Chennai, July, 2018: Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Education Academy, the education initiative of Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes specialties centre is organizing the fifth edition of International Diabetes Update at Hotel ITC Grand Chola, Chennai. The three day conference scheduled from 20th July to 22nd July will be inaugurated by Shri. Gopalkrishna Gandhi, former Governor of West Bengal and Bihar. The Guests of Honour at the function will be Dr.O.P.Gupta, Founder President of RSSDI and Senior Diabetologist, Ahmedabad, who will be conferred the DMDSC Lifetime Contribution Award and Dr.A.Muruganathan, Governor, American College of Physicians (ACP), India Chapter.
With an aim to increase awareness and update knowledge on basic epidemics of diabetes, Dr. Mohan’s Education Academy conducts the International Diabetes Update every year. The fifth edition of the conference will witness scientific programme by several eminent clinicians and scientists on Precision diabetes, newer therapies in diabetes, workshops on Insulin and diabetic foot disease.
This year will see several eminent clinicians and scientists as international faculty including Dr. Paresh Dandona, Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, The State University of New York , Buffalo, USA, Prof. Philippe Froguel, Professor, Department of Endocrinology and Director of Lille University and CNRS 8199 research group, Pasteur Institute, Lille, France, Dr. Satish Garg, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Director, Adult Diabetes Program, Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, University of Colorado, Denver, USA, Prof. Leif Groop, Senior Professor, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Sweden, Dr. Jeyakumar Henry, Director, Clinical Nutrition Research Centre, Singapore, Prof. Colin Palmer, Chair, Department of Pharmacogenomics, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK, Prof. Ewan Pearson, Professor, Diabetic Medicine, Division of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK and Dr. Michael Pratt, Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California San Diego , San Diego, USA. In addition, over 95 senior diabetologists and scientists working in the field of diabetes from India serve as the National faculty.