27th IES Continuing Education Study Day


P R O V I S I O N A L   P R O G R A M M E

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/27th-ies-continuing-education-study-day-friday-11th-june-2021-tickets-157633015593





Professor Brendan Kinsley, President of the Irish Endocrine Society





Chair: Professor Brendan Kinsley, President of the Irish Endocrine Society


10.50 – 11.35





11.35– 12.40








12.40 – 13.30



Epidemiology of COVID-19 and diabetes

Professor Helen Colhoun

Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine

University of Edinburgh


COVID-19 and Endocrine disorders

   Adrenal Dr Agnieszka Pazderska, Consultant Endocrinologist, St. James’s Hospital

   ThyroidDr Anne McGowan, Consultant Endocrinologist, Robert Graves Institute, Tallaght University Hospital

   ReproductiveDr Lisa Owens, Consultant Endocrinologist, St. James’s Hospital


Coffee break




Chair: Professor James Gibney, Honorary Secretary/ Treasurer, Irish Endocrine Society.



13.30 – 14.10





14.10 – 14:40             

Why is COVID-19 more severe in diabetes and obesity?

Professor Carel le Roux

Professor of Experimental Pathology

University College Dublin


Diabetes and COVID-19 – the Paediatric experience

Dr Orla Neylon

Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist

Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital Limerick


14.40 – 15:30 


15.30 – 16:15     





16.15 – 16:55                           

Coffee break


Management of hyperglycaemia in hospitalised patients with COVID-19

Professor Ketan Dhatariya

Consultant Diabetes & Endocrinology / Honorary Professor

Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia


Diabetes and COVD-19

Professor Daniel J Drucker

Senior Scientist, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute

Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto


16:55– 17.00 Summary and Close

Prof Brendan Kinsley, President, Irish Endocrine Society

Save the date – Meetings 2021

Dear Colleagues,
Please save-the-date for the following meetings of the Irish Endocrine Society.
11th June 2021                               Study Day (virtual) / Registration link TBC
19th and 20th November 2021      Annual meeting (format and location TBC)
The programme and registration details will be updated as soon as confirmed
Best wishes,
James Gibney
Hononary Secretary / Treasurer
Irish Endocrine Society

CoVid-19 resources for managing endocrine conditions

CoVid-19 resources for managing endocrine conditions. We are collating resources for healthcare professionals dealing with endocrine conditions relating to CoVid-19. This resource has been created for information purposes and support for colleagues. It is intended for healthcare professionals as a resource for information and it is not intended for patient use. Click here to link to the document.