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Paradigm

The Centenary of Insulin - Discovery, Transformation to Innovation

17th March 2021 4 – 6 pm
Virtual event

Join us at the 12th session of PARADIGM, the event to bring together specialist nurses in diabetes and healthcare professionals involved in diabetes care, to discuss current issues and share best-practice in their day-to-day management of patients.

What to expect? 
Expect a variety of different topics, like:
  • Strategies to support diabetes management in care homes
  • Diabetes and pregnancy management during the pandemic
  • Managing diabetes and fasting during Ramadan – How can technology help us?

Scroll down to see the full programme and list of speakers with their biographies. Please register to let us know you will be joining us. Feel free to attend all or just a part of the sessions, depending on your availability.

Programme

Time Session SPEAKER
16:00 Opening Remarks Anna Reid - Chair
Diabetes Nurse Consultant, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
16:05 Keynote Speech “A Brief History of Insulin” Professor Melanie Davies
Professor of Diabetes Medicine, DRC, Leicester Diabetes Centre- Bloom, University of Leicester
16:35 Strategies to improve glycaemic control in high risk patients Dr Janaka Karalliedde
Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology , Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
16:55 Strategies to support Diabetes Management in Care Homes Sarah Gregory
Clinical Lead, Medway Community Healthcare, Gillingham
17:15 Diabetes and Pregnancy management during the Pandemic Dr Anna Brackenridge
Consultant in Diabetes, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
17:35 Managing Diabetes and fasting during Ramadan – How can technology help us? Dr Sufyan Hussain
Consultant Physician in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Senior Lecturer, Kings College London & Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
17:55  Summary and Close Anna Reid - Chair
Diabetes Nurse Consultant, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

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CPD credits have been applied for this webinar. This promotional webinar is organised and funded by Sanofi. This event is intended for UK healthcare professionals only. Adverse events reporting and prescribing information will be available at the meeting. 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. 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.

The chair and speakers

  • Anna Reid 
    Anna Reid

    Diabetes Nurse Consultant, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

    Anna Reid is passionate about developing patient centred care, she has worked in diabetes for over 25 years, first in Australia whereas nurse consultant she designed and implemented a nursing inpatient service and redesigned outpatient education services. Working for the national diabetes charity in Australia she ran a state wide GP education program In 2001 she was appointed to develop diabetes community services in Lambeth Primary Care Trust, she developed a model of care that up skilled practice Nurses, GP’s and District Nurses in their ability to care for people with diabetes which continues to be an essential, sustainable service. In 2006 Anna was appointed nurse consultant at Guys and St Thomas, she was successful in a national competition for a care planning project, developing this with The Health Foundation, it fundamentally changed the consultation approach in the diabetes service at Guys and St Thomas’s and led to CCG funding to train GP’s across Lambeth & Southwark. She leads on service redesign including successfully working to obtain funding to redesign gestational diabetes service at Guys and St Thomas’. As part of her passion to develop patient care she is integrating mental and physical care using the IMPARTS project to identify patients who need psychological support, this project shortlisted for a DUK psychological care award. Last year she further worked to develop the GDM service so that the majority of patients data can be reviewed remotely, making virtual and phone reviews effective for both patients and clinical staff, a foretaste of the service development that is rapidly taking place across diabetes in 2020.
  • Dr Melanie Davies 
    Dr Melanie Davies

    Professor of Diabetes Medicine, DRC, Leicester Diabetes Centre- Bloom, University of Leicester

    Melanie Davies is Professor of Diabetes Medicine at the University of Leicester and an Honorary Consultant Diabetologist at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK. She is based in the Diabetes Research Centre which is affiliated with the Department of Health Sciences at the University of Leicester. She is also the Co-Director of the Leicester Diabetes Centre, which has over 140 research staff, at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. She trained at Sheffield and then completed her training at Cambridge, Ipswich and Leicester. Professor Davies’ research interests include the causes, screening, prevention, self-management and treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. She is a National Institute for Health Research Senior Investigator and Director of the NIHR Lifestyle and Physical Activity BRU. Professor Davies is the Principal Investigator on a number of large global studies in the field of diabetes, obesity, physical activity, sedentary behaviour and cardiovascular disease and has served as an expert for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on a number of guideline groups. Professor Davies has published over 405 original articles in national and international peer-reviewed journals, such as the Lancet, NEJM and the BMJ and has over £60M of peer review grant funding. She has over 490 published abstracts and 10 book chapters and is Co-editor of the diabetes section in the 2011 Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes. She was awarded the CBE in the 2016 New Year’s Honour’s List for services to diabetes research.
  • Dr Janaka Karalliedde 
    Dr Janaka Karalliedde

    Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology , Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

    Dr Janaka Karalliedde is a clinical senior lecturer in the School of Cardiovascular Medicine & Sciences, King's College London, and a consultant in diabetes, endocrinology and internal medicine, Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital London. He graduated with a distinction in medicine from the University of London. He was awarded MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship and PhD for research on the pathophysiology and treatment of cardiovascular disease and renal disease in diabetes. Janaka has a clinical research programme focussing on new treatments to prevent diabetes related renal and cardiovascular complications. In parallel he is an active clinician with specialist clinics for patients with renal and cardiovascular complications of diabetes at Guy’s Hospital and in the community in Lambeth, south London: focussing on new treatments for renal and cardiovascular disease and identifying early markers of complications.
  • Sarah Gregory 
    Sarah Gregory

    Clinical Lead, Medway Community Healthcare, Gillingham

    Sarah Gregory is the Clinical Lead for the Community Diabetes Team at Medway Community Healthcare. Prior to returning to the Community she was a senior In-Patient DSN – she set up the In-Patient DSN service in East Kent, developing an electronic referral system, improving diabetes care in the acute setting and auditing and identifying areas for improvement. She developed and delivered a three-day training programme for in-patient nurses to improve standards of diabetes care in the acute setting, and developed resources and games for learning. For her work during ‘Hypo Awareness week’ in 2017, she was nominated for a Quality in Care award, coming 2nd in this national award – for development of resources for prevention and management of hypoglycaemia in hospital Sarah has also worked with other disciplines and agencies to develop, deliver and evaluate a three day Foundation Course for GP’s and Practice Nurses, delivery of diabetes education to care home and nursing homes, as well as workshops for those working within Mental Health. She has published in the Journal of Community Nursing for the work she did in care homes. And more recently she has published work associated with a housebound project within Ashford CCG to review elderly or frail people with diabetes and ensure that have adequate care planning. Sarah is a Diabetes UK Clinical champion (now Alumni) and has also moderated for the NHS Transformation funding and has been a judge for Rowan Hillson In-Patient Safety Award, Quality in Care (QiC) awards and is on the organising committee of the Diabetes Professional Conference.
  • Dr Anna Brackenridge 
    Dr Anna Brackenridge

    Consultant in Diabetes, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

    Anna Brackenridge has been a consultant at Guy's and St Thomas’s since 2006. Anna studied medicine at the University of Bristol. She completed her postgraduate training in the south Thames region. During this time, she undertook a two-year period of research leading to a MD at the University of Surrey, Guildford. Anna’s specialist interest is in technology in diabetes pregnancy, diabetes technology, inpatients and genetic diabetes.
  • Dr Sufyan Hussain 
    Dr Sufyan Hussain

    Consultant Physician in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Senior Lecturer, Kings College London & Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

    Dr Sufyan Hussain is a Consultant Diabetes and Endocrine Physician at Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at King’s College London. He maintains a specialist interest in diabetes technology and in the clinical application of artificial pancreas systems. He graduated in medicine from the University of Cambridge and undertook his post-graduate clinical training in London teaching hospitals. He completed his PhD with Sir Professor Stephen Bloom at Imperial College London and was a visiting scholar at Joslin Diabetes Centre, Harvard Medical School. He was appointed as a Darzi fellow in Clinical Leadership where he worked on regional and national projects related to integrated care and digital health. He is a member of ABCD Diabetes Technology Network committee, NHSE London Diabetes Strategic Clinical Network and JDRF Scientific Advisory Committee. He has over 25 years personal experience of living with type 1 diabetes and is passionate about improving care for diabetes

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The multidisciplinary approach of the presentations and friendly environment of the meeting informs and empowers the attendees with knowledge from a diverse range of subjects, impacting on all aspect of diabetes management, from orthodontic to foot care

Anna Reid - Chair of the Paradigm Meeting, Diabetes Nurse Consultant, GSTT NHSF Trust
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