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Parliamentarians for Diabetes Global Network

International course on "Signal Proteins related to diet and exercise"

In this course, attendants will learn about the field of signal proteins related to diet and exercise, and they will present their own data. The course also aims to increase collaboration between research groups across Europe. The course targets PhD students, Postdocs and other researchers interested in the topic.

The following topics will be covered:

Tue, 06/10/2014 to Thu, 06/12/2014

Cities challenged to be "diabetes aware"

The world’s cities will soon have the opportunity to be officially designated “diabetes aware”. They will be challenged to show that their public services and businesses encourage healthy lifestyles for people with diabetes and those at risk.

The 6th Pisa International Diabetic Foot Course

The Pisa International Diabetic Foot Courses are based on the knowledge and structure of treatment offered by the specialised diabetic foot clinic at the University Hospital of Pisa.

By combining lectures from different highly renowned specialists and individual training in the clinic, course participants will gain insight in both the theory of the field and the practical methods used in the clinic.

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Wed, 10/01/2014 to Sat, 10/04/2014

2nd International Charcot Foot Course

This international course is based on the expertise gathered from 10 consecutive years of providing national courses on the Diabetic Foot. It consists of theoretical lectures by international/local experts and practical sessions in small groups to train the diagnostic and treatment skills necessary for the interdisciplinary treatment of Charcot patients.

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Thu, 07/03/2014 to Sat, 07/05/2014

12th Annual Word Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease (WCIRDC)

The World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease (WCIRDC), now in its 12th year, is a unique and exciting multidisciplinary program, to be held this year in Universal City, California. The Congress is the premiere global meeting dedicated to obesity, diabetes, metabolism, and energy balance, linking research to clinical practice, and highlighting our theme — exploring new frontiers in metabolism —tomorrow's clinical science today.

Thu, 11/20/2014 to Sat, 11/22/2014

Second Clinical Congress and Gulf Chapter AACE Annual Meeting

The Second Annual Clinical Congress and Gulf Chapter Annual Meeting is hosted by the Gulf Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and will take place in October 23-25, 2014 at the Jumeirah Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Thu, 10/23/2014 to Sat, 10/25/2014

4th Biannual Meeting of Diabetes in Asia

On behalf of the Diabetes in Asia Study Group, it gives us immense pleasure to welcome you to attend the 4th Biannual Meeting of Diabetes in Asia Study Group, which will be held in Muscat, Oman on 1-3 May, 2014.

Highlights include:

Thu, 05/01/2014 to Sat, 05/03/2014

Amrita Endocrinology and Diabetic Foot Conference 2014 (AEDFC-2014)

The “Amrita Endocrinology and Diabetic Foot Conference 2014 (AEDFC-2014)” will be held at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kochi, Kerala, India on 20-21 June 2014. The foreign guest faculty includes world renowned podiatric and foot and ankle reconstructive surgeons from the USA. This will be a unique conference and the topics will be of a practical interest, covering both the surgical and medical aspects of the management of the diabetic foot and lower limb problems.

Fri, 06/20/2014 to Sat, 06/21/2014

IDF calls for Universal Health Coverage to be recognised as a human right

As a chronic condition, diabetes healthcare related services have to be maintained for a lifetime. In low- and middle-income countries – where 80% of the people with diabetes in 2013 live – those healthcare payments have severe financial consequences for people living on or close to the poverty line.