Practical course set to improve diabetes technology knowledge

By Editor
17th June 2022

Healthcare professionals looking to develop their knowledge of diabetes-related technologies are being given the opportunity to attend a two-day course.

Hosted by the Leicester Diabetes Centre (LDC), the in-person course will take place on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25.

The course will teach attendees how to implement diabetes technology into their practice, which can improve the lives of those living with condition.

The ‘LDC Practical Technology Course’ will explore a range of different aspects of diabetes technology, including connected pens, CGMs, insulin pumps and how to read a download in 90 seconds.

Professor Pratik Choudhary, Professor of Diabetes at the Leicester Diabetes Centre, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, and chair of the UK Diabetes Technology Network, will be leading sessions including ‘designing the optimal technology service’.

In addition, attendees will have to opportunity to gain hands on experience with diabetes technology, wearing CGM and demo insulin pump devices over the two-day course.

Other speakers during the two-day course include Janet Jarvis, Hannah Forde, Erica Richardson and Bernie Stribling.

Registration for the course is set to open in the upcoming weeks.

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