Webinar: Do-It-Yourself Artificial Pancreas Systems - What you need to know

Event Date: 
Thursday, 7 January, 2021

Upcoming WebinarDo-It-Yourself Artificial Pancreas Systems - What you need to know
7th January 2021, 4:45pm - 6:00pm

This is the first of our 2021 ABCD webinar series which will run on the first Thursday of each month.

This webinar will introduce the DIY artificial pancreas systems and will help you to:

- Understand how a DIY APS system works

- Understand why users choose these systems and the potential risks and benefits

- Discuss the ethical and medico-legal implications of their use

- Gain insight into how best to support users of these systems including participation in the ABCD DIY APS Audit programme

During the presentation you will be able to pose questions for our Q&A session after the talk.

 Dr Thomas CrabtreeSpeaker: Dr Thomas Crabtree

Dr Tom Crabtree is a specialist registrar in the East Midlands taking time out of training and is currently working as an Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) research fellow at Royal Derby Hospital, Derby and City Hospital, Birmingham. His PhD and research is focussed on technology in diabetes - specifically DIY APS, precision medicine and real-world data.


Session Chair: Dr Andrew Macklin

ABCD Honorary Treasurer

Andrew Macklin has been a member of ABCD since he was an SpR & joined the committee as an ordinary member before developing the IT/Communication lead position & subsequently being elected as treasurer. Since 2001 he has worked as a DGH diabetologist in Dorset.
He has orchestrated the ABCD social media presence, as well as coordinating the move to the abcd.care domain & helping with the development of the new website interface.

Event taxonomy: 
Clinical taxonomy: 
Diabetes technology

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