ABCD Autumn Meeting 2007

Event Date: 
Friday, 2 November, 2007


Thursday 1st November 2007

8.00pm : Reception and dinner

Friday 2nd November 2007

9.00-9.45 : Current and future status of islet cell replacement strategies
Dr James Shaw, Senior Lecturer, University of Newcastle 

9.45-10.30 : Early effective treatment of type 2 diabetes
Professor Rury Holman, Professor of Diabetic Medicine, OCDEM, University of Oxford

10.30-11.00 : Tea, Coffee and Posters

11.00-12.30 : The ABCD debate : 
The QuoF for Diabetes is the most important advance in diabetes care in the UK over the last decade.
Proposed – Dr Kamlesh Khunti, Senior Lecturer, University of Leicester
Opposed – Professor David Matthews, Professor of Diabetes, OCDEM, University of Oxford 

12.30-1.30 : Lunch and Posters

1.30-2.15 : The highs and lows of commissioning a diabetes service. 
Peter Bowker, Diabetes Network Manager, Hull & East Ridings PCT & Scarborough PCT

2.15-3.00 : Role of the RAAS in treatment selection and target attainment in hypertensive diabetes 
Professor Morris Brown, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Cambridge

3.00-3.30 : Tea, Coffee and Posters

3.30-4.15 : Controversies in the management of paediatric diabetes 
Dr Fiona Campbell, Consultant Paediatrician, St James University Hospital , Leeds.

4.15-5.00 : Provision of diabetes care for ethnic minorities in the UK – A special case?
Dr Tahseen Chowdhury, Consultant Physician, The Royal London Hospital 

5.00 : Close of meeting

Event taxonomy: 
Clinical taxonomy: 
Juvenile diabetes, Treatments for diabetes, Type 2 diabetes mellitus

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