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Primary Care Course: Getting the essentials right in delivering diabetes care

Friday 8 March 2019, 8:30 - 16:30

ACC Liverpool, Kings Dock, Liverpool L3 4FP


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About the course 

Our Primary Care Course is aimed at healthcare professionals wanting to learn the essentials of diabetes care. This one-day course will increase your knowledge, provide core resources and help you implement effective lifestyle advice crucial to the delivery of diabetes care for your patients.  


Time Session Title 
8:30-9:10 Arrival/Registration 
9:10-9:20 Welcome by Course Chairs (Dr. Paul Newman, Nicola Milne, Charles Odiase & David Jones)
9:20-10:05 Blood pressure and lipids: Can we do better?
(Dr. Naresh Kanumilli & Dr. Kevin Fernando)
10:05-10:50 HbA1c: Translating guidelines into practice
(Dr. Paul Newman & Su Down)
10:50-11:20 Break 
11:20-12:05 Lifestyle management and diabetes
(Douglas Twenefour & Neil Gibson) 
12:05-13:05 Lunch
13:05-13:50 Chronic kidney disease: Keeping kidneys healthy
(Jane Diggle)
13:50-14:35 Feet: Keeping feet healthy
(Dr. David Millar Jones)
14:35-14:50 Break
14:50-15:35 Living with diabetes and managing emotional distress
(Debbie Cooke) 
15:35-16:20 Contraception and pregnancy: Are we talking about the birds and bees?
(Su Down & Nicola Milne) 
16:20-16:30 Close and wrap up
(Dr. Paul Newman, Nicola Milne, Charles Odiase & David Jones)


"Emphasis on lifestyle changes is key in diabetes management. I am putting a lot of the information learned immediately into practice" - 2018 delegate 


The cost of attending is £25 (+VAT). The cost for the Course has been heavily subsidised by Diabetes UK.

For £25 you will receive:

  • Access to the course.
  • Lunch and refreshments.
  • Networking opportunities with primary care colleagues from across the UK.
  • Access to the Exhibition hall of the Diabetes UK Professional Conference, where you can meet pharmaceutical companies, technology companies, care providers and many more.
  • Access to the poster area of the Diabetes UK Professional Conference, where you can view abstracts presented by colleagues and peers.
  • A certificate of attendance* and a booklet for you to complete your reflective practice.

*To receive the certificate of attendance you will be required to attend every session during the day.

Primary Care Course 2019 Flier (PDF, 5.3MB)

Is this part of the Diabetes UK Professional Conference?

This Course is run separately to the Diabetes UK Professional Conference but is in the same place and at the same time. You will benefit from being able to share the networking opportunities that the Conference has to offer but will not be able to attend any of the Conference sessions. For full Conference access you can register as a Diabetes UK Professional Conference delegate instead.

Diabetes UK Professional Conference

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