EXTOD Healthcare Professionals National Conference

EXTOD Healthcare Professionals National Conference
Early bird until 26th April
Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
Tue 26 Nov 2024 08:20-17:10


EXTOD Healthcare Professionals National Conference is delivered by EXTOD and organised by SBK Events. 

This unique forum is created to equip Diabetologists, Diabetes Specialist Nurses, Dietitians and Paediatricians with the knowledge, inspiration, and practical understanding of how to support Type 1 patients to undertake safe and effective exercise.

Choose between this two-day full conference taking place in Edinburgh on Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th November 2024 or in the South, there is a one-day condensed forum taking place in Bristol on Friday 6th September. 

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

Featuring evidence-based presentations, case study led workshops and invaluable lived experience

Attending these EXTOD days will provide you with current, evidence-based knowledge on managing Type 1 diabetes for exercise. You will also be able to speak with experts in the field and leave with practical advice and clear strategies to use with your patients with T1D in a clinical setting.

A unique opportunity for sharing ideas, networking and peer learning

The EXTOD National conference is now in its 8th year and offers a full two days of valuable learning so that you can understand, manage and support people with Type 1 diabetes to undertake safe and effective exercise.

Featuring case study led presentations on:

  • The challenges someone with Type 1 diabetes faces when exercising
  • Experience of semi elite and elite sports people
  • Exercise setting for each pump / closed loop system and how to use these settings for exercise
  • New trials in Type 1 diabetes and exercise
  • Latest update on technology and exercise
  • Sports focus: specific insights into diabetes and exercise management

Plus interactive workshops in small groups on:

  • Assessment for exercise, staying safe, glucose targets and insulin changes
  • Dietary assessment and carbohydrate loading
  • Food and fluid intake, GCM replacement regime and controlling glucose through exercise
  • Managing race /event day: what to do prior, on the day and postrace management
  • Advance technology: adapting simple strategies and trouble shooting insulin
  • Managing PE classes and short events: diet, insulin and glucose monitoring
  • Special circumstances: low carb diets, hot and cold weather adaptations
  • Dealing with multisports and how to plan changes
  • Getting the most out of a continuous glucose monitor when exercising
  • Supporting the female athlete: changes in advice on the period and menopause
  • Different training regimes: fasted training, training twice per day, sleep low training low

Invitation to sponsor

This interactive event is a great opportunity for providers of diabetes technology and treatments to support healthcare professionals. 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.

Day 1: Tuesday 26th November

8:15
Registration and refreshments
9:00
Welcome
9:10
The challenges someone with Type 1 diabetes faces when exercising
  • Effect of different physiology
  • Variability of glucose response to exercise
  • Effect of insulin levels
  • Physiological changes post exercise
  • Effect of diabetes complications
Therapies discussed: Exercise, diet, finger and continuous glucose monitors, insulin, insulin pumps and closed loop systems.
9:50
Experience of semi elite and elite sports people
Three athletes will explain the problems they have with exercise and the solutions they have come up with.
10:30
Networking break
10:50
Workshop 1: Assessment, glucose targets and insulin changes
  • Assessment for exercise
  • Staying safe with exercise
  • Glucose targets for exercise
  • Basic insulin changes for exercise
This workshop will be run in five parallel groups, with the same content. Each group will be run by two HCPs and a patient. Therapies discussed: history taking, complications, injections sites, insulins, glucose monitors, glucose targets, insulin, insulin pumps and closed loop systems.
12:35
Lunch and networking break
1:30
Exercise setting for each pump / closed loop system and how to use these settings for exercise
In groups attendees will be introduced to each pump / closed loop system and be talked through features for exercise and how to use. At the end all attendees will receive a summary sheet of the pros and cons of each system and recommendations for which system might suit different people.
2:45
Workshop 2: Dietary assessment and carbohydrate loading
This workshop will be run in five parallel groups, with the same content. Each group will be run by two HCPs and a patient. Featuring: history and diet
3:35
Networking break
3:50
Workshop 3: Exercise, food, fluid and CGM
  • Food and fluid intake for exercise
  • Using a CGM replacement regime
  • How exercise can be used to control glucose before, during and after exercise
This workshop will be run in five parallel groups, with the same content. Each group will be run by two HCPs and a patient. Featuring: Exercise, diet, finger and continuous glucose monitors.
4:40
Pulling it all together
  • Summary of all that has been learnt on the day into simple rules of three
Therapies discussed: Exercise, diet, finger and continuous glucose monitors, insulin, insulin pumps and closed loop systems.
5:10
Drinks and nibbles
5:30
Guest speaker
6:30
Close of day 1

