Practical course set to improve diabetes technology knowledge

Practical course set to improve diabetes technology knowledge

Healthcare professionals looking to learn the essentials of diabetes-related technologies are being given the opportunity to attend a two-day course.

Hosted by the Leicester Diabetes Centre (LDC), the in-person meeting will take place on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25.

The course will teach attendees how to implement diabetes technology into their practice, which can improve the lives of those living with condition.

The ‘LDC Practical Technology Course’ will explore a range of different aspects of diabetes technology, including connecting pens, pumps and how to read a download in 90 seconds.

Professor Pratik Choudhary, Professor of Diabetes, Leicester Diabetes Centre, University of Leicester, Hon Consultant in Diabetes, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Chair – DTN-UK, Clinical Lead for Type 1 Diabetes – Midlands, will also be leading a session on designing the optimal technology service.

In addition, Professor Choudhary will be hosting a workshop entitled ‘Management of Pregnancy, Exercise and Hypoglycaemia’.

Other speakers during the two-day course include Janet Jarvis, Hannah Forde, Erica Richardson and Bernie Stribling.

Registration for the course is set to open in the upcoming weeks.

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Author: Eileen Gilbert