National Diabetes Conference – Stirling

DATE: Friday 2nd February 2018

VENUE: Stirling Court Hotel, Stirling University Campus

This national diabetes conference will offer delegates a chance to shape the vision for diabetes care in Scotland. Through focussed, interactive workshops it will build on the work of the Scottish Government’s Diabetes Improvement Plan (DIP) 2014 and delegates will be part of creating the future plans for delivering the goals of the DIP and providing high quality, person centred care, consistently across Scotland.

This symposium is open to any health care professional or service manager involved with the delivery of diabetes care in both primary and secondary care, patient representatives and the third sector.

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09.00 Registration/Arrival tea/coffee
09.30 Welcome / Introduction
09.40 Living with diabetes
10.00 Diabetes Improvement Plan: Speed updates See below
10.45 Coffee break
11.15 Diabetes Improvement Plan: Speed updates See below
12.00 SIGN T2 update
12.15 Realistic Medicine & Diabetes Care
12.45 Lunch
13.30 Potential Vision for Diabetes Care
14.00 Workshop 1: Shaping the Vision for Diabetes Care See below
14.45 Tea / Coffee
15.15 Workshop 2: Shaping the Vision for Diabetes Care See below
16.00 Research underpinning the vision for diabetes
16.20 Closing remarks and next steps – Where are we going
16.30 Meeting Close

Diabetes Improvement Plan: Speed updates

There will be speed updates from all the key areas of the Diabetes Improvement Plan including:

  • Diabetes Think, Check, Act and CPR for feet
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Diabetes Education
  • Data & SCI-diabetes
  • Diabetes and Pregnancy
  • Diabetes Prevention


During these workshop sessions delegates will work with facilitators, in cross functional groups to create a vision for diabetes care in the future. We will consider what pathways of care may look like for those with Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, In-patient care for those with diabetes and also key speciality areas such as pregnancy and foot disease. We will also consider the role that data and AI may play in improving diabetes care in the future.

T1 Diabetes Care x 2
T2 Diabetes Care x 2
In-patient Diabetes Care
Diabetes and Pregnancy
Diabetes Foot care
Artificial Intelligence and Diabetes Care

When booking please choose 4 workshops and rank them in your order of preference

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