EXTOD Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Conference

EXTOD Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Conference
£48 inc VAT Face-to-face
Engineers’ House, Bristol
Sat 7 Sep 2024 08:30-17:20

EXTOD Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Conference is delivered by EXTOD and organised by SBK Events. This unique forum is created to provide interactive tools, clinical cases, shared learning and problem/solution-based tasks for adults who exercise regularly and would like support with managing their diabetes.

Also taking place:

EXTOD Parent & Carers Online Training, Wednesday 17th July

EXTOD Sports Coach & PE Teacher Online Training, Thursday 18th July

Please click on the EXTOD courses tab for details of further courses available.

Featuring case study led workshops, practical learning and useful resources

If you would like to manage your exercise choices confidently and safely, then this dedicated day will equip you with the practical tools and techniques to overcome your diabetes and exercise challenges. Book your place and benefit from:

  • Understanding the effects of different types of exercise on blood glucose levels
  • Applying the rule of threes for managing glucose around exercise
  • Optimising on the tips and tricks with nutrition and exercise
  • Identifying how your diabetes technology will support your exercise safely
  • Practical engagement with the strategies to plan for exercise

A unique opportunity to build your understanding of diabetes and exercise

In this engaging online environment, you will be able to pose your questions to the experts, take part in useful discussions and benefit from practical group learning. In just one day, you will:

  • Receive invaluable guidance on glucose control through diet, exercise and insulin changes
  • Develop your understanding of the continuous glucose monitors the pump or closed loop you use
  • Come together with people with T1D who exercise so you can share your challenges and solutions
  • Leave the day armed with online materials, confident in your ability to safely undertake exercise

Invitation to sponsor

This face-to-face event is a great opportunity for providers of diabetes technology and treatments to support adults with T1D. To find out more about all the engagement and branding opportunities available in the full sponsorship package, please email Sarah Kemm or call Sarah on 01732 897788.

Prior to the course attendees will be sent links to a few videos to prepare you for the course. After the course attendees will be given access a summary of course learning and further material to consolidate learning.

Registration and arrival refreshments
  • Effects of different types of exercise on blood glucose levels
  • Rule of threes for managing glucose around exercise
  • Tips on nutrition and exercise
  • How diabetes technology can support exercising safely
  • Strategies to plan for exercise
In each workshop, 10-20 people with Type 1 diabetes and two experts in the field of diabetes and exercise will use interactive tools, clinical cases, shared learning and problem-based tasks to help attendees to learn. The above topics will be covered.
Workshop 1: Physiology at rest and during exercise
  • Where are you now?
  • Physiology at rest and during exercise
Refreshment break
Workshop 2: Strategies for before and during exercise
  • Staying safe
  • Strategies for before and during exercise
Lunch break
Workshop 3: Physiology after exercise
  • Physiology after exercise
  • Fuel for exercise
Refreshment break
Workshop 4: Strategies for after exercise
  • Strategies for after exercise
  • Recording and planning
Closing remarks
Close of day

EXTOD faculty

The content is evidence based and delivered by members of the EXTOD faculty who are all experts in T1D and exercise including:

Professor Rob Andrews

University of Exeter

Professor Parth Narendran

University of Birmingham and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mr Giorgio Carrieri

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Mrs Claire Foster

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Miss Anne Marie Frohock

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Alistair Lumb

OCDEM, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Mrs Barbara Hudson

University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Miss Manyee Li

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Expected attendees

This conference is for adults living with Type 1 diabetes who want to enjoy safe and effective exercise. 

Is this you?

  • on multiple daily injections, insulin pump or hybrid closed loop
  • exercise regularly or are planning to start to train for a specific event

Places are also available on direct application to Sophie Richardson for people aged 16-18 who can attend accompanied by an adult.

Past attendee feedback

Exercise for Type 1 Diabetes (EXTOD) was set up in 2011, and regularly provides structured education programmes to support safe exercise for people with Type 1 diabetes. This bespoke education series has been well received by both HCPs, adults with T1D and carers. Here are just a few quotes from HCPs who experienced the 2023 conference held in Oxford:

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“Great conference, really useful general tips with useful overview of latest research and inspirational speakers. Really appreciated the signposting to available resources”
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“Really good content and informative. Good mix of lecture and workshop”
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“I loved the workshops as opportunities to practice what we had learnt in the lectures. These were great and well run”
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“Excellent content, found it really interesting and have learnt so much”
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“Excellent sessions, a lot packed in and learnt a lot and very inspired by the speakers!!”
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“Speakers were inspiring, extremely knowledgeable and great at sharing their enthusiasm and learning”
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“An excellent meeting. My understanding and management of issues around exercise has improved”
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“Great presentations and workshops. Speakers were happy to answer questions, interact with participants”

Pricing structure

  • £48 including VAT (£40 + £8 VAT) - one day for adults with T1D who exercise or want to exercise regularly

Places are also available on direct application to Sophie Richardson for people aged 16-18 years old who can attend accompanied by an adult. 

If you have difficulty in funding your place, please do contact Sophie Richardson as there are a limited number of sponsored places.

