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Diabetes on the Net is intended for healthcare professionals

This conference was developed by the PCDS in conjunction with OmniaMed Communications. The sponsoring companies have had no input into the conference agenda, speaker selection or presentations, with the exception of the symposium sessions, for which the respective sponsoring companies are fully responsible.

Diabetes care:
The shape of things to come

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Tuesday 26 October 2021

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The Primary Care Diabetes Society (PCDS)

14th annual Scottish Conference

Organised by the PCDS, the only association solely committed to the needs of primary care diabetes, this virtual conference will examine diabetes care from a Scottish perspective. This year, the 14th for the event, we will celebrate the heritage of this event by doing what we do best: exploring a range of issues that impact the most on day-to-day diabetes care delivery in Scotland. And we will be doing so in a virtual format.

As the Scottish representatives of the PCDS Committee, we are delighted to be delivering this invaluable opportunity for us all to come together, virtually, and discuss the real core issues in Scottish diabetes care delivery.

We look forward to welcoming you to the virtual conference.

Scottish Representatives on the PCDS Committee

This fast-paced, interactive conference combines latest clinical guidance, research, case studies and hot topics in diabetes, including lessons learned from COVID-19 and much more

  • Ask the experts your burning questions through the LIVE Q&A at the end of each session
  • Log on anytime during the day from the comfort of your own home to view the sessions ​
  • Don’t worry if you miss something, all of the content will be available on-demand 
  • Claim 5 CPD points for the full day virtual conference

Agenda

09:00

Chair’s introduction

09:10

Obesity

  • Weight management services in Scotland
  • Treatment options to manage obesity
  • Who and how to refer: engaging with other healthcare professionals

15 min break

09:55

An evidence-informed yet person-centred approach to the management of cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetes

This is a promotional symposia slot sponsored by Lilly.

Please note this session is not eligible for accreditation.

Relevant prescribing information and adverse event reporting can be found on the platform

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15 min break

10:40

Fatty liver disease

  • The risk of fatty liver in diabetes
  • When do we need to act on abnormal LFTs?
  • Management options for NAFLD and NASH

15 min break

11:25

‘In Practice’ masterclasses | Rotation 1

1. A pot-pourri of diabetes

  • Exercise and physical activity advice in primary care
  • Key considerations for flying with diabetes
  • MODY, LADA and other less common forms of diabetes

2. Pre-diabetes

  • Preventative medicine – screening and identifying patients at risk
  • Pharmacological treatment options in pre-diabetes

3. Renal

  • Kidney function testing – what tests, how often, and what do the results mean?
  • The impact of declining kidney function on diabetes care
  • Managing diabetic kidney disease in primary care

4. Type 2 diabetes – Supporting more effective clinical management in routine care

  • Making sense of reports to improve clinical outcomes
  • Helping patients to help themselves
  • Enabling discussion to improve Time in range

 

Session organised and supported by Abbott Laboratories Ltd.

15 min break

12:20

‘In Practice’ masterclasses | Rotation 2

1. A pot-pourri of diabetes

  • Exercise and physical activity advice in primary care
  • Key considerations for flying with diabetes
  • MODY, LADA and other less common forms of diabetes

2. Pre-diabetes

  • Preventative medicine – screening and identifying patients at risk
  • Pharmacological treatment options in pre-diabetes

3. Renal

  • Kidney function testing – what tests, how often, and what do the results mean?
  • The impact of declining kidney function on diabetes care
  • Managing diabetic kidney disease in primary care

15 min break

13:15

To low carb or not to low carb?

  • What is the current evidence base for low-carb diets?
  • Practical advice and resources for professionals and patients in Scotland
  • Personalising dietary advice for the individual

15 min break

14:00

Symposium

15 min break

14:45

Diabetes Distilled

Emerging evidence from the weeks and months before the conference

15:15

Chair’s concluding remarks

Speakers

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Kashif Ali

GP Partner, Ayr

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Ameet Bakhai

Consultant Cardiologist and Cardiovascular R&D Director, Royal Free London NHS Trust

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Pam Brown

GP, Swansea

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Kevin Fernando

GPwSI in Diabetes and Medical Education, North Berwick

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Nicola Guess

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Fraser Gibb

Consultant Endocrinologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer

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Patrick Holmes

GP Partner, St. George’s Medical Practice, Darlington

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Lyndsey McConnell

GPwSI in Diabetes, Kinlochleven

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Paul Newman

GP, Glasgow

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Rachel Pryke

GP, Bewdley Medical Centre

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Waqas Tahir

GPwER in Diabetes, GP Partner, Affinity Care Clayton, and Diabetes Lead, Bradford Care Alliance

Conference sponsors

GOLD SPONSOR

AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three therapy areas - Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism and Respiratory. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

AstraZeneca operates in five different locations in the UK, where around 8,300 employees work in research and development, manufacturing, supply, sales and marketing. We supply 40 different medicines to the NHS. The UK is also an important location for AstraZeneca’s clinical trials; in 2018, there were 201 trials at 376 centres in the UK, involving over 7,000 patients. For more information, please visit www.astrazeneca.co.uk

SILVER SPONSOR

Eli Lilly and Company

Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to create medicines that make life better for people around the world. We were founded in 1876 by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission.

To learn more, visit www.lilly.co.uk

MASTERCLASS SPONSOR

Abbott’s diabetes care division

At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy a full, active life. That’s why we’re focused on making breakthrough technology accessible and approachable for all. Our groundbreaking sensing technology is revolutionising how people monitor their glucose and providing healthcare teams with more data to drive better informed treatment decisions.

BRONZE SPONSOR

AgaMatrix Europe Ltd.

The WaveSense JAZZtest strip has been a popular choice for CCGs, Health Boards and HCPs for many years, resulting in it being the 2nd most prescribed test strip in the UK.  AgaMatrix have worked hard to secure this position by offering high quality, accurate blood glucose testing combined with second-to-none support.

The WaveSense JAZZtest strip is used in all three WaveSense JAZZ blood glucose monitoring systems including the increasingly popular WaveSense JAZZWIRELESS blood glucose meter which enables remote management of patients.

Find out more about more about how AgaMatrix can support your practice with the implementation of AgaMatrix Clinic Review Service.  This free of charge service assists GP practices to optimise blood glucose prescribing and is fully managed from beginning to end by the AgaMatrix pharmacy team under the control of the GP surgery throughout the process.  A remote version of the service is now available.

Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders. Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and our heritage has given us experience and capabilities that enable us to expand access to our medicines and work to prevent and ultimately cure disease by pioneering scientific breakthroughs. Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs approximately 45,000 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. Every day, millions of people all over the world rely on our products. For more information visit www.novonordisk.co.uk

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