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Spring Meeting 2019 Programme

Thursday 16th May

Session time Session title
17:00 Registration
18:00 ABCD AGM
18:45 Rowan Hillson Insulin Safety Award 2019
19:00 The John Wales Memorial Lecture 2019
Professor Peter Grant, Leeds
19:45 Drinks reception and dinner

Friday 17th May

09.00 – 10.30 Session 1: New Therapies

Session time Session title
09:00 Immunotherapy for type I diabetes - current state of play and the future
Professor Colin Dayan, Cardiff
09:45 Novo Nordisk sponsored talk - New era of GLP-1 therapy
Professor Stephen C Bain
10:30 Tea, coffee, exhibition and posters


11.00 – 12.30 Session 2: Diabetes Management in the 21st Century

Session time Session title
11:00 21st century consultations and care plans
Professor Vinod Patel, Nuneaton
11:30 Inpatient diabetes in the 21st century - CSI or CSII?
Dr. Mark Evans, Cambridge
12:00 Award winning abstracts from the ABCD SpR Meeting 2018
Improvements in Diabetic Neuropathy and Nephropathy after Bariatric Surgery: A Prospective Cohort Study, Dr Safwaan Adam.

Proinsulin peptide C19-A3 immunotherapy in new-onset type 1 diabetes is well-tolerated and associated with reduced total daily insulin usage. Dr Mohammad Alhadj Ali, Cardiff.
Dr. Safwaan Adam, Manchester
12:30 Lunch, exhibition and posters


13.30 – 15.00 Session 3: Updates and Abstracts

Session time Session title
13:30 ABCD audit update
Dr. Bob Ryder, Birmingham
13:45 Workforce update
Dr. Stella George, Stevenage
14:00 Oral presentations of four selected abstracts
15:00 Tea, coffee, exhibition and posters


15.00 – 16.30 Session 4: Live with Diabetes

Session time Session title
15:30 The role of the psychologist - what the specialist needs to know
Associate Professor Paul Chadwick, London
16:00 Diabetes distress-practical considerations
Dr. Dorothy Frizelle, Wakefield
16:30 Meeting closes