Type 2 Diabetes Developments National Networking Forum

Type 2 Diabetes Developments National Networking Forum
Free 3 Hours
Online Forum
Thu 5 Sep 2024 09:00-12:10

Valuable online forum: update on Type 2 diabetes management


Featuring packed presentations and online discussion, this dedicated NHS meeting will provide you with useful content, helpful resources, important information and evidenced-based studies. You will have a unique opportunity to hear the answers to your burning questions on emerging weight-loss drugs and novel diet strategies plus benefit from in-depth guidance on Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) use for Type 2 diabetes management. 

3 hours Continuing Professional Development: what you will learn

Whether you are a GP, Practice Nurse, Community Dietitian or you work with people with Type 2 Diabetes in the hospital, this online forum is a must attend! Benefit from the shared knowledge and insight from your expert speaker line-up on:


  • Guidance and criteria of CGM for Type 2 diabetes
  • Real-world case study insights into CGM data interpretation
  • Enhancing your service to improve management and support for patients
  • Clinical evidenced and practicalities of weight-loss drug in people with Type 2 diabetes
  • Understand effective and appropriate diet strategies for managing Type 2 diabetes

Developed with convenience in mind: join this interactive, online course remotely

Packed with examples of best practice, interactive discussions and ‘how to’ advice, this course will provide you with all the elements to engage with the morning:


  • Meet each other – turning on your videos and microphones in the breakout rooms
  • Listen and watch presentations, and speakers’ Q&A – in the main course room with your chair
  • Take part in facilitated interactive sessions – enabled by moderators in the breakout rooms
  • Feed back and engage – using the chat box and moderators sharing content in the main room

Invitation to sponsor

Diabetes National Networking Forums are designed to enable Diabetes providers to support healthcare professionals. If you would like to sponsor this forum, please email Sarah Kemm or call Sarah on 01732 897788 to find out about all the engagement and branding opportunities available in the full sponsorship package.

9:00
Join, tech support and opportunity to network in breakout rooms
9:30
Introduction, instructions and chair’s opening remarks
Professor Rob Andrews, Associate Professor of Diabetes and Endocrinology, University of Exeter Medical School
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
9:40
Optimising the use of Continuous Glucose Monitoring and effectively interpreting the data in Type 2 Diabetes
  • Understanding the latest guidance and criteria: who is eligible for CGM?
  • Overcoming access and implementation barriers: how to reduce inequality
  • Case study examples: understanding the lessons learnt and benefits for people with Type 2 diabetes
Donna Sutton, Lead Community Diabetes Specialist Nurse, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
10:10
Questions and answers for your speaker
10:20
Interactive discussion: Enhancing your Type 2 diabetes support and management services
  • What are your current challenges when supporting people with Type 2 diabetes to improve their management?
  • How are you working to overcome them?
  • What treatments and guidance do you provide in your service? How are you working to expand the options?
10:40
Screen break
10:50
Feedback from interactive discussion: Enhancing your Type 2 diabetes support and management services
Weight-loss Drugs and Diabetes Management
11:00
Understanding the impact of weight-loss drugs on Type 2 diabetes management
  • Establishing the clinical evidence for use in the management of Type 2 diabetes
  • Exploring which drugs are available to prescribe and how to prioritise your patients
  • Understanding the dosage: where to start and how to limit side effects and ensure maximum dosage
  • Best practice approaches: managing and monitoring your Type 2 patients using the drugs
Professor Rob Andrews, Associate Professor of Diabetes and Endocrinology, University of Exeter Medical School
Dietary Approaches for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
11:30
Latest evidence and novel ideas: diet strategies in the management of Type 2 diabetes
  • Achieving an evidenced-based diet for Type 2 diabetes
  • Dispelling the myths versus truths: Ultra Processed Foods, eating carbs last, fiber supplements, ingesting apple cider vinegar before meals, etc
  • Case studies explored: real-world outcomes of dietary and lifestyle changes
Nusrat Kausar, Clinical Director, Registered Dietitian, Primary Care Dietitians
12:00
Questions and answers with your speakers
12:10
Chair’s closing remarks and close of day

Confirmed speakers

Professor Rob Andrews

Associate Professor of Diabetes and Endocrinology
University of Exeter Medical School

Donna Sutton

Lead Community Diabetes Specialist Nurse
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Nusrat Kausar

Clinical Director, Registered Dietitian
Primary Care Dietitians

Who should attend

This online meeting has been specially designed for all healthcare professionals who support the clinical management of people with Type 2 diabetes. Previously held online in 2022, one attendee described it as “This was an excellent course with fantastic speakers and great content. I felt that I took something useful away from every session and know where to find more information”. 

Book your place today to join fellow:


  • GPs
  • Practice Nurses
  • Community and Diabetes Dietitians
  • Community and Diabetes Specialist Nurses
  • Consultants
  • Registrars
  • Pharmacists

Past attendee feedback

Take a look at how our previous Diabetes National Networking Forums for Primary, Community and Secondary Care have been received: 

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Always very well organised
- Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Type 2 Diabetes National Networking Forum 2022
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Well structured event, interesting and useful content and knowledgeable speakers
- Armley Medical Practice, Type 2 Diabetes National Networking Forum 2022
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Excellent range of topics pitched at the right level. Good opportunity for networking
- Northumbria University, Type 2 Diabetes National Networking Forum 2022
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All of the speakers were informative and knowledgeable
- Croft Medical Centre, Primary Care: Diabetes Technology National Networking Forum 2023
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Well-delivered; good research reports that were up to date; not too complicated
- TABA PCN, Primary Care: Diabetes Technology National Networking Forum 2023
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A very insightful and informative event
- University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Primary Care: Diabetes Technology National Networking Forum 2023

Supporting healthcare professionals

SBK Events has produced many useful webinars to help and support NHS or Public Sector healthcare professionals. These webinars can be viewed as videos free and on-demand, and include:

  • Higher Data Interpretation for Flash Glucose Monitoring Webinar
  • Overcoming Burnout in your Diabetes Team
  • Motivating and Engaging Adolescents and their Families living with T1D
  • Empowering your Patients to Self-Manage their Diabetes
  • The Art of Consultations for Diabetes Specialist Nurses
  • Patient Experience of Flash Glucose Monitoring Webinar
  • Intermediate Data Interpretation for Flash Glucose Monitoring Webinar
  • HCP Guide Second-Generation Flash Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Skills: Communication, Patient Engagement and Team Resilience

There are also upcoming webinars and online forums featured on the Diabetes NNF homepage.