78 million people have diabetes. If we do not act now, this figure will rise to 140 million by 2040
Half of them have not been diagnosed and are at higher risk of developing harmful and costly complications
Diabetes caused 1,2 million deaths in 2015 - the second highest mortality rate of any of the 7 IDF regions, after the Western Pacific Region
More than half of those deaths were in people under the age of 60
Almost 30 million people have diabetes. If we do not act now, this figure will rise to 48 million by 2040
39% of them have not been diagnosed and are at higher risk of developing harmful and costly complications
Diabetes caused 247,000 deaths in 2015
42.7% of those deaths were in people under the age of 60
USD 34.6 billion were spent on treating diabetes - only 5% of the total expenditure worldwide
The great success of the 1st CODHy Asia Pacific Congress, held in Shanghai, 2011, and the enthusiastic feedback from the latest CODHy China Congress, highlighted the need to continue to deliver dynamic and highly engaging congresses to the International community. We are excited to pronounce that CODHy Asia Pacific will be devoted to evidence-based debates and discussions amongst chairpersons, speakers and the audience, all of whom will examine and analyze the most relevant issues raised during the course of 2013 - 2014 within the fields of Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension.
Thu, 04/16/2015 to Sat, 04/18/2015
The International Assembly of Medical Students of Al- Quds University, Jerusalem will implement a public health initiative culminating in a cooking contest for healthy dishes for the students of the University. Prestigious kitchen and household prizes will be awarded and the winner will be given a trophy. There will also be a lecture with a Question and Answer portion where participants will also be able to win prizes.
Mon, 10/13/2014 to Fri, 11/14/2014
Conference on the advances in diabetes and insulin therapy. For further information please visit the website below.
Thu, 03/19/2015 to Sat, 03/21/2015
Each year, the Division of Developmental & Translational Diabetes and Endocrine Research at the City of Hope holds an annual diabetes and obesity symposium in memory of the late Rachmiel Levine, the scientist responsible for clarifying the nature of insulin action. The 15th Annual Rachmiel Levine Diabetes and Obesity Symposium will be held March 1 -4, 2015 at The Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, California. The program will cover all pertinent aspects and new technologies in type 1 and type 2 diabetes, islet biology, and regenerative medicine. The live meeting will consi
Sun, 03/01/2015 to Wed, 03/04/2015
Angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels, is a "common denominator" shared by diseases affecting more than one billion people worldwide.
Sat, 04/11/2015 to Sun, 04/12/2015
The World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease, is a unique and exciting multidisciplinary program. The Congress is the premiere global meeting dedicated to diabetes, obesity, metabolism, and energy balance, linking research to clinical practice, and highlighting our theme - Exploring New Frontiers in Metabolism - Tomorrow's Clinical Science Today.
• The Role of the Kidney in Glucose Homeostasis and Diabetes
Thu, 11/20/2014 to Sat, 11/22/2014
The Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CMHC) is the premier multidisciplinary congress providing the best cardiometabolic science and clinical education. Join our world-renowned expert faculty, prestigious medical associations and your colleagues in our mission to combat the global health crisis emanating from cardiovascular and metabolic disease.
Congress website: www.cardiometabolichealth.org
Wed, 10/21/2015 to Sat, 10/24/2015