Symposium: What happens after a gestational diabetes mellitus pregnancy?
This symposium will focus on prevention of type 2 diabetes in a family, life-course -and health systems perspective and will explore and discuss the current evidence within, and potential for, prevention of type 2 diabetes in families affected by gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).
The purpose of the symposium is to disseminate the newest research on risks related to future development of type 2 diabetes for the mother, father and the offspring after GDM. Furthermore, the aim is to address the existing potential for working towards health promotion and prevention in new ways within the target group.
|Date||23 May 2017|
The Novo Nordisk Foundation, Tuborg Havnevej 19, Hellerup, Copenhagen
8 May 2017 - 02.00REg
The symposium will gather excellent international and national experts within clinical care and research, public health, health promotion, community health and participant involvement.
Furthermore, a woman with previous GDM will be invited to share her experiences with GDM diagnosis and care; and subsequent type 2 diabetes prevention.
Researchers within the fields of public health, health promotion, epidemiological, clinical and basic diabetes research, obstetrics and midwifery, as well as clinicians, practitioners and public and private stakeholders in the area.
The symposium is organised by the the Danish Diabetes Academy in collaboration with
Associate Professor Helle Terkildsen Maindal, Health Promotion, Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen and Dept. of Public Health, Aarhus University
Professor Peter Damm, Dept. of Obstetrics, Rigshospitalet, Denmark Associate
Professor Dorte Møller Jensen, Dept. of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital
Dr Christina Vinter, dept. of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Odense University Hospital
Post Doc Karoline Kragelund Nielsen, Health Promotion, Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen and Dept. of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
Senior Researcher Jens Aagaard-Hansen, Health Promotion, Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen
Professor Per Ovesen, Dept. of Obstetrics, Aarhus University Hospital
Professor Jette Kolding Kristensen, Center for Research and Education in General Practice, Aalborg University
The preliminary programme is available for download.
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