APPG to discuss type 2 remission treatment
Clinicians, researchers and experts from within the field of type 2 diabetes are set to come together to discuss remission of the condition.
Professor Roy Taylor, professor of medicine and metabolism at Newcastle University, and Dr David Unwin, from the Royal College of General Practitioners have been asked to speak at the next All Party Parliamentary (APPG) for Diabetes meeting.
They will be joined by Public Health England’s Dr Campbell Murdoch, Professor Richard Welbourn, a consultant bariatric surgeon at the Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust and patient Mark Hancock who has type 2 diabetes.
The aim of the meeting, on Wednesday, June 27, is to discuss the longer-term impact and effectiveness of bariatric surgery and new weight management treatments con those with type 2 diabetes.
Academics, specialists, healthcare professionals and people with diabetes will also discuss the supporting evidence, challenges and opportunities in relation to the current type 2 diabetes treatments and therapies that are currently being advised.