In the event:

Raise awareness for specific management of people with T2DM in terms of prevention and management of COVID-19 and management of their diabetes while staying at home.

The event was broadcast on May 4, 2020

In the event:

  • Discuss risk management of T2DM patients with COVID-19 infection.
  • Discuss the higher positive predictive value of flu like symptoms for suspecting COVID-19 in people with T2DM.
  • Discuss function of e-consultation for prevention (e.g. teleconsultations with screening Qs), follow-up and management of people with T2DM (with and without COVID-19) staying athome during the epidemic.

In the webinar we will have the presence of:


Xavier Cos

  • Chairman PCDE
  • Associate Professor. Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  • Primary Care University Research Institute Jordi Gol
  • Head of innovation in Primary Care Barcelona-citySant Marti – Primary Health Care Centres-Clinical Trial Research Unit


Type 2 diabetes patients – management priorities in light of COVID-19

Michael Cummings

  • Consultant Physician, Diabetes and Endocrinology at Portsmouth NHS Trust
  • Honorary Professor in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Portsmouth Universityl
  • Wessex Lead for Diabetes Research as part of the NIHR
  • Associate Editor of Practical Diabetes and Editorial Board member of Diabetes Digest


Teleconsultations (providing best clinical care while maintaining social distancing.)

Naresh Kanumilli

  • Community Diabetes Consultant – Manchester University Foundation Trust
  • Clinical Champion – Diabetes UK
  • Clinical Network Lead for Diabetes -Greater Manchester
  • Diabetes Research Lead- Greater Manchester Clinical – Research Network
  • PCDS-Committee memberk