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This multi-disciplinary meeting will bring together diabetologists, vascular surgeons, plastic surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, radiologists, microbiologists, podiatrists, nurse specialists and other allied health professionals, to discuss best practice in the management of diabetic foot disease and limb salvage.topics include:Geographical variations in limb salvage and contributing factorsCurrent best practice in the diagnosis and management of acute Charcot’s neuroarthropathyBest practice in the management of diabetic foot ulceration and foot sepsisThe evidence behind wound care strategies key speakers:Professor Andrew Boulton, Professor of Medicine at the University of Manchester and Consultant Physician at Manchester Royal Infirmary.Professor Boulton has a special interest in diabetes and its complications. His clinical role includes inpatient supervision of patients with diabetic complications and outpatient clinics at the Manchester Diabetes Centre. He is also the director of the DIALEX (Diabetes Lower Extremity) Research Group.Professor Gerry Rayman, Consultant and Head of Service at the Diabetes and Endocrine Centre, and the Diabetes Research Unit at Ipswich Hospitals NHS Trust.Professor Rayman contributes to research into complications of diabetes, particularly foot complications. His interests include new technologies in diabetes care including methodologies for early detection of diabetic neuropathy and continuous glucose sensing methodologies.Professor William Jeffcoate, Consultant at Nottingham University Hospitals Trust.Professor Jeffcoate was appointed as an endocrinologist in Nottingham in 1979. He started a specialist foot clinic in 1982 and disease of the foot in diabetes was to become his dominant clinical and research interest. He has been involved in rigorous evaluation of the evidence to justify routine care, and has been on the editorial and advisory boards of The Lancet, Diabetologia and The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.Professor Mike Horrocks, Consultant Vascular Surgeon.Through his long career, Professor Hoorocks was the Professor of Surgery in Bath before his recent retirement, and has been Secretary General of the European Society of Vascular Surgery, President of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland, President of ASGBI and a Council member of RCS chairing Education and Professional Standards, culminating as Senior Vice-President.ratesEarly bird rates are available until Tuesday 16 April 2019!RSM member: £30 – £90Non-member: £50 – £150