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5th World congress on Diabetes, Endocrinology and Human Metabolism, will be organized around the theme “Breaking Barriers: Empowering Lives through Advances in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism”
Worldendocrinology Congress 2023 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Worldendocrinology Congress 2023
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Diabetes and endocrinology are interconnected fields vital in understanding and managing hormonal disorders and metabolic conditions. Explore the causes, risk factors, and interplay of genetics, lifestyle, and environment in these conditions. Discover the latest breakthroughs, innovative treatments, and promising research in diabetes and endocrinology. Delve into diabetes management, prevention strategies, hormonal imbalances, and their impact on health. Understand the role of nutrition, exercise, mental health, and the complications associated with diabetes. Share personal stories of individuals living with these conditions and the importance of support networks, education, and advocacy. Empower patients and improve their quality of life.
- Track 1-1 Endocrine (hormone) glands
- Track 1-2 Advanced medical technologies
- Track 2-1 Diabetic dyslipidemia
- Track 2-2Cholesterol
- Track 2-3 Metabolic dysfunction
- Track 2-4 Blood sugar imbalance
Endocrine disorders occur when an organ produces an excess or insufficient amount of an endocrine hormone, resulting in hormone imbalances. These disorders can arise from developmental abnormalities or conditions that affect hormone levels within the endocrine system.
Some examples of endocrine disorders include:
- Adrenal insufficiency: The adrenal gland produces insufficient cortisol and sometimes aldosterone. Symptoms may include fatigue, digestive issues, dehydration, and changes in the skin.
- Cushing's disease: Overproduction of a hormone from the pituitary gland leads to an overactive adrenal gland. Similarly, Cushing's syndrome can occur in individuals, particularly children, who take high doses of corticosteroid medications.
- Acromegaly and other growth hormone disorders: Excessive production of growth hormone by the pituitary gland can cause abnormal growth of bones and body parts in children. Insufficient growth hormone levels can result in stunted height.
- Hyperthyroidism: The thyroid gland produces an excess amount of thyroid hormone, leading to weight loss, rapid heartbeat, sweating, and anxiety. The most common cause of hyperthyroidism is an autoimmune disorder called Grave's disease.
- Hypothyroidism: The thyroid gland fails to produce enough thyroid hormone, resulting in fatigue, constipation, dry skin, and depression. In children, an underactive thyroid can cause delayed growth and development.
- Hypopituitarism: The pituitary gland produces little to no hormones due to various diseases. Women with this condition may experience cessation of menstrual periods.
- Multiple endocrines neoplastic: These rare genetic conditions are inherited and cause tumors in the parathyroid, adrenal, and thyroid glands, leading to excessive hormone production.
- Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): Overproduction of androgens disrupts egg development and release from the ovaries in females. PCOS is a major cause of infertility.
- Precocious puberty: Abnormally early onset of puberty occurs when glands signal the body to release sex hormones prematurely in life.
The endocrine system plays a crucial role in influencing heart rate, reproductive functions, growth of bones and tissues, and other vital processes. Each gland within the endocrine system releases specific hormones into the bloodstream, which travel to target cells and help regulate various body functions. Additionally, advancements in insulin medication, technologies, treatment methods, and potential side effects are relevant in managing endocrine disorders.
- Track 3-1 Diabetic nephropathy
- Track 3-2 Diabetic amyotrophic
Pediatric endocrinology deals with disorders of the endocrine glands in children, including variations in physical growth and sexual development during adolescence, diabetes, and more. The most common condition in this field is type-1 diabetes, which typically comprises a significant portion of a pediatric endocrinologist's clinical practice. Another common focus is growth disorders, particularly those that can be addressed with growth hormone therapy.
Pediatric endocrinologists play a key role in the medical care of infants and children with intersex disorders. The specialty also addresses hypoglycemia, various forms of hyperglycemia in childhood, variations in puberty, as well as adrenal, thyroid, and pituitary disorders. Many pediatric endocrinologists have specialized interests and expertise in areas such as bone metabolism, lipid metabolism, adolescent gynecology, or inborn errors of metabolism.
