2nd Middle East
Practical Diabetes Meeting

May 2-3, 2018 - Royal Scientific Society, Amman, Jordan


Day 1: May 2, 2018

9h00 Welcome Note by the chairpersons of Diabetes Practical World Meeting

Session 1: Diabetes 2018: recent advances and perpectives
Diabetes in the World & in the Middle East
What’s new in diagnostics and biomarkers?

Development of New Antidiabetic Drugs & New Generation of Insulins

Body fat distribution as a determinant of cardiovascular risk and insulin resistance in reproductive and post-menopausal Arab women
Jumana Saleh, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

Effect of radish on type 2 diabetes: recent advances & perspectives
Saleem Banihani, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Oman

10h30 Coffee Break

11h00 Short oral presentations

12h30 Lunch Break

Session 2: Practical Diabetes Workshop 1
Diabetic Neuropathy 2018: All you need to know from A to Z
14h00 – 17h00

Dan Ziegler, Head of Neuropathy, German Diabetes Center at Heinrich Heine University, Germany

Current concepts in the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetic neuropathy
- Role of oxidative stress in the development and progression of diabetic neuropathy
- Novel biomarkers for diabetic neuropathy focusing on oxidative stress and inflammation
- Tools for screening and clinical diagnosis of diabetic polyneuropathy
- Novel methods to assess small nerve fiber pathology (skin biopsy, corneal confocal microscopy)

15h15 Coffee Break

- Current evidence for causal treatment (glycemic control, multifactorial risk intervention)
- Role of pathogenetic treatments under particular consideration of oxidative stress
- Evidence based management of neuropathic pain

17h00 Discussion

17h15 End of the first day

20h00 Targeting Diabetes Dinner
You can register to the dinner online.


 

Day 2: May 3, 2018

8h55 Opening of the second day

Session 3: Practical Diabetes workshop 2
Diabetes Foot Infections: From the detection to the clinical strategies
9h00 – 12h00

Eric Senneville, Head of Department of Infectious Diseases at Dron Hospital, Tourcoing, France

General Introduction
- Burden of the disease
- Physiopathology of diabetic foot infections

Clinical presentations of diabetic foot infections
- Diabetic foot wound: how to suspect infection and to classify it?
- What assessment of a patient presenting with a foot infection?
- Soft tissue versus bone infection of the diabetic foot

10h30 Coffee Break

Microbiological diagnosis of diabetic foot infections
- Sampling of a diabetic foot ulcer for culture: how and when?
- Interpretation and use of the culture results?

Current recommendations on the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic foot infections (osteomyelitis excluded)
- What imaging studies should be done in a patient with a diabetic foot infection?
- How to select a first-line antibiotic treatment of a diabetic foot infection?

Osteomyelitis of the Diabetic Foot: What’s New in Diagnosis and Treatment?
- How to diagnose osteomyelitis of the foot in a patient with diabetes?
- Bone biopsy : when and how? Advantages and limitations
- Medical and surgical treatment for patients with diabetic foot osteomyelitis: why, how, when and what duration of the antibiotic treatment?

12h30 Lunch Break

Session 4: Diabetes, hormons & depression
Diabetes & sexual impotency
Diabetes & quality of sleep
Diabetes & depression

15h00 Short oral presentations

15h30 Coffee Break

Session 5: Diabetes & Innovations in 2018

This session is dedicated to all companies and start-ups to present their innovations, devices, methods and products in all diabetes related fields.

17h00 Round Table Discussion with speakers

17h30 End of Amman Practical Diabetes Meeting

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