This free virtual educational session for healthcare professionals explored diabetic management in pancreatic cancer.

Created and delivered by Karen Mackie, Diabetes Specialist Dietitian and Beverly Tuthill, Diabetes Specialist Nurse from the Royal Surrey County Hospital, this event explored type 3c diabetes and the therapeutic and nutritional management of diabetes in pancreatic cancer with lots of practical advice and case studies to bring the theory to life.

View the recording and slides

What did this session cover?

  • Different types of diabetes
  • Type 3c diabetes – causes, characteristics and diagnosis
  • Relationship between diabetes and pancreatic cancer
  • Therapeutic management of diabetes
  • Nutritional management of diabetes
  • The challenges and importance of glycaemic control
  • Managing diabetes at the end of life

The session was supported by case studies and polls to ground the theory into real life practice.

Who is this session for?

This session is suitable for all specialist nurses and dietitians who support and care for people with pancreatic cancer and are based in hospitals, hospices or in the community, as well as student dietitians.

If you’re not a specialist nurse or dietitian but the session sounds relevant for your healthcare role, please don’t hesitate to book onto this session.


What platform will this session be hosted on?

This event will be held on Zoom Webinar. After you book, you will receive an email via Zoom with the joining details. You can join on a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone – any device with an internet connection.

If you don’t have access to the internet, you can also dial in from a standard telephone.

Will I receive a certificate of attendance?

Everyone who joins the session live on the day will get access to their certificate of attendance upon filling in the feedback form. Certificates are only available to live attendees.

Will the session be recorded?

Yes – where the speakers are happy to be recorded. If speakers do not wish to be recorded, then we won’t share the recording of their presentation. After each event, we will email all registrants with a link to the recording and presentation slides. So if you’re unable to join the live session, you will be able to catch up at a later date (unless a speaker has opted out). For the best experience, we recommend joining live.

Following our diabetes training in 2021:

  • 96% of attendees rated the training as excellent or good
  • 96% rated their knowledge and understanding of diabetic management in pancreatic cancer as 4/5 or 5/5 after the event (an increase from 19% before the event)
  • 100% said they would recommend the training to their peers

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This event was supported by

OncoSil Medical and Viatris