The YDEF Annual Day brings over a hundred specialist registrars and young consultants from across the UK on the eve of Diabetes UK Annual Processional Conference to attend an excellent, free day of lectures and workshops. The next YDEF Annual Day is on the 10th March at the ExCel in London. You can register to attend by filling in this form
The 2015 draft programme is available here.
Congratulations to our very own Amar Puttanna for firstly, being nominated, and subsequently being awarded the John Munro Medal for excellence in teaching from the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. This prestigious award was developed for recognition of exceptional trainees who went ‘above and beyond’ their role in the workplace to ensure education and training needs were met.
A chance to learn more about diabetes care and management with practical tips and guidance from top diabetologists. Explore clinical challenges and everyday conundrums that we may face as specialists in this field. Make sure you book as soon as possible as places (and accomodation if required) are limited!
When: 25th-26th January 2015
Where: Royal College of Physicians, London
For more information and to book your place see here
A two day revision course for the SCE examination is available in Manchester in March. It is free to attend for delegates, with a £100 deposit cheque refunded on attendance.
YDEF are pleased to report that former committee member Paul Grant's paper on the YDEF Training Survey 2014 has been published in the British Journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease.
Are you interested in clinical research in diabetes that makes a difference to patient care?
Do you wish to work in a productive and happy diabetes research unit? If so, then read on for details of an interesting and exciting post!
Here is a course designed to provide practical tips for NHS consultants (and SpRs) to get involved in clinical research. Our aim is to cut through all the jargon and give you a solid grounding on what you need to establish yourself as a successful principal investigator for collaborative studies.
Ketan Dhatariya, the lead author of the latest version of the JBDS DKA guideline is keen to get SpRs involved in the National DKA audit. This is something that is going to be published as a snapshot of how DKA is being managed in the UK.
You can read more about the DKA audit and what is involved below - or on this invitation letter: http://www.diabetologists-abcd.org.uk/DKA_Audit/DKA_audit_invite_letter.pdf
The forms for the audit are here (Insitutional data collection Form 1) and here (Patient data collection Form 2). These two hard copies - you should have received electronic copies via email. If not email Ketan Dhatariya.
The National DAFNE Programme is offering 10 annual YDEF fellowships for SpRs to train as DAFNE doctors and the Fellowship will cover the training costs of the DAFNE Doctors Programme. The YDEF is committed to supporting SpRs wishing to become DAFNE doctors. Click here to find out more
A revision course for the SCE examination will take place in Manchester on 7th and 8th February 2014.
Are you an early career researcher with an interest in diabetes? Do you have the potential to develop into a leader in the field?
The exciting Innovator in Diabetes (IDia) programme is your chance to expand your knowledge, gain new skills and network with other like-minded researchers. The IDia programme is now open for applications until Monday 26 January 2015.
Diabetes UK are launching an exciting national programme of Living with Diabetes Days, and want YOU to get involved and help.
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 11th – Thursday 12th February 2015. For more details, click here. To register, click here.
ABCD is pleased to announce the launch of the ABCD nationwide exenatide QW audit and would like to invite you to take part.
This is a great opportunity for registrars as not only will you be involved in a nationwide audit but as a contributor you will be listed on all abstracts, publications etc.
For more information and to join the audit see: