Discovery Conference: Diabetes Care and Education

Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October 2013

Join leading healthcare professionals from Kuwait and the UK for stimulating lectures by keynote speakers, interactive workshops, poster sessions, short talks and presentations.

The Dasman Dundee Discovery Conference is open to all healthcare professionals working in Kuwait. We welcome submissions for our poster sessions as well as the short talks from all attendees.


Guest Speakers

Prof David Matthews, University of Oxford, UK

Dr. Waleed Al-Dahi, Ministry of Health, Kuwait


Prof Gary Mires, University of Dundee, UK


Prof Frank Sullivan, University of Dundee, UK


Dr Fiona Muir, University of Dundee, UK


Dr Nadine Halawa, Dasman Diabetes Institute, Kuwait


Dr Bahareh Azizi, Dasman Diabetes Institute, Kuwait


Poster and Short talk Abstracts

A key aim of the conference is to allow exchange of knowledge and best practice between health care professionals and laboratory researchers. We encourage you to present a poster or a short talk (10min) on any aspect of your work or research. There will a prize of 50Kd for the winner of the best poster. Please email your abstract to

Poster Abstract download

Short Talk Abstract download

Deadline for abstract submission Sunday 13th October

Workshop Topics

  • The Role of the Diabetes Educator and Diabetes Self-Management Education
  • Advanced Carbohydrate counting for children and adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring - Things you need to know
  • Pharmacological Managment of Diabetes
  • Peer and Inter-Professional Education
  • The Esseence of the Doctor/Patient Relationship
  • How to Turn a Clinical Problem into a Research Question
  • Care of the Adolscent with Type 1 Diabetes
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicines for Diabetes - Rumor vs Truth
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MSc Diabetes Care & Education student prize for best oral presentation

Current students can compete for the prestigous award of best student oral presentation. The winner will receive prize money of 100Kd. To enter you must submit an electronic copy of your poster by Sunday 13th October. Full details on the KHN LZ.


The Kuwait-Scotland eHealth Innovation Network is pleased to announce that applications for the  Dasman Dundee Discovery Conference 2013 are now open. 

Attendance at the event is free but we would ask that you register.

Please follow the link below. 

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