IDF 2018 Programme

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The increase in rates of diabetes across the globe brings with it an increase in diabetes complications. Poor diabetes management, whether through lack of education, limited access to care or undiagnosed conditions, means that diabetes complications are a real problem in most countries. A large number of people with diabetes are unaware of having complications. It is estimated that every 30 seconds a lower limb or part of a lower limb is lost to amputation somewhere in the world as a consequence of diabetes.1

The aim of the IDF Diabetes Complications Congress 2018 is to provide participants with the latest research, treatments and tools to limit and treat diabetes complications. The ultimate goal is to improve outcomes and quality of life for people with diabetes.

Scientific Programme

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CME Accreditation



The IDF Diabetes Complications Congress 2018 has been accredited with 15 European CME credits.


The IDF Diabetes Complications Congress 2018 has been accredited with 6 Medical Council of India credit hours by the Telangana Medical Council.

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Programme Streams
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Diabetic Foot
  • Foot - Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Foot - Ulcers and Infection
  • Foot - Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy and Charcot
  • Cardiovascular Risk Factors
  • Coronary Heart Disease and Heart Failure
  • Diabetes and Kidney Disease
  • Diabetic Eye Disease

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Programme Schedule

IDF 2018 Programme Schedule


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