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



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

Symposium 1


(supported by Abbott Laboratories Ltd.)
09:30   How do we personalize evidence-based nutritional therapies in diabetes
            Katy Wilkens, U.S.A.
10:00   Can good diabetes care prevent osteoporosis and fracture
            Elaine Cheung, Hong Kong
10:30   Break

Symposium 2


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

Symposium 3


(supported by Merck Pharmaceutical (HK) Ltd.)
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 Luk, Hong Kong
12:45   Lunch break

Symposium 4


(supported by Novo-Nordisk Hong Kong Ltd.)
13:45   Role of incretin-based therapy in COVID-19
            Soo Lim, Korea
14:25   Co-formulation of insulin analogues – Review of evidence
            Kitty Cheung, Hong Kong

Symposium 5


14:45   Use of metformin in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease
            Elaine Chow, Hong Kong
15:15   Vitamins and trace elements in cardiometabolic disease
            Kenneth Lo, Hong Kong
15:45   Break
16:00   Smart-phone based lifestyle intervention in gestational diabetes
            Tong Wei Yew, Singapore

Symposium 6


16:30   Screening for blood glucose and lipids in a Chinese general population
            Martin Wong, Hong Kong
16:45   Role of District Health Centre in prevention of NCD
            Jimmy Wu, Hong Kong
17:00   Complexity of diabetes – learning from patients during clinical trials
            Andrea Luk & Elaine Chow, Hong Kong
17:20   Panel discussion
17:30   Closing remarks
            Andrea Luk, Hong Kong

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