EXTOD Healthcare Professionals South Conference

EXTOD Healthcare Professionals South Conference
Early bird until 26th April
Engineers’ House, Bristol
Fri 6 Sep 2024 08:30-17:20


EXTOD Healthcare Professionals South 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 to support your type 1 patients to undertake safe and effective exercise.

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

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 this EXTOD day 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

If you have limited time and EXTOD South is geographically closer to you, then this condensed forum will be able to offer you excellent targeted content in one day.

Featuring case study led presentations on:

  • The challenges someone with Type 1 diabetes faces when exercising
  • The elite female athlete
  • Exercise setting for each pump / closed loop system and how to use these settings for exercise

Plus discussion driven workshops on:

  • Assessment and starting advice for exercise
  • Basic insulin changes to improve glucose control around exercise
  • Special circumstances: Low carb diets, hot and cold weather adaptations
  • Getting the most out of a continuous glucose monitor when exercising
  • Using dietary intake to improve glucose control around exercise
  • Using exercise to control glucose around exercise
  • Managing race /event day: what to do prior, on the day and postrace management
  • Dealing with multisports and how to plan changes

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.

8:30
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
The elite female athlete
Elite female athletes will explain the problems they have with exercise and the solutions they have come up with
10:30
Networking break
10:50
Workshops 1a – 1e
These workshops will be run twice in the morning.
Choose your first morning workshop from the following:
1a - Assessment and starting advice for exercise
  • Key medical questions to ask
  • What to look out for on examination
  • Contraindications to exercise
  • Starting advice
Therapies discussed: history taking, complications, injections sites, insulins, glucose monitors, glucose targets
1b - Basic insulin changes to improve glucose control around exercise
  • Simple advice for making insulin changes before and after exercise
Featuring: Insulin, insulin pumps and closed loop systems.
*Recommended for first time attendees*
  • 1a - Assessment and starting advice for exercise
  • 1b - Basic insulin changes to improve glucose control around exercise
If this is your first time attending EXTOD day then we would suggest picking the above workshops as these will give you a good grounding.
1c - Special circumstances
  • Low carb diets, hot and cold weather adaptations
Therapies discussed: Exercise, diet, insulin (all modalities), glucose monitoring
1d - 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
1e - 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
11:45
Workshops 1a – 1e
Choose your second morning workshop from the following:
1a - Assessment and starting advice for exercise
1b - Basic insulin changes to improve glucose control around exercise
1c - Special circumstances
1d - Dealing with multisports
1e - Getting the most out of a continuous glucose monitor when exercising
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 you will receive a summary sheet of the pros and cons of each system and recommendations for which system might suit different people
2:45
Workshops 2a-2e
These workshops will be run twice in the afternoon.
Choose your first afternoon workshop from the following:
2a - Using dietary intake to improve glucose control around exercise
  • Overall dietary needs
  • Food and fluid for exercise
  • Carbohydrate loading
2b - Using exercise to control glucose around exercise
  • Role of warm up and warm downs
  • Sprints and ease off to control glucose
*Recommended for first time attendees*
  • 2a - Using dietary intake to improve glucose control around exercise
  • 2b - Using exercise to control glucose around exercise
If this is your first time attending EXTOD day then we would suggest picking the above workshops as these will give you a good grounding
2c - 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
2d - 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
2e - 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
3:35
Networking break
3:50
Workshops 2a – 2e
Choose your second afternoon workshop from the following:
2a - Using dietary intake to improve glucose control around exercise
2b - Using exercise to control glucose around exercise
2c - Managing race /event day
2d - Dealing with multisports
2e - Getting the most out of a continuous glucose monitor when exercising
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
5:20
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

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 their 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

  • £195+VAT - one day full price for consultants and registrars
  • £135+VAT - one 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.

On making your booking, you will be contacted by our Customer Service Team to select your workshops, choosing two options from 1a-1e and two options from 2a-2e. 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

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 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.

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 offer dedicated presentations, Q&A, networking and discussion time, each sponsor will be fully 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