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16 October 2021

The National Institute for Prevention and Cardiovascular Health are delighted to announce this year’s virtual National Diabetes Integrated Care Conference on Saturday, October 16th from 09.00 – 13.30. This event is being organised by NIPC in partnership with HSE West Diabetes Services, who are teaming up with the Diabetes in General Practice Group, Cork (DIGP) again, following the success of last year’s conference.

This is a must-attend event for anyone providing healthcare services to people with diabetes. Register now for free.

Session topics include:

  • What’s new in Diabetes Nationally & Internationally
  • 100 years of Insulin
  • Drug Prescribing in Obesity
  • Diabetes Prevention
    and more…

Workshop sessions focus on:

  • Diabetes Integrated Care in Action
  • Patient Centred Care Plans
  • Glucose Monitoring
  • New Model of Care for Diabetic Foot
  • Heart Failure in people with Diabetes
  • Pre Pregnancy Care for Diabetes

Agenda

16 October 2021

08:45 – 09:15

Virtual Login

Chair/Moderator: Dr Suzanne Kelly 

HSE Primary Care Lead for Integrated Care Programmes (Diabetes), Irish College of General Practitioners

09:15 – 09:30

Opening remarks – National Integrated Care

Dr Siobhan Ni Bhriain 

HSE National Lead for Integrated Care 

09:30 – 09:45

What’s new in Diabetes Nationally  and Internationally  

Dr Suzanne Kelly  

HSE Primary Care Lead for Integrated Care Programmes (Diabetes), Irish College of General Practitioners 

 

Prof Sean Dinneen 

HSE National Lead for Diabetes, NUI Galway 

09:45 – 10:00

100 years of Insulin – History of Diabetes Treatments   

Dr Kate Gajewska   

Advocacy and Research Manager, Diabetes Ireland

10:00 – 10:15

Drug Prescribing in Obesity

Prof Francis Finucane 

Consultant Endocrinologist, Galway University Hospitals and NUI Galway 

10:15 – 10:30

Panel Discussion 

10:35 – 11:15

Workshops

Delegates to choose one workshop. 

Workshop 1: Diabetes integrated care in action: lessons learned from early implementation

Bernadette McDonnell, CNS Diabetes, Rosemarie Roache, Diabetes Podiatrist, and Sinead Mulcahy, Diabetes Dietitian.

Workshop 2: Care Plans - More than a tick box exercise

Kathleen Crerand, Candidate Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Diabetes Integrated Care  

Workshop 3: With the arrival of the flash glucose monitor, is there still a place for capillary blood glucose monitoring?

Joanne Lowe, Clinical Nurse Specialist, HSE and Deirdre Hall, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Community Healthcare East 

Workshop 4: Diabetic foot model of care: Let's start the discussion on the 2021 update

Assumpta Coyle, National Podiatry Lead

Workshop 5: The Dynamic Duo - Diagnosis and management of heart failure in people with diabetes

Dr Joe Gallagher, ICGP Clinical Lead in Cardiovascular Disease, Irish College of General Practitioners.

Workshop 6: Pre Pregnancy Care for Diabetes

Ciara Coveney, Registered Advanced Midwife Practitioner, National Maternity Hospital.

11:15 – 11:45

Virtual Coffee Break

 

11:45 – 12:25

Workshops

Delegates to choose one workshop. 

Workshop 1: Diabetes integrated care in action: lessons learned from early implementation

Bernadette McDonnell, CNS Diabetes, Rosemarie Roache, Diabetes Podiatrist and Sinead Mulcahy, Diabetes Dietitian.

Workshop 2: Care Plans - More than a tick box exercise

Kathleen Crerand, Candidate Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Diabetes Integrated Care  

Workshop 3: With the arrival of the flash glucose monitor, is there still a place for capillary blood glucose monitoring?

Joanne Lowe, Clinical Nurse Specialist, HSE and Deirdre Hall, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Community Healthcare East 

Workshop 4: Diabetic foot model of care: Let's start the discussion on the 2021 update

Assumpta Coyle, National Podiatry Lead

Workshop 5: The Dynamic Duo - Diagnosis and management of heart failure in people with diabetes

Dr Joe Gallagher, ICGP Clinical Lead in Cardiovascular Disease, Irish College of General Practitioners

 

Workshop 6: Pre Pregnancy Care for Diabetes

Ciara Coveney, Registered Advanced Midwife Practitioner, National Maternity Hospital.

12:30 – 13.20

The Viability of Diabetes Prevention and Its Implications for Integrated Care

Prof Ed Gregg  

Professor and Chair in Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, UK

13:20 – 13:30

Closing remarks

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Statement of Support

NIPC is committed to providing continued medical education opportunities for Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) in Ireland and abroad. To this end, this conference has been sponsored to enable us to deliver the event free of charge to HCPs. All sponsorship is received in a transparent and fair manner, and does not influence the agenda or the educational content of our events.

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