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 last meeting was 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.

 

Table showing final programme of the 19th October 2018 event
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: inplications for long-term health"

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

Chair: Dr Kristien BoelaertReader in Endocrinology, University of Birmingham

14:00-14:15

 

14:15-14:30

 Case Presentations

"Improving DKA management while reducing cost of care through QIP"  Punith Kempegowda, University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

"Natural history of adrenal incidentalomas with and without mild autonomous cortisol excess; a systematic review and meta-analysis" Dr Yasir Elhassan, University of Birmingham

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

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

 15:05-15:50  Tea and coffee
 15:50-16:20

 Obesity Update Lecture: "Exercise, Appetite and Energy Intake: The stomach speaks"

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

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

 16:20-16:35

 

16:35-16:50

 Case presentations

"Unusual presentation of a rare endocrine pathology" Dr Yasir Elhassan, University of Birmingham

"Thyroid Hormone Resistance - a clinical spectrum" Dr Lucy Hastings, Paediatric Endocrinology Department, Birmingham Children's Hospital

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

 16:50-17:00 Prizes and meeting close: Dr Kristien Boelaert, Reader in Endocrinology, University of Birmingham 

 

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