Diabetes & COVID-19

May 29, 2020
8:00 am-9:30 am | Karachi

Medical College

Learning Objectives
  • To identify diabetes and obesity as a major risk factor for progression and prognosis of COVID-19
  • To learn to improve "in-patient" management of hyperglycemia with diagnosis of COVID-19 to improve outcome 
  • The utility of telemedicine in the provision of care to diabetic patients will be discussed
  • To learn to improve the outpatient management of diabetes with focus on other metabolic parameters
  • Psychological distress, anxiety and depression  in people with diabetes  during COVID 19 will be discussed
 
Activity Director
  • Dr Asma Ahmed, Assistant Professor (Endocrinology)
  • Dr Najmul Islam, Professor & Section Head (Endocrinology) 

Features
  • Hospital Management of Hyperglycemia in patients with COVID 19 in resource poor country 
  • COVID 19 in patients with Obesity
  • Challenges of managing diabetes in Out patient setting during current COVID-19 Pandemic, Role of  Telemedicine for Diabetes Care

Certification
Registered participants will be awarded CME credit hours (E-Certificate) after completion of a mandatory evaluation

Who should attend
All healthcare professionals

Organisers
Department of Medicine (Section of Endocrinology) in collaboration with Department of Continuing Professional Education 

The Aga Khan University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The activity has been awarded 1.5 of AMA PRA category 1 credit TM . The faculty, staff and any individual connected to this activity confirms that this activity does not have any financial relationship with proprietary entities, producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed or used on patients.

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V E N U E

Attend the session online by registering below


Registration is free but mandatory for CME hours. 

C O N T A C T

Conference Secretariat
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