The UK Diabetes Inpatient Forum has announced the date of its first national conference.
The online event, which is taking place on Thursday, January 27, 2022, will mark 100 years since insulin was first administered to a human.
During the virtual conference, leading figures in diabetes inpatient care will discuss how insulin has evolved throughout the last century.
Healthcare professionals first used insulin to treat diabetes on January 11, 1922, when administering it to a 14-year-old boy who had diabetes in Canada.
Chairing the event will be Professor Gerry Rayman, Consultant Diabetologist and Clinical Lead for Diabetes GIRFT, East Suffolk & North Essex NHS Foundation Trust.
Keynote speakers include June James, Diabetes Nurse Consultant and Co-Chair of Trend Diabetes and Professor Partha Kar, National Specialty Advisor, Diabetes with NHS England.
Joining them will be Dr Mayank Patel, Consultant in diabetes and acute medicine and Erwin Castro, Diabetes Nurse Consultant and Chair of the Diabetes Inpatient Specialist Nurse Group UK.
The UK Diabetes Inpatient Forum is growing in numbers and leads the way in sharing best practice and the latest strategic developments in diabetes inpatient care.
The inpatient network is dedicated to improving inpatient care for people with diabetes through the provision of high-quality education for professionals.
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