EXTOD PEAK Conference 2018

A focused programme to appeal to all healthcare professionals with an interest in type 1 diabetes

Following a hugely successful joint conference in 2017, JDRF's Performance in Exercise and Knowledge (PEAK) programme and Exercising for Type 1 Diabetes (EXTOD) are again joining forces along with The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) to deliver a new and interactive one day meeting in 2018.

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This impactful training programme is run exclusively for healthcare professionals and was created after a 2013 JDRF survey found that 36% of people living with type 1 diabetes viewed exercising to be a challenge. The 2017 programme helped healthcare professionals to provide education and support around exercise and nutrition to their patients living with type 1 diabetes and the 2018 programme will aim to build on this knowledge and to offer another interactive experience for delegates.  

This one-day event will bring together over 200 healthcare professionals to hear expert speakers including Dr Rob Andrews, Dr Ian Gallen and Dr Parth Narendren deliver the sessions based on sports nutrition and type 1 diabetes, an update on new diabetes technology and exercise. 

Who should attend?

• Diabetologists
• Diabetes Specialist Nurses
• Dietitians
• Paediatricians
• Sports Physicians
• Registrars in training​

Why should you attend?

• Develop your knowledge
• Learn new ideas to take back into practice
• Facilitate better health outcomes for your patients
• Network with colleagues and peers
• Meet exhibitors and find outmore about the latest technologies
• Earn CPD credits for attending

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Approval has been applied for to the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for CPD credit(s).

JDRF is the leading charity dedicated to funding research to treat, prevent and cure type 1 diabetes. The organisation also provides support for people living with type 1 diabetes including materials on different aspects of life with the condition that are free for healthcare professionals to order and distibute. JDRF runs Type 1 Discovery Days where attendees can hear about the latest research and meet others affected by the condition.
Exercise for Type One Diabetes (EXTOD) is an association set up by Dr Rob Andrews and Parth Narendran that aims to improve our knowledge on the risk and benefits of exercise in type 1 diabetes as well as improving the advice that is given to patients with Type 1 diabetes on how to maintain their blood glucoses in a safe range before, during and after exercise. For more information about EXTOD please visit extodorg.ipage.com 

The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD Diabetes Care Ltd) is the national organisation of Consultant Physicians in Britain who specialise in the management of Diabetes Mellitus. ABCD was established in 1997 with the principal objective of ensuring high quality care for all UK diabetes patients.   ABCD is a professional organisation committed to the preservation and support of diabetes specialist care services through the provision of research, education and ongoing professional development. For more information visit https://abcd.care/

 


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