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CVD&Diabetes | 14 June | London

Programme

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

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

Supported by Janssen

10.40 Refreshment break and exhibition

11.10 Chronic heart failure in primary care:

  • Diagnosis challenges
  • Treatment and referral
  • Latest guidelines

Dr Nigel Rowell, North of England CVD lead for primary care 

11.50 Industry session to be confirmed

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, British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

13.00 Lunch

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 A local case study, optimising time and patient care in stroke prevention

  • Sharing best practice
  • Clinical considerations when choosing patient pathway
  • Patient preference

Dr Majid Akram, GP, The Deepings Practice, Peterborough
Supported by Bayer

15.00 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

15.45 Refreshment break

16.15 Best practice in the diagnosis and management of hypertension

  • Which diagnostic test?
  • Pharmacological vs lifestyle treatment  
  • Treating resistant hypertension

Dr Indranil Dasgupta, consultant, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital and clinical hypertension specialist of the European Society of Hypertension

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


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