The Welsh Endocrine and Diabetes Society – Spring Meeting; 16th May 2024

Please find below details of timings, talks and speakers for the spring meeting, Miskin Manor.


12:00 – 13:30Registration and lunch
13:25 – 13:30The Womens Health Symposium
Rachel Churm, Swansea University  
13:30 – 14:00GUEST SPEAKER: 
Managing thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy
Prof Kristien Boelaert MD, PhD, FRCP – University of Birmingham
14:00 – 14:15Automated insulin delivery use around exercise in type 1 diabetes:
Bridging the artificial to natural pancreatic gap’
Olivia McCarthy, Researcher in Clinical Exercise, Physiology and Type 1 Diabetes
Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen, Borgmester Ib Juuls Vej 83,2730 Herlev, Denmark
Richard Bracken – Swansea  University
14:15 – 14.30An Audit of the care of women with Gestational Diabetes at the University Hospital of Wales
Jeffymol Joseph. Dr Lowri Allen, Alison Ellis,
Aled Roberts, Hemanth Bolusani, Lindsay George,
Lisa Bull, Henry Cole, Dr Maitrayee Choudhury – University Hospital of Wales
14:30 – 14:45Routine screening for steatotic liver disease in people with diabetes: a patient survey
David M Williams, Laura Wilkinson, Jagadish Nagaraj,
Jeffrey W Stephens, Thinzar Min
Swansea Bay University Health Board
14:45 – 15:00Targeted reduction of a proinflammatory subset of Th17 T-cells
by Ustekinumab is associated with C-peptide preservation in Type 1 diabetes –
Phase II multicentre, double-blind, randomised placebo-controlled trial in
children and adolescents
Peter Taylor, Danijela Tatovic, Ashish Marwaha, Stephanie J. Hanna,
Kym Carter, W.Y. Cheung,Steve Luzio, Gareth Dunseath, Hayley A. Hutchings,
Gail Holland, Steve Hiles, Greg Fegan,Evangelia Williams, Jennie H. M. Yang,
Clara Domingo-Vila, Emily Pollock, Muntaha Wadud,
Kirsten Ward-Hartstonge, Susie Marques-Jones, Jane Bowen-Morris,
Rachel Stenson, Megan KLevings, John W Gregory, Timothy I.M. Tree,
– University Hospital of Wales / Cardiff University
15:00 – 15.15Recent changes in the management of Graves’ disease by
endocrinologists in Wales and the UK:      
Report of a 2023 British Thyroid Association survey

Medha Agarwal, Michael Atkinson, Onyebuchi Okosieme
– Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
15:15 – 15:30 Maternal type 1 diabetes confers long-term relative protection against type 1 diabetes in the offspring:  Results from five cohort studies
Lowri Allen, Taylor PN, Carlsson A, Fraser DP, Hagopian WA,
Hedlund E, Hill AV, Jones AG, Ludvigsson J, Mortimer GL,
Onengut-Gumuscu, Redondo MJ, Rich SS, Williams CL,
Gillespie KM, Dayan CM, Oram RA
– University Hospital of Wales / Cardiff University
15.30 – 16.00C    O    F   F   E   E         B   R   E   A   K 
16:00 – 16.15Continuous Subcutaneous Hydrocortisone infusion (CSHI) : Potentially Life changing treatment for Addison’s Disease
Aneela Arooj, Joseph Miles, Mousumi Biswas  – Royal Gwent Hospital, Aneurin Bevan University
16:15 – 16:30Shedding light on shadows: A ‘non- classical’ presentation of recurrent miscarriages – A Case Report
Sarath Kumar, Ayesha Zulifiqar, Muhammad T. Saeed, Shah R. Malik, Syeda S. Fatima,
Blaise Emery, Sam Rice – Prince Philip Hospital, HDUHB & Singleton Hospital, SBUHB
16.30 – 16.45There is diabetes and then there is … Diabetes!
Syeda Safa Fatima, Shah Rukh Malik, Muhammad Talha Saeed, Leanne Jenkins, Prof. S.Bain, Akhila Mallipedhi
– Singleton Hospital, Swansea and Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli
16:45 – 17:00Malignant prolactinoma: a rare but important entity
Lowri Allen, Andrew Lansdown, Aled Rees – University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
17:00 – 17.15It’s fatty liver disease. We see it all the time
Leanne Jenkins, Laura Jones, Syeda Safa Fatima, M. Saeed & Sam Rice – Prince Philip Hospital / Ty’r Felin GP Surgery, Swansea
17:15 – 17:30Propylthiouracil-induced ANCA associated vasculitis: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge
May Myat Mon Win Yin, Thinzar Min, – Neath Port Talbot Hospital, Swansea Bay UHB
17:30 – 17:45Thyroxine intolerance: A rare but significant clinical entity
Asif Nawaz, David Williams, Peter Taylor, Thinzar Min, Win Yin
– Morriston Hospital, Swansea Bay University Health Board
17:45 – 18:00Liothyronine and a sudden unexplained death: cause or coincidence?
Suhani Bahl, Pete Taylor,Onyebuchi Okosieme, Mike Stedman, Adrian Heald, LD Premawardhana, Colin Daya
– University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
18.00M  E  E  T  I  N  G         C   L   O  S    E 

The organisers would like to thank the Miskin Manor Hotel and also appreciation to 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 shown on the printed Programme, Abstract Booklet and on the WEDS Website