World Diabetes Congress Melbourne
The next World Diabetes Congress will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia from 2 to 6 December 2013.
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About the Congress
The World Diabetes Congress is one of the largest health-related congresses in the world and the only truly global meeting for diabetes. The congress is organised by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). Diabetes Australia is the national body for people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk, and is the IDF member organisation for Australia.
Diabetes Australia is delighted that the World Diabetes Congress will be held in Melbourne in December 2013. Held over four days at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the congress will bring together over 12,000 delegates who will be able to interact with more than 400 internationally renowned speakers, and over 80 international exhibitors, who will be showcasing their diabetes expertise, research and discoveries in all fields of diabetes.
By attending the IDF Congress you will:
- Hear the latest findings in diabetes research, new technologies and best practice techniques from around the world
- Have access to a wide range of diabetes-related healthcare professionals, associations, policy-makers and other people with diabetes from across the globe
- Learn more about diabetes self-management programs from around the world and meet people and health professionals working for people with type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes.
- Be able to meet and share your stories with other people affected by diabetes
To find out more about the congress on the World Diabetes Congress Website.
The 2013 World Diabetes Congress will be one of the largest medical conferences ever held in Australia and will bring together around 12,000 delegates to discuss the latest findings in diabetes research and best practice.
The rates of diabetes are increasing in countries throughout the world, posing significant challenges for organisations, institutions and governments. This Congress is one example of the collaborative efforts being undertaken to address diabetes across many disciplines and sectors.