Practicalities of Flash Glucose Monitoring, Birmingham
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
- Diabetes Dietetic Nurse Specialists
This meeting is being sponsored by Abbott Diabetes Care. Abbott Diabetes Care have had no control over the educational content of this event.
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Sharing service delivery and structured education approaches to improve AGP understanding and individual outcomes
|Registration and refreshments|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks |
Dr Emma Wilmot, Consultant Diabetologist, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
|9.40||Clinical outcomes shared: practicalities of managing the technology|
Engaging with the T1D people: what system? What delivery? What data?
How does Flash GM meet the different needs of different T1D groups vs CGM
Case based decisions: using data to improve outcomes for people with T1D
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 T1D people on Flash GM
|10.40||How to educate your patients: practical steps, materials and pitfalls |
Building a clear understanding of how Flash GM may actually help people with T1D in practice
What useful instructions to provide: importance of people with T1D making changes based on readings
Download etiquette: healthcare professional approaches to engaging people with T1D in sharing
Ensuring effective long-term support to encourage self-sufficiency in the people with T1D
Peter Jennings, Senior Lecturer, Nottingham Trent University, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
|11.40||The impact of flash glucose monitoring on managing diabetes|
The challenges of living with type 1 diabetes: how has FSL improved the quality of life?
Role of flash glucose monitoring in improving control at night and during training
Interpreting the graphs and using the information for effective changes in diet
Featuring the views of a transitional young person, an adult with T1D and a pregnant woman with T1D.
|12.10||Structured education questions, answers and discussion |
Digital health solutions: importance of enabling apps for people with T1D to share information
Download and review: what is the best way to monitor T1D people on Flash GM?
Keeping in contact: group sessions, individual meetings and virtual clinics
Shared experiences: effective approaches to communicating with and motivating your T1D people
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||Deducing direction arrows and making the right life style changes and corrections |
Making the best use of flash: understanding the lag time and limitations
What can people with T1D do differently? Clinical examples of lifestyle changes
How patients react: understanding the T1D person vs professional perspective
Dr Eleanor Scott, Professor of Diabetes and Maternal Health and Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine, University of Leeds and The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
|1.50 / 2.30||How to use the AGP to guide discussions in the consultation |
Case examples of different trends: what is going on over night?
Impact of eating and not eating: reading the changes
From understanding to effective change: how to enable T1D people 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 T1D people 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 |
Reviewing the evidence and how to support others
What does the next stage look like? Considering localised application of flash glucose monitoring
As flash monitoring grows: how to help and empower proactive patients
Dr Mark Evans, Honorary Consultant Physician, Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust and Lecturer in the Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge
|4.30||Closing remarks from the chair|
|4.40||Close of day|
Network, share best practice and find out what other services are doing to motivate effective use of flash glucose monitoring. Hear from:
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