'Ectopic fat: Causes, consequences, sequelae and treatment

Written by Ali Chakera on Thursday, 17 April 2014 12:04.

Professor Chris Byrne and SpR Shivani Misra have organised this meeting for the lipid section at the RSM on Thursday 22nd May.

This meeting has an excellent line up of internationally renowned speakers talking about fat - the problems it causes and potential treatments.

You can see the programme and register for the meeting at the RSM website:


Healthcare Professional Volunteering

Written by Ali Chakera on Monday, 14 April 2014 21:45.

Volunteering at a children's or young person Diabetes UK camps is one of the most rewarding things you can do as a SpR in Diabetes and Endocrinology. These events offer an invaluable, all expenses paid opportunity to gain experience of diabetes outside a clinical setting.

You can find out more information at


BHS Hypertension Masterclass

Written by Ali Chakera on Monday, 14 April 2014 21:27.

The British Hypertension Society is pleased to invite you to attend the 16th in its series of Hypertension Masterclasses in Manchester. This CPD-accredited educational programme is designed to cover specialist topics in the field of hypertension. It is the intention of the Society that the Masterclasses will support future hypertension specialist accreditation by providing continual professional development, and for this reason the Masterclasses are particularly relevant for SpRs.

The programme and registration form is available here


Wessex Lilly SCE Revision Course - Free

Written by Ali Chakera on Monday, 14 April 2014 21:02.

Wessex deanery are running a FREE two day SCE revision course in Basingstoke on the 21st & 22nd April. The topics covered will be neuroendocrine cases, thyroid, bone, adrenal and reproductive endocrinology, growth hormone replacement, diabetes in pregnancy and diabetes complications.


 More details in the programme.

Register using this form.


Thyroid eye disease meeting - Newcastle upon Tyne

Written by Stuart Little on Monday, 24 March 2014 12:50.

You are invited to an exciting European meeting on thyroid eye disease which is taking place on 16th and 17th May in Newcastle upon Tyne. The meeting has been organised by TEAMeD and EUGOGO and is supported by the Society for Endocrinology.  Speakers and panellists are world authorities on thyroid eye disease.  For more information click here


Southampton Hot Topics in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Written by Ali Chakera on Sunday, 23 March 2014 21:46.

Eli Lilly and Company Limited would like to invite you to:
Hot Topics in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Chilworth Manor Hotel, Chilworth, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 7PT on Friday 16th May 2014

To register for this meeting, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your full name, contact number and place of work. If you have any questions, please call on my mobile 07912 162266

Click here for the meeting's agenda


YDEF day 2014 talks

Written by Ali Chakera on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 21:46.

Thanks to all those that came and took part in the YDEF day 2014 in Liverpool. A special thanks goes to the speakers without which we would not be able to run the day. This year we are lucky to have a handful of the presentations from the day to download.


3rd Midlands Diabetes Update

Written by Paul Grant on Friday, 14 March 2014 13:29.

Strathallan Hotel, Hagley Road, Birmingham,  B16  9RY – Tuesday afternoon, 8th April

This popular meeting has been granted 3 CPD credits, please go to 


Ethnicity and Diabetes

Written by Ali Chakera on Monday, 17 March 2014 23:00.

The Royal Society of Medicine is holding a one day meeting on Ethnicity and Diabetes on the 14th April, RSM, London.

For the programme and to register go to:


Medicine & Me: Living with diabetes

Written by Ali Chakera on Sunday, 02 February 2014 21:30.

A series of events which are being arranged through a collaboration between the Royal Society of Medicine, King's College Hospital, Guy's and St. Thomas' Trust and Diabetes UK which are designed for Patients with Diabetes - Families and Carers of Diabetic Patients are also invited to attend.
Healthcare practitioners, clinicians and providers are also welcome to attend these events.

The flyer for the event is available here.


Quality in Care Diabetes Webinars

Written by Ali Chakera on Tuesday, 28 January 2014 22:13.

Diabetes webinars
Sign up for two free webinars from healthcare professionals recognised by the Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes awards programme for their work in improving patient care in diabetes.

Please join us for the second improving patient care webinar on Thursday February 6 from 1-2pm UK time and don’t forget to sign up to the first webinar in the series, which takes place on Wednesday January 29, also from 1-2pm.

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