Österreichische Diabetes Gesellschaft

Address :
Währingerstrasse 76/13
1090 Vienna
Austria
Telephone number :
+43-6507703378
Email :
office@oedg.at
Website :
http://www.oedg.org
Founded in :
1969
Member of IDF since :
1976
Number of members :
898

About

The ÖDG, the scientific society of diabetes experts in Austria, promotes research and scientific exchange between scientists/physicians in order to improve diabetes care and patients' quality of life. The aim is to build a bridge between health care professionals and patients. The ÖDG organises congresses, funds research and publications and develops guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and its complications. On the occasion of the ÖDG's Annual and Spring Meetings, scientific news are presented and discussed as well as “state of the art” lectures and workshops offer well balanced information for physicians, dietitians and diabetes educators.

Main Focus

  • Research and scientific exchange between scientists/physicians
  • Organization of congresses
  • Research funding
  • Development of guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and its complications
  • Awareness campaigns for the broader public

Activities

Annual Meeting http://www.oedg.org/oedg_jt.html

Spring Meeting http://www.oedg.org/oedg_fjt.html

Session about "Diabesity – Individualised Medicine versus Macro Environment" at the European Forum Alpbach http://www.alpbach.org/de/event/med16/

Publications & Newsletters

See their guidelines and Journal Diabetes Forum here http://www.medmedia.at/diabetes-forum/

Message from the President

Prof. Hermann Toplak "The Austrian Diabetes Association regards the IDF as the most important international player for people with diabetes mellitus.
We carefully follow ideas and projects on a global level and try to learn from them.

Being a proactive organisation ourselves, we try to bring IDF projects to an national level. We think that we need to change our society and the detrimental environment to improve the quality of living for people with diabetes. Together with our government, we are working on a national diabetes strategy for the coming years."

 

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