ISPAD Newsletter February 2016
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ISPAD NEWS

No. II / February 2016




Dear ISPAD Members & Friends,


In this issue of your ISPAD News, you will find information about recent ISPAD activities.

As always, please do not hesitate to send us your thoughts or feedback via email
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Ragnar Hanas -
Why I am an ISPAD Member

My first ISPAD Conference was back in 1988, and I became a member the year after. What has made me remain a member throughout the years?

Click here to find out more about why ISPAD President, Ragnar Hanas, has been an ISPAD Member for more than 25 years!

Click here to send us your comments on what it is that makes being an ISPAD Member so special!

 

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ISPAD Forums - How to start a new discussion!

If you have burning questions, complex cases or research discussion topics, and you would like to share these with your fellow ISPAD members, you can now use the new *Start a New Forum Topic* Feature.

Click here
to interact with other ISPAD members on a vast number of topics:


●Diabetes Clinical Care
●Diabetes Research
●ISPAD Guidelines
●ISPAD General:
- Why am I an ISPAD Member
- Nominations
- Annual Conference
●JENIOUS Group

Upon approval, the forum topic you have posted will be sent to all ISPAD members. Members who would like to react, contribute, or stay informed, will then need to subscribe to updates by clicking on: "Subscribe to Instant Updates!"

Click below to contribute to one of the following recent forum topics:

Diabetes Clinical  Care - Clinical Case, posted by Gerda Hoorweg

ISPAD General - Free access to the ATTD Yearbook 2016

Start a New Topic!









ISPAD Prizes & Fellowships - Call for Applications
It is our pleasure to announce that the applications and nominations for the ISPAD Prizes and Fellowships are now online!

Deadline for applications
: May 15, 2016 (CET).

Click here to apply!

Selection will take place mid-June and all  awardees will be notified at the beginning of July, 2016.

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ISPAD Tutors - Call for Applications!

To create a better world for children, adolescents and young adults with diabetes is the mission of ISPAD. To fulfill this mission, education at an international scale is needed.

ISPAD is currently looking for 2-4 tutors to teach young African colleagues in diabetes and endocrinology at two endocrinology diabetes fellow schools (PETC(W)A) in Africa that we help teach at in collaboration with ESPE. Spending two weeks in Lagos or Nairobi is an unforgettable experience, for both faculty and fellows.
We are currently looking for tutors for August/September 2016, and for February 2017. If you are interested, please click here.

Shorter postgraduate courses are organized by ISPAD with different partners in many parts of the world. Some courses are specifically for physicians or healthcare professionals, in other courses the team approach may be central. If you are you interested in participating, let us know and fill out the tutor form here!

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E-Learning Portal

New educational tools include the web based e-learning programs. These allow a wider access to information and a continuous auto evaluation.

ISPAD has been invited by ESPE to develop the Diabetes Module in the e-learning portal created by the team of Professor Sten Drop in Rotterdam. This Diabetes Module will be based on our Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines. The first chapter will be online shortly and ISPAD Members will be able to access the e-learning portal soon. More information will follow.

Eli Lilly has kindly provided a restricted educational grant for this project.







 






   


ISPAD 2016 - Special Travel Grants

Are you a healthcare professional or physician from a low income country? You would like to attend ISPAD 2016, but do not have sufficient funds? Applications for ISPAD's Special Travel Grants will open shortly.

Applicants must satisfy the following criteria:

ISPAD member
From a low income country (as per World Bank Index)
Abstract Submitter

Application deadline: May 1, 2016
Notification: Mid-May 2016



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Upcoming Events

2nd ISPAD - ASPED - Lilly Diabetes Postgraduate Course
Date: May 12-14, 2016
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

ISPAD 2016
Date: October 26-29, 2016
Location: Valencia, Spain

ISPAD Annual Events Calendar
These events and more can also be found here in the ISPAD Calendar on the ISPAD website.

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