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WINGS project: highlights of 2013

2013 began with the development of a curriculum for healthcare professionals (HCPs) caring for women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). The curriculum has since been finalised, HCPs have been trained on how to use it, and supporting tools have been developed.

AADE 2014

Each year, AADE brings together clinicians, researchers, academicians and industry leaders to address key issues affecting people with diabetes and the health of America.
The meeting features educational sessions, as well as corporate symposia, product theaters and poster presentations. In addition, about 300 exhibitors from corporations, government and nonprofit agencies showcase new diabetes products and education materials.

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Wed, 08/06/2014 to Sat, 08/09/2014

Fundacion Los Fresnos "Casa de la Diabetes"

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Launch of a new alliance for the global assessment of retinopathy

A new project has been launched to assess the awareness, treatment and implications of diabetic retinopathy globally.  Results are intended to inform decision-making and policy development around this common and serious complication of diabetes. 

19th Pan Arab conference on Diabetes - PACD19

The EDC (Center for Diabetes Education) in collaboration with the other societies are organizing the 19th Pan Arab Conference on Diabetes (PACD19). Experts from different countries will exchange their experiences in the field of Diabetes and its related disorders. Recent advances in Population Studies, clinical and basic research will be presented. International scientists will give state of the art lectures. A number of sessions will be devoted to presentations of original contributions. Many satellite Symposia will be held during the conference.

Tue, 03/24/2015 to Fri, 03/27/2015

IDF panel event to discuss importance of access to medicines and care for people with diabetes

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) will be holding a panel discussion in Geneva on 20 May to discuss the role of diabetes and other Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda. The early morning event will focus on the importance of access to medicines and care for people with diabetes, including access to life-saving insulin.

Diabetes and thyroid disorders in clinical practice today: progresses and challenges

Type 2 diabetes is an increasing problem in many middle-east and developing countries, mainly due to the adoption of a western lifestyle with sedentary behaviours and unhealthy diets. Related complications and comorbidities are a growing burden for local healthcare systems and professionals, especially as a result of the lack of standardised guidelines for its care and management, and limited infrastructure and economic resources.

Sat, 06/21/2014

Post Graduate Institute of Medical and Education and Research (PGIMER)

PGIMER is the mother institute of Endocrinology in India. Over the course of three days the event will include symposia on diabetes, diabetic foot, pediatric endocrinology and thyroid.

Over 800 endocrinologists, physicians and internists will be in attendance.

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Fri, 11/14/2014 to Sun, 11/16/2014

National Symposium on Diabetes and Nutrition

The Moroccan League for the Fight against Diabetes, a member association of the International Diabetes Federation, are organising the National Conference on Diabetes and Nutrition under the auspices of the Ministry of Health and the National Council of the National Order of Physicians.

Fri, 06/06/2014 to Sat, 06/07/2014