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Date: Friday, 13th May 2011
Time: 09:30 - 16:00
Venue: Perinatal Institute, Crystal Court.  Click here for a map (Adobe PDF)

Diabetes in Pregnancy Scientific Meeting
Improving Care - or Counting the Cost

From 09:00   Registration; Coffee / Tea

Session 1 – Improving Preconception Services
Chair: Jonathan Webber - Consultant Diabetologist, University Hospital Birmingham

09:30   Role of primary care
Will Drever - GP & Clinical Director, Hawkesley Medical Practice, Kings Norton, Birmingham
Roger Gadbsy - GP & Associate Clinical Professor, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick
10:10   A “teams without walls” approach for pre-pregnancy care in diabetes
Paru King - Consultant Diabetologist & Endocrinologist, Derby Hospitals Foundation Trust
10:40   Diabetes UK: The Preconception Viral
Cathy Moulton - Clinical Advisor, Diabetes UK

Refreshment break


Session 2 New Data - New Insights
Chair: Jason Gardosi – Director, Perinatal Institute

11:20   National diabetes in pregnancy audit
Helen Murphy - Senior Research Associate, University of Cambridge
11:40   West Midlands diabetes in pregnancy audit 2010/11
Michelle Southam - Project Midwife, Perinatal Institute
12:00   Counting the cost! Economic evaluation of WM DIP report 2010
Pat Brydon - Diabetes Project Midwife, Perinatal Institute
Annette Williamson - Programme Manager, Perinatal Institute
12.30   DiPAG Project Update: Preconception - Leaflets - Notes
Theresa Smyth - Nurse Consultant in Diabetes, University Hospital Birmingham
12:50   Discussion
13:00   Lunch

Session 3 – The GDM Predicament
Chair: Peter Shorrick - West Midlands Regional Manager, Diabetes UK

13:50   Pathophysiology and controversies in GDM screening
Ponnusamy Saravanan - Associate Clinical Professor, Endocrine & Metabolism, University of Warwick
14:20   A woman’s experience
14:40   Debate: GDM evidence for management - to treat or not to treat?
For: Rob Fraser - Honorary Reader in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Sheffield
Against: Neil Shah - Consultant in Maternal - Fetal Medicine, City Hospital, Birmingham
15:10   Discussion
15:20   Life after GDM - implications for maternal health
Jane Dale - Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist, Russell’s Hall Hospital, Dudley
15:50   Close; Coffee / Tea

Lilly, Abbot Diabetes Care, Becton & Dickenson and Medtronic Limited have provided educational grants to support this meeting but have had no influence over its content.

Please note this event is now full.

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