Dasman Diabetes Institute organized a three-day Conference titled “Women and Diabetes” on 25th till 27th April 2012. The conference was held in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization, Harvard Medical School and Joslin Diabetes Center.

The conference was rich with various lectures and sessions of which some were addressed to the public and some to healthcare professionals, such as “How to educate and empower your patient – Practical Implications”, “Skin Care in pregnancy and medication”, “Gestational Diabetes”, “Fashion in pregnancy” in addition to Diet, Nutrition and Exercise and other related topics. The conference ended with a very interactive debate on Controversial Issues in Gestational Diabetes.

Over 140 doctors, diabetologists, obstetricians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals participated and attended the conference. Attendees were awarded certificates with 11 CME credits at the end of the conference.