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Managing Type 1 Diabetes, Exercise and Diet National Networking Forum

Managing Type 1 Diabetes, Exercise and Diet National Networking Forum

Thursday 27 February 2020

Hotel Football Manchester, Old Trafford, 99 Sir Matt Busby Way, Stretford, Manchester M16 0SZ

Contact:  01732 897 788  Email: 

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What is it about?

This one day NHS networking conference will focus on the practicalities for supporting your type 1 diabetes patients’ with their diet and exercise challenges. You will hear from leading Dieticians, Diabetologists and Diabetes Specialist Nurses to learn how teams from across the country manage diet and exercise in patients with type 1 diabetes through presentations and interactive discussion sessions focusing on:

  • High intensity versus low intensity exercise for type 1 diabetes
  • Making appropriate adjustments to insulin after exercise  
  • Explore the impact of replenishment post exercise for patients with type 1 diabetes
  • Working collaboratively with your patients to improve their diabetes and exercise management
  • How can technology aid you in supporting your patients with diabetes?
  • Exercise and CGM/Flash GM: utilising trend arrows and applying corrections
  • Patient experience: Discover the real-life experience of managing diet and exercise with type 1 diabetes
  • Measure and assess the impact of protein shakes and supplements for patients with type 1 diabetes
  • Managing diet and diabetes for children: working collaboratively with families
  • Explore the impact of low carbohydrate diets for patients with type 1 diabetes

By focusing on how to encourage your patients to eat a healthy balanced diet and to be active, as well as supporting patients’ challenges including liquid and low carbohydrate diets, competitive exercise, keeping blood glucose in target range and managing diabetes before, during and after exercise, you will take away a wealth of knowledge which will enable you to make a change in your role.

What will you take away?

This conference follows on from Advancing Insulin Pump and Sensor Technology National Networking Forum in September 2019 but will focus on managing diet and exercise for patients with type 1 diabetes. Take a look at how attendees described the conference:

“Excellent content and delivery, very clinically relevant, up-to-date and topical”

“A good overview of diabetes technologies in use and how teams are using them”

“Excellent overview, diabetes technologies are advancing so quickly, HCPs need the opportunity to keep up with the demand for this”


For more information: Agenda



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