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10.00 – 10am Introduction Dr. Omorogieva Ojo
Associate Professor in Diabetes Care & Management, University of Greenwich and Practice Lead, Institute for Lifecourse Development
10.10 – 10.20am Welcome Address Prof. Rosana Pacella
Director, Institute for Lifecourse Development. Prof. Sharon Weldon, Deputy Head of School of Health (Research), University of Greenwich
10.20 –11.00am Understanding Diabetes and its Complications Dr. Omorogieva Ojo
University of Greenwich
11.00 –11.30am Health challenges faced by older adults living with type 2 diabetes and Comorbid  Conditions. Jane Ikunnah
Member Diabetes UK
11.30 –11.50am Effect of low glycemic index diets in the treatment of type 2 diabetes Dr. Nivedita Pavithran
Assistant Professor, Clinical Nutrition, Amrita University
11.50am – 12pm TEA BREAK
12.00 – 12.15pm Diet and Diabetes Prof. Xiaohua Wang
Director of Research Center, School of Nursing, Soochow University
12.15 – 12.30pm Nuts and their use in patients with Diabetes Dr. Yunying Hou
Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Nursing Department, School of Nursing, Soochow University
12.30 – 1.00pm Inpatients Diabetes Care Dr. Jennifer Tremble
Consultant Endocrinologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, UK
1.00pm – 1.30pm LUNCH BREAK
1.30pm – 2pm Diabetes Specialist Intervention in General Practices in deprived and ethnically diverse areas in Coventry:  A Qualitative Evaluation Dr. Peter Zeh
Assistant Professor – Adult Nursing, Diabetes & Module Leader, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University
2.00 – 2.40pm Medicated Dressings for Potential Treatment of Infected Chronic Leg Ulcers and Diabetic Foot Ulcers Prof. Joshua Boateng Professor in Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, Faculty of Engineering and Science, university of Greenwich, London.
2.40 – 3.00pm Advances in Medical Nutrition Therapy in type 1 diabetes Dr. Sheryl Salis
Registered Nutritionist, CDE, Indian Dietetic Association
3.00 – 3.45pm Diabetes and Foot Problems Fiona Sylvester
Principal Podiatrist Diabetes Centre Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust Darent Valley Hospital
3.45pm Closing Remark Prof. Lesley Dibley
Centre Lead, Centre for Chronic Illness and Ageing Dr Nivedita Pavithran, Amrita University
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