The Welsh Endocrine and Diabetes Society – Autumn Meeting; 26th October 2023



11.45 – 12:15Dr Andrew Lansdown: University Hospital of Wales  
Focus group on WEDS adrenal insufficiency literature
12:00 – 13:00LUNCH and REGISTRATION
13:00 – 13:45GUEST SPEAKER: 
Ruth Casey:  Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Genetic Testing in Endocrine Practice: Challenges and opportunities


13:45 – 14:00         Muhammad T. Saeed: Hywel Dda University Health Board
Omnipod 5 system: Opening reviews from Hywel Dda University Health Board
14:00 – 14.15 Arshiya Tabasum: Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust
Implementation of C-peptide testing in Clinical Practice: Preliminary Outcome of the Study
14:15 – 14.30 Suhani Bahl: Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Pituitary Adenomas- A Retrospective Review of a Health Board’s experience
14:30 – 14:45 Jiya Jacob: Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
The clinical utility of first-line FT4 and TSH in the detection of central hypothyroidism: a reappraisal in the current era of increased thyroid testing
14:45 – 15:00 Onyebuchi Okosieme: Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board
Patients with Resistance to Thyroid Hormone β(RTHβ) in Wales have increased
cardiovascular morbidity and mortality: recent evidence of an unmet need in RTHβ 
15.00 – 15:30 COFFEE BREAK


15:30  – 15:45Azza Osman – University Hospital of Wales
Clinical risk assessment of new basal morning cortisol cut off to rule out adrenal insufficiency
15:45 – 16.00Laura Parry: Clinical Biochemistry, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
A rare cause of precocious puberty
16.00 – 16.15Erneda Gatdula: Royal Gwent Hospital
An Unusual Cause for Hypopituitarism
16:15 – 16:30   Melanie Nana / Rebecca Heath: St Thomas’s Hospital London / Royal Gwent Hospital  
A public engagement initiative to educate school children about the risks of anabolic steroid abuse
16:30 – 16.45Aliya Mohd Ruslan: University Hospital of Wales
Compulsive Spending on Dopamine Agonist Therapy – a Rare Phenomenon!
16.45 – 17:00 Aliya Mohd Ruslan: University Hospital of Wales
Spontaneous Remission of Cyclical Cushing’s Syndrome – a Rare and Under-reported Entity
17:00 – 17:15Fred Keen; University Hospital of Wales
Isolated central hypothyroidism – Do we need to investigate?
17:15 – 17:30Kalyani Nagarajah: Swansea Bay NHS Trust
An unusual case of hypercalcaemia
18:00 Meeting closed
19:00 WEDS Dinner

The organisers would like to thank the following companies for their sponsorship of the meeting

No pharmaceutical companies have had any input into the agenda. Pharmaceutical companies have sponsored the meeting through purchase of an exhibition stand. Acknowledgement of sponsorship is shown on the printed Programme and on the WEDS website