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Date: Wednesday, 6th February 2008
Time: 09:30 - 16:00
Venue: Perinatal Institute, Crystal Court.  Click here for a map (Adobe PDF)

Diabetes in Pregnancy - New Findings, New Challenges

09:30 Registration; Coffee / Tea
  Session 1         Chair: Jason Gardosi - Director, Perinatal Institute

Welcome & Introduction


New Findings from the West Midlands
Neil Shah
Consultant Obstetrician, Heart of England NHS Trust, Birmingham

11:00 Introduction to DiPAG Projects
11.30 Refreshment break
  Session 2         Chair: Neil Shah

Fetal Adaptations to Maternal Diabetes
Fionnuala McAuliffe
Professor of Fetal Medicine, National Maternity Hospital and University College Dublin, Ireland

12.30 Dilemmas in Clinical Management
Case Presentations (3x10 minutes each)
13.00 Lunch
  Session 3         Chair: Aresh Anwar - Consultant Physician, University Hospital Coventry & Warwick

Roundtable: Delivering Effective Preconception Care

Facilitator - Peter Shorrick, Regional Coordinator, Diabetes UK
Roger Gadsby - GP, Nuneaton & Medical Advisor to Warwick Diabetes Care
Vinod Patel - Consultant Physician, George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton
Shirine Boardman - Consultant Diabatologist, Warwick, Programme Lead for Apnee Sehatn


Clinical Controversies - Metformin in Pregnancy
Helen Murphy
Senior Research Fellow, Ipswich Hospital


Horizon Gazing: Challenges for the Future
Fidelma Dunne
Senior Lecturer & Consultant Endocrinologist NUI, Galway

16.00 Close;  Coffee / Tea



Registration fee: £65.00 (includes light lunch buffet and refreshments).
Please complete form below, and send with cheque (made payable to ‘Perinatal Institute’) to:

Shani Taylor,
Perinatal Institute, Crystal Court,
Aston Cross, Birmingham
B6 5RQ.

Registration will be confirmed upon receipt.

Places are limited and early registration is recommended

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