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Society for Endocrinology BES 2019

Brighton, United Kingdom
11 Nov 2019 - 13 Nov 2019

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Come and exchange knowledge, share experiences and strengthen collaborations across our global community of endocrinologists!



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T3 replacement – What does the evidence suggest?

Vaidya Bijay

Hypothyroidism is one of the commonest endocrine disorders, affecting about 3% of the adult population. Levothyroxine (T4) is the standard treatment for hypothyroidism and is one of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the UK. Whilst most patients with hypothyroidism are satisfied with this treatment, a small subgroup of patients do not feel well on T4 monotherapy. Whether such patients would benefit from Liothyronine (T3), taken either in combination with T4, as a monotherap...

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Health care professional & patient consultation – informed decision making

Brooke Antonia

Shared, informed decision making is a key component to high quality care in the NHS. This can occasionally be challenging through lack of time, lack of high-quality trial evidence to support treatment choices and financial limitations to treatment. Informed decision making includes open discussion of the risks and potential adverser consequences of treatment and alternatives. People with endocrine disorders often have symptoms that encompass both their psychological and physic...

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A Beginners Guide: setting up a Nurse-Led Thyroid Clinic

Munday Jean

This talk is aimed at nurses who wish to set up nurse-led clinics. Although the focus will be on thyroid clinics the principles could be used for other conditions. Consideration will be given to the practicalities of establishing a new clinic, the process and the clinical expertise required. The Society for Endocrinology Competency Framework for Adult Endocrine Nursing underpins the knowledge and skills required by Endocrine Nurses running their own clinics. <a href="https://w...