Scientific events on diabetes mellitus, organized by the Internal Medicine – Diabetes Clinic and Diabetes Center at IASO General
The Internal Medicine – Diabetes Clinic and Diabetes Center at IASO General, organized two Scientific Events to comprehensively educate the public on Diabetes Mellitus, on Friday 12 June and on Sunday 14 June 2015, which were hosted by the ‘Alkyon Hotel’ in Vrachati, Korinthos. The events were carried out under the auspices of the NGO ‘Guided by Diabetes-Diabetes Card’ and the Medical Association of Korinthos.
The Event held on Friday 12 June was primarily addressed to instructors and all those involved in the field of healthcare (nurses, pharmacists, dentists, health visitors, etc) and provided updated information on Juvenile Diabetes (insulin-dependent diabetes, type 1) via practical training on complications management. The Event held on Sunday 14 June provided information on Diabetes type 2 with simultaneous practical seminars such as nutrition, foot care, physical exercise and psychology of the diabetic patients and their families.
On Saturday 13 June, a Study Day on Diabetes Mellitus was held by the Hellenic Society for Primary Healthcare Research and Continuing Education (HSPHRCE-EEEP), in collaboration with IASO General’s Internal Medicine-Diabetes Clinic & Diabetes Center, under the auspices of the Medical Association of Korinthos. New data were presented on the prevention of complications and therapy, covering the whole spectrum of the disease, aiming to the information of the local medical practitioners.