ABCD Autumn Meeting 2018

Event Date: 
Thursday, 8 November, 2018 to Friday, 9 November, 2018

We are pleased to give you details of the programme for the Association’s Autumn Meeting to be held at BMA House in London on 8th & 9th November 2018. Accreditation by the RCP London has been approved for this meeting (8CME points).

This year the programme starts on Thursday with an afternoon of meeting sessions followed by our customary opportunity to meet old friends and colleagues, and make new ones, at our reception and dinner at BMA House. As always on the Friday the full day meeting covers a broad spectrum of topics of interest to all members. 

Autumn Meeting 2018 Programme

Thursday 8th November 2018

14:30 How to get it right first time Professor Gerry Rayman, Ipswich Hospital

15:00 Severe insulin resistance - tales from the National Specialist Service Dr. Anna Stears, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

15:30 Refreshments

16:00 Digital technology, databases and diabetes - how to address clinical inertia? Dr. David Strain, University of Exeter Medical School

16:30 Dementia and diabetes - a two way relationship? Professor Mark Strachan, Western General Hospital

19:30 Drinks reception followed by dinner

Friday 9th November 2018

Session 1

09:00 Chairmans welcome

09:15 Symposium sponsored by Sanofi The outcome of studies using Toujeo (insulin glargine 300 units/mL) in patients with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: expanding the evidence base. 

9.15 Chairman introduction, Professor Mike Baxter, Sanofi
9.20 BRIGHT study: Results of the first head-to-head randomised clinical trial comparing the efficacy and safety of Toujeo vs insulin degludec in T2 Diabetes. Prof Vinod Patel Nuneaton
9.35 SPARTA study: Real World Evidence in adults in the UK with T1 Diabetes switching to Toujeo, Dr Terence Pang, Dudley
9.50 Q&A session facilitated by Prof Mike Baxter, Sanofi

10:00 So what's the diagnosis? How can genetic and immunology tests help Dr. Shivani Misra, Imperial College London

10:30 Refreshments, exhibition & posters

Session 2

11:00 What is frailty and how do we implement the 2018 ABCD guidance? Professor Alan J Sinclair, Foundation for Diabetes Research in Older People (FDROP) Dr. Alison Gallagher, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

11:30 When testosterone is the missing hormone in Diabetes Mellitus Professor Hugh Jones, Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

12:00 Fatty liver to cirrhosis in diabetes - who to refer and what tests help? Dr. E Tsochatzis, Royal Free Hospital and UCL 

12:30 Lunch, exhibition & posters

Session 3

13:30 The 5th Niru Goenka Memorial Lecture Legacy of the 2012 National Insulin Pump AuditDr. Emma Wilmot, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton

14:15 Speed orals x 3 Selected from abstracts submitted by SpR's
14.15 - Physician perception and clinical practise regarding use of SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with foot ulcer disease, John Bassett
14.30 - Mitochondrial diabetes- don't ignore clinical clues! Justyna Witczak
14.45 - The Paediatric Diabetes QI Collaborative: A National Pilot of 10 Paediatric Diabetes Units in England, Megan Peng

15:00 Audit Update Dr. Bob Ryder, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

15:15 Refreshments, exhibition & posters

Session 4

15:45 Recognising and managing endocrine consequences of biological therapies Dr. Paul Carroll, Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

16:15 ABCD Debate "Current diabetologists are not adequately equipped to manage obesity with diabetes" For the motion: Dr. Barbara McGowan, Guys & St Thomas's Hospital / Against the motion: Dr. Abd Tahrani, University of Birmingham

Event taxonomy: 
Clinical taxonomy: 
Cardiovascular, Chronic kidney disease, Co-morbidities, Community diabetes care, Diabetic hyperglycaemia, Diabetic nephropathy, Diabetic retinopathy and screening, DKA, Genetics, Gestational Diabetes, Hypoglycaemia, Inpatient care, Juvenile diabetes, Obesity, Pumps and pump technology, Transitional diabetes care, Treatments for diabetes, Type 1 diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes mellitus

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