Day 2: Wednesday 27th November

8:00
Breakfast briefings
Attendees can meet the sponsors and learn more about what the devices, drugs and equipment that helps improve diabetes management and sport
9:00
Welcome
9:10
New trials in Type 1 diabetes and exercise
  • Effect of breaking up sitting on glucose
  • Simple models to advice on glucose control around exercise
  • Effect of exercise on pathology of Type 1 diabetes
  • Virtual exercise regimes
Four researchers will present on the results from new trials in Type 1 and exercise.
10:00
Update on technology and exercise
This talk will cover the latest updates in advice for technology and exercise and provide up to date guidance. Featuring: Continuous glucose monitors, insulin, insulin pumps and closed loop systems.
10:30
Networking break
10:50
Workshops 4a – 4f
These workshops will be run twice in the morning.
Choose your first morning workshop from the following:
4a - Managing race /event day
  • What to do in week before event
  • Preventing high glucose on the day
  • Race planning and postrace management
Therapies discussed: Psychological approaches, exercise (training), diet, insulin (all modalities), glucose.
4b - Advance technology
  • Adapting simple strategies and troubleshooting insulin
Featuring: Insulin pumps and closed loop systems
4c - Managing PE classes and short events
  • How to manage PE classes or other short varied sports
Featuring: Exercise, diet, insulin (all modalities), glucose monitoring.
4d - Special circumstances
  • Low carb diets, hot and cold weather adaptations
Therapies discussed: Exercise, diet, insulin (all modalities), glucose monitoring.
4e - Dealing with multisports
  • How to plan changes in someone doing a variety of sports across the week
Therapies discussed: Diet and insulin (MDI, Pumps) and close loop system.
4f - Getting the most out of a continuous glucose monitor when exercising
  • Pros and cons of CGMs for exercise
  • Glucose targets before, during and after exercise
  • Carb calculators for carb intake for different exercises
Featuring all types of continuous glucose monitors.
11:50
Workshops 4a – 4f
Choose your second morning workshop from the following:
4a - Managing race /event day
4b - Advance technology
4c - Managing PE classes and short events
4d - Special circumstances
4e - Dealing with multisports
4f - Getting the most out of a continuous glucose monitor when exercising
12:50
Lunch and networking break
1:45
Sports focus: specific insights into diabetes and exercise management
Hear from four sports people about how they manage their diabetes for their sport. Sports covered are rugby, triathlon, weightlifting, horse riding, cross fit and shooting.
2:45
Workshops 5a – 5f
These workshops will be run twice in the afternoon.
Choose your first afternoon workshop from the following:
5a - Advance technology
  • Adapting simple strategies and troubleshooting insulin
Featuring: insulin pumps and closed loop systems
5b - Special circumstances
  • Low carb diets, hot and cold weather adaptations
Therapies discussed: Exercise, diet, insulin (all modalities), glucose monitoring
5c - Supporting the female athlete
  • Changes in advice through the period and before and after menopause
Featuring: Exercise, diet, insulin (all modalities), glucose monitoring.
5d - Managing race /event day
  • What to do in week before event
  • Preventing high glucose on the day
  • Race planning and postrace management
Therapies discussed: Psychological approaches, exercise (training), diet, insulin (all modalities), glucose.
5e - Dealing with multisports
  • How to plan changes in someone doing a variety of sports across the week
Therapies discussed: Diet and insulin (MDI, Pumps) and close loop system.
5f - Different training regimes
  • Fasted training, training twice per day, sleep low training low
Featuring: Diet and insulin (MDI, Pumps) and close loop system.
3:35
Networking break
4:00
Workshops 5a – 5f
Choose your second afternoon workshop from the following:
5a - Advance technology
5b - Special circumstances
5c - Supporting the female athlete
5d - Managing race /event day
5e - Dealing with multisports
5f - Different training regimes
5:00
The EXTOD fellowship lecture 2024
5:30
Close of conference

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

Dr Matt Cocks

Liverpool John Moores University

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

Dr Katie Hesketh

University of Birmingham

Mr John Pemberton

Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Expected attendees

Join us in 2024 to benefit from this unique and engaging learning environment which will illustrate the practicalities with case study presentations and interactive scenarios of managing exercise in individuals living with diabetes. This special conference is created for, and has been attended in the past by:

  • Diabetologists
  • Diabetes Specialist Nurses
  • Dietitians
  • Paediatricians
  • Sports Physicians
  • Diabetes Specialist Registrars in training

Past attendee feedback

EXTOD National Conference has taken place since 2017, providing attendees with knowledge, inspiration, and a practical understanding of how to support Type 1 patients to undertake safe and effective exercise. Over 1,200 people have benefited from this unique education to-date, and here are just a few quotes from their experience at 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”
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Pricing structure

  • £285+VAT - two day full price for consultants and registrars
  • £195+VAT - two day full price for nurses and dietitians

Special early booking discount of £10 off the full price, if your place is booked before Friday 26th April.

If you would like to attend one day only, please email Sophie Richardson for further details

On making your booking, you will be contacted by our Customer Service Team to select your Day 2 workshops, choosing two options from 4a-4f and two options from 5a-5f.The workshops have a limited number places and are available on a first come, first served basis.

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

Venue details

Address: Radisson Blu, Edinburgh, 80 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TH

Tel: 0131 557 9797

Email: reservations.edinburgh@radissonblu.com

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre is located in the heart of the historic Royal Mile in Edinburgh's old town. You can park at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre for a fee of £15.00 per night. We have car parking space for 131 vehicles, available on a first come, first served basis.

Click here for directions on how to get to the Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre.

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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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Upcomin events:

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