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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


Guidelines debrief 2019: What do GPs need to know?

  •  Latest NICE guidelines on hypertension
  •  European Association for study of diabetes updates
  •  Diabetes Footcare overview
  •  How to put guidelines into practice
  •  American Diabetes Association updates

Dr Ana Pokrajac, consultant diabetologist and clinical lead for diabetes and chronic kidney disease, Diabetes UK


Refreshment break and exhibition

The seminar room will be closed during this time


Statins: where are we now?

 Sponsored Session


Eating disorders in diabetics

  •   Eating disorders in adolescents
  •   Diabulimia – the worlds most dangerous eating disorder
  •   Diabesity
  •   Case studies: patients with mental illness and reduced capacity. 

Dr Dominique Thompson, GP and student mental health expert


Lunch, exhibition and networking

The seminar room will be closed during this time


Cardiomyopathy: How to spot the signs

  • Spot the subtle symptoms
  • Dilated, Hypertrophic and restrictive cardiomyopathy.
  • How GPs can best support patients with cardiomyopathy.

Sponsored Session


The new digital era: Empowering patients with simple tools

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

Speaker to be confirmed


Pharmacological interventions to slow progression of cardiovascular complications

  • Using SGL1 and SGLT2 inhibitors to reduce risk of kidney disease.
  • Statins and other modern medications for CVD
  • Anticoagulants and antiplatelets
  • Cardiovascular effects of diabetes medication

 Speaker to be confirmed


Refreshment break and exhibition

The seminar room will be closed during this time


Heart Failure

Speaker to be confirmed


Making the most impact in 10 minutes

  • Our chair will provide a list of the top 10 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

*We would like to thank our exhibitors, sponsors and partners for supporting this meeting. This may include a number of pharmaceutical companies. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programme where clearly labelled.

** Your delegate badge may, with your permission, be scanned by sponsor companies in the exhibition hall and at sponsored sessions.  If you allow your badge to be scanned, you agree for those companies to contact you about their products, events and/or services – some of which may be promotional in nature. If you do not wish to be contacted by our sponsor companies you have the right to not have your badge scanned when visiting a sponsored stand in the exhibition hall or attending sponsored sessions. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting the sponsor.

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