2nd Annual International Diabetes Summit

Venue: Dubai

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Event Date/Time: Feb 22, 2011 End Date/Time: Feb 24, 2011
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Need for the conference:

The purpose of this forum is to bring together international experts from International health organizations, national health authorities, local diabetic associations, academics, and local, regional and global media to:

-Highlight the rising prevalence of diabetes and its complications in the world in general and in the middle east in particular
-Discuss the recent issues related to prevention, management and treatment of Diabetes
-Give Special Focus to the prevention of Diabetes, and
-Create a network of committed global and regional key opinion leaders to exchange their knowledge and experiences and by this way contribute to overall improvement of patient care.

Key Speakers:
•Prof Adel A. el Sayed, Chairman Elect
International DiabetesFederation IDF, Middle East and North Africa
•Prof Peter Schwarz, Head of The Division of Prevention and Care of Diabetes at the Department of Internal Medicine III
University of Dresden, Germany
•Dr. Inaam Kandil, Head of Diabetes Education Coordination Office
Dubai Diabetes Center
•Dr. Khalid Al Rubeaan, Director of the Diabetes Center
King Saud University, KSA
•Dr. Zuhair Afaneh, Regional Chief Medical Officer
SEHA, Al Gharbia Medical Region, UAE
•Dr. Shaukat Sadikot, President
Diabetes india
•Sharoud Al Jundi Matthis, Program Manager
Qatar Diabetes Association
•Prof Abdul Basit, Director
Baqai Institute of Diabetology IDF Center of Education, Pakistan
•Dr. Umesh Dashora, Chair Medical Division
Conquest Hospital, UK

Key Topics:
•Diabetes Prevention Strategies in the MENA region
•Diabetes Prevention, General Concepts from Public Health to Practice
•Risk Factors for Type II Diabetes
•Challenges of Life Style Modification Nutrition in Type II Diabetes Prevention
•Training Diabetes Prevention Managers
•Protection Strategies of β cells in Type I Diabetes
•Preservation of β-cell function by targeting β-cell mass
•National Diabetes Prevention Programme in Pakistan… and more!

Who should attend:
International Diabetic Associations, Local Diabetic Associations, National Health Authorities,Hospital and Medical Clinics.
Heads and managers who are: Diabetologists, Psychologists, Endocrinologists, Internal Medicine Doctors, Nurses, General Practitioners, Healthcare Professionals who manage patients with Diabetes, and Academia.