If you've always wanted to throw yourself out of an aeroplane, here's your chance. Milan is organising a charity tandem skydive in association with the Diabetes UK fundraising team. He wants many more of you to join him to raise money for Diabetes UK and also raise awareness of diabetes as part of diabetes awareness week.
‘FAMILIAL HYPERCHOLESTEROLAEMIA - RECOGNISED AT LAST?’ This conference is for medical, scientific, student and patient attendees with an interest in cardiovascular disease, lipids, atherosclerosis, cholesterol conditions and nutrition.
We are delighted to announce the second North Europe Young Diabetologists (NEYD) meeting - which takes over from the Anglo-Dutch Danish Diabetes Group
From today, the YDF is being re-christened as YDEF!
We are delighted to announce the launch of a new forum for young academic endocrinologists and diabetologists aiming to develop into the experts of tomorrow. This platform will provide unparalleled networking opportunities and niche advanced training in scientific and soft skills (funding, ethics, careers) from accomplished researchers as well as specialist advisers from leading funding bodies.
Do you want to understand the experiences and views of people who use your services? Have you tried and met obstacles? Do you struggle to get more than the usual people to sign up?
Diabetes UK are hosting workshops to introduce practical approaches that will help you engage the right people in ways that are proven to work.
Diabetes UK are keen for registrars to get involved with service development.
They plan to run a series of Action Learning Sets for NHS staff looking at service user engagement.
They are free of charge for people to attend, and we have a few places remaining.
A one day teaching session on Lipids will take place at the Hilton Manchester Airport Hotel on 11th June 2013.
Please download the information here for details of the event and how to apply for a place.
King's College is looking for an eager and enthusiastic trainee in diabetes and endocrinology who wants to develop expertise in the management of type 1 diabetes working with an established academic team here at King’s College London led by Prof Stephanie Amiel.
Following intensive interviews at the Diabetes UK annual professional meeting, we have finally now been able to select three new members to the YDEF committee to complement the team (farewell Emma & Hermione, we will miss you!).
The FDA is evaluating unpublished new findings suggesting an increased risk of pancreatitis, or inflammation of the pancreas, and pre-cancerous cellular changes called pancreatic duct metaplasia in patients with type 2 diabetes treated with incretin mimetics.
If you are puzzled by the evidence (or lack thereof) in how to chose IV fluids in various scenarios, here's a free quick reference tool.
The YDF represents and advocates for trainees on a number of national bodies: Our work on the lack of consultant places for trainees finishing their rotation has created a stir. You can find out more about it in the latest issue of the Endocrinologist
The article hightlighting the details we trainees face can be seen in the latest issue of the Practical Diabetes. Click here for a read