Month: June 2016

Artificial Sweeteners are a Serious Health Hazard

Many times I have been asked, “Which is worse, diet or regular coke?”. Until recently I had no good answer. All I could say is that both are pretty awful. The comeback would often be, “well surely it’s better not to have all that sugar and all those empty calories?”. Now the data exists to answer this conundrum and it is profoundly conclusive. Firstly, the effect of artificial sweeteners on insulin response, something that now seems so obvious but was never predicted by those who created artificial sweeteners to enable diabetics to have something sweet without upsetting blood glucose...

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The next IWIM event

Inspiring Women In Medicine (IWIM) dinner/ educational event at the Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall We would like to invite you to the next Inspiring Women In Medicine (IWIM) dinner at the RAC in Pall Mall. Inspiring Women In Medicine (IWIM) is a community of women working in the medical world who are here to help to inspire, connect and to support women.  IWIM meet regularly and help share experiences, network with other women in medicine and learn from others through networking and events. This month we have a guest speaker, Lady Marina Marks, who will speak on women...

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What is Inspiring Women in Medicine (IWIM)?

Inspiring Women in Medicine (IWIM) is a community of like-minded, experienced and passionate medical women who come together to both share ideas and enjoy the social aspects of getting together with similar professionals. It was set up by London-based Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist Dr Stephanie Barrett to bring together women in the medical professional from around the UK. Dr Barrett noticed how many hard-working professional women medicine, both in private practice and the NHS, were missing the opportunity to enjoy the social side of connecting with like-minded colleagues on a larger-scale basis than simply those known through work or...

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Accommodation at The Sloane Club for IWIM members

Coming to the next IWIM event and looking for somewhere to stay? Accommodation is available at The Sloane Club to guests attending the next Inspiring Women In Medicine event on Monday 27th June 2016. Double bedded rooms with ensuite bathrooms are available at the special rate of £250 double occupancy and £240 single occupancy. Rates are inclusive of VAT, continental breakfast, WiFi ,Temporary Membership of The Sloane Club for the duration of your stay and are subject to availability. Room requests should be made in writing to, quoting ‘Inspiring Women In Medicine in your email. To find out more about...

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Our next networking event – RAC, London

Dear All, We welcome you to our 3rd fantastic event! The speaker is Lady Marks, famous historian and inspiring woman; The sponsor is ‘Kingsley Napley’ who will speak about inspiring women in the professions/ law. The educational event is eligible for CPD points certificates, through the Lister Hospital. The cost of the educational event is also tax deductible. The most important point is that we have fun and enjoy great food, wine and chat. As many of you know, venue is superb as we have hired the Terrace Room at the RAC, Pall Mall, We really value your support...

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