Care Of Older People With Diabetes To Be Focus Of Conference

Professor Alan Sinclair talking to a care home resident with diabetesThe latest innovations and successes in the care of diabetes and older people will be showcased at a conference in November.

The third National Conference of the Older People’s Diabetes Network (OPDN) will take place at Aston University, in Birmingham, on Friday, November 13, 2015, ahead of World Diabetes Day, which takes place on the following day.

It will be led by the network’s Clinical Lead Professor Alan Sinclair and the agenda will include sharing good practise and developmental updates within the field of diabetes and older people.

Professor Sinclair said: “The event and network is for anybody working in, or with an interest in, the field of older people with diabetes and we look forward to meeting with and welcoming all delegates. We will be using the event to showcase the latest innovations and successes in the field of diabetes and older people.”

A series of high-profile speakers will be appearing and names will be announced closer to the event.

The OPDN is hosted by Diabetes Frail, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to excellence in diabetes care.

The aim of network to bring together health and social care professionals who share the aim of ensuring older people with diabetes get the best possible care.

The national conference will run from 9am to 4.30pm. To register to attend, visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/opdn-3rd-national-conference-tickets-16803436531?aff=erelexpsim.

 

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