Prof Katharine Barnard talking at 17th Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting in Bethesda.

I would like to invite you to join me this fall for the 17th Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting, November 2-4, 2017, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

Join me as I give two presentations: the first on Friday, November 3, during Session 4: Artificial Pancreas. The topic will be “Intra Peritoneal AP System.” My second presentation will take place on Saturday, November 4, during Session 6: Assessment of Diabetes Technology. The topic will be “Quality of Life.”

This meeting is an excellent opportunity to network with the world’s top diabetes technology professionals and to learn about the latest high-tech tools in the fight against diabetes.

Thursday, November 2nd: Optional Pre-meeting Workshops

  • Lunch provided for morning workshop participants only

Concurrent morning workshops:

A) Reimbursement
B) Advances in Insulin Delivery


Concurrent afternoon workshops:

C) Social Media for Diabetes – Communication and Advertising
D) Developments in Glucose Monitoring
  • Welcome Reception with Poster Session

Friday, November 3rd: 

  • Breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks provided

General Session

Artificial Intelligence for Decision Support
Privacy for Diabetes Devices
Augmented Reality
Artificial Pancreas
  • Evening Reception with Poster Session

Saturday, November 4th:

  • Breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks provided

General Session

Novel Insulins
Assessment of Diabetes Technology
Continuous Insulin Monitoring
Live Demonstration


I look forward to seeing you in Bethesda.

Best Regards,

Professor Katharine Barnard, PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS
Bournemouth University / BHR Ltd

Diabetes and Partners

Commentary by Professor Katharine Barnard and Dr Jill Weissberg-Benchell discussing the great new measure by Polonsky et al to assess level of distress in partners of people with diabetes

KALMOD Behaviours for Health Community Interest Company

Prof Barnard and the team at BHR Limited are delighted to announce the incorporation of their new non-profit organisation KALMOD Behaviours for Health Community Interest Company. KALMOD aims to improve the health and well-being of people with chronic conditions, focusing on enhanced quality of life, through translational research activities.

Professor Julia Lawton, University of Edinburgh comments:

Prof Barnard is an excellent person with whom to collaborate, she cares hugely about what she does, is utterly reliable and delivers to tight deadlines, and applies high levels of professional and ethical rigor to her work. She is a creative academic thinker, committed to using her work to improve individuals’ clinical care and quality of life and to developing innovative health care interventions which are likely to have significant clinical and psychological impact.