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  CVD & Diabetes London: 11 September 2019


Date: Wednesday 11 September 2019
Location: London Holiday Inn, Kensington




Registration, refreshments and networking


Chairs opening speech:

 Dr Roger Henderson, GP and health broadcaster


Which diet: controversies and developments in the role of diet and lifestyle to manage type 2 diabetes

  • How to put Type 2 diabetes into remission
  •  Pros and cons: carbs, fat, calorie restriction and other diets
  • One size fits all? A person-centered approach

 Dr Rachel Pryke, GP and clinical champion for nutrition and health, RCGP


Diabetes Guidelines Updates 2019: What do GPs need to know?

  • European Association for study of diabetes updates
  • Diabetes Footcare overview
  • How to put guidelines into practice

Dr Dipesh Patel, diabetes and endocrinology consultant and senior lecturer, University College London


Statins: where are we now?

  • Statins are an effective therapy for lowering  LDL  cholesterol 
  • Statin therapy should be used  to reduce non-HDL cholesterol by greater than 40% in CVD prevention (NICE CVD 2016)
  • Statin therapy produces reductions in major vascular events irrespective of age

Dr Jim Moore, GPSI cardiology, Gloucestershire Heart Failure service and member of the National Heart Failure Audit Steering group


Refreshment break and exhibition

The seminar room will be closed during this time


The new digital era: Empowering patients with simple tools

  • Accessibility and funding for your practice
  • Best apps and gadgets for patients
  • Emerging technology

Dr Roger Henderson, GP and health broadcaster


Not just binary? The 5 clusters of diabetes

  • Adult-Onset Diabetes is not one disease
  • Differences exist in the clinical course of Adult-Onset Diabetes 
  • Differences exist in the clinical management of Adult-Onset Diabetes 

Prof David Leslie, consultant physician and lecturer of diabetes and autoimmunity, Queen Mary University of London


Lunch, exhibition and networking

The seminar room will be closed during this time


Atrial Fibrillation: Detect, Protect, Perfect in Primary Care

  • How to detect AF – to screen or not to screen?
  • Deciding on anticoagulant – DOAC or Warfarin?
  • How to manage patients on DOAC – practical advice on dosing

Prof Ahmet Fuat, GPSI in cardiology and president of the Primary Care Cardiovascular Society


Hypertension guidelines debrief 2019: What do GPs need to know?

  • Diagnosis and management of hypertension to prevent CVD
  • Latest NICE guidelines on hypertension
  • Learn through a series of case studies how to put guidelines into practice

Dr Mark Glover, Specialist Physician in Hypertension, British Hypertension Society


Heart Failure: Practical Guidance for Primary Care

  • A summary of 2018 NICE guidelines for CHF
  • Detection of heart failure using NT proBNP
  • Practical advice on medicines optimisation and managing side effects including worsening renal function in HF

Prof Ahmet Fuat, GPSI in cardiology and president of the Primary Care Cardiovascular Society


Refreshment break and exhibition

The seminar room will be closed during this time


CVD prevention in prediabetes

  • ESC guidelines: what do they mean?
  • How to apply ESC guidelines in your practice

Dr Shabana Ali, GP and clinical lead for cardiology, Southdene Surgery


Making the most impact in 10 minutes

Our chair will provide a short summary of top tips to implement in your practice to maximise patient outcome.

 Dr Roger Henderson, GP and health broadcaster


   Close of Conference

Prepared by Cogora 07/05/19

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