The Midlands Endocrine and Diabetes Club Meeting

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This popular and thought provoking regional meeting is held twice a year for health professionals from the fields of endocrinology and diabetes. Our next meeting will be held on 19th October at the Beeches Conference Centre Bournville, Birmingham B30 1LS

Organised by the Institute of Metabolism Systems Research (IMSR) team and bringing together consultants, doctors, specialist nurses and trainees, our varied programme comprises debate and update lectures. Research or case abstract submissions are encouraged, particularly from those in training and clinical fellows.  Prizes will be awarded for the best presentations on the day.


Draft programme

12.30-13.25:  Registration and lunch

13:25-13:30:  Welcome and introduction

Chair:  Dr Kristien Boelaert, Reader in Endocrinology, University of Birmingham

 13.30-14.00: Endocrine Update Lecture: 'PCOS: implications for long-term health’

Dr Aled Rees, Reader/Consultant Endocrinologist, Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute, Cardiff University

Case presentations

14.00-14.15: To be confirmed

14.15-14.30: To be confirmed

Chair: Dr Jane Dale, Consultant Endocrinologist, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust

14.30-15.05:  Debate: 'What is the first line treatment for Type 2 diabetes beyond life style intervention?'

Multiple speakers from the region

15.05-15.50:  Coffee & tea                          

Chair:  Dr Abd Tahrani, NIHR Clinician Scientist, University of Birmingham

15.50-16.20: Obesity Update Lecture: 'Exercise, Appetite and Energy Intake: The stomach speaks'

Dr David Broom, Reader of Physical Activity and Health, Postgraduate Research Tutor for Sport, Sheffield Hallam University

Case presentations

16.20-16.35: To be confirmed

16.35-16.50: To be confirmed

16.50 Prizes and meeting close:  Dr Kristien Boelaert, Reader in Endocrinology, University of Birmingham


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