Navigation Links
Over 500 Doctors Descend Into Abu Dhabi to Attend the 1st International Abu Dhabi Diabetes Congress
Date:3/15/2010

ABU DHABI, UAE, March 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --

- Abu Dhabi Hosts Inaugural Congress 12 - 14 March 2010

The 1st International Abu Dhabi Diabetes Congress kicked off today with over 500 of the leading diabetologists and healthcare professionals from around the world in attendance.

The Congress opened with keynote lecture from leading diabetologist Dr James Meigs, of Harvard University, USA, who addressed the issues surrounding the identification and prevention of diabetes mellitus. Further debate ensued throughout the day with lectures from specialists across the UAE, Europe and the USA, covering the different topics around diabetes.

H.E. Engineer Zaid Al Siksek, CEO of HAAD said: "We are delighted with the turnout for the congress, and are confident that the opportunity to hear and speak with the world's leading diabetologists, will provide essential knowledge transfer for all attendees, especially those from the UAE that face a huge challenge in reducing the burden of diabetes within our community. We, as the Health Authority recognize diabetes as our top public health priority and are putting our full resources into tackling this condition. The 1st International Abu Dhabi Diabetes Congress is just one of many things we are doing to assist our healthcare professionals in dealing with this endemic problem."

Sunday's congress will open with a keynote lecture from Professor Edwin Gale of Bristol University, UK who will address insulin therapy. Other lectures will include Diabetes in Childhood and Pregnancy, the treatment of Type II diabetes and the latest research that addresses the quality of care and treatment for patients.

According to latest research, The UAE has the second highest levels of diabetes in the world, with over 20% of people in the region suffering from this life threatening disorder. Prevalence of diabetes for the region is similar between men and women; however, percentages are slightly higher in men under 60 years and women over 60 years. (Wild et al. 2004) As the population grows in the UAE these figures are expected to increase further still.

The 1st International Abu Dhabi Diabetes Congress is an opportunity for healthcare professionals across the world and particularly the UAE, to observe and share best practice.

For more information on the congress and to register please visit: http://www.addc.gr/site/

    For more information:
    Rami Adwan
    Media Specialist
    Health Authority - Abu Dhabi
    Tel: +971-2-4913-318
    email: radwan@haad.ae


SOURCE Health Authority - Abu Dhabi

Back to top
'/>"/>
SOURCE Health Authority - Abu Dhabi
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. The Elizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law and Advocacy (EBCALA) Objects to Media Reports Tainting Autism Doctors and Misrepresenting Autism Treatments
2. Doctors Turning to Cardiac Catheterization Too Quickly
3. Phoenix Magazine Sets Magazine Advertising Sales Record With Best Doctors Issue
4. Sibu Beauty Unveils Three New Products From Sea Buckthorn Berries – as Seen on The Doctors and The Dr. Oz Show
5. People Still Trust Their Doctors Rather Than the Internet
6. Consumer Alert: Denture Cream Maker Warns Doctors of Product Dangers
7. Star of TVs The Doctors Helping Put Smiles on Faces of Needy Children in India
8. Doctors Applaud Latest Furlough Reversal
9. Napa State Hospital Doctors Question DMH Judgment
10. Doctors Applaud House Vote to Remove Anti-Trust Exemption for Health Insurers
11. Doctors Practice Medicine in Fear, New Study Finds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/21/2017)... Doylestown, Pa. (PRWEB) , ... ... ... leading provider of technology-enabled clinical trial solutions, today announced the further expansion ... types of applications they can leverage as part of Bioclinica’s extensive and ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... ... February 21, 2017 , ... A February 6 article ... weight loss. It found that the treatments have led to significant improvements in weight ... to unassisted efforts. It also noted very few problematic results relating to the treatment. ...
(Date:2/20/2017)... ... February 21, 2017 , ... Nancy Johnston Toll marks her debut ... Getting Over the Bump in the Road ” (published by Xlibris). Inspired from her ... cope with the ups and downs experienced by anyone going through cancer treatment and ...
(Date:2/20/2017)... ... February 20, 2017 , ... Researchers at the University of ... well as a marker that may predict response to a particular class of drugs, ... of cancer as well. The new findings were published in Proceedings of the National ...
(Date:2/20/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Best Doctors® and IBM today announced that ... that want to help members of their workforce battling cancer. Through the Best ... suite of oncology offerings for insights on cancer treatment options, ranging from standard ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/21/2017)... Lexmark International, ... solution that connects Lexmark multifunction printers (MFPs) to EDCO ... leading scanning and indexing software solutions for medical records. ... use a Lexmark MFP at the point of care ... facilities reach HIMSS Stage 7 through state-of-the-art ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... IDAHO FALLS, Idaho , Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... is has completed a private placement with certain investors ... preferred stock of the Company, Series C Convertible Redeemable ... Stock accrues dividends at an annual rate of 6% ... share.  The Company plans to use the proceeds for ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... SAN JOSE, Calif. , Feb. 21, 2017 ... announced that its Cadence ® Tensilica ® Fusion ... HaLow ™ MAC IP offering. The licensable IP targets ... smart city and industrial applications. M2B leveraged the Fusion F1 ... to run value-added applications like voice trigger, audio identification and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: