2017-11-17 12:00:00

Welcome Message

Diabetes is one of the fastest growing public health problems worldwide. It affects all populations and is increasing everywhere. It causes severe complications and shortens life expectancy significantly. Treatment of diabetes is usually life-long, and therefore expensive. However, there are good news: diabetes and its complications are preventable! By preventing diabetes all the suffering related to this disease and unnecessary costs associated with it can be avoided.

2nd National Conference on Prevention of Diabetes is a global forum where experts on diabetes and prevention meet and all participants can enjoy high quality scientific discussions on principles of diabetes prevention and listen to the experiences from diabetes prevention programmes that have been implemented in various countries.

It is now the time to take the next step 2nd National Conference on Prevention of Diabetes to be held in Atlanta, USA, 17 - 19, November 2017. As the earlier Congresses, the coming Congress will combine theory and practice, and will form a forum to disseminate new information, to learn from best practices and to have constructive debates around one of the most important public health issues, the prevention of diabetes and its complications. Although we can declare today that the work targeted to the prevention of diabetes and its complications has been a true success story, there is still a long way to go and many lessons to be learned. The history of public health is full of success stories – let’s make sure that the prevention of diabetes and its complications will be one of them! This conference is also a good opportunity to present and discuss your research works, meet with colleagues and friends from all over the world, and enjoy the pleasant mild climate and the many attractions of the beautiful city of Atlanta.

The conference will be conducted 17 - 19, November 2017 in the beautiful City of Atlanta, USA. We look forward to welcoming you at this unique Event.

Guillermo E. Umpierrez , MD, CDE

Mahmoud Ibrahim , MD