Eyes on Diabetes: Research and Innovation
Friday, 18 November 2016
Come and help celebrate World Diabetes Day by visiting OCDEM. Our clinicans and scientists are working on ground-breaking research that we hope will change patient care in the future. Meet the people running trials of new treatments and see how the results of research are adopted into clinical practice. Find out about the new ways we are working to improve diabetes care.
Tours of the islet transplant isolation lab throughout the afternoon
See research in action on the Clinical Research Unit
See what goes on in our labs and be a scientist for the afternoon!
Talk to doctors, nurses, scientists and all the clinical team about their work.
Lecture scheduled for 4pm: Hear Professor Fredrik Karpe talk about body fat (as featured on BBCs Trust Me I'm a Doctor). Are some kinds of fat better than others? Are you an Apple or a Pear? What's the best way to reduce your waistline?