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European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 48th Annual Meeting

October 01 - 05, 2012; Berlin, Germany

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Diabetes Expert Insights

Managing Diabetes 'As Complex as Bringing Up Children'
Clinicians should study the new position statement on diabetes treatment to be able to make informed drug choices for individual patients, says Dr. David Matthews.

Why Is Hypoglycemia So Dangerous?
Dr. Brian Frier, an international expert on hypoglycemia, discusses the latest research with Dr. Leszek Czupryniak.

Glucose Control in Acute Events: Where Are We?
Dr. Peter Gaede talks with Dr. Leszek Czupryniak about the latest research on how tightly glucose levels should be controlled in diabetic patients suffering acute medical events.

Patient Ethnicity Alters A1c Goals
Dr. Bruce Wolffenbuttel talks with Dr. Leszek Czupryniak about new research that suggests that A1c goals should be different for patients of Asian, Hispanic, or Caucasian origin.

Bariatric Surgery Without the Surgery?
Dr. Dimitri Pournaras, a bariatric surgeon, explains how a temporary duodenal-jejunal liner may improve glycemic control in nonobese patients with type 2 diabetes.

European Economy Demands Political-Medical Collaboration
President of IDF Europe, discusses the economic challenges to diabetes care in Europe, including the need to work together more closely with the medical profession.

Pregnancy and Diabetes: What Matters Most?
Dr. Leszek Czupryniak talks with Dr. Maciej T. Malecki about the latest research on pregnancy in patients with diabetes.

How Does Diabetes Affect the Brain?
Dr. Boris Mankovsky talks with Dr. Leszek Czupryniak about the latest research on diabetic neuropathy and other relationships between diabetes and the brain.

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