Two New Conferences From ICLDC Highlight Global Diabetes Challenge
Diabetes Weekend Intensive and
Cardiovascular Update To Spotlight Latest Medical Developments And Case-relevant Practice Guidelines.
Diabetes Weekend Intensive Course May 9-10 2014
Cardiovascular Update May 10 2014
MRCP Part 1 & 2
Abu Dhabi, UAE: The challenge posed by the high diabetes prevalence worldwide is the focus of a new conference launched by Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICLDC) next month, May 9-10.
Diabetes Weekend Intensive Course (DWIC) is set to spark conversations around the latest figures from the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), suggesting that 382 million people worldwide are living with diabetes.
The two-day weekend event for medical practitioners is one of the latest additions to ICLDC’s growing Education Series portfolio comprising more than 20 events per year.
The upcoming conference, DWIC, will be presented by ICLDC specialists, as well as experts from Imperial College London. It will offer timely medical updates specific to diabetes, from diagnosis to management.
Another new ICLDC Education Event is Cardiovascular Update, a half-day intensive which will share the very latest developments in cardiology, with a special emphasis on case studies and practice guidelines.
Imperial College London’s Dr John Chambers is delivering the session offered at no cost by ICLDC to support the continuous education of the region’s medical faculty. It is accredited by HAAD for 2 CME hours, and will share strategies for lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Meanwhile, two more events are also taking place at ICLDC’s purpose-designed lecture facilities over the same weekend.
MRCP Part 1 and Part 2 are hosted several times a year offering junior doctors high standard preparation as they study for Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians examination. Participants are also awarded HAAD-accredited CME points of 21.5 and 22 hours respectively.
Registration can be made online at www.icldc.ae/event/diabetes-weekend-intensive-course and www.icldc.ae/event/cardiovascular-update
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About Imperial College London Diabetes Centre
Imperial College London Diabetes Centre is a one-stop, state-of-the-art, out-patient facility that specialises in diabetes treatment, research, training and public health awareness.
The Centre was established in Abu Dhabi by Mubadala Healthcare, in partnership with the UK’s Imperial College London, in 2006 to address the growing demand for diabetes care in the UAE. A second facility in Al Ain opened in 2011. Together, the Centres have offered diabetes prevention, education and treatment to more than 160,000 people.
‘Diabetes-Knowledge-Action’ is Imperial College London Diabetes Centre’s award-winning public health awareness campaign. It was launched in 2007 under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak.
Imperial College London Diabetes Centre holds the Joint Commission International (JCI) Clinical Care Program Certification (CCPC) in Diabetes Management and JCI Accreditation for Ambulatory Care, awarded in 2010 and again in 2013. The 2010 award made Imperial College London Diabetes Centre the only healthcare provider worldwide to hold both certifications and the first facility in the Middle East and third globally to hold JCI’s highly-acclaimed CCPC specifically for the clinical management of diabetes.
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