About this event

  • Date and time Tue 15 Jan 2019 from 8:30am to 3:45pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health, Endocrinology and Diabetes

The event covers topics in adolescent endocrinology and diabetes and reproductive medicine.  

Key current topics such as technology in diabetes, and fertility preservation will be discussed at length.

Other presentations will cover difficult paediatrician areas including; diabetes transition, hormone replacement, and managing periods in girls with disabilities.

The meeting also includes four oral presentations by trainees who will be competing for the President’s prize. 

Topics include: 

  • Current knowledge in diabetes technology and hormone replacement 
  • Practical aspects of diabetes transition 
  • Fertility preservation  
  • Information and practical advice on adolescent endocrinology problems

Key speakers

Dr Carlo Acerini

Part of the Cambridge research group into “closing the loop”.  

Miss Melanie Davies

 Consultant in Reproductive Medicine and Chair of Fertility Preservation UK. 

Dr Ephia Yasmin

Consultant in Reproductive Medicine, who will talk about managing periods in girls with disabilities.

Agenda

View the programme

Session one: Diabetes

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Nicola Bridges

Optimal transition in diabetes mellitus

Dr Jai Ganapathi, Paediatric Consultant and Diabetes Lead, The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Technology in diabetes - how near are we to closing the loop?

Dr Carlo Acerini, Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals and Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge

Pregnancy in diabetes mellitus

Dr Rochan Agha-Jaffar, Consultant Endocrinologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Tea and coffee break

Session two: Fertility preservation

Fertility preservation in Turner syndrome and oncology

Miss Melanie Davies, Consultant in Reproductive Medicine and Chair of Fertility Preservation UK

Fertility preservation in Klinefelter and transgender patients

Miss Phillipa Sangster, Consultant Urologist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
President's prize presentation one: Endometriosis in a case with Fraser Syndrome

Ms Rucira Ooi, Medical Student, Cardiff University

President's prize presentation two: A case of 17 beta-HSD3 presenting at 16 years of age: The challenges for patients of sex identity, fertility potential and future malignancy risk

Dr Katherine Hawton, ST5 Paediatrics Doctor, Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust

Lunch

Section three: Adolescent endocrinology

Primary amenorrhoea and oestrogen replacement therapy

Dr Lisa Webber, Consultant Gynaecologist and Reproductive Medicine Subspecialist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Hirsutism and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in adolescents

Professor Gerard Conway, Professor in Endocrinology, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break
Managing puberty and periods in girls with developmental delay

Miss Ephia Yasmin, Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Subspecialist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Close of meeting and prize presentation

Professor Gerard Conway

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St,, Marylebone, London, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom