Endodiabesity

The North West of England Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity Newsletter

Christie Clinical Cases 5 July 2019

Posted by Safwaan Adam on 3 July, 2019

Please join us for a clinical cases presentation session on Friday 5 July at 15:00 in the Education Centre at The Christie. Please encourage trainees to present clinical cases for discussion.

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It’s all in your skinny genes

Posted by Akheel Syed on 25 January, 2019

In the largest genome-wide association study of its kind, catchily called STILTS (Study Into Lean and Thin Subjects), Sadaf Farooqi’s team in Cambridge have reported that slim people have a favourable genetic profile compared to those at the obese end of the spectrum.

Genetic architecture of human thinness compared to severe obesity
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1007603

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Speciality Certificate Examination Course – Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Posted by Safwaan Adam on 17 January, 2019

Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust  

Specialty Certificate Examination in Endocrinology and Diabetes Training Course

29th and 30th of March 2018

This is a two day intensive Endocrine and Diabetes SCE exam course delivered by expert consultants specialised in the field they cover. 14 sessions aiming at covering the curriculum. More than 250 new questions will be discussed. Mock exam will be on day 2 of the course.

Dates: 29th –30th of March 2019

Venue: Seminar Room A and B, 5th Floor, St Mary’s Hospital, , Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford road, Manchester, M13 9WL

 

Who should attend?

1-    SpRs in Diabetes and Endocrinology,

2-    CMTs who plan a career in this speciality,

3-    Chemical pathology and metabolic medicine trainees,

4-    Any other trainee or HCP who is planning to take the SCE exam or to improve his/her knowledge in diabetes and endocrinology.

5-    Primary care physicians/trainees and overseas doctors are welcome.

To reserve your place:

Who should attend?

SpRs in Endocrinology and Diabetes, CMTs who plan a career in Endocrinology and Diabetes,  Chemical Pathology and Metabolic Medicine trainees, any other UK based or overseas trainee or HCP who is intending to have a career in Diabetes and Endocrinology and/or planning to take the SCE exam or to improve his/her knowledge in Endocrinology and Diabetes. Primary care physicians/trainees and overseas doctors are welcome. The course provides an extensive review and update of all the Endocrinology and Diabetes curriculum.

To reserve your place:

  1. Complete the registration form on the following website  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CTKCLN9
  2. Payment £300.00 before 1st March 2019 (£400 after 1st March 2019): payable via below PayPal account. Please make sure you send your payment once you finish the registration to receive the confirmation. NO confirmation will be sent without receiving the payment.
  3. PayPal account:  sce201903@gmail.com
  4. Cancellation policy:
  5. Registration fee is not refundable if cancellation after 14th March 2019.
  6. We will refund the registration fee if cancellations before 14th March 2019 (£50.00 administrative fee will be deducted).
  7. The registration fee includes catering and course booklet (including the questions) but does not cover accommodation or travel. Delegates should arrange their own accommodation and travel.
  8. Only 40 Places are available. First come, first served. Registration will close on 14th March 2019.

Organisers:

Dr Handrean Soran, Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist,

Dr Naveed Younis, Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist,

Dr. Moayed Alhelfi Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist

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Arnold Bloom Lecture 2018: The National Diabetes Audit

Posted by Akheel Syed on 17 December, 2018

Getting the measure of diabetes: the evolution of the National Diabetes Audit

Bob Young presented this paper as the 2018 Arnold Bloom lecture at the 2018 Diabetes UK Annual Professional Conference held in London

https://www.practicaldiabetes.com/article/getting-the-measure-of-diabetes-the-evolution-of-the-national-diabetes-audit/

 

 

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15th Northwest Diabetes, Endocrinology and Cardiovascular Update: 8 Dec 2018

Posted by Guest Author on 1 November, 2018

What: 15th Northwest Diabetes, Endocrinology and Cardiovascular Update

When: Saturday, 8th Dec 2018

Where: Pendulum Hotel and Manchester Conference Centre, Weston Building, Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3BB                                                                                                   http://www.manchesterconferencecentre.co.uk

The nearest carpark is situated on Charles street http://www.estates.manchester.ac.uk/services/operationalservices/carparking

To register, please complete the registration form on the following website:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/CHH6JS5

For queries: northwest.cpd@gmail.com

Applied for 5 CPD points

Organised by Dr Handrean Soran and Dr Naveed Younis

The sponsors have had no involvement in developing the content of the meeting.

The meeting is free for Health Care professionals, scientists and students.

Limited places available, please book your place as soon as possible.

