Second annual online event takes place from 14th to 18th November.
This Sunday, people will be logging in all over the country to join United Through Diabetes, a unique virtual experience specifically designed for people living with diabetes.
Bridging the gap between healthcare professionals and people living with diabetes with up-to-date education, and inspirational sessions to help people living with all types of diabetes, and their family and friends. UTD will be running throughout next week, bridging the gap between healthcare professionals and people living with diabetes; with up-to-date education, and inspirational sessions to help people living with all types of diabetes, and their family and friends.
What will be on offer?
The event programme has been designed by people living with diabetes and our expert line-up of diabetes healthcare professionals:
· 14th November - 12:00 - 14:00 - Diabetes Research - Past, Present and Future
· 15th November - 19:00 - 20:00 – Sick day rules, flu Jabs, covid and managing diabetes during the wintertime
· 16th November - 19:00 - 20:00 - Living with diabetes as a young person and family
· 18th November - 19:00 - 20:00 - The 15 Essential Diabetes Checks. What they are and why you should have them
Lee Calladine, DRWF Events Co-Ordinator, said: “As a person both living with Type 1 Diabetes and working in diabetes education, I can't stress enough the value of keeping informed and staying educated on the subject. It doesn't matter what type of diabetes you have or if you are a family member, friend, or carer, United Through Diabetes have something for everyone.”
Professor Emeritus David Matthews Professor of Diabetic Medicine, University of Oxford
Dr Eleanor Kennedy Research Manager Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation
Dr David Strain Senior Clinical Lecturer University of Exeter
Professor John Wilding Professor of Medicine, Institute of Life Course and Medical Sciences, University of Liverpool
Dr Mark Evans University Lecturer (Clinical), Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge
Dr Shivani Misra Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction, Imperial College London
Dr Chloe Rackham DRWF Research Fellow, University of Exeter
Charles Odiase Consultant Pharmacist in Primary Care and Diabetes Dacorum GP Federation (Lead Clinical Pharmacist) DUK Clinical Champion DUK Primary Care Course Co-chair DUK Professional Conference Organising Committee Member
Dr Mayank Patel Consultant in Diabetes, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, QiC awards 2015 Outstanding Educator in Diabetes. University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, and member of the DRWF Editorial Advisory Board
Donna Edwards Locality Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Hexham Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Professor Katharine Barnard-Kelly PhD Clinical Psychologist, Chief Science Officer at Spotlight Consultations
Lee Calladine Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation
Sam Dreczko Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation
When and where
On World Diabetes Day - 14th November 2021 beginning at midday in the comfort of your own home or workspace and continuing every evening throughout the week.
We look forward to welcoming you to United Through Diabetes on 14th November. If you have any questions or need help, please feel free to contact: email@example.com
For registration and more details on United Through Diabetes for people living with diabetes click here
UTD is an event organised in collaboration between DRWF and Diabetes Professional Care for people living with all types of diabetes. More details coming soon. Don’t miss out!
Diabetes Professional Care is the UK’s leading and largest national conference and exhibition for all healthcare professionals responsible for delivering care and support to people living with, or at risk of developing diabetes and its related conditions. DRWF is a leading charity, registered in England and Wales, funding vital diabetes research around the world and providing Quality in Care (QiC) award-winning Diabetes Wellness events to ensure that people with all types of diabetes are ‘Staying well until a cure is found…’