Webinar: Hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state (HHS) – so what’s new in the latest JBDS guidelines?

Event Date: 
Thursday, 9 June, 2022

Upcoming WebinarHyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state (HHS) – so what’s new in the latest JBDS guidelines?
Thursday 9th June 2022, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

In the fifth of our 2022 ABCD webinar series, please join Dr Dr Masud Haq who will be discussing the new hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state (HHS) guidelines that were published in February 2022 by the Joint British Diabetes Societies (JBDS) for Inpatient Care group.

Although HHS is less common than diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), it is associated with a higher mortality.  Recent evidence demonstrates mixed HHS and DKA is not only common but patients fare worse. The updated guidelines will improve the early recognition of these cases. With the aid of illustrated scenarios, previous areas of uncertainty are covered including the early initiation of fixed rate iv insulin infusions; the introduction of new exit criteria; bedside charts and pathways.

Q& A will follow this presentation

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Dr Masud Haq

Dr Masud Haq is a Consultant Physician in Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Medicine at Tunbridge Wells Hospital. Whilst studying at Guy’s and St.Thomas’ medical schools, he completed  training at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, and St.Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne. After graduating, he trained at several leading UK centres including St.George’s, the Royal Brompton, Atkinson Morley Hospitals and the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust.

He was awarded a Doctorate in Medicine for research in Thyroid Cancer at The Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research in 2007, with his work shortlisted for the European Marie-Curie award.

Masud is a published author and has written numerous peer reviewed papers and invited book chapters. He led the West Kent Integrated Community Diabetes project which was a double finalist at the HSJ Value awards last year. Masud is a member of the Joint British Diabetes Societies (JBDS) for Inpatient care group and has an interest in training and education.



Dr Parag Singhal






Event taxonomy: 
Clinical taxonomy: 
Type 1 diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes mellitus

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