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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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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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7th International Academic and Research Conference

Posted by Guest Author on 3 May, 2017

5th August 2017 (Saturday)

University Place, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

 

Dear Colleague,

Re: Opportunity for an International Presentation, Prize and Publication!

Closing date for abstract submission: 2359 hours 7th May 2017 (Sunday)

On the 5th of August (Saturday) 2017, you may be interested in attending the above conference and presenting any work, research or clinical studies that you may have undertaken at your medical school/university. The work could be related to your intercalated or higher degree, special study module/component, short project, departmental study, clinical audit, case note review or a case report. The closing date for submission of abstracts is 7th May 2017 (Sunday).

This is a very good opportunity for you to:

  1. Present at an International Conference.
  2. Have the chance to win one of the number of prestigious prizes that will be on offer (prize at an International Conference).
  3. Prospect to interact with more than 200 doctors and students from different corners of the globe.
  4. Publish your abstract in a peer-reviewed international journal – World Journal of Medical Education and Research (www.wjmer.co.uk).
  5. Publish your full article in the above journal.

 

Please follow this link for more details and to register:

http://conference.doctorsacademy.org.uk/

 

Please submit your abstract by following this link:

http://www.abstracts.doctorsacademy.org.uk/

 

Thank you for your attention and we sincerely hope that you make use of this opportunity.

With very best wishes,

Organising committee

7th International Academic and Research Conference 2017

Doctors Academy

www.doctorsacademy.org

 

 

 

 

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Manchester University SCE in Endocrinology and Diabetes Training Course 24–25 March 2017

Posted by Guest Author on 15 February, 2017

Manchester University Specialty Certificate Examination in Endocrinology and Diabetes Training Course

When: 24th – 25th of March 2017

Where: Seminar Room A & B, 5th floor, St Marys Hospital, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, M13 9WL

Provisional Agenda

Friday 24th  March

08.30-09.00 Registration, tea/coffee

09.00-09.20 Why endocrinology SCE exam, how to prepare for it. Dr Naveed Younis
09:20-10.20 Diabetic foot, type 1 diabetes, diabetes neuropathy (relevant national and NICE  Guidelines). Professor Satyan Raj Bhandari
10.20-11.20 General Endocrinology.  Professor Stephen Shalet
11.20-11.40 Coffee break

11.40-12.40 Pituitary, Growth hormone, ectopic hormones, general endocrinology. Professor Stephen Shalet
12.40-13.20 Lunch

13.20-14.30 Diabetes Microvascular complications (renal and eye), screening and management, legal issues, Diabetes and driving, miscellaneous and guidelines. Dr Naveed Younis
14.30-15.30
15.30-115.50 Coffee break

15.50-16.50 Andrology and gonads, related rare conditions and syndromes, erectile dysfunction, PCOS, Hormone replacement. Dr U Srinivas-Shankar
16.50-17.50 Adrenal, endocrine investigations and dynamic tests. Dr Kelly Cheer
17.50-18.00 End of day 1

Saturday 25th  March

09.00-10.00 Lipoprotein disorders, cardiovascular risk management, severe insulin resistance, lipid guidelines, monogenic diabetes, monogenic diabetes and lipodystrophy. Dr Handrean Soran
10.00-11.00 Diabetic emergencies, in-patient diabetes, National diabetes Guidelines, Diabetes and Endocrine disorders in pregnancy. Dr Rahul Yadav
11.00-11.20 Coffee break

11.20-12.20 Parathyroid, Vitamin D, bone disorders, calcium and electrolytes, miscellaneous Endocrinology and lessons from previous exams. Dr Handrean Soran
12.20-13.20 Diagnosis, general diabetes management, insulin therapy, pumps, DAFNE, DESMOND, pre-diabetes, data interpretation and relevant guidelines. Dr Naveed Younis
13.20-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.00 National and international endocrine guidelines, endocrine consequences of cancer, MEN. Dr Salman Razvi
15.00-16.00 Obesity, disorders of appetite & weight, bariatric surgery, related guidelines, weight and diabetes treatment. Dr Akheel Syed
16.00-16.20 Coffee break

16.20-17.20 Thyroid, Thyroid cancer, Thyroid Nodules general endocrinology and relevant guidelines. Dr Salman Razvi
17.20-18.20 Mock exam 50 Questions. Dr. Mo Alhelfi, Dr Handrean Soran, Dr.Naveed Younis
18.20-18.30 End of day 2

Organisers:

Dr Handrean Soran, Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist, Central Manchester University Hospitals Foundation Trust;
Dr Naveed Younis, Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist, University Hospital South Manchester Foundation Trust
Co-ordinator: Dr. Moayed Alhelfi (ST7 Diabetes &Endo/NMGH)

Who should attend?

SpRs in Diabetes and Endocrinology, CMTs who plan a carer in this speciality, chemical pathology and metabolic medicine trainees, any other trainee or HCP who is planning to take the SCE exam or to improve his/her knowledge in diabetes and endocrinology. Primary care physicians/trainees and over sea doctors are welcome.

How to reserve your place:

1-Fill the registration form enclosed then  email it to  Dr M Alhelfi

2-Payment £75.00: by cheque (for details see the registration form below). The registration fee covers catering but does not cover accommodation or travel. Delegates should arrange their own accommodation and travel.

