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Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2021 - Conference Information

Welcome to the Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2021

Taking place online from 19 to 30 April 2021, the conference will be bringing back our prestigious Named Lectures, Professional Interest Groups and abstract programme alongside a range of discipline and multidisciplinary sessions to update and educate healthcare professionals, researchers and scientists in the field of diabetes. Our three-track multidisciplinary programme will take place over lunchtime and late afternoon slots to ensure DUKPC21 offers flexibility for learning opportunities, supported by an on-demand option. 

Conference programme

Our three-track programme will leave you with the diabetes knowledge you need to provide the best care for your patients.

  • Designed by healthcare professionals and spanning disciplines from primary to specialist care, podiatry, paediatrics and dietetics.
  • Seven Named Lectures: exclusive insight into the latest research and understanding about diabetes treatment and care from some of the world’s leading specialists.
  • Eleven professional interest group meetings: the latest updates for your profession for consultants and specialist trainees, DSNs, dieticians, eye specialists, midwives, primary care, paediatricians, podiatrists, practising pharmacists, psychologists, and research nurses.
  • E-posters ranging from basic science, clinical science, education, to clinical care management, healthcare delivery and psychological care.


Please note that the abstract submission deadline has been extended to Monday, 1 February 2021 at 9am.

In recognition of the challenges faced by healthcare professionals at this time, we have listened to the feedback we have received and extended the abstract submission deadline.

The Conference Organising Committee will meet in February 2021 to decide which abstracts will be accepted for presentation at the 2021 conference; authors will be informed of their abstract outcome by the end of February 2021. Authors who have not received confirmation by the end of February should contact Rob Glyn Jones at Hg3 Conferences, telephone: +44 (0) 1423 529333 or email:

Abstract awards and submission for 2021 DUKPC 2020 abstracts

Named Lectures

Our keynote lectures give you exclusive insights into the latest research and understanding about diabetes treatment and care.

Speakers who will be delivering this year's lectures include Ewan Pearson, Denise Robertson and Neel Basudev.

2021 Named Lectures 

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