BMJ Masterclass for Physicians: Diabetes and Endocrinology

Venue: BMA House

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Oct 09, 2012
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Diabetes is one of the biggest health challenges our country faces. With over 2.9 million people currently diagnosed in the UK, the number is estimated to rise by 5 million in 2025. As all age groups are now at risk of developing the disease, diabetes is set as the most common health problem today.

Following on from the success of last year, BMJ Masterclass for Physicians has returned with an essential update in Diabetes and Endocrinology. Led by expert speakers, the one day masterclass will put the latest evidence based medicine into practice with challenging case studies and engaging practical sessions.

Chaired by:
Dr Tahseen Chowdhury, Consultant in Diabetes, Department of Diabetes and Metabolism, Barts and The London NHS Trust, London.
Topics covered:
• Recent advances in diabetes
• Gastrointestinal complications
• Recent advances in the management of obesity
• Diabetes in pregnancy
• Polycystic ovarian syndrome
• Management of thyroid disease
• PLUS… Challenging lipids case studies

Expert speakers include:
Professor Qasim Aziz, Professor of Neurogastroenterology, Wingate Institute, Barts and the London School or Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London
Professor Nick Finer, Consultant Bariatric Physician, University College London Hospital and Honorary Professor, Institute of Cardiovascular Science, University College London, London
Dr Carol Gayle, Consultant in Diabetes, Kings College Hospital, London
Professor David Betteridge, Professor of Medicine, University College London Hospital, London
Dr Gerry Conway, Consultant in Endocrinology and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University College Hospital, London
Professor Will Drake, Professor in Endocrinology, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London

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