Abu Dhabi to host the 3rd International Annual Diabetes Conference on November 18

06, Dec 2016

Abu Dhabi – UAE: HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center in Abu Dhabi organizes the 3rd International Annual Diabetes Meeting for Primary Care on November 18, 2016 at Dusit Thani Hotel in Abu Dhabi. Under the theme, Innovation and New Technologies in Diabetes, the conference will attract over 200 attendants from the medical field from the region.

International and local speakers at the one-day conference will discuss the latest global trends in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and ways to prevent its complications as well as the latest scientific studies and a number of case studies in dealing with complex cases for patients with diabetes.

Majd Abu Zant, CEO of HealthPlus Network of Specialty Centers in Abu Dhabi, said, “UEMedical group though its different healthcare facilities is keen to hold this medical conference about diabetes every year providing continuous medical education to the medical community, and keeping them informed on the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and to help transfer global expertise of the latest treatments used for diabetes management to the region. Alongside the scientific conference, an exhibition will be held showcasing the latest technologies and innovations in the field of diabetes.”

From his side, Dr. Mohammed Al-Khatib, Consultant Endocrinology and Diabetes at HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center and the Chairman of the conference stated, “the main session at the conference will be delivered by Professor Siegmund Thorsten from University of Munich in Germany about the new treatment options and the new generation of medications including injections or oral medications in treating patients with diabetes.”

He added that experts and specialists in the treatment of diabetes from Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Al Mafraq Hospital, the Ambulatory Healthcare Services - SEHA as well as HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center and other healthcare providers will speak at the conference and participate in case studies discussions.

He said, “One of the sessions will be dedicated to review and discuss the most complex cases that suffer from diabetes and how physicians managed the cases in controlling blood sugar levels to be close to normal levels.”

Speakers will discuss sleep apnea in patients with diabetes type 2, as well as the relation between diabetes and erectile dysfunction, and the psychological impact of diabetes. The conference is accredited for 6.5 hours of CME hours by the Health Authority Abu Dhabi.

 



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