Tuesday 16 November 2021
This year will mark the 10th UK Diabetes in Pregnancy Conference.
1.30pm Opening - Pete Shorrick, Head of Midlands and East of England, Diabetes UK
1.35pm Introduction - Professor Jonathan Valabhji, National Clinical Director for Diabetes and Obesity. GDM and the Prevention programme
1.50pm National Diabetes in Pregnancy Data - Professor Helen Murphy, Norwich
2.15pm A technology journey on GDM health, including the digital divide, diversity and exclusion - Dr Paru King, Derby
2.40pm Break and Presentation Video - Professor Jenny Myers & team, Manchester
2.50pm Quality Improvement journey of Antenatal
Diabetes Service at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust - Anku Mehta, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecology, Lead for Endocrine disorders in Pregnancy, Angelina Ankomah, Specialist Diabetes Midwife - Maternity & Diabetes collaboration to improve outcomes: A MSE case study
Marjorie Varney, Specialist Diabetes Midwife
Angela Falltrick, Specialist Diabetes Midwife
3.15pm Updated ABCD*/JBDS* guidelines – Stricter or Safer intrapartum glucose targets – perspectives from an obstetrician, diabetologist and anaesthetist - Professor Nia Jones, Nottingham Dr Umesh Dashora, East Sussex Dr Nicholas Levy, West Suffolk
3.45pm Abstract Presentations (3 x 5 minutes) - Dr Robert Lindsay, Glasgow 4.00pm Q&A Panel
For more information on the Diabetes Pregnancy conference, download our programme.
Call for abstracts
Abstract submissions are invited in the area of:
• Clinical case presentations
• Innovative practice
Abstracts – maximum of 250 words – should include names of authors – presenting author underlined – institution where work was undertaken, and a contact. Abstracts from all the healthcare disciplines are invited. Three abstracts will be selected for oral communication. Please indicate if poster presentation is preferred.
Awards will be given for the three best abstracts.
Closing date for abstracts is Monday 8th November
Please submit all abstracts to Gursharan.Kaur@diabetes.org.uk
Registration fee – including VAT is £24
Accredited by the Royal College of Physicians.
To register for the Diabetes in Pregnancy Conference 2021, please register below.
Diabetes in pregnancy organising committee
Chair and host
Pete Shorrick Head of Midlands and East of England, Diabetes UK
Gursharan Kaur, Joanne Cloughton, Diabetes UK
Professor P Saravanan, Warwickshire
Professor Helen Murphy, Norwich
Dr Paru King, Derby
Dr Nick Lewis- Barned, Northumbria
Dr Sarah Finer, London
Dr Ruth Bell, Newcastlelosing date for registration: Friday
Dr Robert Lindsay, University of Glasgow
Professor Jenny Myers, Manchester
We would like to thank our Conference Sponsor Novo Nordisk for their support and financial contributions towards the conference.
Novo Nordisk has had no input into the programme content.