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Date: Wednesday 07/11/07
Time: 09:30 - 16:15
Venue: Perinatal Institute, Crystal Court.  Click here for a map (Adobe PDF)

Type 2 Diabetes in Pregnancy

Addressing areas of management and clinical therapeutic dilemmas

09:30 Registration / Refreshments
  Session 1 Chair: Jason Gardosi - Director, Perinatal Institute
10.00 Introduction
10:10 The Challenge of Type 2 Diabetes
Fidelma Dunne - Senior Lecturer & Consultant Endocrinologist, NUI - Galway
10:30 Findings of the West Midlands Confidential Enquiry
Neil Shah, Consultant Obstetrician, Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham
Pat Brydon, Diabetes Project Midwife, Perinatal Institute
11.30 Refreshment break
  Session 2 Chair: Aresh Anwar - Consultant Physician, UHC&W
11.45 Debate: Primary vs Secondary Care
Roger Gadsby - GP, Nuneaton & Medical Advisor to Warwick Diabetes Care,
Vinod Patel - Consultant Physician, George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton


  Session 3 Chair: Phil Dyer - Consultant Physician, BWH

Type 2 Diabetes and Drugs
Cliff Bailey - Head of Diabetes Research, Aston University, Birmingham

15.15 Refreshment break
  Session 4 Chair: Wendy Oakley - Consultant Obstetrician, Queens Hospital, Burton
15.30 Dilemmas in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes in Pregnancy
SPR Case Presentations - 3 x 10 mins each - See Call for Abstracts below.
16.15 Close

Call for Abstracts

We invite abstract submissions for oral presentations at the Perinatal Forum

PDF document
Oral presentations will be 10minutes, with 10 minutes for questions. Abstracts may be submitted as either research or clinical/practice projects. For guidelines, click here

Abstracts should be submitted via email to: by Friday 19th October 2007


Registration fee: £65.00 (includes light lunch buffet and refreshments).
Please complete form below, and send with cheque (made payable to ‘Perinatal Institute’) to:

Shani Taylor,
Perinatal Institute, Crystal Court,
Aston Cross, Birmingham
B6 5RQ.

Registration will be confirmed upon receipt.

Places are limited and early registration is recommended

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