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Symposium: New directions in managing obesity and diabetes



This annual symposium is hosted by Professor Jon Pinkney MD, FRCP.

Diabetes, Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

Confirmed guest speakers include
  • Jane Blazeby, Professor of Surgery University of Bristol: ‘Byband’
  • Sharad Taheri, Consultant Physician and Clinical Lecturer: ‘Non-surgical aspects of bariatric management, and physician's role in bariatric surgical pathways’
  • Ray Jones, Professor of Health Informatics, Plymouth University: Current developments in health informatics, perhaps drawing upon matters related to obesity, diabetes etc.
  • Emily Ashurst, E-Health Research Assistant, Plymouth University: Use of apps and related technology in diabetes management
  • Julie Parsons, Lecturer in Sociology of Health and Illness, Plymouth University: 'Reset to normal', an exploration of narrative accounts of WLS
  • Sally Norton, Consultant Surgeon, North Bristol NHS Trust: ‘Apps for bariatric follow-up’
This event is open to healthcare professionals and students. Further information and registration via the University eStore (last booking date: 21 May 2014)

News release (1 May 2014)

Location Contact Email Phone
Postgraduate Medical Centre, Derriford Hospital, Derriford Road, Plyouth PL6 8DH  Kerry Godley-McAvoy +44 1752 763498

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