World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications

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Register now for the 9th annual World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications conference, which will take place December 2–4 at Georgia World Congress Center. The World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications will combine theory and practice. The conference will also start a forum to disseminate new information to learn from best practices and to facilitate constructive debates around one of the most important public health issues, the prevention of diabetes and its complications. This conference will provide an opportunity to present and discuss your research and meet with colleagues from all over the world. Emory faculty who register for the conference will receive a 10% discount by using the promo code Emory10.

Details

Event: 9th World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications
Date: December 2-4
Location: Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Boulevard NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Registration information
Program Agenda

Featured Guest Speakers:

  • Edward Gregg, (USA)
  • Darin Olsen, USA (Emory University School of Medicine)
  • Jaakko Tuomilehto (Finland)
  • Guillermo Umpierrez, USA (Emory University School of Medicine)
  • Peter Gaede (Denmark)
  • Alan M. Garber (USA)
  • Rafael Gabriel Sanchez (Spain)
  • Andrew Muir, USA (Emory University School of Medicine)
  • Hans-Ulrich Häring (Germany)
  • Lawrence Phillips, USA (Emory University School of Medicine)
  • David Nathan (USA)
  • John Buse (USA)
  • Robert Eckel (USA)
  • Mahmoud Ibrahim (USA)

Objectives

After completing this activity, attendees will be able to:

  1. Describe the methodology for screening patients at high risk of developing diabetes;
  2. Identify methods for early diagnosis of diabetes;
  3. Discuss the diabetes classification, and prevention of acute complications and chronic tissue damage;
  4. Describe the problems associated with obesity , overweight , unhealthy nutrition and sedentary  lifestyle;
  5. Explain the basic knowledge and skills needed for prevention of diabetes and its complications;
  6. Develop a patient care plan focusing on multidisciplinary approaches.

Accreditation

The Emory University School of Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of 21.0 AMA PRA Category 1 creditTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Emory University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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