On Demand Presentation: Diabetes related learning from Covid-19

Watch the guest lecture from the nineth ABCD Annual General Meeting 
2 September 2020

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Dr David HopkinsSpeaker: Dr David Hopkins
Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, London

David Hopkins is a consultant physician and diabetologist based in London. He is Director of the Institute of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Obesity at King’s Health Partners, an academic health science centre comprising King’s College London, King’s College Hospital, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals and South London & Maudsley NHS trust. He is Co-Chair of the Council of Healthcare Professionals at Diabetes UK and is a former member of the UK DAFNE collaborative executive. David has broad clinical and academic interests across the whole spectrum of diabetes and runs specialist clinics for advanced type 1 diabetes management islet and pancreas transplantation and diabetes complication management. Current research work ranges from studies on novel endoscopic based treatments for type 2 diabetes to the use of large datasets to understand the clinical course of diabetes and improving the understanding of the experience living with diabetes. David has been actively engaged in multidisciplinary health professional education throughout his career and is leading on a new King’s College London online Masters level programme which will launch in 2021.

Dr Dipesh PatelSpeaker: Dr Dipesh Patel

ABCD Chair

Dipesh Patel is consultant physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology at the Royal Free NHS Foundation trust in London. He enjoys delivering high quality clinical care in Endocrinology and Diabetes. He is committed to patient safety and supports teams in secondary and community care. Professionally, he is a trustee and current chair of the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD). He was awarded a PhD from Imperial College for research in the area of cellular cholesterol transport in people with dysglycaemia and works as an Honorary Associate Professor at UCL. He is principal investigator in clinical trials in cardiovascular and renal domains. He enjoys being the local teaching lead for undergraduate Endocrinology at the Royal Free Campus.

Discipline: 
Diabetes
Clinical taxonomy: 
COVID-19
Type 1 diabetes mellitus
Type 2 diabetes mellitus
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