Diabetes & Ramadan – Berkshire

12th May 2016 18.30 - 21.00

Holiday Inn, Manor Lane, Maidenhead, SL6 2RA

Please note change of date to 12th May (originally advertised as 19th May)

Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians are invited to join us for this educational evening event on Diabetes and Ramadan.  See the full agenda and speaker details below.

To book, email: amanda.dean@pharmacythamesvalley.org.uk with your name, job title and pharmacy.

18:30  Hot Buffet on arrival
19:20  Introduction: Carol Trower, Chief Officer, PharmacyThamesValley
19:30  Challenges in Diabetes Management in BME community, Dr N. Nanda Clinical Lead Diabetes Berkshire East
19.50  Diabetes and Ramadan, Prof Wasim Hanif
20:30  Case Study Discussion around T2D management in the South Asian Patient, Prof Wasim Hanif
21:00  Q&A and Meeting Close

Main Speaker
Prof. Wasim Hanif is a Professor of Diabetes & Endocrinology & Consultant Physician and Clinical Director of Diabetes at University Hospital, Birmingham.

He is an eminent authority on Diabetes, Obesity, and Ethnic health. He works with several national bodies, and professional groups in the UK.

Prof. Hanif received an MD for research in South Asians with diabetes from University of Birmingham. He has been involved with major research projects in diabetes and has published widely. He was selected for Kings Fund Leadership Programme in Diabetes. His research interest includes: diabetic kidney disease, diabetes prevention, management of diabetes in Ramadan, obesity, ethnicity and tackling health inequalities.
He is involved as a chief and principal investigator in several international multi-centre trials and was instrumental in setting up UKADS (United Kingdom Asian Diabetes Study).

This event is sponsored by Astra Zeneca