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All Ireland Paediatric Diabetes Health Professional Conference 2019

November 28 - November 29

*** This Conference is for Medical Professionals only ***

Diabetes Ireland has received CME Credits from the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland and Category 1 approval from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland for this conference




All Ireland Paediatric Diabetes Health Professional Conference 2019

“Supporting Professional Excellence in Diabetes Care  for Children & Adolescents”

Friday 29th November 2019

Plus Case Discussion Thursday Evening 28th November 

Venue: Carlton Hotel, Dublin Airport




Morning Session

Afternoon Session
Professor Edna Roche, Professor in Paediatrics,
Discipline of Paediatrics, Trinity College Dublin, Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology, Tallaght University Hospital

Dr Shilpa Shah, Consultant Paediatrician, Craigavon Hospital,
Southern Health And Social Care Trust, Craigavon Hospital, Portadown
Conference TopicConference Speaker
9:00amWelcome AddressProfessor Hilary Hoey, Chairman Diabetes Ireland. Past Faculty of Paediatrics RCPI and Past President of ESPE. Professor Emeritus of Paediatrics TCD.
9:05amPaediatric Type 1 Diabetes Services in Ireland - Made to MeasureProfessor Nuala Murphy, Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Children's Health Ireland (CUH),Temple Street
9:30amDiabetes and its Implications on Bone HealthDr Ciara McDonnell, Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes, Centre for Paediatric Rare Bone Disorders, Children's Health Ireland (CHI) Temple Street, and Tallaght University Hospital
10:00amMeasuring Outcome of Psychological Well-Being within the Paediatric settingDr Halina Flannery, Clinical Psychologist, Child and Adolescent Services, University College London Hospitals
10:30amThe Developmental Impact of Living with Type 1 Diabetes for the Child, Adolescent and the Wider FamilyMs Bronagh Starrs, Adolescent Psychotherapist and Programme Director MSc Adolescent Psychotherapist DCTC, Dublin and Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland
11:00amTea/Coffee Break
11:20amManaging Patients with Diabetes and An Eating Disorder - An Eating Disorder Service's PerspectiveDr Caroline Maher, Consultant Psychiatrist in Eating Orders, St Vincent's University Hospital Dublin
12:00pmThe Art of DiabetesMs Deirdre Bowers, CNS, Paediatric Diabetes Management
12:30pmAchieving Normal Height Growth as a Marker for Paediatric Diabetes ManagementDr Carine De Beaufort, Paediatric Endocrinologist, Hospital Centre of Luxembourg
2:00pmImproving the Transition Process for Adolescents with Type 1Dr Niamh McGrath, Consultant Paediatrician & Paediatric Endocrinologist, Department of Paediatric, Galway University Hospital
2:30pmCare of Children Diagnosed Type 1 at less than 1 Year OldMs Aisling Egan, Diabetes Nurse Specialist & Ms Siobhan O'Sullivan, Senior Paediatric Dietitian, Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin
3:00pmHabitual Physical Activity Patterns and Physiological Parameters in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 DiabetesDr Susan Giblin,/Professor Clodagh O'Gorman, University Hospital Limerick
3:30pmClosing Remarks


Diabetes Paediatric Study Day 2019

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Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport
Old Airport Road, Cloghran,
Dublin, K67 P5C7 Ireland
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