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Technology-based Strategies for Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 16:15 to Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 16:15
Mexico City, Mexico

The National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition and the National Academy of Medicine of Mexico, together with the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), NIH, will be holding a joint workshop, Technology-based Strategies for Management of Diabetes Mellitus, on March 3-4, 2014 in Mexico City.  This unique event will focus on diagnosis and prevention in three areas of diabetes:  glucose control; retinopathy; and neuropathy.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Enrique Ruelas MD, President, National Academy of Medicine, Mexico
  • Fran Kaufman, MD, Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles
  • David Kershenobich, MD, Director General, Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition, Mexico City
  • Robert Sherwin, MD, Yale School of Medicine

  • Carlos Aguilar Salinas, MD, Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition, Mexico City
  • Roberto Tapia, MD, PhD, Director-General, Carlos Slim Health Institute
  • Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD, University of Washington
  • Enrique Graue, MD, Mexico City
  • Peter Soliz, PhD, President, VisionQuest
  • Marco Ulises Morales, MD, University of Nottingham
  • Aristedes Veves, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess
  • David Armstrong DPM, MD, PhD, University of Arizona
  • Javier Lozano, MD, El Paso Texas
  • Jorge Cuadros, MD, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Registration is free of charge. The full agenda, as well as further information on the workshop, can be found on the workshop website.