Provisional Programme

0830–0900 Registration & coffee
0855 Welcome Dr Handrean Soran
  First session
0900–0945 Managing hypertension for general practitioners and physicians

i.        When to treat?

ii.        How to treat?

iii.        What treatment target?

iv.        Should we manage hypertension in patients with diabetes differently?

v.        When to refer to secondary care?

Professor Anthony Heagerty,

University of Manchester, UK

0945-1030 Chronic kidney disease

i.        The impact of chronic kidney disease

ii.        Initial assessment of CKD in primary care

iii.        When to refer patients with CKD to secondary care

iv.        Diabetes nephropathy

When to think beyond diabetes nephropathy?

Initial assessment in primary care

Should we combine ACEIs and ARBs?

Professor Philip Kalra,

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

1030-1115 An update on management of hyperlipidaemia

i.        What is new with LDL cholesterol lowering: PCSK9 monoclonal antibodies

ii.        Hypertriglyceridaemia: how to manage and what is new?

iii.        Diabetes Dyslipidaemia

iv.        Statin intolerance

Dr Handrean Soran,

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

1115-1135 Moderated Panel discussion
1135–1215 Sandwich lunch & networking
  Second session
1215-1300 Making sense of clinical guidelines for diabetes in a world of obesity

i.        Treatment options

ii.        Managing diabesity

iii.        When to consider metabolic surgery

Dr Akheel Syed,

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

1300-1345 Managing cardiovascular risk in patients with diabetes: Is there a role for glucose lowering agents?

 

Dr Naveed Younis,

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

1345-1400 Nutraceuticals in clinical practice and recent advances TBC
1410-1430  Moderated panel discussion
1430 End
   

 

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11th North West Lipid & Atherosclerosis Forum: 18 Sep 2018

Posted by Guest Author on 29 June, 2018

What: 11th North West Lipid & Atherosclerosis Forum

When: Tuesday, 18th September 2018

Where: Radisson BLU Hotel, Chicago Avenue, Manchester Airport, Manchester, M90 3RA

Programme

0830 – 0900 Registration & Coffee  
0900 Welcome Dr Handrean Soran
0905 First Session Chairs: Dr Michael France & TBC
0910–0940 Managing hypertension: clinical guidelines and how to individualise treatment? Professor Anthony Heagerty, University of Manchester, UK
0940-1010 A systematic evaluation of glucose lowering therapy and cardiovascular risk: past and present. TBC
1010-1040 Optimizing treatment of Hyperlipidaemia: quantitative evaluation of UK, USA and European guidelines Professor Paul Durrington, University of Manchester, UK
1040-1105 Case presentation

Moderated Panel discussion

Dr Handrean Soran
1105 – 1135 Coffee  and Networking  
1135 Second session          Chairs: Professor Sean Carroll and Dr Basil Iissa
1135-1205 FCS: the disease burden, diagnosis and data from gene therapy. Prof Elisabeth Steinhagen-Thiessen, Berlin, Germany
1205-1335 Recent advances in lipid modification therapy: PCSK9i trials and new therapies for severe hypertriglyceridaemia Dr Handrean Soran, Manchester University Hospital, Manchester, UK
1235-1305 PCSK9, LDL-R and diabetes: from molecular mechanisms to clinical implications. Professor Giuseppe Danilo Norata, Milan, Italy
1305-1315 Panel discussion  
1315 – 1400 Lunch and Networking  
1400 Third session Chairs: Dr Rachelle Donn and Dr Lance Sandle
1400-1430 HDL cholesterol as a therapeutic target: A critical appraisal of previous clinical trials and how can we do better? TBC
 1430-1500 Autoimmunity against HDL/apoA-1: an emergent marker and mediator of cardiovascular risk. Prof Nicolas Vuilleumier, Geneva Faculty of Medicine, Switzerland
1500 – 1515 Coffee  and Networking  
1400 Fourth session Chairs: Dr Dermot Neely, Newcastle, UK & TBC
1510-1540 Lipid lowering nutraceuticals in clinical practice and recent advances Prof Maceij Banach, Warsaw, Poland
1540-1610 Lipoprotein (a) as a cardiovascular risk factor: what HEART UK says? Dr Jaimini  Cegla

Imperial College, London

1420–1440 Coffee and Networking

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NWES Annual Meeting: 26 June 2018

