Diabetes in Practice in Nigeria

In November 2013 Dr. Carine de Beaufort (Secretary General International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD), Clinique Pédiatrique/CH de Luxembourg), Prof. Margaret Zacharin (Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne Australia), and I traveled to Ibadan in Nigeria to contribute to the second ISPAD supported Diabetes In Practice (DIP) course in Africa. Bringing together 60 dedicated and enthusiastic medical and allied health staff from 15 centres across Nigeria, the course aimed to provide local health professionals with information about the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, with a particular emphasis on type 1 diabetes (T1DM) (...)


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