10th World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes and Its Complications (WCPD)

Published on: 3rd May 2018

15 - 18 July 2018


Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC)

Plenary speakers include:

Andrew Morris, Peter Schwarz, Naveed Sattar, Ann Albright, Jonathan Valabhji, Pirjo Ilanne-Parikka, Emma Ahlqvist, Paul Franks, Tim Frayling, Jason Gill, and Dan West, covering topics such as Prevention Challenges, Prevention Programmes, Exercise for Prevention, and Stratifying Disease helps Prevention. There will be updates from major Prevention Programmes from around the World, focussing on challenges and successes, while the latest evidence for prevention of all forms of diabetes as well as complications using exercise or disease classification will be presented.

Other keynote speakers include JaakkoTuomilehto, Jaana Lindstrom, Marit Jorgensen, Maria Ines Schmidt, Nick Wareham, Sadaf Farooqi, Andrew Hattersley, Solomon Tefaye, John Petrie, John Wilding, Stephanie Amiel, Jim Shaw, Jill Norris, Nita Forouhi, Paolo Pozzilli, Gert Biessels, Oluf Pedersen, Mikael Knip, Tim Tree, Marian Rewers, Richard Holt, Shareen Forbes, and Tim Keiffer. They will address subjects including Prevention aspects of Nutrition, GDM, Type 1 Diabetes, Obesity, LADA, Diabetes and dementia, Psychology, Complications, Monogenic diabetes, and Big data. There is a specific JDRF sponsored session on prevention of Type 1 Diabetes, and a Novo Nordisk sponsored session on ‘Cities Changing Diabetes’.

Early bird registration is being extended to mid-May to match the late breaking abstract deadline (£490 plus VAT), while a range of accommodation is available within Edinburgh as a major tourist destination (there is a dedicated conference accommodation link).

There is a Welcome reception for all registered delegates on Sun 15th July, and the conference dinner (Tue 17th July) is to be held in Princess St Gardens below Edinburgh Castle.

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