Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centres today, inaugurated the fourth edition of Dr. Mohan’s International Diabetes Update 2017 at Hotel ITC Grand Chola, Guindy, Chennai. The three day science extravaganza, held from 28 July to 30 July 2017, will provide insights into the latest advancesand guidelinesin diabetes prevention and management. This annual interactive session brings over many acclaimed Industry veterans and leading diabetologists under one roof to share their expertise on this crucial topic.
The programme will be inaugurated by Dr. Alvin C. Powers, President, American Diabetes Association,Dr.NamHan Cho, President-Elect, International Diabetes Federation. Also present at the event will be Dr.Fiona Bull, Programme Manager, Department of Prevention of NCDs,WHO, Dr.R.S.Dhaliwal, Scientist ‘G’ & Head, Division of NCDs, Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi, Dr.Sarita Bajaj, President, Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) and Dr.A.Muruganathan, Governor,American College of Physicians(ACP), India Chapter.
In addition to topics of day-to-day practical interest, the programme aims at throwing light on research and technology in the management of diabetes and its complications. Didactic lectures, themed symposia, panel discussions and workshops will be a part of the three day programme. Special sessions will include discussions on newer drugs in diabetes, lifestyle & diabetes, foot & diabetes, nephropathy, gestational diabetes to name a few. Key professors and clinicans from across the world will share their knowledge and research findings.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr.V.Mohan, Organizing Chairman of the Diabetes Update and Chairman, Dr.Mohan’sGroup of Diabetes Institutions, elaborates “Early diagnosis and strict management of diabetes have been shown to make a great impact in preventing and/or delaying complications of the disorder.Therefore, it is important for the medical and research fraternity to convene to discuss trends, best treatment standards and realistic means of prevention and alleviation of associated complications. The fourth edition of the Dr. Mohan’s International Diabetes Update will provide insights into the basics as well as latest advances and guidelines in diabetes prevention and management in an interactive manner. As in previous years, we have gathered together a veritable Who’s Who of experts in diabetes from India and abroad for this scientific feast.”
Supporting the statement, Dr.Ranjit Unnikrishnan, Member Organizing Committee and Vice Chairman, Dr.Mohan’s Group of Diabetes Institutions, said “In addition to topics of day-to-day practical interest, the programme will also touch upon the cutting edge of research and technology in the management of diabetes and its complications. In addition to didactic lectures planned over the three days, we have exciting sessions planned for the delegates this year including Orations, themed symposia, panel discussions and workshops.”
Also commenting on the occasion, Dr.R.M.Anjana, Member Organizing Committee and Joint Managing Director, Dr.Mohan’s Group of Diabetes Institutions, said “The meeting is designed to update the knowledge with more interactions and relevant to clinical practice and thus of immense benefit to the participating delegates. More than 2000 delegates are participating in this event. We have 111 National and 7 International faculties working in the field of diabetes contributing to the scientific programme. We have a special symposium on “ICMR-India Diabetes (ICMR-INDIAB) Study”, the largest study ever to investigate diabetes in India, and the first to sample entire states of the country, including in the northeast. The learnings from this landmark study will be presented at the Update.”
Dr. Guha Pradeepa, Member Organizing Committee and Head, Research Operations, MDRF, added, “With diabetes research making rapid strides with respect to clinical screening and management of diabetes, technology, and so on and so forth, many such topics of current interest are being discussed under one roof. We are sure that this Update will be an academic feast for all those who are attending it.”
About Dr. Mohan’s International Diabetes Update : The Organizing Committee of the Dr. Mohan’s International Diabetes Update has organized the Fourth Edition of this immensely popular scientific conference.As in previous years, the team has gathered together a veritable Who’s Who of experts in diabetes from India and abroad for this scientific feast. In addition to topics of day-to-day practical interest, the programme will also touch upon the cutting edge of research and technology in the management of diabetes and its complications. In addition to didactic lectures, the programme also includes themed symposia, panel discussions and workshops