Hot Topics in Paediatric Diabetes 2018:

                       Transition, Sports and Continuous Glucose Monitoring


Venue:       Riddell Hall, Stranmillis, Belfast                Cost £40  :  UPS member, Allied Health Professional or Doctor in training

                                                                                                                   ( Early Bird registration )     


                                                                                            Cost £60 :   medical non-UPS member

                                                                                                                  ( Early Bird registration )  


Time:         9 am

Date:         Friday 2th March 2018

Key Aims:

To increase the understanding of diabetes mellitus for General Paediatricians, Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) and Doctors in training
To discuss concepts of diabetes management including sports advice, transition from paediatric to adult services and continuous glucose monitoring (CGMS)
To increase knowledge of diabetes for Doctors, Nurse Specialists and Dieticians working with children and adolescents with diabetes

Target Audience:

General Paediatricians, AHPs  and Doctors in training
Paediatricians with an interest in diabetes and Physicians with an interest in adolescent diabetes
Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurses, Diabetes Specialist Nurses and Dieticians


09.00 -   9.15               Registration


09.15 – 09.45              Plenary Session: Introduction to Paediatric Diabetes in N.Ireland: Dr Caroline Stewart, Consultant Paediatrician, Antrim Area Hospital


09.45 – 10.45              Plenary Session: Sports Advice in Type 1 Diabetes: Ms Francesca Annan, Clinical Specialist Paediatric / Adolescent Diabetes Dietician, University College London


10.45 – 11.00              Tea/coffee break


11.00 – 12.00              Plenary Session: CGMS use in children and young people: Dr Juliana Chizo Agwu, Consultant Paediatrician Diabetes and Endocrinology, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


12.00 – 12.30              Plenary Session: What can numbers give you & your patient? Tips & tricks to speed up data interpretation: Ms Geraldine Gallen, Senior Diabetes Specialist Nurse, King’s College Hospital, London


12.30 – 13.30              Lunch

13.30 – 15.00              Practical Workshops – each 45 minutes

Workshop 1 – Sports Advice with Diabetes: Ms Francesca Annan

Workshop 2 – CGM: Continuous Glucose Monitoring – interpreting sugars: Dr Chizo Agwu

1500-1515-                             Coffe/ Tea break

15.15 – 16.00              Plenary Session: Transition from the Paediatric to the Adult Clinics: Dr Sarinda Millar, Consultant Paediatrician, Southern Trust, N.Ireland


16.00 – 16.30              Plenary Session: Concluding Remarks: Dr Nick Lipscomb, Consultant Paediatrician, South Western Acute Hospital, N.Ireland 


The UPS would like to thank NovoNordisk, Sanofi & Glooko for their sponsorship of this event. The presence of sponsors is not an endorsement of their products


CPD approved -  RCPCH 

Please note the fees will increase by £ 10 from 20 February 2018 ( Normal Fees  £ 40 and £ 60 respectively )