Webinar 1: Introduction to Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Webinar 1: Introduction to Continuous Glucose Monitoring
1 CPD Hour Free
Online
Wed 1 May 2024 12:30-13:30

Webinar 1 of your four-part CGM for Primary Care webinar series

Come together with fellow Practice Nurses and GPs to improve your knowledge on FreeStyle Libre 2 System. Benefit from a relevant, targeted and easy to understand introduction to the system and leave this webinar armed with an understanding of the criteria and why CGM is important for people with diabetes.

Click on the CGM Training tab for further information on these webinars and special in-person training taking place in Leeds, Walsall, London, Cambridge and Exeter.

With thanks to our industry partner:


One hour Continuing Professional Development: what you will learn

Do you work in Primary Care and would you like to gain a practical understanding of FreeStyle Libre 2 System? Book your place to attend live or view on-demand and benefit from shared experience and the insight of Dr Sarah Davies, Jane Diggle and Su Down: 

  • Understanding the FreeStyle Libre 2 system
  • Exploring clinical outcomes of CGM
  • Navigating the criteria for CGM
  • Achieving the triangle of diabetes care
  • Overcoming access barriers and bias
  • Grasping the basics of Time in Range

Developed with convenience in mind: join this one hour webinar

Build your Continuous Glucose Monitoring knowledge and confidence. Benefit from:

  • 40 minutes presentation time and 20 minutes Q&A session
  • Important guidance and evidenced insights on the FreeStyle Libre 2 System
  • Your questions will be answered during the speaker Q&A and discussion with other attendees during this live webinar, using the chat box function
  • Or you can catch up with the webinar content at any time after it takes place

This is just one of a four-part webinar series, you can register for all the sessions using the links below:

The series will be followed by complimentary face-to-face courses taking place in Leeds, Walsall, London, Cambridge and Exeter.

With thanks to Abbott Diabetes Care Division

SBK Healthcare would like to thank Abbott Diabetes Care Division for sponsoring this webinar. 


12:30
Introduction and instructions
Sarah Davies, GP with Special Interest in Diabetes, Cardiff
12:35
Introduction to Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • What is FreeStyle Libre 2 System: why it is important and the benefit of CGM for people requiring insulin use?
  • Your basic system overview
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring versus Continuous Glucose Monitoring: what is the difference?
  • Exploring the criteria for FreeStyle Libre 2 System: filling the unmet need and the triangle of diabetes care
  • Overcoming bias: understanding ease of use and exploring clinical outcomes
  • Time in Range explained
Su Down, Diabetes Nurse Consultant, Clinical Lead, Somerset NHS Foundation Trust & Jane Diggle, Specialist Diabetes Nurse Practitioner, College Lane Surgery Ackworth
1:15
Questions and answers with your expert panel
  • Your webinar host and presenter will use this time to answer the questions asked throughout the presentation plus any discussion points raised
Sarah Davies, GP with Special Interest in Diabetes, Cardiff, Su Down, Diabetes Nurse Consultant, Clinical Lead, Somerset NHS Foundation Trust & Jane Diggle, Specialist Diabetes Nurse Practitioner, College Lane Surgery Ackworth
1:30
Close of webinar

Bringing at wealth of expertise and knowledge

Build an accurate understanding of CGM and how to support your patients across four webinars, with an expert line-up of speakers.

Sarah Davies

GP Partner, Community Director for Diabetes in Primary Care, All Wales Primary Care Diabetes Lead and Primary Care Diabetes Society Committee Member
Woodlands Medical Centre, Cardiff and Cardiff and Vale University Healthboard

Jane Diggle

Specialist Diabetes Nurse Practitioner
College Lane Surgery Ackworth

Su Down

Diabetes Nurse Consultant, Clinical Lead
Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

One hour online webinar for Primary Care Professionals: calling all GPs and Practice Nurses

After 6 years of FreeStyle Libre training for Secondary Care professionals, we are pleased to make this important education accessible to Primary Care. Here are a few comments from other Primary Care professionals who have benefitted from our training: 

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It has improved my knowledge on CGM as it was very basic prior to today
- Dudley Group
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Very informative and I learned a lot
- Lakeside New Queen’s St Surgery
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Excellent
- Wolvesley Surgery
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Answered so many questions but left me eager to know more
- Sunderland GP Alliance
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Really good, relevant information. Very organised event. Good location. Thank you
- Hall Green Health
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Excellent speakers with amazing knowledge and passionate about care
- Wyre Forest Network of Independent Practices

Primary Care online and in-person forums

    Webinar 1: Introduction to Continuous Glucose Monitoring
    Wednesday 1st May, 12.30pm-1.30pm

    Webinar 2: Identifying Eligible Patients for CGM
    Thursday 9th May, 12.30pm-1.30pm

    Webinar 3: Starting Patients on Continuous Glucose Monitoring
    Tuesday 14th May, 7pm-8pm

    Webinar 4: Introduction to Data Interpretation for CGM
     Monday 20th May, 7pm-8pm

London: How to Review CGM Data in Primary Care
London, Tuesday 18th June

Leeds: How to Review CGM Data in Primary Care
Leeds Marriott Hotel, Tuesday 2nd July

Walsall: How to Review CGM Data in Primary Care

Village Hotel Walsall, Wednesday 3rd July

Cambridge: How to Review CGM Data in Primary Care
Hilton Cambridge, Wednesday 10th July

Exeter: How to Review CGM Data in Primary Care
Exeter, Thursday 11th July

For your Secondary Care colleagues

 Practicalities of Continuous Glucose Monitoring
 Online Course, Tuesday 11th June