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.
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
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
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
We are currently applying for CPD accreditation.