Evolution of diabetes care to be explored in upcoming Royal Society of Medicine event

Healthcare professionals working in diabetes care are invited to attend an educational meeting on the history of endocrine medicine and diabetes.

The day-long event will discuss how diabetes and endocrinology practices have developed over the last 100 years by comparing past practices to current evidence-based medicine.

Hosted by the Royal Society of Medicine, the meeting will also discuss the change of focus to person-centred and individualised care whilst considering the possible changes in diabetes and endocrinology that are still to come.

The informative workshop, ‘History of endocrine medicine and diabetes’, will take place on Thursday, June 16, both face-to-face and virtually.

Check the Royal Society of Medicine’s website for the full agenda, which includes a range of topics and highly-regarded speakers.

Professor David Matthews, from the University of Oxford, will be discussing the evolution of insulin therapies, while Professor Helen Murphy, from the University of East Anglia and Kings College London will delve into how diabetic pregnancy has advanced through the ages.

Professor Naveed Sattar, from the University of Glasgow, is also set to host a session on diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Organisers have said that attendees can join the event in-person or virtually via a livestream.

A recording of the meeting will also be available to registered delegates for up to 60 days after the event has taken place.

To attend in-person, register here.

To join virtually, register here.

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