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International forum for the advancement of diabetes research and care, April 29-30, 2011, Athens, Greece

Bolli, Geremia B., Deeb, Larry C., Garg, Satish K., Leahy, John L., Mazze, Roger S., Owens, David Raymond, Riddle, Matthew C., Southerland, Phil and Strock, Ellie S. 2011. International forum for the advancement of diabetes research and care, April 29-30, 2011, Athens, Greece. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics 13 (9) , pp. 967-979. 10.1089/dia.2011.0179

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Abstract

The International Forum for the Advancement of Diabetes Research and Care brought together distinguished international experts in diabetes to discuss diverse trends and emerging issues in diabetes therapy and management. The plenary sessions on the first day focused on trends in insulin therapy, the role of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists in diabetes treatment, the relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular risk, and the challenges associated with the development of clinically relevant treatment guidelines. Interactive breakout sessions addressed the following topics: microvascular complications of diabetes; the need for a team approach to patient education; optimal management of Asian people with diabetes; the role of continuous glucose monitoring in assessing glucose variability; and lessons learned from biosimilar drugs. The plenary sessions on the second day covered self-monitoring of blood glucose, treatment and prevention of type 1 diabetes, and future directions for diabetes therapy. The meeting represented an excellent forum for the presentation of new research and the exchange of ideas aimed at improving outcomes for people with diabetes.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert
ISSN: 1520-9156
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 03:43
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/25464

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