Excellence in Diabetes & Endocrinology- 2010 _____________________________________________________________________________ Cutting Edge Topics in Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology Thursday 25h to Saturday 27th of November 2010 ??? Hotel, Abu Dhabi 15.0 CME Credit Hours Symposium Conveners Dr. Asma Deeb, MD FRCPCH Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist, Mafraq Hospital, UAE Dr. Salem Beshyah, PhD FRCP Consultant Endocrinologist. SKMC, Abu Dhabi The program is unconditionally sponsored by TBC _____________________________________________________________________ Managed by DiaEdu, P.O. Box 102 605, Dubai, UAE. Tel 00971 505582916 email@example.com Excellence in Diabetes & Endocrinology- 2010 Cutting Edge Topics in Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology Welcome Note Dear Colleagues, It gives us a great pleasure to invite you to this first meeting in the Excellence in Diabetes and Endocrinology Series. We do hope that it is held annually from this year onward. A wide spectrum of cutting edge topics in clinical endocrinology and diabetes will be covered. We have chosen to include both issues of interest to those caring for patients in pediatric and adult age groups. We feel that this may be particularly important in our region where many of tradition adult physicians may find themselves involved in care of younger patients and vice versa. In addition, having some basic knowledge of the current practices on both sides of the fence (cut off age)is very essential for both pediatricians and adults physicians. We hope that Excellence in Diabetes and Endocrinology should enhance better chances for developing common understanding of how best execute a smooth and seamless transition of care from pediatric to adult services. We are pleased that we have secured participation of high caliber international, regional and national speakers for our first Excellence in Diabetes and Endocrinology episode. They will discuss cutting edge topics in the subject based on available evidence in the literature and their own personal clinical experience. Adequate time will be allowed for discussion either immediately after the speaking time or as a panel discussion as deemed appropriate depending on the nature of the mix of subjects within a session. A total of annually recurring 15 CME hours have been credited to Excellence in Diabetes and Endocrinology. The contributions were arranged as state of the art, special or occasional lectures, sponsored symposia and main sessions of presentations grouped on basis of the specialty, age groups or a concept. We would like to acknowledge the unrestricted educational sponsorship provided by the sponsors of this first Excellence in Diabetes and Endocrinology supporting the logistic of holding the meeting and Christel Have of Diaedu. We hope that we all have interesting educational experience during Excellence in Diabetes and Endocrinology 2010. The Organizers Excellence in Diabetes & Endocrinology- 2010 Cutting Edge Topics in Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology Program Highlights Educational Objectives: At the end of the program, the attendees would have received a comprehensive review of hot topics in clinical diabetes care and clinical endocrinology specifically, they would: 1. understand the magnitude of the problem and pathophysiological basis of diabetes and risk factors and the rationale for its management in different age groups. 2. be able to assess patients with common clinical endocrine problems and recognize less common but important ones. 3. develop an understanding of the role of inter-disciplinary management of various endocrine problems needing surgery, during pregnancy and when maturing into the adult age group. Target audience: Endocrinologists, Diabetologists, General Internal Physicians, Pediatricians, Primary Care Doctors, Clinical Pharmacists, Senior nurses, Pharmacists and Dietitians. CME/CPD Accreditation: This event is an accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of certification program of the RCPSC, approved by the SKMC CME Committee, Abu Dhabi, UAE for 15 CME Credits for the target groups above. To comply with HAAD CME/CPD regulations, the register will be removed at the start of the programme and certificates of attendance will only be provided to those who attend the complete programme. Booking: Pre-registration is required: Bookings can be made with The "Early Bird" Registration fee is AED 300 for non-doctors and AED 400 for doctors till 15th November 2010. Late and onsite registration (if spaces are still available) will be charged at higher rates of AED 400 and 500 respectively. The registration fees will cover tuition, symposium literature, certificate of attendance, lunch and coffee/refreshments breaks. _____________________________________________________________________ Excellence in Diabetes & Endocrinology- 2010 _____________________________________________________________________________ Cutting Edge Topics in Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology Thursday 25th to Saturday 27th November 2010, ?? Hotel, Abu Dhabi. 15 CME Credit Hours FINAL PROGRAM DAY 1. Thursday 25th November 2010 Session 1. Symposium I. CME 1.5 Chairperson: Dr. Asma Deeb Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist, Mafraq Hospital. 