Posted by Guest Author on 18 June, 2018

What: North West Endocrine Society Annual Meeting

When: 26 June 2018, 13:00 – 17:00

Where: Frank Rifkin Lecture Theatre, Mayo Building, Salford Royal Hospital

PROGRAM

13:00 – 13:30 Welcome and lunch

SESSION 1 CHAIR: Professor David Ray, Manchester Royal Infirmary

13:30 – 13:45 A difficult case of Cushing’s; NW Trainee presentation

13.45 – 14:30 Methionine PET, Dotatate PET, IPSS; Dr Mark Gurnell, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

14:30 – 14:45 Panel discussion: Interpretation of investigations

14:45 – 15:15 Coffee break

SESSION 2 CHAIR: Dr Simon Howell, Royal Preston Hospital

15:15 – 16:00 Endocrine Clinical Case Presentations: Three 15min presentations (will be selected from abstracts submitted)

SESSION 3 CHAIR: Dr Basil Issa, Wythenshawe Hospital

16:00 – 16:40 Debate: This house believes T3 / T4 supplementation has a role

 For: Professor Colin Dayan, University Hospital Wales, Cardiff

 Against: Dr Amit Allahabadia, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

16:40 – 17:00 Award Ceremony Dr Tara Kearney / Dr Annice Mukherjee

17:00 Close of meeting

Federation of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) CPD credits applied for

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D&E Training Day: 26 June 2018

Posted by Guest Author on 18 June, 2018

What: D&E Training Day for Specialty Trainees

When: 26 June 2018, 09:00 – 12:30

Where: Mayo Building, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

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Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Study Day 10 July at Salford Royal

Posted by Safwaan Adam on 11 June, 2018

What: Tackling Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Study Day

When: 10 July 2018

Where: The Mayo Building, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Please find attached details of a study day being held in the Mayo Building at Salford Royal Hospital. The growing obesity and its epidemic are proving increasingly challenging and this day allows for discussion with and presentations from experts in the field. Details of how to register are included in the attached file.

Programme:

Tackling Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Study Day

For Physicians, Surgeons, GPs and AHPs

10th July 2018, The Mayo Building, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Time Topic Speaker
8:45-9:00 Welcome

 

 

Introduction

Mr Chris Brooks

Group Medical Director Northern Alliance

 

Prof Siba Senapati

Chairman of Obesity Awareness  & Support  OASIS-GB

First session Chair: Prof. Martin Gibson
9:00-9:25 Current obesity epidemic and its effects on health and well- being Dr Akheel Syed

Consultant Endocrinologist Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

9:25- 9:50 Obesity and Sleep Disorders: is there a relationship? Dr Victoria Cooper

Principal Sleep Physiologist

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

9:50- 10:15 Obesity and kidneys Dr Smeeta Sinha

Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Manchester

10:15-10:40  Is obesity a Psychiatric Disorder? Dr J S Bamrah

Consultant Psychiatrist and Honorary Reader University of Manchester

10:40-11:00 Coffee  
Second session Chair: Dr Biswamohan Misra
11:00-11:20 Ethnicity, Culture and Diabetes Dr Naveed Younis

Consultant in Diabetes/Endocrinology Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

11:20-11:40 Obesity, Lipoproteins, Microangiopathy and the effect of Bariatric Surgery Dr Handrean Soran

Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

11:40-12:00 Current innovative medical management of Obesity Prof John New

Professor of Medicine

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

12:00-12:20 Role of surgery in tackling obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome Prof Siba Senapati

Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon

Salford Royal Hospital

 

 

12:20-12:40 Panel Discussion / Q&A Panel of 2nd Session Lecturers
12:40-13:40 Lunch  
Afternoon session Chair: Dr Akheel Syed
13:40-14:05 Tackling Diabesity – Role of General practitioner  and Commissioner Dr Naresh Kanumilli

Diabetes Network Lead for Greater Manchester and East Cheshire

14:05-14:30 A Patient’s experience of Bariatric and Metabolic  Surgery TBC
14:30-14:55 Role of gut microbiota in diabesity: can we alter it? Prof Andrew McBain

Professor of Microbiology University of Manchester

14:55-15:20 Public Health Interventions in the Management of Obesity TBC
15:20-15:30 Discussions

 

Prof Siba Senapati

 

Chairman of Obesity Awareness & Support  OASIS-GB

16:30-16:40 Vote of thanks Mr Jack Carney

Co-chair, OASIS-GB

 

Travel Information

Find programme and registration info from this downloadable link:

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Christie Academic Afternoons – 22 June and 21 September

Posted by Safwaan Adam on 11 June, 2018

Please note that there will be a clinical cases afternoon being held at The Christie (in the Education Centre) on 22 June and 21 September. Please submit cases for presentation and encourage your trainees to do so as well.

 

 

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