Highlights from the 38th Annual Meeting of ISPAD, Istanbul, Turkey
The 38th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD) was held 10-13 October 2012 at the Lütfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Center in Istanbul, Turkey. The meeting attracted 1,329 participants (1,008 non-ISPAD members) from 90 countries. The meeting was chaired and hosted by Şükran Darcan, MD, and Damla Gökşen, MD, from Izmir, Turkey. The program covered recent advances in pediatric diabetes combining basic science and clinical and translational research achievements. Seventy-one oral presentations and 316 posters reflected research diversity and clinical innovations at the field of pediatric and adolescent diabetes around the world. Abstracts of the Oral and Poster Sessions can be found in a recent supplement of Pediatric Diabetes 2012;12(Suppl. 17):1-173. In the current report we present some highlights from the plenary sessions, symposia, oral presentations and selected poster sessions.
Read the full report with conference highlights here