IDF 2019 Programme

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The IDF 2019 scientific programme will will deliver 160 hours of scientific sessions, 300 speakers and 1000 posters, over 3 and a half days. With innovative and interactive sessions, the programme will provide top quality presentations from high-level speakers. Spreading knowledge to healthcare professionals in all fields of diabetes and at all experience levels, IDF 2019 will improve healthcare practice and enhance the lives of people with diabetes.

Programme Streams

The IDF  2019 programme is comprised of 8 streams:

  • Clinical and Therapeutic Research
  • Basic and Translational Science 
  • Diabetes Complications and Comorbidities
  • Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Education and Integrated Care
  • Diabetes in Society and Culture 
  • Living with Diabetes
  • Diabetes and Women

Stream descriptions and learning objectives

Programme Committee

Programme committee bios

Chair: Edward J. Boyko, USA

Clinical and Therapeutic Research

Stream Lead: Raimund Weitgasser, Austria

Basic and Translational Science

Stream Lead: Young-Bum Kim, USA

Diabetes Complications and Comorbidities

Stream Lead: Adel El Sayed, Egypt

Epidemiology and Public Health

Stream Lead: Anthony Hanley, Canada

Education and Integrated Care

Stream Lead: Sue McLaughlin, USA

Diabetes in Society and Culture

Stream Lead: Kun-Ho Yoon, Korea

Living with Diabetes

Stream Lead: Renza Scibilia, Australia

Diabetes and Women

Stream Lead: Ronald Ma. Hong Kong, China

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