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27 September – 1 October 2021
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October 10-12, 2021
On Monday, December 6, 2021, Worldwide Diabetes will be sponsoring a virtual satellite symposium in partnership with IDF Virtual Congress 2021 (Complications–COVID-19). The program, titled “Reaching Therapeutic Goals in Type 2 Diabetes: What We Have Learned”, will include three presentations that focus on the evolution of the use of insulin in managing type 2 diabetes, including what formulations are on the horizon.
To participate in this virtual symposium, please be sure to register for the overall IDF Virtual Congress. Visit https://idf2021.org/registration/ to register. Upon the conclusion of the congress, IDF will post the satellite symposium as part of its on-demand viewing and it will be posted on this website as well
Click here to view the symposium agenda.
The virtual symposium “Reaching Therapeutic Goals in Type 2 Diabetes: New Options” was held in conjunction with the 55th Congress of the German Diabetes Society (DDG) on May 13, 2021. The 90-minute program featured Drs. Petra-Maria Schumm-Draeger (Munich) and Andrew J.M. Boulton (Manchester) as co-chairs, with vibrant presentations by Drs. Boulton, Brian Frier (Edinburgh), Paolo Pozzilli (Rome), and Oliver Schnell (Munich-Neuherberg). All presentations are available on demand for viewing per the links below. In addition, copies of the slides are available upon return of a short survey.
Click here to access the presentation videos.
Click here to access the survey.
“Reaching Therapeutic Goals in Type 2 Diabetes” was held as a live webinar on January 27, 2021 and is now available on-demand. This webinar features prominent international speakers from England, India, and Kuwait, and a lively question and answer session. We invite you to participate in this virtual program as well as read the live webinar blog posts written by the speakers. The posts contain current information about proven approaches to preventing hypoglycemia, fixed dose combination treatments in managing type 2 diabetes, the impact of uncontrolled diabetes on overall cardiovascular health, the challenges in treating the global burden of diabetes, and how to optimize type 2 diabetes treatment results amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Click here to review the Recorded Program.
Worldwide Diabetes held a live webinar on November 28, 2020 in conjunction with the 34th Congresso Brasileiro de Endocrinolgia e Metabologia (a virtual event). “Advancing Strategies in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes” featured speakers from Belgium, Brazil, England, and the United States and included presentations on preventing hypoglycemia, new uses of insulin, the psychological aspects of patient adherence, and how recent results of cardiovascular outcomes trials point to new treatment options. The webinar is now available on demand.
Click here to view the program.
In her latest column, Dr. Pei Lin Chan focuses on the rise in end-stage renal disease among patients with type 2 diabetes. She discusses several recent clinical studies that have shown delays and reductions in renal complications as well as cardiorenal protection. Please take a moment to read her column and check back here for her continuing editorial contributions.
Click here to read the column.
Click here for Dr. Chan’s previous columns.
Worldwide Cardio Diabetes held a virtual symposium during the recent 7th International Conference on Prehypertension, Hypertension, Metabolic Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease and it is now available on demand. “Diabetes and CardioRenal Disease: Can We Reduce the Impact of this Deadly Combination” features presentations by Drs. Andrew Boulton, George Bakris, Martin Rutter, and Philip Home, delving into the important topics of the kidney and cardiovascular risk, treating heart failure, and improving outcomes in diabetes beyond glucose control therapies.