CVD&Diabetes | 29 November | Manchester
The agenda for our Pulse Learning Seminar: CVD & Diabetes 2018 is in development. In the meantime, take a look at what was discussed in 2017.
08.45 Registration and networking
09.20 Chair’s opening remarks
Dr Nigel Rowell, North of England CVD lead for primary care
09.30 Modern management of diabesity
- Latest on the management of diabetes and Obesity
- Managing prediabesity
Dr Chinnadorai Rajeswaran, consultant physician(Obesity,Diabetes & Endocrinology), chair, National Diabesity Forum
10.10 Achieving HbA1c targets is a challenge: How can SGLT2 inhibitors help you manage type 2 diabetes?
- Current treatment options for patients
- Comparing SGLT2 inhibitors with sulphonylureas and DPP4 inhibitors
- Practical case studies
Dr Adie Viljoen, consultant chemical pathologist, Hertfordshire
Supported by NAPP Diabetes
10.40 Refreshment break and exhibition
11.10 Chronic heart failure in primary care:
- Diagnosis challenges
- Treatment and referral
- Latest guidelines
Dr Nigel Rowell, GPSI cardiology in Middlesborough
11.50 Optimising anticoagulation therapy in atrial fibrillation to improve patient outcomes
Dr Washik Parkar, GP in Trafford, clinical assistant in cardiology, St Helens and Knowsley Trust
Supported by Bristol-Myers Squibb
12.20 Common challenges in paediatric diabetes
- Making a timely diagnosis
- Is it always Type 1?
- Importance of primary care during transition of care
Tabitha Randell, consultant in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes, Nottingham University Hospital, chair of clinical committee, British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
13.50 A ‘pick and mix’ of common diabetes challenges: Case studies
- Recognising diabetic neuropathy
- Renal complications
Professor Roger Gadsby MBE, honorary associate clinical professor, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick
14.30 DOACs in diabetes: Which drug, which dose?
Dr Jecko Thachil, consultant haematologist, Manchester Royal Infirmary
Supported by Daiichi Sankyo
15.00 Best practice in the diagnosis and management of hypertension
- Which diagnostic test?
- Pharmacological vs lifestyle treatment
- Treating resistant hypertension
Dr Philip Lewis,consultant cardiologist and clinical hypertension specialist, Stepping Hill Hospital & The Alexandra Hospital, Cheshire, and honorary senior lecturer, University of Manchester.
15.45 Refreshment break
16.15 Symptom sorter: faints, funny turns and palpitations
- When is it cardiac?
- Which diagnostic test?
- When to refer
Dr P Boon Lim, cardiologist and electrophysiologist specialising in heart rhythm disturbances, Imperial College London
17.10 Close of conference
*Please note, the programme and timings are subject to change.
** We would like to thank our partners and exhibitors for their support. Unless mentioned in the agenda, they have had no influence over content or speakers