Preventing premature mortality in diabetes


Wednesday 24 January 2018


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
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Endocrinology & Diabetes Section


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Speakers from throughout the UK will address factors determining mortality risk in diabetes. Mortality relating to hypoglycaemia and cardiovascular disease will be discussed in detail. Book your place to improve your understanding on risk factors and how this data can be used to improve clinical care. 


9.00 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.30 am

Welcome and introduction

Dr Abdul Lakhdar, Council Member, Endocrinology & Diabetes Section, Royal Society of Medicine

9.40 am

Overview of death and survival in diabetes

Dr Sarah Wild, Reader in Epidemiology and Public Health and Honorary Consultant in Public health Medicine, NHS Lothian, Scotland

10.20 am

'Dead in bed' syndrome in type 1 Diabetes

Dr Pratik Choudhary, Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Diabetes, King's College London

11.00 am

Tea and coffee break

11.30 am

Mortality and survival in acute hyperglycaemia

12.10 pm

Mortality and hypoglycaemia in diabetes

12.50 pm

Panel discussion

1.00 pm


2.00 pm

Reducing mortality in heart failure and diabetes

Dr Rajiv Amersey, Consultant Cardiologist, Whipps Cross University Hospital and Barts Health NHS Trust

2.40 pm

Cardiovascular risk assessment and antidiabetic drugs

Professor John Wilding, Professor of Medicine and Honorary Consultant Physician, Obesity and Endocrinology Research, University Hospital Aintree

3.25 pm

Cardiovascular outcome trials on non-insulin medication

Professor Miles Fisher, Consultant Physician, Glasgow Royal Infirmary

3.45 pm

Tea and coffee break

4.15 on

Improving survival strategies in diabetes: Hope for the future

5.00 pm

Close of meeting

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  • Early bird rates are available until Monday 18 December 2017
  • RSM member rates start at £35
  • Non member rates start at £50
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For information on this event, contact Amy StrattonTel: 02072902980 Email: arrow