Healthcare technology to top agenda at Diabetes Professional Care 2017

The latest technology developments will top the agenda at the Diabetes Professional Care (DPC2017) next month.
Now in its third year, the DPC conference is an annual event for anyone working in the field of diabetes, allowing them to share good practice and learn new skills. This year, over two days, speakers will highlight the role of healthcare technology in improving the lives of people with diabetes.
“From facilitating the injection process and blood glucose monitoring, through improving foot and wound care, to empowering patients through digital education and behavioural change programmes, DPC2017 will be the perfect forum to discover a wealth of diabetes tech solutions in one place,” said Toby Baker, DPC2017’s event director.
The free-to-attend conference has also earnt a reputation for showcasing the latest cutting-edge technologies, helping healthcare teams learn about the latest digital advancements and understand how to introduce the developments to the people they treat.
Baker added: “Advances in diabetes technology are helping to take the stress and worry out of diabetes care for healthcare professionals and ease the pain and hassle for their patients.
“DPC2017 will provide healthcare professionals with a unique opportunity to hear about the latest developments and clinical applications in diabetes tech, and also meet with top solutions providers.”
Speakers at the event include consultant diabetologist Dr Nicholas Morrish, who has has 20 years of experience using a diabetes database within a multi-disciplinary team, and Kelly Carden, a nurse at the University Hospital Southampton, who will discuss how virtual appointments can help ease pressure on the NHS.
Delegates will also have the opportunity to attend practical workshops which will include sessions on reversing type 2 diabetes and evidence-based digital education and support. Specialist clinics, live debates and networking opportunities will be available for those who wish to take part.
DPC2017 will take place on Wednesday 15 November and Thursday 16 November at Olympia, London.