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2nd Global Diabetes Summit

Event: 2nd Global Diabetes Summit
2012 Global Diabetes Summit to Take Place in Columbus, Ohio

Scientific Event:

The second Global Diabetes Summit will take place November 14-17, 2012. This event will once again be sponsored by Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center’s Diabetes Research Center and will follow the theme “New Horizons in Diabetes: Genetics to Personalized Health Care.” It will bring international diabetes experts together to present the latest seminal outcomes in diabetes research and formulate an interdisciplinary road map for prevention of diabetes, as well as detection and treatment of diabetes.

Who should attend the Summit?

Family medicine specialists
Endocrinology specialists
Obstetrics/gynecology specialists
Cardiovascular medicine specialists
Nurse practitioners
Diabetes educators

Registration: Early bird registration will run through Tuesday, July 31, 2012.

Community Diabetes Program

Additionally, on the last day of the Summit – November 17 – a community event will be held for healthcare professionals, diabetic patients and their families and community members. The format of this event will include:

Panel discussions on diabetes in special population groups
Workshops on various topics such as glucose sensors; diabetes and obesity in young people; healthy cooking classes and physical activity classes, such as line dancing, zumba, tai chi, exercise balls and bands and chair exercises
Self-care sessions that allow one-on-one answer and question time.


The following organizations are partnering with the the Diabetes Research Center to assist in organizing and promoting the Summit as well as recruiting presenters and participants.

International Diabetes Federation (IDF)
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)
Date and time:November 17, 2012
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Ohio Union
Contact:Lindsay Cowgill
Phone Number:614-293-3576
Event category:Medicine
Event Type:Conference

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