Emirates Diabetes & Endocrine Congress 2012 (EDEC2012) (EDEC2012)
|Event Date/Time: Oct 11, 2012||End Date/Time: Oct 13, 2012|
|Registration Date: Oct 04, 2012|
|Early Registration Date: Sep 01, 2012|
|Abstract Submission Date: Aug 30, 2012|
Diabetes currently affects 285 million people across the globe and is expected to affect 438 million in 20 years (Ref. International Diabetes Federation). The burden of the diabetes is spreading at an alarming rate with 7 million people developing some form of diabetes every year. The risk is greater in developing countries as populations move from active to sedentary lifestyles. Today the region has one of the highest incidences per capita in the world.
Against such a backdrop, it becameimportant for leading medical authorities to build consensus and develop protocols to arrest the growth of this Disease. EDC has taken an active step in developing the platform for the discourse and assist in capacity building to combat the diseases through the Annual Emirates Diabetes and Endocrine Congress 2012 (EDEC 2012). The theme of the conference is:
â€œExploring the Shift in the Paradigm of Endocrinology and Diabetes in the Middle Eastâ€