Mafraq Hospital and SKMC organize Excellence in Diabetes and Endocrinology 2012 Conference
- United Arab Emirates: Thursday, September 06 - 2012 at 16:13
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Mafraq Hospital and Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) jointly organize "Excellence in Diabetes and Endocrinology 2012" conference on 6 - 8 September at the Rocco Forte Hotel, Abu Dhabi.
The conference is targeted towards endocrinologists, diabetologists, diabetes specialist nurses, and dietitians. More than 250 healthcare professionals are expected to participate in the three days conference.
The conference comprises over twenty different sessions and symposia. The sessions cover a wide spectrum ofcutting edge topics in clinical endocrinology and diabetes.
The organizers have included both issues of interest to those caring for patients in pediatric and adult age groups, based on a vision that this may be particularly important in this region where many adult physicians may find themselves involved in care of younger patients and vice versa.
The first day includes discussions on insulin pump therapy, challenges and aspirations in treatment of the diabetes pandemic, management of type 2 diabetes, hormonal treatment of type 1 diabetes, and genetic factors affecting treatment response.
The second day discusses topics such as growth disorders, cardiovascular protection in diabetes, and molecular genetics of pediatric endocrinology. The third day includes a pediatric endocrinology forum, as well as sessions discussing adult thyroid, multidisciplinary care, and clinical management challenges.
The talks shall be given by national and international speakers from renowned healthcare and academic organizations in UK, Libya, Egypt, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, USA and Bahrain.
Numerous talks will also be presented by physicians from Mafraq, SKMC, Corniche and Tawam hospitals of SEHA as well as other hospitals and clinics from Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. The focus is to discuss topics which are relevant to the Middle East and to the physicians of the community.
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