- Track 4-1 Islet transplants
- Track 4-2Pancreas
- Track 4-3 Xenotransplantation
- Track 4-4 Xenografts
- Track 4-5Xenotransplants
This track revolves around understanding the synthesis and secretion of extracellular molecules (hormones, neurotransmitters) and the cellular regulatory mechanisms involved in hormonal control. It encompasses the study of hormone-regulated gene expression, genetic and biochemical effects, and their impact on cellular processes.
- Track 5-1 Incretin
- Track 5-2 Secretagogues
- Track 5-3Beta cell regeneration
- Track 5-4 Stem cell therapies
The brain plays a critical role in controlling hormonal activity through its interaction with the endocrine system. The pituitary gland initiates and regulates the production of hormones. Approximately 40% of individuals suffer from sexual dysfunction, and endocrinology societies have reported an increasing prevalence of central diabetes insipidus (CDI) in both children and older adults.
- Track 6-1 Atiologies
- Track 6-2 Spectrometry
- Track 6-3 Syndrome phenotypes
- Track 6-4 Bioinformatics
- Track 6-5 Bioinformatics
Clinical endocrinology focuses on the study of the endocrine system, its functions, and its disorders or abnormalities as they relate to patient care. The endocrine system includes organs that release hormones, such as the testicles, ovaries, pancreas, pituitary gland, and thyroid gland. This track encompasses the diagnosis, management, and treatment of endocrine-related conditions.
- Track 7-1 Endocrine Disorders
- Track 7-2 Paediatric endocrinology
- Track 7-3 Early Diagnosis and Treatment
- Track 7-4 Pathophysiology
Reproductive endocrinology is a subspecialty of Obstetrics and Gynecology that addresses hormonal function and its indirect relationship to reproduction. Reproductive endocrinologists evaluate and treat disorders in both females and males, not limited to infertility. They receive specialized training in obstetrics and gynecology before pursuing further training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.
Female endocrinology primarily focuses on the reproductive cycle driven by estrogen and other female hormones. Some of the related issues that an endocrinologist may evaluate and provide care for include:
- Early or delayed onset of menstruation
- Menstrual abnormalities
- Heavy, light, or absent menstrual periods
- Premenstrual syndrome
- Conditions such as ovarian cysts or uterine fibroids that may cause symptoms linked to the menstrual cycle
- Per menopause and menopause
- Endocrine-related symptoms like depression, fatigue, or decreased libido
In cases where the testicles produce abnormally low levels of testosterone, testosterone replacement therapy may be employed. While some men may not experience obvious effects from lower-than-normal testosterone levels, others may face various impacts, such as:
- Reduced sexual function in terms of desire, erections, and fertility
- Insomnia or other sleep issues
- Decreased muscle size and strength, increased body fat, and lower bone density
- Emotional changes including reduced confidence and motivation, lower mood, and difficulties with concentration and memory.
- Track 8-1 Diabetic Retinopathy
- Track 8-2 Blood glucose levels
- Track 8-3 Micro vascular complications
- Track 8-4 Cardiovascular diseases
Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder characterized by elevated blood glucose levels. It is classified into different types, each with distinct causes, symptoms, and management strategies. Complications arising from diabetes can impact various organ systems. This article provides a concise overview of diabetes types and associated complications.
Type 1 diabetes, also known as insulin-dependent diabetes, typically develops in childhood or early adulthood. It results from the immune system attacking and destroying insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. Complications of type 1 diabetes include diabetic ketoacidosis, hypoglycemia, retinopathy, neuropathy, nephropathy, and cardiovascular disease.
Type 2 diabetes, the most common form, usually develops in adulthood. It is characterized by insulin resistance and relative insulin deficiency. Risk factors include genetic predisposition, obesity, inactivity, unhealthy diet, and certain medical conditions. Complications of type 2 diabetes encompass cardiovascular disease, retinopathy, neuropathy, nephropathy, peripheral artery disease, and increased susceptibility to infections.
