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Monogenic Diabetes Symposium

Written by Ali Chakera on 08 September 2013. Modified on 20 November 2016. Hits: 5729

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Have you diagnosed a case of MODY? Would you know what clues to look out for? Have you seen a case of MODY? Were you confident in managing their care? The world-leading centre on the management of MODY and other monogenic diabetes is holding a two day symposium at the University of Exeter Medical School on Wednesday 8th – Thursday 9th February 2017.

For more details, click here.                            To register, click here.

This two day symposium on Monogenic Diabetes is aimed at consultants, SpRs and experienced DSNs, and is designed to help busy clinicians recognise and treat patients with MODY and other forms of monogenic diabetes. It will focus on the current practices and new developments in the management of monogenic diabetes.

The programme will include plenary lectures on major topics delivered by Prof. Andrew Hattersley and his team of international experts. Separate small group case-based discussions will focus on key themes. There will be ample opportunity for interaction, networking and multi-disciplinary
team development.
Highlights include:
Day 1: Common forms of monogenic diabetes

  • Strategies to diagnose monogenic diabetes
  • Recognising and managing the different forms of MODY: including HNF1A, HNF4A and GCK
  • Management of MODY in pregnancy
  • Inherited causes of insulin resistance, including lipodystrophy and insulin receptor mutations
  • Managing treatment change in monogenic diabetes

Day 2: Rarer and more complex forms of monogenic diabetes

  • Complex genetic syndromes with diabetes
  • HNF1B
  • MIDD
  • Neonatal diabetes: genetic causes and effective management
  • Genetic testing in the future

CPD credits applied for: 14 hours (Royal College of Physicians)

Places limited - early registration advised

Register before 31 December for early bird rates  (1 and 2 day rates available)

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