About IDF-WPR 2018

The 12th International Diabetes Federation Western Pacific Region Congress (IDF-WPR 2018), concurrently happening with the 10th Scientific Meeting of Asian Association for the Study of Diabetes (AASD), is held in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Malaysia, from 22 to 25 November 2018. The congress is jointly organised by Diabetes Malaysia (DM), Malaysian Endocrine & Metabolic Society (MEMS), National Diabetes Institute (NADI) and Malaysian Diabetes Education Society (mdEs). The congress highlights the theme “Enhancing Knowledge & Skills – Transforming Diabetes Care”, focusing on the latest advances in the prevention and treatment of diabetes.
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Dear Colleagues,

"Come join me at the only place where all the colours, flavours, sounds and sights come together - Malaysia Truly Asia.

Let's enhance our knowledge and skills towards transforming diabetes care.

See you in Malaysia. "

Yours sincerely,

Prof. Dato' Dr. Ikram Shah bin Ismail
Chairman of Congress Organizing Committee

Registration

Registration Open
December 2017
Early Registration Deadline
July 2018

Call For Abstract

IDF-WPR 2018’s Scientific Committee wishes to invite abstracts for oral and poster presentations! General abstract themes include:
  • Basic Sciences – Diabetes, Obesity and Nutrition
  • Clinical Diabetes and Therapeuticsv
  • Clinical Diabetes and Complications
  • Nutrition and Exercise
  • Education and Living with Diabetes
Abstract Submission Open
December 2017
Abstract Submission Closed
April 2018

Programme Highlights

  • Presidential Lecture by IDF-WPR Chairman
  • Presidential Lecture by AASD President
  • Yutaka Seino Award and Lecture
  • AASD Award Ceremony, AASD Investigator Award & AASD Travel Award
  • Masato Kasuga Award and Lecture
  • Xioren Pan Award and Lecture
  • Diabetic Foot Workshop
  • 5 Plenary Sessions
  • 20 Lecture Symposia
  • 4 Debates
  • IDF-WPR 2018 Travel Award
  • Breakfast, High-Tea and Lunch Symposia

Among the Confirmed Speakers Are

  • Prof Dr Juliana Chan (Hong Kong)
  • Prof Trisha Dunning (Australia)
  • Prof Kim Donaghue (Australia)
  • Prof Ralph DeFronzo (USA)
  • Prof Dai Yabe (Japan)
  • Prof Shigeo Kono (Japan)
  • Dr Anthony Leeds (UK)
  • Dr Mohamad Hassanein (UAE)
  • and many more renowned speakers!

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