Gestational diabetes occurs during pregnancy and typically resolves after delivery. It results from hormonal changes causing insulin resistance. Although symptoms may be absent, complications include increased risks during pregnancy and delivery, as well as potential future development of type 2 diabetes for both mother and child.
Diabetes can lead to cardiovascular complications such as heart disease and stroke, eye complications like diabetic retinopathy, nerve complications including peripheral neuropathy, kidney complications leading to nephropathy, and foot complications like ulcers and infections. Other complications involve skin conditions, dental problems, hearing impairment, and mental health disorders.
Diabetes encompasses various types, each with its own characteristics and complications. Managing diabetes through early diagnosis, medical care, a healthy lifestyle, and regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is crucial to reduce the risk of complications.
- Track 9-1Diabetic cardiomyopathy
- Track 9-2 Kidney failure
- Track 9-3 Diabetes Mellitus
- Track 9-4 Hypoglycaemia
- Track 9-5 Macro vascular complications
- Track 9-6 Cardiovascular disease
Track 10: Nursing Care for Diabetes:
Nursing care is essential in supporting individuals with diabetes to manage their condition effectively. Nurses provide education, monitoring, and support to improve patients' well-being. This article highlights key aspects of nursing care for diabetes.
- Conduct a comprehensive health assessment to gather relevant information.
- Assess the patient's understanding of diabetes, self-care practices, and potential barriers.
- Evaluate physical and mental health status, including blood glucose monitoring and complications.
- Provide in-depth education about diabetes, including causes, symptoms, and complications.
- Teach self-management strategies, such as healthy eating, physical activity, and medication administration.
- Educate on insulin administration techniques, if applicable.
III. Monitoring and Management:
- Assist in developing personalized diabetes management plans.
- Monitor and interpret blood glucose levels, adjusting treatment as needed.
- Collaborate with healthcare professionals for optimal glycemic control.
IV. Patient Support:
- Offer emotional support and counseling, addressing concerns and promoting self-efficacy.
- Assist in setting realistic goals and developing strategies for success.
- Provide ongoing follow-up and reinforcement of self-management skills.
V. Collaborative Care:
- Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams for coordinated care.
- Facilitate referrals to specialists when necessary.
- Participate in community outreach programs.
Nursing care for diabetes involves comprehensive assessment, education, monitoring, and support. By empowering patients with knowledge and skills, nurses contribute to their overall well-being and help prevent complications associated with diabetes.
- Track 10-1 Dietary modifications
- Track 10-2 Nutrition
- Track 10-3 Insulin replacement therapy
Track 11: Advance Treatment in Diabetes:
Significant advancements in diabetes treatment have emerged through medical science and technology. This prompt focuses on the latest breakthroughs in managing diabetes, including innovative therapies, devices, and strategies.
Explore the following key areas of advancement:
Highlight new insulin formulations and delivery methods, such as ultra-rapid-acting insulin’s, long-acting insulin’s, smart pens, insulin pumps, and closed-loop systems.
Discuss advancements in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems, including improved accuracy, smaller sizes, longer wear periods, and non-invasive or minimally invasive options.
Examine new classes of ant diabetic medications, like GLP-1 agonists and SGLT-2 inhibitors, and their impact on glycemic control and cardiovascular outcomes.
Explore the use of AI algorithms, machine learning, digital health platforms, mobile apps, and telemedicine in diabetes management.
Discuss advancements in islet cell transplantation and regenerative medicine approaches for beta-cell replacement or regeneration.
Explore precision medicine in diabetes management, considering individualized treatment plans based on genetic, metabolic, and lifestyle factors.
Advancements in diabetes treatment offer new possibilities for improved glycemic control and enhanced quality of life. This prompt encourages exploration of recent innovations in insulin therapies, glucose monitoring technologies, pharmacological treatments, digital health solutions, regenerative medicine, and personalized approaches to diabetes management.
- Track 11-1 Insulin pumps
- Track 11-2 Glucowatch
- Track 11-3 HbA1c monitoring
- Track 11-4 Exercise