London symposium

The Sixth London Symposium

The Sixth London Symposium - Centenary of Insulin Discovery: old drugs, new innovations & beyond insulin

20th & 27th May 2021 : 4 – 6 pm
Virtual event
Join us at the sixth London Diabetes Symposium. This meeting will be held as 2 separate webinars on the 20th May and 27th May 2021. You can join for all or a selection of the sessions.

As always, relevant topics on recent treatment and management in diabetes will be covered. You can follow presentations from a panel of national and international experts. They will share their view on: “Old Drugs and New Innovations and Beyond Insulin”.

In each virtual event you will have the opportunity to ask questions to a panel of diabetes experts.

Find the full programme on this page, read the speakers biographies or register for day one or day two.

Programme

Webinar 1 - 20th May 2021 - Old drugs and new innovations

Time Session SPEAKER
16:00 Opening by Chairs Professor Michael Feher
Consultant Physician in Diabetes & Clinical Pharmacology, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHSFT

Dr. David Hopkins
Diabetologist, Director, Clinical Academic Lead Diabetes, Endocrinology & Obesity Institute and Network. KCL
16:05 A Brief History of Insulin Professor David Russell-Jones
Consultant Physician Royal Surrey County Hospital, Professor of Diabetes and Endocrinology. 
16:30 Second Generation Basal Insulin Analogues: Where are we in 2021? Professor Alice Cheng
Consultant Endocrinologist, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
16:55 Insulin Combination Strategies Professor Steve Bain
Professor in Medicine (Diabetes) & Clinical Lead for Diabetes Research Networks, Wales
17:15 Technology to guide insulin therapy (CGM and Decision Support) Professor Richard Bergenstal
Executive Director international Diabetes Centre, Clinical Professor University of Minnesota
17:40 Vaccines Q & A Dr Ian Gray
Sanofi UK/IRE Country Medical Lead and Medical Head of Sanofi Pasteur, UK/Ireland
17:50 Closing


REGISTER DAY 1

Feel free to attend all or just a selection of the sessions. Registering is easy, just click on the button for next steps. You can register for one or both webinars. 

CPD credits have been applied for this series of webinars for UK healthcare professionals only. Please note that to be eligible for CPD point, you will need to attend a minimum of 1 hour of the live event. 

Webinar 2 - 27th May 2021- Beyond Insulins
Time Session SPEAKER
16:00  Opening by Chairs Professor Michael Feher
Consultant Physician in Diabetes & Clinical Pharmacology, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHSFT

Dr. David Hopkins
Diabetologist, Director, Clinical Academic Lead Diabetes, Endocrinology & Obesity Institute and Network. KCL
16:05 Prevention and Intervention in Type 1 diabetes Professor Chantel Mathieu
Professor of Medicine and chair of Endocrinology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg Leuven - Belgium  
16:25 The evidence supporting PCSK9i usage in reducing CV risk in the diabetic patient by lowering LDL-C Dr Peter Carey
Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, South Tyneside, and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
16:50 Hypoglycaemia- Is this still the barrier to optimal control? Professor Pratik Choudhary
Professor/Hon Consultant in Diabetes, DRC, Leicester Diabetes Centre - Bloom University of Leicester
17:10 Diabetes CVD and CKD new Guidelines: Managing Diabetes during the COVID-19 Pandemic Professor Melanie Davies
Professor of Diabetes Medicine at the University of Leicester and an Honorary Consultant Diabetologist at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester
17:30 The challenges of managing Diabetes and Pregnancy Professor Anne Dornhorst
Consultant Physician and Hon Senior lecture in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Imperial College London
17:50 Closing


REGISTER DAY 2


Feel free to attend all or just a selection of the sessions. Registering is easy, just click on the button for next steps. You can register for one or both webinars.

CPD credits have been applied for this series of webinars for UK healthcare professionals only. This promotional series of webinars is organised and funded by Sanofi. These events are intended for UK and German healthcare professionals. Please note that to be eligible for CPD point, you will need to attend a minimum of 1 hour of the live event. 

Adverse events should be reported. For UK healthcare professionals only: Reporting forms and information can be found at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard . Adverse events should also be reported to the Sanofi drug safety department on 0800 0902 314. Alternatively, send via email to UK-drugsafety@sanofi.com. Prescribing information will be available at the meeting.

Speakers
This has become a highlight of my academic calendar, providing independent, expert opinion from key leaders in the fields of diabetes and metabolism.
Dr David Hopkins (Consultant Physician and Diabetologist) - chair of the London Symposium
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