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Professor Alan Sinclair

Chair of Publications and Resources

Professor Alan J Sinclair MSc MD FRCP

Professor Alan Sinclair is an international expert in diabetes and clinical gerontology and founded the Foundation for Diabetes Research in Older People at Diabetes Frail. He is a former Professor of Medicine at the University of Bedfordshire and former Dean at the Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Postgraduate Medical School. He is a recognised WHO expert in frailty and older people, and in diabetes. He has provided advice for the UK NICE organisation, British Geriatrics Society, Diabetes UK, ABCD, Joint British Diabetes Societies, Care Quality Commission (CQC) and the UK Government Department of Health on matters relating to diabetes in older people. Alan was the first National Clinical Lead for Diabetes in Older People at NHS Diabetes (DH) in England. He is chair of the European Diabetes Working Party for Older People (EDWPOP) and has provided diabetes education for the IAGG. He has led several international guidelines on diabetes care for older people. He is currently Chair of the National Advisory Panel on Care Home Diabetes (NAPCHD).

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