Named lectures give you exclusive insight into the latest research and understanding about diabetes treatment and care.
93 per cent of healthcare professionals who came to Diabetes UK Professional Conference last year learnt things that were new to them. What will you learn in 2018?
Wednesday 14 March
Arnold Bloom Lecture: Getting the Measure of Diabetes
Bob Young, Consultant Diabetologist, Salford Royal Foundation Trust
Hear about the National Diabetes Audit (NDA), its course to date, achievements, how its findings can be used in the future.
Rank Nutrition Lecture: Obesity and diabetes: understanding risks and benefits through epidemiology and trials
Naveed Sattar, Professor of Metabolic Medicine, University of Glasgow
Thursday 15 March
Janet Kinson Lecture: Education in Diabetes: Finding the words and the way
Mayank Patel, Consultant Physician in Diabetes, University Hospital Southampton
Diabetes education programme for staff and patients using examples from the University Hospital Southampton.
RD Lawrence Lecture: Using the genomic key to unlock the secrets of diabetes
Michael Weedon, Associate Professor, University of Exeter
Banting Memorial Lecture: Diagnosing Diabetes sub-types improves clinical care
Andrew Hattersley, Professor of Molecular Medicine, University of Exeter
Precise diagnosis of the subtype of diabetes is key for appropriate treatment of patients.
Friday 16 March
Dorothy Hodgkin Lecture: Insights into the immune pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes
Susan Wong, Professor of Experimental Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Cardiff
Current understanding of the immune pathogenesis of Type 1 diabetes and how this is currently influencing strategies to prevent this condition.
Mary MacKinnon Lecture: Technology, telemedicine and social media are tools to improve health outcomes, education and patient engagement in a paediatric diabetes service
May Ng, Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Endocrinologist, Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust
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