HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center in Abu Dhabi, part of United Eastern Medical Services, organizes the 4th International Annual Diabetes Meeting for Primary Care on November 17, 2017 at Dusit Thani Hotel in Abu Dhabi. Under the theme, Innovation and New Technologies in Diabetes, the conference will attract over 150 attendants from the medical field from the region.
Experts at the one-day conference from HealthPlus, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Mafraq Hospital, Dubai Diabetes Center and Danat A Emarat Hospital for Women & Children will discuss the latest global trends in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and diabetic foot syndrome 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 through its different healthcare facilities is keen to hold medical conferences providing continuous medical education to the medical community. We also focus on diabetes, through our HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center, which is highly prevalent in the region. Aiming to keep healthcare professionals 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, our diabetes experts at the center provide comprehensive care for adults and children with diabetes from endocrinology and internal medicine to podiatry, nutrition counselling, psychology and diabetes education.”
“Alongside the scientific conference, an exhibition will be held showcasing the latest technologies and innovations in the field of diabetes,” Mr. Abu Zant added.
From his side, Dr. Mohammed Al-Khatib, Chairman of the conference and Diabetes & Endocrinology Consultant at HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center stated, “the conference will include sessions on the challenges in diabetes management in children, the latest technologies used in the diagnosis and therapy of patients with diabetes, the relation between kidneys health and diabetes, Diabetic foot syndrome, and insulin therapy. One session will be dedicated to discuss bariatric surgery and the balance of remission of diabetes and the risks associated with bariatric interventions.”
“Speakers will also discuss several evidence-based patient cases that suffer from diabetes and how physicians managed the cases in controlling blood sugar levels to be close to normal levels. The conference will be concluded by a presentation on diabetes and pregnancy and the multidisciplinary approach for pre-existing diabetes and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM),” Dr. Al Khatib added.
The conference is accredited for 7 hours of CME hours by the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi.