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Diabetes in Pregnancy
WM Diabetes and Pregnancy Meeting

Perinatal Institute - Wednesday 18 November 2009

This meeting is designed for Speciality Trainees in Diabetes and Obstetrics, Consultant Obstetricians, Diabetologists, Midwives and DSN’s involved in the management of women with diabetes in pregnancy.

Sponsored by Lilly, Novo Nordisk and Sanofi Aventis


15:30   Registration; Coffee / Tea
16.00   Welcome & Introduction – Diabetes in Pregnancy Advisory Group (DiPAG)

Usefulness of HbA1c Monitoring in Pregnancy
Dr. Phil Dyer – Consultant Physician & Diabetologist, HEFT, Birmingham.

16.40   Case History 1 Gestational Diabetes – Beyond 6 Weeks Post-Partum
Dr. Anna Irina Palalau, (ST4 Diabetes and Endocrinology, Good Hope Hospital)
17.00   Case History 2 Macular Oedema, Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy and Pregnancy
Professor Paul Dodson (Consultant Physician, Medical Ophthalmology and Diabetes, HEFT, Birmingham)
17.20   Buffet Dinner
18.00   DiPAG Project updates – Changing the Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy
Dr. Aresh Anwar – Consultant Physician, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Uni Hospital, Coventry & Warks.
Dr. Peter Davies – Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust
18.30   Interactive Exercise: Thresholds for Intervention in Gestational Diabetes
Dr. Mary Charlton (Associate Diabetes Specialist, HEFT, Birmingham)
18.50   Case History 3 Renal Failure in Pregestational Diabetes: complications and management
Dr Mausumi Ghosh (SpR in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SWBH NHS Trust)
19.10   Effects of B12 and Folate Metabolism on Fetal Programming
Dr. Ponnusamy Saravanan – Consultant Endocrinologist, University of Warwick
19:40   Finish


Attendance is free, but this event is currently over subscribed.

However please call Amanda Harrison-Pollard on 0121 687 3407
if you wish your name to be placed on the waiting list.

Registration will be confirmed upon receipt

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