ABCD Autumn Meeting 2017

Event Date: 
Friday, 10 November, 2017

Thursday  9th November  2017

 19.30  Drinks reception at BMA House
 20.00  Dinner at BMA House

Friday 10th November  2017

 09.00 - 10.30  SESSION 1

 Guest Speaker - Prevention of microvascular complications - traditional and novel  approaches.

 Professor Per-Henrik Groop, University of Helsinki & Helsinki University  Hospital.


 Question Time - Examining the value of multiple targets and therapeutic interventions in  diabetes.

 Professor Clifford Bailey, Aston University; Professor Per-Henrik Groop, Helsinki; Dr Emma Wilmot, Derby Teaching Hospitals.

 10.30  Refreshments, exhibition & posters
 11.00 - 12.30  SESSION 2

 New developments in the management of retinopathy.

 Dr Amira Stylianides, Royal Liverpool University Hospital.


 Lipid therapeutics update - going above and beyond statin therapy.

 Dr Anthony Wierzbicki, Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals, London.


 A new integrated pathway for severe hypoglycaemia.

 Professor Mike Sampson, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust.

 12.30   Lunch, exhibition & posters
 13.15 - 15.00  SESSION 3

 Speed orals x 4

 Seven out of the first eight patients in the ABCD Endobarrier in obstructive sleep apnoea  (End-OSA) study no longer require continuous positive airway pressure ventilation (CPAP)  after 3 months treatment with Endobarrier.  Dr Mahender Yadagiri, Sandwell & West  Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust.

 A sticker can improve documentation and management of hyponatremia and leads to early  discharges.  Dr Muhammad Munir Babar, Good Hope Hospital.

 Two birds one stone – a drug to cure both HCV and possibly Diabetes.  Dr Isuri Kurera,  Frimley Park Hospital.

 Risk stratification score for SGLT2 treatment in T2DM.  Dr Sajini Wijetlleka, West Middlesex  University Hospital.


 The 5th Niru Goenka Memorial Lecture.

 Legacy of the 2012 National Insulin Pump Audit.

 Dr Emma Wilmot, Derby Teaching Hospitals.

 15.00    Refreshments, exhibition & posters
 15.30 - 17.00  SESSION 4

 Update on adrenal disease and current studies.

 Professor William Drake, Barts & The London School of Medicine & Dentistry; Professor  Fahmy Hanna, University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust & Staffordshire University.


 A year in type 1 diabetes.

 Professor Stephanie Amiel, King's College London.

 17.00  Meeting closes


British Medical Association, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9JP
Event taxonomy: 
Clinical taxonomy: 
Cardiovascular, Diabetic retinopathy and screening, Endobarrier, Obesity, Type 1 diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes mellitus

ABCD Webinar Series

ABCD Webinars