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European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 2016 Annual Meeting

September 12 - 16, 2016; Munich Germany

September 12 - 16, 2016 Munich Germany

Medscape at Booth S.05

  • Half of All Type 1 Diabetes Develops After 30 Years of Age UK researchers find equal distribution of autoimmune-mediated diabetes below and above age 30 years, but after 30 this is "spotting a needle in a haystack," as cases are far exceeded by type 2 diabetes.
  • EASD Libre 'Flash' Glucose Monitoring System Cuts Hypoglycemia Experts weigh the relative pros and cons of the new Freestyle Libre "Flash" Glucose Monitoring System, which seems to be gaining in popularity among diabetes patients in Europe.
  • EASD First Data on GLP-1 Agonist/SGLT2 Inhibitor Combo in Diabetes Exenatide once weekly combined with daily dapagliflozin improved glycemic outcomes, BP, and weight loss more than each drug alone in DURATION-8, the first trial to examine a combination of these 2 agents.

Meeting Highlights At A Glance

  • Top News From EASD 2016: Slideshow Top News From EASD 2016: Slideshow Highlights include the first full presentation of data from the SUSTAIN-6 trial plus renal results from LEADER and "eye-opening" data on type 1 diabetes.

Conference News

Popular News from EASD 2015

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Medscape Board at the Podium
  • Per-Henrik Groop, MD, DMSc
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Presentation: OP 07 Novel insights into diabetic nephropathy
    Date: September 13, 2016
    Presentation: OP 11 Novel approaches to unravel glucose homeostasis in humans
    Date: September 13, 2016
    Presentation: OP 35 Novel genetics discoveries and phenotypic characterization
    Date: September 15, 2016
    Presentation: OP 36 Biomarkers and predictors of diabetic nephropathy
    Date: September 15, 2016
  • Simon Heller, MB BChir, DM, FRCP
    University of Sheffield School of Medicine; South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    Presentation: OP 02 insulin insights
    Date: September 13, 2016
    Chair of the Session: OP 14 Hypoglycaemia: The low down
    Date: September 14, 2016
  • Arya Sharma, MD, PhD
    PS 038 Determinants of beta cell function in humans and in non-human Primates
    Presentation: PS 038 Determinants of beta cell function in humans and in non-human Primates
    Date: September 13, 2016

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