Save the date: 10 November 2023, 12:30-1700, Midlands Endocrine and Diabetes ClubOrganised by the Institute of Metabolism Systems Research (IMSR), MEDC brings together all healthcare and allied professionals twice a year for a vibrant meeting. Our varied programme comprises debates, update lectures, research and interesting case presentations, particularly from those in training and clinical fellows. Prizes are awarded for the best presentations on the day. The next event will take place on Friday 1o November 2023, 12:30-17:00 at the Edgbaston Park Hotel.


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This meeting is open for consultants, doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and researchers based in the UK. Please note that the event is in-person only.  


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Final programme for the Midlands Endocrine and Diabetes Club (MEDC) event on the 10 November 2023
 Time and item Chair and further information
12:30-13:25 - Registration and lunch Delegates are encouraged to view  posters and sponsor stands
13:25-13:30 - Welcome and introductions

Dr Helena Gleeson

13:30-13:55 - Obesity Update Lecture


Professor Barbara McGowan, Consultant Endocrinologist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Professor in Diabetes and Endocrinology, King's College London.


Dr John Ayuk, University Hospital Birmingham


13:55-14:05 - Oral Communication 1: :  Dr Sarah Mulholland, ST5 Diabetes and Endocrinology, Chief Registrar, Russells Hall Hospital. ‘Diabetes ketoacidosis secondary to Alpelisib in the management of breast cancer’.

14:05-14:15 - Oral Communication 2: India Dickinson and Alexander Jones, Medical students, ‘TEAMeD-5: Improving Outcomes in Thyroid Eye Disease at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital’.

14:15-14:25 - Oral Communication 3: Dr Josephine Elliott, ACF ST1 Paediatrics, ‘Return rates of home-testing-kits for type I diabetes mellitus in children’

14:25-14:35 - Oral Communication 4: Natasha Mundell, Medical student, ‘Clinical Audit of Genetic Testing in Endocrinology at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital’.



Dr Jane Dale, The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

14:35-15:00 - Diabetes Renal Update Lecture

Professor Paul Cockwell, Consultant Nephrologist, University Hospitals Birmingham

Dr Ansu Basu, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust

15:05-15:45 - Refreshment break

Delegates are encouraged to view sponsor stands

15:45-16:15 - Poster presentation roadshow:

Dr Amna Aziz (ST7), Dr Shehr Syeda (IMT3), Veer Sheth, Anika Goel (Medical students)

 Dr Jane Dale, The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

16:15-16:40 - Fertility Update Lecture: 'Tales from the male fertility clinic'

Mr Justin Chu, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Sub-specialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, University Hospitals of Birmingham

Dr Helena Gleeson

16:40-16:45 - Prizes and closing remarks

Dr Helena Gleeson

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