EXTOD PEAK Conference 2019

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Exercising for Type 1 Diabetes (EXTOD) have once again joined with the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) and JDRF’s Performance in Exercise and Knowledge (PEAK) programme to offer another interactive day of education focusing on type 1 diabetes and exercise.

This impactful training day is run exclusively for healthcare professionals (HCPs). It was created after a number of surveys demonstrated that both people with type 1 diabetes as well as HCPs caring for them wanted such a programme. Last years meeting was rated as either excellent or good by 99% of attendees, and 80% stating they would recommend it to colleagues.

Building on the huge success of last year’s conference, this one-day event will bring together up to 200 HCPs to hear expert speakers including Dr Rob Andrews, Dr Ian Gallen, Dr Alistair Lumb and Dr Parth Narendren deliver a programme that aims to continue to break new ground in education for type 1 diabetes. The meeting will include sessions on sports nutrition, diabetes technology (including Libre) and exercise. Breaking data will be presented from the first UK  structured education programme for exercise in type 1 diabetes, as well as a one day education course from Australia. An interactive course syllabus will be available for delegates to view throughout the day on the conference app, compatible with both Android and iPhones, and course materials will be available for download after the conference.

Key information:

This healthcare professional conference will take place:

Patient Conference – 19th October 2019

The patient conference has now launched. Registration can be found here: https://abcd.care/patient-conference/extod-peak/2019

Please do promote this to your patients.

Why you should attend:

  • Develop your knowledge
  • Learn new ideas to take back into practice
  • Facilitate better health outcomes for your patients
  • Network with colleagues and peers
  • Meet exhibitors and find out about the latest technologies
  • Earn CPD credits for attending

Who should attend:

  • Diabetologists
  • Diabetes Specialist Nurses
  • Dietitians
  • Paediatricians
  • Sports Physicians
  • Registrars in training​

If you have any queries, please contact the events team for assistance.

Kind regards,

EXTOD PEAK Events Team

*ABCD and JDRF reserve the right to check that attendees are eligible for discounts. Please see event terms and conditions.

JDRF is the leading charity dedicated to funding research to treat, prevent and cure type 1 diabetes. The organisation also provides support for people living with type 1 diabetes including materials on different aspects of life with the condition that are free for healthcare professionals to order and distribute. JDRF runs Type 1 Discovery Days where attendees can hear about the latest research and meet others affected by the condition.
Exercise for Type One Diabetes (EXTOD) is an association set up by Dr Rob Andrews and Parth Narendran that aims to improve our knowledge on the risk and benefits of exercise in type 1 diabetes as well as improving the advice that is given to patients with Type 1 diabetes on how to maintain their blood glucose in a safe range before, during and after exercise. For more information about EXTOD please visit extodorg.ipage.com

The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD Diabetes Care Ltd) is the national organisation of Consultant Physicians in Britain who specialise in the management of Diabetes Mellitus. ABCD was established in 1997 with the principal objective of ensuring high quality care for all UK diabetes patients.   ABCD is a professional organisation committed to the preservation and support of diabetes specialist care services through the provision of research, education and ongoing professional development. For more information visit https://abcd.care/