AIM: To increase confidence in prescribing for T2DM in primary care
LO: To review the pharmacological management of type 2 diabetes using case studies
Dr Mohgah Elsheikh
Consultant in Diabetes, working in the Community in Gloucestershire
Dr Mohgah Elsheikh trained at Kings College Hospital in London and the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism. She is a consultant endocrinologist with over 20 years experience and her particular areas of expertise are in the management of obesity and type 2 diabetes. She joined Gloucestershire Hospitals in February 2022 as a Consultant in Community Diabetes and Obesity Medicine.
Dr Elsheikh has worked with a variety of populations, including ethnically diverse communities and is passionate about addressing health disparities. She is committed to working with primary and secondary care colleagues to develop an integrated diabetes service in the county and improving both clinical outcomes and patient experience.
Dr Elsheikh is SCOPE certified by the World Obesity Federation and is a National Clinical Fellow of the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO). She is passionate about education and has been a co-organiser of several teaching programmes in diabetes and obesity. She has authored several papers and book chapters including in the Oxford Handbook for Diabetes and Endocrinology and is a regular speaker at regional and international meetings