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CONFERENCE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 87-91

The fourth annual conference of the Arab Association for the Study of Diabetes and Metabolism (AASD); 18–20 November 2009, Cairo Sheraton Hotel, Cairo Egypt


1 Department of Medicine, 7th October Hospital, Benghazi, Libya
2 Artoc Group Clinic, Cairo, Egypt
3 Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Correspondence Address:
Salem A Beshyah
Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi
UAE
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1947-489X.210975

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In its fourth annual conference, the Arab Association for the Study of Diabetes and Metabolism (AASD) conducted a three-day international program of continuing medical education, patient education sessions, and medical exhibition. Over 1500 delegates from Egypt and more than 10 Arab countries attended the conference. Speakers came from Egypt, Libya, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, UAE, Germany, Greece, UK, and USA. The scientific program covered a wide range of the epidemiological, organizational, and clinical aspects of diabetes care including current guidelines, modern management of diabetes, cardiovascular disease in diabetes, diabetes in the Arab world, diabetic foot, and diabetic neuropathy etc. In this report, we present the highlights of the conference and critically appraise its proceedings.


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