19:00-19:30 Registration and Welcome drinks 19:30-19:45 Chairperson’s Introduction 19:45-20:45 Guest Lecture: Treatment of Growth Failure with rhIGF-I in the Context of the Continuum of GH-IGF-I Axis Defects. Professor Martin O Savage MA MD FRCP FRCPCH Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Department of Endocrinology, William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and the Royal London School of Medicine & Dentistry, London, 20:45-21:00 Discussion 21:00-22:00 Dinner DAY 2. Friday 26th November 2010 8:00 – 9:00 Registration and Coffee 9:00-11:00 Session 2. Current Issues in Diabetes CME=2.0 Chairpersons: Dr. Saadi Jader (Fujairah) and Dr. Amine Rakab (Mafraq). 9:00-9:20 Epidemiology of Diabetes in UAE and Gulf An overview of the size the problem of diabetes and risk factors in the UAE and the gulf region. Dr. Khaled Al-Jaberi, MD FACP FACE, Consultant Endocrinologist, Mafraq 9:20-9:30 Discussion 9:30-9:50 Update on Diagnosis and Screening for Diabetes 2010 An appraisal of the current recommendations and their evidence basis for diagnosis, classification and screening for diabetes for early identification of the problem to optimize outcome. Dr. Ahmed Hassoun, MD FACP FACE, Consultant Diabetologist, Joslins Diabetes Center, DHC, Dubai 9:50-10:00 Discussion 10:00-10:20 Lifestyle Modification for Diabetes: The Principles and Practicalities. An overview of the evidence basis of the place of life style modification for diabetes control and risk factor modification and the practical advice that should reach the patient. Professor Hussein F Saadi, MD FACP FACE, Professor of Medicine, UAEU, 10:20-10:30 Discussion 10:30-10:55 The Individualized Medical Management of Type 2 Diabetes An overview of the practical implementation of current good practice guidelines for type 2 diabetes on individualized basis. Dr. Ali B Khalil, MD FACP FACE FRCPC, Consultant Endocrinologist, SKMC 10:55-11:00 Discussion 11:00-11:45 Session 3. SPECIAL LECTURE CME 0.75 Chairperson: Dr. Mohamed Al-Maatouq (KSA) 11:00-11:35 The Role of DDP-IV Inhibition In the Management of Diabetes: An Overview of the Long and Short Term Effects. An overview of the short and long term data on safety and efficacy of incretin enhancing therapy in the management of type 2 diabetes Dr. Tarek Fiad, MD FRCPI FRCP Consultant Endocrinologist, SKMC 11:35-11:45 Discussion. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ 11:45-13:45 Extended Break for Friday Prayers and Lunch. Transport will be arranged at 11:50 to a nearby Mosque. Lunch is provided from 12:00 Reconvening for 14:00 starting of the next session will be greatly appreciated. 13:45-14:30 Session 4. “STATE OF THE ART LECTURE” CME=0.75 Chairperson: Dr. Ian Jefferson (SKMC) 13:45-14:25 Growth Hormone Therapy for Non Growth Hormone Deficiency Disorders. Professor Martin O Savage MA MD FRCP FRCPCH Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist, Department of Endocrinology, William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and the Royal London School of Medicine & Dentistry, London, 14:25-14:30 Discussion 14:30-16:00 Session 5. “PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY 2010” CME=1.5 Chairpersons: Dr. Ashraf Al-Ghoul (Mafraq) and Dr. Abdelrab Hussain (Mafraq) 14:30-14:55 Calcium and Vitamin D Disorders in Children: Recognition and Management. An overview of the clinical and biochemical diagnostic approach and management of acquired and hereditary metabolic bone disorders in childhood and adolescence Dr. Jamal Al Jubeh, MD FACE, Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist, SKMC 14:55-15:00 Discussion 15:00-15:25 Adrenal Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence: A Clinical Review An overview of the clinical and biochemical spectrum of adrenal diseases and their timely recognition and management in childhood and adolescence. Dr. Ian Jefferson. MD FRCPCH, Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist, SKMC 15:25-15:30 Discussion 15:30-15:55 Genital Surgery in Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: An Overview of Approaches and Outcomes. An Overview of the Indications, Techniques and Outcomes of Various Genital Corrective Surgery for CAH made simple for non-surgeons. Dr. Sleiman Gebran, MD, Consultant Pediatric Surgeon, Mafraq Hospital 15:55-16:00 Discussion 16:00-16:30 Tea Break and Networking. 16:45-18:15 Session 6. “CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY I” CME=1.5 Chairpersons: Dr. Ali Bakir (ICLDC) and Dr. Mohamed Badsha (Mafraq) 16:45-17:10 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Reproductive and Metabolic Aspects An overview of the contemporary views on the reproductive and metabolic aspects of polycystic ovary disease and itc comprehensive management. Dr. Huda Ezzeddin Mustafa, MSc MRCP(UK) MRCP(DM&End), Specialist in Endocrinology, SKMC 17:10-17:15 Discussion 17:15-17:40 Evidence Based Management of Osteoporosis An evidence based discussion of the management options for osteporosis of various types, sites and severity incorporating the contemporary international guidelines. Dr. Pierre Najm, MD, Consultant Endocrinologist, ICLDC 17:40-17:45 Discussion 17:30-17:50 Subclinical Thyroid disease: Treating the Patients of the Blood Results. An illustrated discussion of the evaluation of incidentally found abnormalities of thyroid function test in asymptomatic patients, their health implications and rational management. Dr. Mahmoud Benbarka, MD FACP FACE, Consultant Endocrinologist, and Head Division, SKMC 17:50-18:00 Interactive Cases and Discussion 18:00-19:00 Break for Maghreb Prayers and Tea/Refreshments 19:00-20:00 Session 7. Symposium II CME 1.00 Chairperson: Dr. Salem Beshyah (SKMC) 19:00-19:45 Incretin Mimetics in Diabetes: Pathophysiology, The Efficacy and Safety in Trials and Clinical Practice. An overview of the tial data and clinical experience of incretin mimetic therapy to illustrate their place in the modern management of type 2 diabetes Professor Jiten Vora (Liverpool, UK). 