CVD & Diabetes. PULSE365 Virtual

Event overview:

CVD and Diabetes
Wednesday, 05 July 2023

09:30 - 10:25
Chair's Opening Remarks

Managing Lipids and FH in primary care: new QOF indicators and treatment escalation

Dr Anish Kotecha, GP partner, Cwmbran Village Surgery

Prof Ahmet Fuat, GP and GPSI Cardiology, Darlington Primary Care Network, Carmel Medical Practice

10:40 - 11:25
Sponsored session - details coming soon

11:40 - 12:25
Sponsored session - details coming soon

12:45 - 13:30
Heart Failure diagnosis in primary care
Dr Saj Sarwar, GP Clinical Lead, GPwSI Cardiology


14:00 - 14:45
Type 2 Diabetes: Choosing the best treatments to improve glycaemic control, protecting hearts and kidneys at the same time

Dr Elizabeth Martin, GPWSI Diabetes, Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

  • Cardio Vascular Disease (CVD) is responsible for approximately half of all deaths in people with Type 2 Diabetes
  • People with CVD and Diabetes die earlier than people without either condition- on average a 60year old man with CVD and Diabetes dies 14 years earlier than a similar man without those conditions
  • 40% of people with Diabetes develop kidney disease


15:00 - 15:45
Initial management of atrial fibrillation

Dr Nicholas Jones, GP Beaumont Street Surgery, GP Cardiologist Oxford University Hospitals and Wellcome Trust Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Oxford

  • Who to offer anticoagulation and possible pitfalls
  • Better symptom management and when to think rhythm control
  • Common comorbid disease – what to look for

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