Registration Form

To register for this course:

1.Email this registration form to Dr M Alhelfi

2.Payment £75.00 (cheque payable  to Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust- Lipid Disease Fund 9172

To be posted to :

Debra Eccles, Secretary to Dr Handrean Soran, Department of Medicine, 5th Floor, St Mary’s Hospital, Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL.

Name:
Address for correspondence
E-mail
Telephone
Work address
When do you plan to take the exam?
Job title (GP, ST, SHO…) if speciality trainee, please state which Deanery?
Dietary requirement
How did you hear about this course?       E-mail | YDF | Deanery | Other
I have enclosed a cheque for £75.00 payable  to Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust- Lipid Research Fund 9172
Notes1-Please write your name on the back of the cheque.

2-Registration does not include accommodation.

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Screening for GDM after bariatric surgery

Posted by Guest Author on 9 February, 2017

Pregnancy after bariatric surgery: screening for gestational diabetes

Adam Safwaan, Ammori Basil, Soran HandreanSyed Akheel A. Pregnancy after bariatric surgery: screening for gestational diabetes

Safer alternatives are needed to traditional oral glucose tolerance test

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SCE D&E Revision Weekend: 25-26 Feb 2017

Posted by Guest Author on 23 January, 2017

Specialty Certificate Examination in Diabetes & Endocrinology Revision Weekend

Dates: 25-26 February 2017

Venue: Hilton Manchester Airport Hotel, Hale Barns, Manchester

Programme

Day 1: 25th February 2017
08:30 – 08:55 Coffee and registration
08:55 – 09:00 Introduction Dr M Banerjee
09:00 – 10:00 Session D1 Diabetes – General: Professor S Rajbhandari
10:00 – 11:00 Session E1 Pituitary, MEN & miscellaneous endocrinopathies: Dr D Cuthbertson
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee  
11:15 – 12:15 Session E2 Adrenal disorders & Pregnancy with Endocrine disorders: Dr B Issa
12:15 – 13:00 Lunch  
13:00 – 14:00 Session M1 Calcium & bone metabolism: Dr A Basu
14:00 – 15:00 Session E3 Paediatric & Transitional Endocrinology: Dr Helena Gleeson
15:00 – 15:15 Coffee  
15:15 – 16:15 Session E4 Thyroid cancers and nodules: Dr A Mukherjee
16:15 – 17:15 Session E5 Thyroid disorders (except thyroid cancers): Dr C Higham
17:15 – 18:15 Session E6 Pituitary disorders: Dr C Higham
18:15 – 18:30 Close
Day 2: 26th February 2016
08:00 – 08:15 Coffee and registration
08:15 – 09:15 Session E7 Reproductive endocrinology: Dr J T Krishnamurthy
09:15 – 10:15 Session D2 Diabetes – complications: Dr N Younis
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee  
10:30 – 11:30 Session D3 Diabetes – special circumstances: Dr M Banerjee
11:30 – 12:30 Session M2 Electrolyte disorders: Dr P Praveen
12:30 – 13:15 Lunch  
13:15 – 14:15 Session M3 Lipid metabolism & cardiovascular risk: Dr H Bharaj
14:15 – 15:15 Session M4 Obesity: Dr A Syed
15:15 – 16:45 Session T1 Mock exam (90 minutes – 60 questions)
16:45 – 17:30 Session T2 Coffee + Discussion of Mock exam questions: Dr M Banerjee
17:30 Close Feedback and Conclusion

Organiser: Dr. Moulinath Banerjee, Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust | Email

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Overdiagnosis of thyroid cancer

Posted by Akheel Syed on 21 January, 2017

BMJ 2016;355:i631

The increasing incidence (of thyroid cancer) is most likely due to overdiagnosis—the detection of subclinical cancers never destined to cause harm

https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i6312

 

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Testosterone in the spotlight

Posted by Akheel Syed on 16 October, 2016

A couple of recent articles in The BMJ that cast the spotlight on prescribed and illicit use of testosterone

Testosterone supplementation for “low T” is not supported by evidence, review concludes

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5166 (Published 22 September 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i5166

Anabolic steroid use

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5023 (Published 13 October 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5023

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Endocrinology & Diabetes GIM Day – 9th May 2016

Posted by Louise Hunter on 24 March, 2016

The next North West General Internal Medicine SpR teaching day will be held on Monday 9th May 2016 at CMFT.

Organised by Dr Mo Alhelfi and Dr Louise Hunter, the theme is Endocrinology & Diabetes, and aims to provide medical registrars with practical tips on the management of important topics in the field.

We have what we think is a fantastic programme lined up:

Diabetes emergencies – Angela Paisley                             Steroid safety – Christine Gibson

New diabetes therapies – Naveed Younis                           Hyponatraemia – Steve Ball

Management of the obese patient – Akheel Syed                Thyroid emergencies – James Tymms

Diabetes in pregnancy – Jenny Myers                                Acute hypercalcaemia – Jonathan Schofield

The day is aimed at GIM SpRs, but others who are interested are welcome to get in touch via the Endodiabesity contact form.

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Thyroid nodules – NEJM

Posted by Akheel Syed on 10 December, 2015

Thyroid nodules are common. Read all about how best to manage them.

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMcp1415786

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