DIABETES AND COVID-19:

Victor or Victim?

April 21-22, 2022

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The 27th Annual International Diabetes Conference

The University Diabetes Outreach Programme (UDOP) presents the 27th Annual International Diabetes Conference on April 21-22, 2022. This year our conference theme is “Diabetes vs COVID-19: Victor or Victim?”. We are bringing together several renowned medical researchers and diabetes care practitioners through 7 scientific sessions over the 2 days of the conference.

UDOP 2022… Diabetes vs COVID-19: Victor or Victim

This year’s theme is enveloped in the ongoing pandemic and seeks to address the question as to how diabetics have fared, well knowing that the dreaded COVID-19 virus is feared by all.

Some of our speakers

Get ready for a dynamic and fulfilling 2 days on April 21 and 22 as you learn from key researchers and clinicians from across the region and the diaspora.

Conference agenda

Our agenda explores several established and emerging sub themes including:

  • COVID -19 and Diabetes: Dealing with the “Double Trouble”

  • COVID 19 and the Metabolic Syndrome - Challenges and Opportunities

  • The Epidemiology and Pathophysiology of COVID –19

  • Pregnancy, Diabetes and COVID-19: A Dangerous Triumvirate?

  • Challenges of Routine Diabetes Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Mandatory vaccines unjustifiable or proportionate (panel discussion)

  • ...and several more

Contact Us

University Diabetes Outreach Programme

Email: udop@uwimona.edu.jm

Telephone: 1-876-551-0208

Faculty of Medical Sciences Teaching and Research Complex,

University of the West Indies, Mona,

Saint Andrew, Jamaica W.I.

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