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Diabetes Ireland Conference & Exhibition (DICE) 2019

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Diabetes Ireland has applied for Category 1 approval from An Bord Altranais and CME Credits with the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland

** This Conference is for Medical Professionals Only**



TimeHogan SuiteNally Suite Davin Suite
9:00amChair: TBC
Welcome and
Opening Remarks
Chair: TBC
Welcome and
Opening Remarks
Chair: Ms Kathleen Crerand
Welcome and
Opening Remarks
9:10amProf. Mike Lean Glasgow
DiRECT Study: Reversal of Type 2 Diabetes, where are we now?
Prof. Fidelma Dunne Galway
Gestational Diabetes
Speaker TBC
Diabetes Services Update
9:50amProf. Maeve Durkan Cork
Blood Pressure Management and its Challenges in Type 1
Dr. Judith Conroy Dublin
The Genomic Basis of Diabetes: A Nationwide Study in Ireland
Dr. Neil Black Western Trust
Title TBC
10:30amCoffee BreakCoffee BreakCoffee Break
11:00amProf. Frances Game Derby
Renal Disease and the Diabetic Foot
Ms. Alison Barnes Newcastle
The Practical Aspects of Implementation of a DiRECT Dietary Intervention in a Routine Care Setting
Prof. Molly Byrne Galway
Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes & Update from the National Working Group Diabetes Management Prevention
11:40amDr. Tomas Ahern Drogheda
Update on DKA and HHS, Covering Incidence, what to look out for, Treatment and Future Management
Ms. Sarah Keogh Dublin
Coeliac Disease and Diabetes: What are we Missing?
Dr. Joe Gallagher Wexford
Diabetes Medications and Adherence Challenges
12:20pmProf. Mike Lean Glasglow & Ms. Alison Barnes Newcastle
DiRECT Study: Current Research and how it might translate to an Irish Population
Prof. Catherine McHugh Sligo
Erectile Dysfunction and Diabetes: Issues and Solutions
Prof. Maeve Durkan Cork
Blood Pressure Management and its Challenges in Type 2
Chair: TBCChair: Ms. Kelly HenniganChair: Ms. Lisa Comiskey
2:00pmMs. Katarzyna Gajewska Dublin
Uptake and Availability of Insulin Pumps for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes in Ireland: Do we meet expectations?
Dr. Susan Connolly Western Trust
Statins and its Controversies
Prof. Frances Game Derby
The World of the Charcot Foot
2:40pmProf. Fidelma Dunne Galway
Managing T1 in Pregnancy
Ms. Claire Pesterfield UK
Detection Dogs and their place in today’s Diabetes Management
Ms. Gillian Power Kilkenny
Dressing Cavities and Deep Wounds
3:20pmDr. Anna Clarke
Diabetes Ireland
Entitlements: Relevant to people with Diabetes
Ms. Katarzyna Gajewska Dublin
Living with Type 1 Diabetes, yesterday, today and in the future: A Patient Perspective
Lower Limb Vascular Disease and the Team Approach
Conference Programme 2019
Please note that the speaker schedule may be subject to change


If you have any further queries, please contact Events & Marketing:

Email: [email protected]      

Contact Number:  01 8428118  


This conference event includes Lunch, Tea & Coffee

*** Closing date Friday 15th February 2019. Please note any applications received after this date will incur an additional late fee of €70/£65 *****


Complete the form below to register for this event


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February 22
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Diabetes Ireland
01 842 8118


Croke Park Confernce Centre Dublin 3
Dublin, Ireland + Google Map
01 8192300