North West Diabetes and CV update: 20 Nov 2013

Dear colleague

We are delighted to invite you to the 9th North West Diabetes and CV update on Wednesday 20th November 2013. Please find the registration form and programme attached.

To reserve a place, please fill in the registration form and e-mail/fax or post it to Mark Woodcock

Fax: 0161 276 4684, Phone: 0161 276 8946

Post: Mark Woodcock, Cardiovascular Trials Unit, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Ground Floor, The Old St Mary’s Hospital, Hathersage Road, Manchester, M13 9WL.

Please feel free to forward this invite to your colleagues.

We look forward to seeing you.


Dr Handrean Soran                                            Dr Naveed Younis


0830 – 0920 Registration
0915 – 0920 Welcome Dr Handrean Soran
Session 1 Chair Dr Handrean Soran
0920 – 1010 Safety of incretin drugs: Hypes or real concerns? Naveed Younis, Consultant Physician, University Hospital South Manchester.
Q&A session
1010 – 1050 Diabetic Hypoglycaemia and Death in the Night. Professor Geoff Gill, Professor of Medicine, University of Liverpool.
1050 – 1120 Tea & Coffee
Session 2 Chair Dr Naveed Younis
1120 – 1200 Dermatological manifestations of Diabetes: What do we need to know. Speaker TBC
Q&A session
12.00 – 12.40 Hot topics: Calcium, bone and vessels. Dr Handrean Soran, Consultant Physician and
Endocrinologist, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Q&A session
12.40 – 13.50 Lunch & Networking
Session 3 Chair Dr Ajith George
1350 – 1430 History of diabetes care in UK; Past, present and future. Dr William Stevens, Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, Trafford Diabetes Centre, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Q&A session
1430 – 15.10 Hypertension: and update, NICE and diabetes. Dr Philip Lewis, Consultant Cardiologist,
Stockport Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
1510 – 1550 Testosterone, diabetes and erectile dysfunction. Dr Daniel Cuthbertson, Consultant
Physician and Senior Lecturer, University of Liverpool, Liverpool.
Q&A session
1550 -1600 Summary and close

Preston Pituitary Meeting: 13 Nov 2013

Preston Pituitary Meeting

Wednesday 13th November 2013

Education Centre, Royal Preston Hospital


12.45-13.45 Lunch

13.45-14.45 Headache in pituitary disease – Dr Miles Levy, Consultant Endocrinologist, Leicester Royal Infirmary

14.45-15.15 Visual fields in pituitary disease – Mrs Sunila Jain, Consultant neuro-opthalmologist, Royal Preston Hospital

15.15-15.30 Coffee Break

15.30-16.15 Gonadotrophin deficiency in puberty and adolescence – Professor Peter Clayton, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

16.15-17.00 Pituitary case presentations – Chair Dr Simon Howell, Consultant Endocrinologist, Royal Preston Hospital

17.00-17.00 Close

For further information and to register please contact Alison Jones or Louise Dagger on 01772 522811

3 CPD points: Approval sought from the Royal College of Physicians

Dr Simon Howell