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28 April 20151.00pm - 2.00pm
Evidence-based VLCD and LCD therapy for diabetes: cost effective, safe and predictable weight loss and maintenance, with sustained health benefit
Dietary energy restriction improves metabolic control in people with diabetes. With rising prevalence of obesity and type 2 diabetes, on a global scale, more therapeutic options are needed. Dr Leeds will discuss the increasing contribution of formula diet weight loss and maintenance programs.
5 May 20151.00pm - 2.00pm
Micronutrient malnutrition affects the majority of pregnant women in many low- and middle-income countries (LMIC): globally, c. 32 million pregnant women are anaemic, 19 million suffer from vitamin A deficiency, and millions suffer from insufficient iron, folate, zinc or iodine stores.
19 May 20151.00pm - 2.00pm
With more than 60% of the world's population with diabetes of Asian origin, it is important to know how T2DM differs in Asians when compared to Caucasians in terms of epidemiology, risk factors and complications. .
26 May 20159.00am - 5.00pm
This conference explores various issues related to biological variation and stability – as well as their mutual relations – as they emerge in various fields of contemporary biology.
27 May 20156.00pm - 7.30pm
Obesity is a ‘wicked’ problem. Because of the complex interdependencies of modern society only a radical change in behavior and thinking seems to be the solution. Can Art (+design) provide the missing piece of the puzzle?