Themed around ‘A journey from Traditional to Clinical’, the conference will be attended by experts from the medical world
Ahmedabad, January 10, 2019: The first International Conference on Metabolic Disease, ‘SwasthyaCON 2019’ is all set to be held on 12 & 13 January 2019 at the Pandit Dindayal Upadhyay Auditorium in Ahmedabad. Jointly organized by All India Institute of Diabetes Research (AIIDR) & Swasthya Diabetes Care and supported by International Diabetes Federation and D FOOT International, the two-day event is a platform for stakeholders to discuss the current situation, challenges and advancement relating to the complications of Diabetes.
In tune with the theme – A journey from Traditional to Clinical – new evidence-based data and successfully-applicable advance therapy options (Clinical) will be presented while also including time-tested (Traditional) alternatives. The approach of this enlightening event is “Learn, Share & Teach”. With Diabetes management workshops, plenary sessions, interactive case discussions, e Poster Presentations, and exciting quizzes, the conference will become an ideal platform to connect with experts.
Diabetes is India’s fastest growing disease with 72 million cases recorded in 2017 that will go up 134 million in 2045 while by that time world figure will be around 9.5 billion. The huge gap between knowledge and practical application has to be minimized through empowerment of practitioners to enhance the benefits. The conference is being looked upon as a platform to enable this. India’s holistic view when it comes to health and wellness and encompasses yoga, meditation and other forms of fitness will also be tapped during the congregation.
Swasthya Diabetes Care, established in 1986, is a tertiary care centre, first of its kind in the western part of India, having state of art technology and providing specialty services related to diabetes ‘under one roof’. It also conducts basic and clinical research of international standards on diabetes and related complications. Swasthya has unique foot care department and dedicated team for salvage of limbs. Recognized by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) as “Centre of Excellence in Diabetes Care” and “Centre of Education”, more than 3,50,000 patients have been treated over a period of 33 years at Swasthya. Through constant efforts in the field, more than 20 million people have been covered through awareness campaigns.
Doctors from various parts of India, Asia & Africa, can look forward to Diabetes Management Workshops covering varied topics by global experts including Dr Ajay Chaudhuri, renowned Diabetes specialist from USA, Dr V Seshiah, Pioneer in ‘Pregnancy & Diabetes’, Dr Anil Kapur, Chairman World Diabetes Foundation, Dr Shaukat Sadikot, Rich Bryson from UK, Padma Shri Dr Anoop Mishra & others. Yoga Guru, H H Swami Adhyatmanandji will conduct a ‘Happiness Workshop’.
“The content of the conference is tailored to empower practicing doctors with knowledge and confidence to provide quality services to their patients. For the first time, technology-based ongoing clinical and educational support will be provided after the conference to all interested delegates throughout the year,” said Swasthya Diabetes Care Chairman, Dr Mayur Patel.