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3rd Bedford Diabetes Study Day

Dr Rajeev Kumar, Consultant Physician, Bedford Hospital, Bedford

Thursday, 5 July 2018 from 08:45 to 17:00 (BST)

3rd Bedford Diabetes Study Day

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General admission 5 Jul 2018 £60.00 £3.47

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Following the success of previous two Study Days, we are pleased to invite you to attend 3rd Bedford Diabetes Study Day.

 

This one-day medical education meeting will again bring together a notable faculty of diabetes experts from Bedford and beyond and we very much hope you will be able to join us on Thursday, 5th July 2018 for what promises to be a very informative meeting. The Day will be of relevance to all healthcare professionals and medical students who are interested in a career in Diabetology.

 

The venue is very easily accessible and is renowned for excellent catering.

 

 The meeting has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 6 category 1 (external) CPD credits (CPD Code 117803).

   

Who should attend?

 

  • Diabetes Consultants and trainees looking for the latest updates
  • Consultants and trainees involved in Acute/General Medicine take
  • Acute medicine specialists
  • General Physicians
  • Nurses, Pharmacists and Healthcare professionals who have an interest in diabetes

Places at the event are limited and cost £60 per delegate (including lunch and refreshments) and will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

 

 Please note that there will be an admin chage of £3.47 if booked through this website which will be waived if paid in cash, via bank transfer or through PayPal (please use email address rajeev.kumar@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk to make PayPal payment and use the link “send money to friend and family” stating your name, hospital address, contact number and dietary requirement and drop us an email once payment made).

 

08:45              Registration and Tea/Coffee

 

09:15              Welcome and Introduction

                             Dr Rajeev Kumar, Consultant Physician and endocrinologist, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Bedford

 

Session 1

 

09:30             Selecting the right drug treatment for patients with diabetes

Dr Rajeev Kumar, Consultant Physician and endocrinologist, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Bedford

 

     10:15              Selecting the right insulin treatment for patients with diabetes

Dr Michael Pierides, Consultant Physician and endocrinologist, Kettering General Hospital, Kettering

 

 11:00              Tea and Coffee

 

Session 2

 

11:15              Home Glucose Monitoring in diabetes; why, when and how?

Ms Claire Springall, Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Bedford

 

11:45              Optimizing the treatment of Steroid Induced Hyperglycaemia

Dr Nihad Jaleel, Consultant Physician and endocrinologist, Northampton General Hospital, Northampton

 

12:30              Caring for someone with diabetes at the End of Life

Dr Sally Carding, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Hinchingbrooke

 

13:15              Lunch and Networking


Session 3

 

14:00              Challenges in the management of diabetes in Children and Young Adults

Dr Babita Khetriwal, Consultant Paediatrician, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Bedford

Ms Julia Brown, Lead Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust , Bedford

 

14:45              Managing diabetes during Pregnancy and Postnatal period

Dr Felicity Kaplan, Consultant Physician and endocrinologist, Lister Hospital, Stevenage

 

15:30              Tea and Coffee

 

Session 4

 

     15:45              Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in diabetes: The elephant in the room!

Dr Yasseen Al-Ne’eb, Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Bedford

 

16:30              Feedback and Close

Dr Rajeev Kumar, Consultant Physician and endocrinologist, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Bedford


  

FAQs

  • What is the venue website?

https://www.kingshousebedford.org/home

 

  • What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is ample car parking on site . If it is full you may wish to consider using the Park and Ride car park (Elstow, Bedford MK42 9XF), which offers free parking and a regular bus service, approximately every 12 minutes. A daily return fare costs £2.60 for adults.

 The meeting venue is about 0.6 miles from the Park and ride and takes less than 15 minutes to walk. Alternatively if you decide to take a bus it is only a 2 minutes ride (please get off at Technology House stop which is right outside King's House)

 For information on this service please visithttp://www.bedford.gov.uk/transport_and_streets/public_transport/park__ride.aspx.

 

  • How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any queries, please contact;

 The Bedford Diabetes Study Day Team

Ms Laila Khubeize (AAU Secretary)

Department of Acute medicine

Bedford Hospital, Bedford MK42 9DJ

Phone; 01234 730 419. Fax; 01234 792 655

Email;Laila.Khubeize@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk

  

  • Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You don’t need to bring printed ticket.

 

  • Can I update my registration information?

Yes. If you have any problem please drop us an email.

 

  • Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

 If you are unable to attend but would like your place to be transferred to a colleague please let us know. There will not be a charge for this service and we will try our best to facilitate the transfer.

Do you have questions about 3rd Bedford Diabetes Study Day? Contact Dr Rajeev Kumar, Consultant Physician, Bedford Hospital, Bedford

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Kings Arms Church
Kings House
245 Ampthill Road
MK42 9AZ Bedford
United Kingdom

Thursday, 5 July 2018 from 08:45 to 17:00 (BST)


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