Practicalities of Flash Glucose Monitoring, Glasgow
With the FreeStyle Libre system now available on the national drug tariff, Flash Glucose Monitoring will play a key role in the drive to manage diabetes. Featuring structured education, AGP interpretation and case-based examples, this interactive conference is a great opportunity to share best practice, ask your service development questions and hear adult, paediatric and pregnant patient experiences.
Drill into the detail of Flash glucose monitoring to improve your Ambulatory Glucose Profile (AGP) understanding and patient outcomes. Created for Diabetes Consultants, Diabetes Specialist Nurses and Diabetes Dietetic Nurses in secondary care, this dedicated conference will provide an excellent introduction to the practicalities of managing patients on Flash glucose monitoring.
Key focuses of the day are:
- Clinical outcomes and case based decisions: meeting the different needs of people with diabetes
- Encouraging education and understanding: ensuring Flash glucose monitoring will help people with diabetes
- Patient insight: assessment from a transitional young person, an adult and pregnant woman with diabetes
- Shared experience of structured education, group vs individual meetings, apps and virtual clinics
- Data interpretation: deducing trend arrows and making the right life style changes and corrections
- Interactive workshops: shared experience of the Ambulatory Glucose Profile (AGP) - questions, answers and discussion
- Taking Flash Glucose Monitoring forward: the next steps in empowering people with diabetes
This dedicated forum will equip you with the right tools to successfully set up and operate Flash glucose monitoring as part of your diabetes service. Designed for:
- Insulin Pump and Diabetes Service Leads
- Consultants in Diabetes and Endocrinology
- Lead Diabetes Nurse Specialists and
- Diabetes Dietetic Nurse Specialists
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Sharing service delivery and structured education approaches to improve Ambulatory Glucose Profile (AGP) understanding and individual outcomes
|9.00||Registration and refreshments|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks |
Dr Russell Drummond, Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, University of Glasgow Medical School and Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology, North Glasgow Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Clinical Pharmacology
|9.40||Clinical outcomes shared: practicalities of managing the technology |
Engaging with people with diabetes: what system? What delivery? What data?
How does Flash glucose monitoring meet the different needs of different patient cohort groups vs CGM
Case based decisions: using data to improve outcomes for people with diabetes
Adult outcomes: Dr Ramzi Ajjan, Associate Professor and Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, University of Leeds, Regional CRN Lead for Metabolic and Endocrine Research, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Paediatric outcomes: Dr Fiona Campbell, Lead Clinician for Paediatrics, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Educating Patients on Flash Glucose Monitoring
|10.30||How to educate your patients: practical steps, materials and pitfalls |
Building a clear understanding of how Flash GM may actually help people with diabetes in practice
What useful instructions to provide: importance of people with diabetes making changes based on readings
Download etiquette: healthcare professional approaches to engaging people with diabetes in sharing
Ensuring effective long-term support to encourage self-sufficiency in the people with diabetes
Dr Peter Jennings, Senior Lecturer, Nottingham Trent University, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
|11.30||A patients’ perspective on using Flash glucose monitoring |
How has the FreeStyle Libre system improved the quality of life? Advantages and disadvantages explored
Assessment of clinical interaction and support: achieving engagement and motivation
Interpreting the graphs and using the information for effective changes
Featuring the views of a transitional young person, an adult and a pregnant woman with diabetes
|12.10||Structured education questions, answers and discussion |
Digital health solutions: importance of enabling apps for people with diabetes to share information
Download and review: what is the best way to monitor patients on Flash glucose monitoring?
Keeping in contact: group sessions, individual meetings and virtual clinics
Shared experiences: effective approaches to communicating with and motivating your patients with diabetes
Discussion to be led by the conference chair
|Data interpretation: Parallel interactive workshops |
Split into two smaller groups, attendees will be taken through hands-on exercises to help them learn how to interpret the patterns and improve outcomes. Each workshop will be run twice before the groups are brought back together after the break to share insights.
|1.50 / 2.30||Workshop 1: Deducing trend arrows and making the right life style changes and corrections |
Making the best use of Flash glucose monitoring: understanding the lag time
What can people with diabetes do differently? Clinical examples of lifestyle and treatment changes
How patients react: understanding the patient vs professional perspective
Dr Eleanor M Scott, Senior Lecturer in Medicine, Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine, University of Leeds Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
|1.50 / 2.30||Workshop 2: How to use the AGP to guide discussions in the consultation |
Case examples of different trends: what is going on over night?
Carb counting and understanding glycaemic index properly
From understanding to effective change: how to enable patients to take the right action
Dr Iain Cranston Consultant Physician (Diabetes, Endocrinology), Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
|3.30||Ambulatory Glucose Profiling questions, answers and discussion |
How to make the most of the data: understanding the different considerations
What are the limitations? Building the profile and reviewing the results
Improving outcomes: motivating patients and their families to use information effectively
Bringing both groups back together to share their learnings
Taking Flash Glucose Monitoring forward
|4.00||Next steps in the practical use of Flash glucose monitoring |
What does the next stage look like, considering the localised application of Flash glucose monitoring
As Flash monitoring grows: how to establish Flash glucose monitoring as a standard of care to help and empower patients
In conclusion to the session, reviewing the evidence and looking at how to support the wider healthcare community
Dr Fraser Gibb, Consultant Physician, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes
|4.30||Closing remarks from the chair|
|4.40||Close of day|
This meeting is supported by Abbott Diabetes Care
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