19:45-20:00 Discussion 20:00-21:30 Dinner DAY 3 SATURDAY 27th November 2010 8:00-8:30 Registration and Morning Coffee 8:30-10:00 Session 8. “CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY II” CME=1.5 Chairperson: Dr. Bachar Afandi (Tawam) and Dr. Wiam Hussein (Bahrain) 8:30-8:55 Contemporary Management of Prolactinomas An overview of the “best practice” in management of micro and macroprolactinomas with special focus on Dr. Iyad Alkasseri, MD Consultant Endocrinologist, Dubai. 8:55-9:00 Discussion 9:00-9:25 Acromegaly 2010: A Clinical Review. An update on suspecting and confirming the diagnosis and long term management of growth hormone excess in adults. Dr Ali Khalil, MD FACP FACE FRCPC, Consultant Endocrinologist, SKMC 9:25-9:30 Discussion 9:30-9:55 Cushing’s Disease in Young People: Special Management Challenges and Outcome. Professor Martin O Savage MA MD FRCP FRCPCH (London, UK) 9:55-10:00 Discussion 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break and Networking 10:30-11:15 Session 9. “OCCASIONAL LECTURE” CME=0.75 Chairperson:Dr. Mahmoud Benbarka (SKMC) 10:30-11:10 Endocrine Replacement Therapy for Hypopituitary Adults: How Well Do We Do It? A comprehensive review of the clinical aspects, long term implication for health and quality of life of pituitary hormone deficiencies and an appraisal of the current versus the ideal management practices. Professor Ibrahim Sherif, MB FRCPEd. Professor of Medicine and Consultant Endocrinologist, Libyan Board for Medical Specialties (Libya). 11:10-11:15 Discussion 11:15-12:15 Session 10. Symposium III CME 1.0 Chairperson: Dr. Abdulla Al Junaibi (ZMH) 11:15-12:00 Recent Advances in Insulin Therapy: Improving Efficacy and Enhancing Safety ! An overview of the recent advances in insulin therapy that have safely enhanced modern management of diabetes Dr. Waleed Aldahi, MD, FRCPC, Consultant Endocrinologist, Kuwait 12:00-12:15 Discussion 12:15-13:15 Break for Dhuhor Prayers and Lunch 13:15-14:00 Session 11. “SPECIAL LECTURE” CME=0.75 Chairperson: Dr. Jumaa Al-Kaabi, (Tawam) 13:15-13:45 Diabetes Control and Complications – The 2010 Edition An overview of the current opinion on the relationship between timing and extent of good glycaemic control to both macro and microvscular complications. Professor Jiten Vora, Professor of Medicine and Consultant Endocrinologist (Liverpool, UK) 13:45-14:00 Discussion 14:00-15:20 Session 12. DIABETES IN YOUNG PEOPLE 2010 CME=1.25 Chairperson: Dr. Anwar Sallam (Mafraq) and Dr Ghada Abdu-Elhag (Duabai) 14:00-14:20 Pitfalls in Diagnosis and Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children. A review of the timely diagnosis and effective management of this serious and life threatening complication of diabetes in children. Dr. Walid Kaplan, MD FACE, Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist, (USA) 14:20-14:40 Type 2 Diabetes in Young People. A review of the recognition, investigation and clinical management of the increasing problem of type 2 diabetes in young patients. Dr. Elham Al Ameri, MD FACE, Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist, (Sharja) 14:40-15:00 Neonatal Diabetes A review of the diagnosis classification, management and outcome of this interesting entity. Dr. Asma Deeb, MD FRCPCH Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist, (Mafraq) 15:00-15:15 Panel Discussion 15:15-15:45 Tea Break and Networking 15:45-17:00 Session 13. “INTER-DISCIPLINARY ENDOCRINOLOGY” CME=1.25 Chairpersons: Dr. Ali Khalil and Dr. Hassan Mundi 15:45-16:05 Management of Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders During Pregnancy: An Obstetric Physician’s Perspective. A general overview of the management of endocrine and metabolic problems as seen from the point of a view of a very busy obstetric physician. Dr. Bashir Salih, MD, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi. 16:05-16:25 Effective Transfer of Care for Pediatric Endocrine Patients to Adult Clinics: GHD as an Example.. A discussion of the theory, models and practicalities of pediatic adult clinic transfer aiming for a smooth and seamless transfer and hand over of care from pediatric clinics to adult patients at individualized age. Dr. Mohamed Al Abiari, MD, Consultant Pediatrician 16:25-16:45 The Adult Turner: Reproductive, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Perspectives. A clinical review of the reproductive, cardiovascular and metabolic concerns that may affect younger and older adults with Turners syndrome and their optimal clinical management. Dr. Abdelrazzag A Madani, MD, Consultant Endocrinologist and CEO, Dubai Hospital, Dubai, UAE. 16:45-17:00 Panel Discussion 17:00- CLOSE FEEDBACK, CERTIFICATES.
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