Diabetes conferences bring together the many stakeholders including healthcare professionals, practitioners, patients, patient advocates and educators who are all looking to improve the lives and health outcomes of those with diabetes.
The following are a few of the most popular diabetes conferences currently:
The Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) is a nonprofit organization committed to promoting development and use of technology in the fight against diabetes. DTS presents three scientific conferences each year, Diabetes Technology Meeting, Clinical Diabetes Technology Meeting, and International Hospital Diabetes Meeting. Several thousand scientist and researchers from more than 25 countries regularly participate in these conferences.
Take Control of your Diabetes is an organization that is dedicated to educating and motivating people with diabetes and their loved ones to take a more active role in their own health and to provide continuing diabetes education to medical prefessionals to better care for their patients.
The American Diabetes Association hold hundreds of events throughout the United States every year. These events help raise critical funds, increase awareness about diabetes, and support the search for a cure. The event include technical conferences, seminars, community programs and expositions. The Annual ADA Expo is free and includes health screenings, cooking demonstration, product and service exhibitors as well as leading experts talking about diabetes management and prevention.
The American Associatiom of diabetes educators consist of well-informed and caring nurses, dietitians, pharmacists and other diabetes healthcare professionals who are on the front lines in the fight against diabetes. Consulting an average of 26 patients per week, diabetes educators take a personal interest in each patient’s welfare and have a direct influence on which products their patients use.
Children with Diabetes, Inc. operates one of the most well established online diabetes communities, promotes the Quilt for Life Diabetes awareness project and host Friends for Life conferences to provide education and support for children with diabetes and their families.
The mission of the International Diabetes Foundation is to promote diabets care, prevention and a cure worldwide. IDF considers itself the global advocate for more than 366 million peope with diabtese worldwide as well as their families and healthcare providers. IDF is a non-governmental organization of over 200 member associations in more than 160 countries in officail relations with the WHO and is associated with the Department of Public Information of the United nations. They promote diabates related events and conferences around the world.