2017-11-17 12:00:00
Program Agenda


workshops :

    1. Phenotypes in Pre-Diabetes
    2. the use of technology in Diabetes Prevention
    3. Obesity
    4. Nutrition the Nutrition Academy
    5. Type 1 Diabetes Prediction
    6. Physical Activity
    7. Establishing a community-based program
    8. Epidemiology and Prevention Research strategies to identify people with prediabetes and those at increased risk for prediabetes feasibility and effectiveness of interventions designed to increase intervention uptake
    9. Bariatric Surgery
    10. Role of Diabetes educators
    11. CVD Prevention
    12. Hypoglycemia Prevention


    1. Diabetes Prevention in US, the need for new initiatives Guillermo Umpirrez USA
    2. Genetics of Pre-Diabetes Hans-Urlich Haring Germany
    3. successful exercise programs for Diabetes Prevention Darin Olson USA
    4. Global Challenges in Diabetes Prevention Jaakko Tuomilehto Finland

Award Lecture: The Diversity of Pre-Diabetes Mahmoud Ibrahim USA


    1. Can statins cause diabetes? Yes or No
    2. Lifestyle, Medicines or Surgery for morbid obesity
    3. Diet or physical activity, which comes first?
    4. New Injectables may prevent Type 2 Diabetes, Yes or No
    5. Gut Microbion and Diabetes Prevention


    1. Precision Medicine

    2. Heterogeneity of Diabetes
    3. Technical and Analytical Advances

    4. Integration with Other Data Sources

    5. Action Points for the Future

CVD Prevention:

    1. diet

    2. Hypertension as a predictor for type 2 diabetes

    3. the possible role of PCSK9

    4. Insulin resistance in lean persons

CVD Prevention II:

    1. Specific biomarkers of CVD in elderly patients

    2. Ectopic fat concept and cardiovascular risk

    3. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and cardiovascular risk

    4. Updates in CVD outcome studies

Diabetes and Cancer

    1. Hyperglycemia and Cancer

    2. Cancer in Pre-Diabetes

    3. Recent FDA Warnings

    4. Metformin, could it be protective?

Diabetic Foot

    1. Foot problems in Pre-Diabetes

    2. Predictive Markers for Foot Ulceration

    3. the emerging roles of the podiatrist

    4. optimizing the Foot infection outcome


    1. Metformin

    2. Anti-Obesity drugs

    3. GLP1 Agonists

    4. SGLT2s