39th Annual Conference of the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD 2013)

Organization: The International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD)

Venue: The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden

Event Date/Time: Oct 16, 2013 End Date/Time: Oct 19, 2013
Registration Date: Sep 03, 2013
Early Registration Date: May 28, 2013
Abstract Submission Date: May 28, 2013
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Diabetes is increasing globally, the rates of diabetes, both type 1 and type 2, are escalating rapidly around the world at alarming rates. Most of the children and adolescents with diabetes develop type 1 (autoimmune) diabetes but increasing numbers in the developed world present with type 2 (non-autoimmune) diabetes often associated with obesity.loping guidelines for appropriate diabetes care.

ISPAD is the only worldwide organization concentrating on all aspects of diabetes in children and adolescents focussing upon the underlying science and quality of care that these young people receive. ISPAD membership has grown by over 30% in the past two years, increasing the number of members to over 1305.


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The International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD)

Additional Information

Over four days, ISPAD 2013 will feature the latest results and insights from diabetes research, with an emphasis on the life-long perspective.


Prevention of diabetes  Type 2 diabetes Diabetes and pregnancy  Diabetes in developing countries Pancreas dysfunction in the neonate  Diabetes registries Diabetes in pre-school children  Auto-immunity in diabetes Brain function in hyper- and hypoglycemia  Emerging therapies for beta cell replacement Insulin treatment at onset of diabetes  Artificial Pancreas Dealing with diabetes in teenagers  Islet functions Person-centered care in diabetes  Pancreas cross-talk with other organs Pedagogics in diabetes education  Transition to adult care Gender-specific issues in diabetes  Long-term diabetes outcome