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First Mowasat Conference on Diabetes and Metabolism

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FIRST MOWASAT CONFERENCE ON
DIABETES & METABOLISM

 

29TH October 2009

Auditorium – Medical Plaza
New Mowasat Hospital, Salmiya, Kuwait

 

:PROGRAMME:

08:30

Registration

09:00

Quran Recitation    (Dr. Ahmad Kamel - Consultant Surgeon)
Welcome Note       (Mr. Christopher Booher - Hospital administrator)
Introduction to Course and MDOC (Dr. Kashif Rizvi - Director MDOC)

Session I: 

 

Chair:

Dr. Mahmood Omar / Dr. Zeeshan Miraj

09:15 - 09:50

Vit. D Deficiency: The Current Perspective
Dr. Stephen Orme  MB ChB, MD, FRCP
Consultant Endocrinologist at Leeds General Infirmary, U.K.  Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Leeds University.

09:50 – 10:25

Pathophysiology of Diabetes:
Dr. Waleed Al-Dahi
Consultant Endocrinologist
Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital, Kuwait.

10:30 – 10:45

Coffee

Session II:

 

Chair:

Dr. Gamal Afghani / Dr Fahed Al Enezi

10:45 – 11:15

Obesity and Insulin Resistance in Children
Dr. Nermine Hussein MD, MRCPCH, FRCPCH
Specialist Paediatrician, New Mowasat Hospital, Kuwait.

11:15 - 11:45

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome; Another Facet of the Dice:
Dr. Hayan Al-Ahmad  MD, MRCOG
Specialist Obstetrician Gynecologist, New Mowasat Hospital, Kuwait.

11:45 – 12:15

Insulin Resistance and Hypogonadism:  A New Treatment for Diabetes?
Dr. Ramzi Ajjan  MD, MRCP, MMedSci, PhD
Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Leads University/Leads General Infirmary, U.K.

12:30 – 12:45

Discussion

12:45

Lunch

Session III

 

Chair:

Dr. Habib Steitieh/ Dr Peter Hirsch

14:00 – 14:35

 Metabolic Syndrome & IHD
Dr. Fahed Al-Enezi FRCP(c)
Consultant Cardiologist.  Farwaniya Hospital and New Mowasat Hospital, Kuwait.

14:35 – 15:15

Glycaemic Control and Cardiovascular Risk: Is it Important?
Dr. Ramzi Ajjan  MD, MRCP, MMedSci, PhD Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Leads University/Leads General Infirmary, U.K.

Dr. Stephen Orme  MB ChB, MD, FRCP
Consultant Endocrinologist at Leeds General Infirmary, U.K.  Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Leeds University.

15:45

Coffee & Discussion

16:00

KEY NOTE LECTURE
Type II Diabetes: The Current Perspective
Prof David Owens CBE
Professor and Consultant Diabetologist
Diabetes Research Unit, University Hospital Llandough, Wales, U.K.

17:00

Closing Remarks (Dr. Kashif Rizvi)