Diabetes Preventing the Preventables (DPP) Forum 2021
2 May 2021 (Sunday) | Virtual Conference



08:45   Registration
09:25   Welcome remarks
            Juliana Chung Ngor Chan, Hong Kong

Symposium 1


(supported by Abbott Laboratories Ltd.)

Co-chairs: Harriet Chung & Alice Kong
09:30   Nutritional management of diabetic patients with chronic kidney disease
            Katy Wilkens, U.S.A.
10:00   Can good diabetes care prevent osteoporosis and fracture
            Elaine Yun-ning Cheung, Hong Kong
10:30   Break

Symposium 2


(supported by Sanofi Hong Kong Ltd.)

Co-chairs: Juliana Chan & Victor Hung

10:45   Celebrating insulin 100: Basal Insulin as cornerstone of diabetes treatment
            Alice Y.Y. Cheng, Canada
11:15   Timely simultaneous intensification with fixed ratio combination of basal insulin and GLP-1 RA
            Ronald Ching Wan Ma, Hong Kong

Symposium 3


(supported by Merck Pharmaceutical (HK) Ltd.)

Co-chairs: Jenny Leung & Risa Ozaki

11:45   The economic burden of type 2 diabetes in Hong Kong
            Rohini Omkar, Singapore
12:15   Trends of diabetes care in Hong Kong – where are the unmet needs
            Andrea On Yan Luk, Hong Kong
12:45   Lunch break

Symposium 4


(supported by Novo-Nordisk Hong Kong Ltd.)

Co-chairs: Rose Ting & Man Wo Tsang

13:45   Role of incretin-based therapy in COVID-19
            Soo Lim, Korea
14:25   Co-formulation of insulin analogues – Review of evidence
            Kitty Kit Ting Cheung, Hong Kong

Symposium 5


Co-chairs: Alvin Chan & Wing-yee So
14:45   Use of metformin in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease
            Elaine Yee Kwan Chow, Hong Kong
15:15   Vitamins and trace elements in cardiometabolic disease
            Kenneth Ka Hei Lo, Hong Kong
15:45   Break
16:00   Smart-phone based lifestyle intervention in gestational diabetes
            Tong Wei Yew, Singapore

Symposium 6


Co-chairs: Mary Kwong & Sarita Chan
16:30   Screening for blood glucose and lipids in a Chinese general population
            Martin Chi Sang Wong, Hong Kong
16:45   Role of District Health Centre in prevention of NCD
            Jimmy Yeung-key Wu, Hong Kong
17:00   Complexity of diabetes – learning from patients during clinical trials
            Elaine Yee Kwan Chow & Andrea On Yan Luk, Hong Kong
17:20   Panel discussion
17:30   Closing remarks
            Andrea On Yan Luk, Hong Kong

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