Welcome to Diabetes UK's 12th 'Diabetes in Pregnancy Conference' taking place virtually on Tuesday, 14 November 2023.
Registration is now open.
Registration fee – including VAT is £25.
Accredited by the Royal College of Physicians.
12.05pm Welcome and introductions
Peter Shorrick, Head of Midlands and East of England, Diabetes UK
12.05pm Galvanising national systems to improve patient care: Saving babies’ lives T2DAY
Karen Kennedy, Deputy Director, NHS Diabetes Programme, NHSE
12.15pm Hybrid closed loop in women with type 1 diabetes – results from the AiDAPT trial
Helen Murphy, Clinical Professor in Medicine at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust
12.45pm Saving babies’ lives care bundle
Jenny Myers, Professor of Obstetrics and Maternal Medicine and Consultant Obstetrician Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
1.15pm Pre-pregnancy care: What can we do in primary and specialist care?
Sanhita Chakrabat, Deputy Medical Director and Clinical Lead for Children’s and Maternity Services at Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Board
Overview, and obstetric perspective
Primary care perspective
Avoiding unplanned pregnancy and use of contraception perspective
Q and A panel discussion
1.45pm Abstracts Chair
Dr Robert Lindsay, Endocrinology, University of Glasgow
2.15pm Break and virtual networking
2.30pm During and after GDM pregnancy
Dietary interventions during pregnancy – Lessons from DIGEST
Dr Claire Meek, University of Cambridge, Dept of Clinical Biochemistry
CGM interventions during pregnancy
Christy Burden, Associate Professor in Obstetrics, Bristol Medical School
Physical activity post GDM Lessons from Babysteps –
Professor Ponnusamy Saravanan, Warwick Medical School
Women’s experiences of CGM use in GDM pregnancy
Dr Anna Davies, University of Bristol
Are we ready to abandon OGTT?
Eleanor Scott, Professor of Diabetes and Maternal Health at the School of Medicine, University of Leeds
Q and A panel discussion
3.35pm Pregnancy outcomes in women with Cystic Fibrosis
Overview and obstetric perspective
Dr Lucy Mackillop,Consultant Obstetric Physician, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Mensud Hatunic, Consultant and Specialist in Endocrinology, Mater Hospital, Dublin
Diabetes In Pregnancy Conference Programme 2023 (PDF 2.7MB)
Call for abstracts
Abstract submissions are invited in the area of:
clinical case presentations
Abstracts from the above healthcare disciplines are invited, and should contain no more than a maximum of 250 words. This should include names of authors with presenting author underlined, the institution where the work was undertaken and a contact. Three abstracts will be selected for oral presentation and will be judged by an expert panel, with three prizes awarded respectively for 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
Please indicate if poster presentation is preferred.
Please submit all abstracts to Mahima.Firdowsi@diabetes.org.uk
Closing date is Friday, 3 November 2023.
Diabetes in pregnancy - committee
Peter Shorrick Diabetes in Pregnancy Organising Committee Chair and Host, Head of Midlands and East of England, Diabetes UK
Joanne Cloughton Diabetes UK
Mahima Firdowsi Diabetes UK
Professor Ponnusamy Saravanan University of Warwick
Professor Helen Murphy Norwich and Norfolk University Hospital
Dr Paru King University of Derby
Professor Eleanor Scott University of Leeds
Dr Robert Lindsay University of Glasgow
Professor Jenny Myers University of Manchester
Diabetes in Pregnancy Conference - Tuesday, 14 November 2023
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