THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Top national and international experts in diabetes will attend a two-day scientific educational convention on the disease. The convention titled ‘Diabetes: Learning with a Difference’ will be held in the capital city on August 12 and 13. The fifth Jothydev’s Professional Education Forum (JPEF) Annual International Convention, held under the aegis of P Kesavadev Trust in association with Diabetes India, will feature some of the most sought after speakers from across the country and abroad. The speakers will deliver speeches on diabetes care and related topics.
The convention, scheduled to be held at the Uday Samudra in Kovalam, will witness lectures, symposiums, workshops, orations and panel discussions on subjects like tips on diabetes care, revolutionary apps for diabetes care, interpreting new CVOT data, newer technologies and treatment, cost effective insulin formulations, point of care devices, glucometers and more.
The international faculty include Roger Chen from Australia, Satish Garg from the USA, Reinhard H A Becker from Germany and Riaz Ahammad from the UAE while the national faculty features Kavita Gupta, Sunil Gupta, Brij Mohan Makkar, Dharini Krishnan and Shilpa Joshi. The occasion will also witness the launch of the P Kesavadev JPEF Award 2017 for Young Researcher which will carry a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh. The award will go to a researcher aged below 40 years who contributes to the science of diabetes care, treatment or prevention.