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Press notes: 13 June

Monday 13 June: webinar 5.30pm to 6.35pm

This multidisciplinary event will discuss the genetic origins of intellectual disability. Topics will explore the need for post-diagnostic research to understand the different ways people experience intellectual disability, and also what families would value most from the diagnostic experience.

Thursday 16 June: webinar 9.15am to 4.45pm

During this webinar the history of endocrine medicine and diabetes will be explored to learn about past practices and compare these with current-day care. The webinar coincides with the current RSM library exhibition Diabetes: Towards the Discovery of Insulin, which outlines the milestones in the research and treatment of diabetes before the discovery of insulin.

The library exhibition is free to attend. 

Friday 17 June: livestream 9.00am to 5.00pm

This event will provide an overview and broader understanding of hypermobility syndrome and the care of these patients. Experts in their field will present practical guides for the assessment and management of hypermobility spectrum disorder and hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.

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Follow this link for more information about the full programme of education at the RSM.

The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) is a registered charity and membership organisation. ​Our vision is better healthcare for better lives. By sharing learning and supporting innovation our goal is to be the leading provider of continuing learning to healthcare professionals.

We deliver multidisciplinary, specialist and general education, as well as professional development, drawing on the support of leading experts in over 50 specialist areas of medicine.

We are home to one of the finest physical and digital medical libraries in the world. Our learning resources span a wide collection of books, journals, electronic journals and online medical databases.

We connect those involved in and interested in healthcare and, by leveraging expertise from across the RSM, we support, help and inspire the innovators developing the medical products and services of tomorrow.

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