ABCD Spring Meeting 2005

Event Date: 
Thursday, 7 April, 2005


Wednesday 6th April 2005


5.30-7.00pm : Annual General Meeting

7.00-8.00pm : ‘Diabetes and Endocrinology : United we stand , divided we fall’

Professor John Wass, Secretary , Society for Endocrinology


Thursday 7th April 2005


9.00-9.45am : Update on indications for and limitations of continuous glucose monitoring systems. 

Dr Steve Hurel, Consultant Physician, University College Hospital, London


9.45-10.30am : Pathophysiology and management of gastro-intestinal complications.

Dr Marie-France Kong, Consultant Diabetologist, Leicester General Hospital


10.30-11.00am : Coffee Break


11.00-12.30am : The ABCD Debate: Insulin therapy should be the treatment of choice for type 2 diabetes complicated by CHD.

Proposer : Dr Miles Fisher, Consultant Diabetologist, Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Opposer : Dr Simon Heller, Consultant Diabetologist, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield


12.30-1.30pm : Lunch


1.30-2.15pm : Identification and management of diabetic Charcot neuroarthropathy.

Dr Matthew Young, Consultant Diabetologist, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary


2.15-3.15pm : Clinical audit presentations .

Survey of cardiovascular risk and treatment amongst UK consultant diabetologists – Do we practice what we preach ?

Dr Peter Winocour, Consultant Physician, QEII Hospital, Welwyn Garden City


Glargine use in type 2 diabetes

Dr Ian Gallen, Consultant Physician, Wycombe General Hospital


3.15-4.00pm : A critical look at emerging therapies for diabetes.

Professor David Matthews, Consultant Diabetologist, OCDEM


 4.00-4.30pm : Tea – Close of Meeting

Event taxonomy: 
Clinical taxonomy: 
Cardiovascular, Co-morbidities, Treatments for diabetes, Type 2 diabetes mellitus

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