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Diabetes in Pregnancy
- Inequalities and Innovations -

Perinatal Institute - Friday 24 April 2009

09:00   Registration; Coffee / Tea
Session 1   Chair:    Jason Gardosi - Director, Perinatal Institute
09.30   Welcome & Introduction
09.35   National Initiatives TBC
09.50    Making a Register work for inequality and innovation - the North East Experience
Nick Lewis-Barned Consultant Physician, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust.
10:30   DiPAG Updates & WM Innovations
  • Report
  • Guidelines
  • Website
  • Patient Information Leaflets
  • Regional Register
  • Metformin Audit
11:00   Refreshment break
Session 2    Chair:    Jane Dale – Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist, Russells Hall, Dudley
11.30   New Technology: Continuous Glucose Monitoring & Insulin Pumps
Helen Murphy - Honorary Consultant/Senior Research Associate, University of Cambridge
12.10   Cognitive function in children of women with type 1 diabetes
Rosemary Temple - Consultant Physician, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
12.40    Case Presentation
13:00   Lunch
Session 3    Chair:    Aresh Anwar – Consultant Physician, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Uni Hospital, Coventry & Warks
13.50   Diabetes and Pregnancy among Polynesians
David Simmons – Consultant Physician, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

Roundtable: “Local Initiatives to address Local Inequalities”

David Redford, Cons Obstetrician, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
PDF document
Renee Page, "Unseen Inequalities", Consultant Physician, City Hospital, Nottingham
PDF document Janet Gordon, "Using pharmacies to increase folic acid uptake in a deprived inner city area", Advd Dietitian for Maternal Health, Birmingham
PDF document Jackie Webb, "Ethnicity – no easy answer?" Specialist Diabetes Nurse Manager, Heartlands, Birmingham
15.10    Q & A to Expert Panel
16:00   Close; Coffee / Tea





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