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Diabetes UK Professional Conference Insider programme


We look forward to seeing you all in Glasgow on Saturday, March 21 2020.

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Thanks to everyone who attended our Insider Event in 2019. You can check the 2019 programme below.

09.00 Registration, coffee and exhibition

10.00- 10.10 Welcome address

Chris Askew, Chief Executive at Diabetes UK

10.10- 10.40 Plenary

Precision medicine in diabetes

Chair: Chris Askew, Diabetes UK 
Mark McCarthy, Oxford 

10.40- 11.00 Coffee and exhibition

11.00- 11.30 Choice of session

Immunotherapy for Type 1 diabetes, Progress to keep beta cells healthy: Colin Dayan, Cardiff

Glucose management for safe and effective exercise in Type 2 diabetes: Robert Andrews, Exeter and Parth Narendran, Birmingham

11.35- 12.05 Choice of session

The genetics of Type 2 diabetes: The clinical relevance: Anna Gloyn, Oxford

Glucose management for safe and effective exercise in Type 1 diabetes: Robert Andrews, Exeter and Parth Narendan, Birmingham

12.10- 12.40 Choice of session

DIY loop: Emma Wilmot, Derby

Type 2 diabetes remission: The DiRECT way: Michael Lean, Glasgow

12.40- 14.00 Lunch and exhibition

14.00- 14.30 Plenary

Eating disorders and disordered eating in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

Chair: Libby Dowling, Diabetes UK
Jacqueline Fosbury, Brighton 

14.30- 15.00 Plenary

How can you and your health care team look after your emotions, health and wellbeing?

Chair: Dan Howarth, Diabetes UK
Jackie Sturt, London

15.00- 15.45 Panel discussion

Tomorrow’s world panel discussion: What’s the biggest opportunity and challenge in diabetes in the next 10 years?

Chair: Anna Morris and Elizabeth Robertson, Diabetes UK

Panel members:

Emma Wilmot- Technology
Colin Dayan- Genetics and immunology
Michael Lean- Lifestyle

15.45- 16.00 Closing address

Working together to improve care

Chair: Simon O'Neill, Diabetes UK
Partha Kar, Portsmouth

16:00 Close

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