Diabetes 2019 Conference - 12.75


For years, the Arab Health CME Diabetes Conference has become synonymous with a top calibre scientific programme that provides participants with the latest, most relevant developments in diabetes prevention, treatment and management. The 5th edition of the conference continued in this tradition and brought clinicians together for a lively exchange of ideas and information related to the technology, treatment and prevention of diabetes and related illnesses.

New in 2019:

  • Technical skills workshops and hands-on training
  • Agenda features a non-biased technology-focused session
  • Reduced price and special rates are now available for allied healthcare professionals*
  • Evaluate the potential for targeted treatment through reclassification of diabetes
  • Discuss strategies to prevent or delay the onset of complications in patients
  • Measure the prevalence of ‘Diabesity’ in the region in real time
  • Review current and emerging technologies for the management of diabetes
  • Managing Diabetes and steroid treatment
  • Latent autoimmune Diabetes of the adulthood
  • Maturity onset Diabetes of the young
  • Autonomic neuropathy
  • Pioglitazone
  • Weight maintenance-why are we failing?
  • Myth vs reality; camel milk, dates and honey

Activity director:

  • Dr Mario Skugor, Consultant Endocrinologist - Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Local chair:

  • Dr Nader Lessan, Consultant Endocrinologist, Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Speaker faculty:

  • Dr Ahmed El-Laboudy, Consultant Endocrinologist & Diabetologist, Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Budour AlKaf, Research Fellow, Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Debbie Wake, Clinical Reader, University of Edinburgh; Hon. Diabetes Consultant, NHS Lothian, Edinburgh, UK
  • Dr Ebaa Al-Ozairi, Former Fulbright Scholar, Havard Medical School; Chief Medical Officer & Diabetes, Endocrine and Nutrition Consultant, Dasman Diabetes Institute, Kuwait, Kuwait
  • Dr Ernesto Maddaloni, Consultant Endocrinologist, Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, Rome, Italy
  • Dr Faisal Hasan, Clinical Asociate Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine; Section Head- Vascular Medicine; Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Hamed Farooqi, Lecturer, Harvard Medical School; Director and Consultant Endocrinologist, Dubai Diabetes Centre, Dubai, UAE
  • Prof Karim Meeran, Chairman – ICLDC Medical Board; Professor of Endocrinology, Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, London, UK
  • Prof Maha Barakat, Research Director; Consultant Endocrinologist, Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Mahir Ibrahim Jallo, Senior Consultant, Internal Medicine – Diabetes & Endocrinology; Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, Gulf Medical University, Ajman, UAE
  • Dr Maura Moriarty, Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
  • Dr Mieke Van Haelst, Clinical Genetics Consultant, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Dr Mohammed Al Hadad, Head of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Centre; Consultant Bariatric Surgeon, Healthpoint Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Mohamed M Hassanein, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University; Consultant Diabetes & Endocrinology, Dubai Hospital, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Mohamed Suliman, Consultant Endocrinologist and Diabetologist, Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, Al Ain, UAE
  • Dr Saf Naqvi, Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist; Executive & Medical Director, Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Salah Abusnana, Medical Director, Rashid Centre for Diabetes and Research, Ajman, UAE
  • Dr Tarek Fiad, Consultant: Endocrinology, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), Abu Dhabi, UAE

Faculty disclosure

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial Support requiring resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest will be identified in the activity syllabus.

*Allied healthcare professionals such as Nurses, Physiotherapists, Radiographers and Technicians can contact the Arab Health conference team on +971 4 408 2891 or ahcongress@informa.com to find out more about the special rates. Valid company/employee identification with job designation will be required to avail the special rates.

27 - 30 January 2020

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Accreditation statement:

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.