If you find that your circumstances change and you are unable to attend, please do inform us asap by emailing bookings@sbk-events.co.uk.

Commercial companies are invited to sponsor this day please email Sarah Kemm for further details.

Venue details

Venue name: Engineers’ House, Bristol
Address:  The Promenade, Clifton Down, Clifton, Avon, BS8 3NB
Tel: 0117 906 4800

Engineers’ House is a Grade II listed conference venue in Clifton Down, a prestigious suburb of Bristol. This high quality, high tech, prestigious venue offers ample free parking, 175 spaces across 2 car parks, and beautiful outside spaces.

Set just outside of Bristol`s Clean Air Charge Zone, Engineers' House is in the perfect location. It's easy to reach from Temple Meads Train Station, Bristol City Circular Bus Service, and has excellent links to the M5 and M4.

DirectionsClick here to plan your journey using Google Maps

Accommodation suggestions

You can book your bedroom directly with the hotel using the above contact details (SBK Events do not facilitate accommodation bookings). The venue is centrally located and there are a number of alternative places to stay. Availability for alternative accommodation can be identified by searching online, for example www.trivago.co.uk or www.uk.hotels.com and inputting the address and date of your visit.

What happens after you make your booking?

Once you have booked your place, SBK Events will correspond with you using the email address you provided at the time of booking and you will be sent a formal confirmation. If you have not received this within 48 hours of making your booking please check your junk folder and then email bookings@sbk-events.co.uk or call 01732 897788.

Approximately one week prior to the conference you will be sent an email which will include all the final details for attendance on the day, including a final agenda and venue information. 

Please inform us by writing to bookings@sbk-events.co.uk if you have any special dietary or other requirements.

Terms and Conditions

Registration fees
You will be sent an instant payment option or invoice on registration. Your payment is required in advance. If your fee has not been received prior to the event, and you are not able to provide a PO or proof of payment, you will be asked to make a credit or debit card payment on the day.
Modify registration
To let us know if your details are not correct when you have already registered, please email bookings@sbk-events.co.uk.
Cancellations and substitutions
A full refund of fees will be made only for cancellations received within the first 48 hours of the booking being made. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing by emailing the bookings team at SBK Events. Should you need to cancel your registration after this date, the registration fee remains payable in its entirety although a substitution will be accepted and conference documentation will be provided. Substitution attendees for delegates unable to attend after registering are acceptable at any time.
Conference changes
It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the conference organisers to alter the content, speakers or the timing of the programme. We will endeavour to keep you abreast of such changes but any unavoidable change to the format will not constitute a reason to refund the fee. Should the event be postponed, we will endeavour to reschedule the event. If, for reasons beyond the control of the conference organiser, the event is cancelled, a full refund will be made. We do not accept any liability for any incurred costs resulting from a postponement or cancellation.
Certificate of attendance
A certificate for Continuing Professional Development will be given to every attendee, as a record of continuing professional training and development.
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Upcoming Courses:

These events are delivered by EXTOD, organised by SBK Events with full details available to view on the Diabetes National Networking Forums website.

EXTOD Parent & Carers Online Training

Wednesday 17th July, live training, online via Zoom
Regular activity is a great part of children’s lives and this online forum will help parents and carers to plan for and support their diabetes when exercising. This one-day online course will arm you with the tools and techniques required to help manage glucose around exercise.

EXTOD Sports Coach & PE Teacher Online Training – half day
Thursday 18th July, live training, online via Zoom
This half day online course will arm physical education teachers, or coaches with the tools and techniques required to help children or young people in their care to manage glucose around exercise.

EXTOD Healthcare Professionals South Conference
Friday 6th September 2024, Engineers’ House, Bristol
This new, one day forum is created to equip Diabetologists, Diabetes Specialist Nurses, Dietitians and Paediatricians with the knowledge, inspiration, and practical understanding to support T1D patients who exercise.

EXTOD Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Conference
Saturday 7th September, Engineers’ House, Bristol
Providing interactive tools, clinical cases, shared learning and problem/solution-based tasks, this training day will support adults with diabetes who find exercise challenging.

EXTOD Healthcare Professionals National Conference
Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th November 2024, Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
Featuring evidence-based presentations, case study led workshops and invaluable lived experience of diabetes and exercise.

Exhibiting at EXTOD Healthcare Professionals National Conference

Abbott’s diabetes care division is committed to helping people manage their diabetes and achieve their best health outcomes with innovative technology, such as the FreeStyle Libre 2 system.

Why sponsor?

Our role at SBK Events is to bring industry together with healthcare professionals so that you can educate and inform your audience. These trail-blazing diabetes delivery forums offering dedicated presentation, Q&A, networking and discussion time, each sponsor will be full immersed into the event and able to effectively engage with your NHS audience.

Interested in having your own event, managed by us?

SBK Events also provides in-house forums. Working closely with you as the client we can research, produce, market and deliver the conference or online forum that best suits the audience and meets your goals.

Reach out today

If you would like more information on our sponsorship options an in-house forum or if you wish to discuss your needs and what solutions may be appropriate for your business, please contact:
Sarah Kemm
Contact: 01732 897788
Email: sarah.kemm@sbk-events.co.uk