La vie 100 L’insuline. Access to diabetes care
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La vie 100 L'insuline. Access to diabetes care

Meeting/Exhibition/Fair Start Date: November 7, 2021
End Date: November 7, 2021
Location: Mauritius

The prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes is on the rise with almost a quarter of the population of Mauritius with diabetes. Access to the right information and right care pathways has been a challenge. The Curis Clinic is hosting a globally celebrated event not only to promote awareness of diabetes but also to support education of healthcare professionals thus improving access to better treatment options. Patient empowerment is of paramount importance.

Professor Lindsay Edouard who is a former medical officer with the WHO in Geneva and health adviser with United Nations in New York will be talking about his own experience of living with diabetes and his journey to diabetes reversal. Finally, strategies will be discussed with the aim to implement a multidisciplinary approach to diabetes care.

Programme

9:00-9:30 Breakfast and Registration
9:30-10:00 Introduction and key messages. Celebrating a 100 years in insulin innovation – Dr Mehjabeen Beebeejaun MBChB MRCP UK CCT Diabetes and Endocrinology. Consultant Physician Diabetologist and Endocrinologist
10:00-10:30 Nuances in trajectories of kidney disease in diabetes – Dr Davy Ip Min Wan MBChB MRCP UK. Consultant Physician and Nephrologist
10:30 -10:45 My personal experience of diabetes and journey to Diabetes Reversal – Professor Lindsay Edouard FFPHM FFSRH FRCOG
10:45 – 11:00 Tea Break
11:00-11:30 SGLT2- inhibitors in HFrEF – DapaHF study – Dr Muhammad Timol MBBCh BAO (NUI) RCSI Dublin, MRCPI CSD Cardiology , Dublin. Consultant Cardiologist
11:30-12:00 Lower Limb Amputations – A Mauritian Perspective. Dr Kunal Sibartie MBBch BAO (Ireland) MRCS (Edinburgh) FCS (SA)Vascular Surgeon
12:00-12:30 Management of an ischaemic foot ulcer - Dr Marvyn Sooknunden M.D Liege Belgium. Consultant Cardiovascular surgeon
12:30- 12:45 Diabetes Technology Ravish Parepiah Healthfocus
12:45 – 13:15 A multidisciplinary approach to diabetic eye disease - Dr Zia Carrim FRCOphth Consultant Ophthalmologist
13:15 Lunch - Belle Vue Restaurant

Organizer: The Curis Clinic

Event Email: mb.beebeejaun@gmail.com
Event website: www.diabetes.mu

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