syndrome, Treatments for diabetes, Type 2 diabetes mellitus

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