6th Annual World Congress on Insulin Resistance Syndrome (6th WCIRS)

Venue: Hilton Universal City

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 25, 2008 End Date/Time: Sep 27, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Jul 20, 2008
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Since the introduction by Dr. Gerald Reaven in 1988 of Syndrome X, now the Insulin Resistance Syndrome (frequently referred to as metabolic syndrome & cardio metabolic risks)- multiple definitions of the Syndrome have evolved by many groups such as NCEP, WHO, IDF, AHA and ACE. As a result of the global epidemic of obesity and insulin resistance and its contribution to the development of CVD, diabetes, PCOS, liver disease, cancer and sleep disorders in both young and old, the clinical consequences of insulin resistance have achieved increasing worldwide attention. The World Congress on Insulin Resistance Syndrome (WCIRS) has become the most important platform where recognized scientists from around the world and experienced clinicians present and share their knowledge of the Syndrome. This unique and exciting program allows the participants to personally interact with the world's eminent leaders in Insulin Resistance and further develop the understanding of its complex and multiple clinical present