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Clinical Diabetes Management

Clinical Diabetes Management
  • Endocrinology and metabolism
  • Diabetes
CME Tour by Excemed
Monday, Apr 6 - Friday, Apr 10 2015
Pune, India

Event format



The official language of the live educational courses is English.

Registration status

Target audiences

undergraduate students
Healthcare professionals



Dates and venues

6 April 2015

B.J. Government Medical College Pune

Pune, Maharashtra, India


7 April 2015

Rajashree Chhatrapati Shahu Government Medical College & Hospital Kolhapur

Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India


8 April 2015

Government Medical College Miraj

Miraj, Maharashtra, India


Diabetes Mellitus, especially type 2, is a growing epidemic in India as they are increasingly adopting western life styles. A particular genetic predisposition in these populations is indeed present. Current estimates indicate that 8.2% of the adult population, or 72.1 million people, have diabetes, 65.1 million of whom live in India. The management of this disease and its complications and co morbidities is a big challenge, especially for the healthcare, considering the low level of expenses that are dedicated to it. This situation is also a challenge for the local medical schools and institutions which has to prepare and train the health care professionals who will handle such problems. The EXCEMED CME Tour on clinical diabetes management is composed of 20 educational workshops in partnership with 14 Medical Schools and 4 co operations of Universities in Maharashtra region.

The aim of this educational projects on clinical diabetes management are to prioritize diabetes care and then to increase awareness for its prevention in India, thus creating diabetes ambassadors who would able to manage patients wherever they are needed according to international guidelines and clinical evidence-based medicine. State-of-the-art knowledge, based on international guidelines and evidence-based medicine data, will be addressed by a European lecturer, focusing on: physiopathology of diabetes; diagnostic procedures in diabetes, including screening; diabetic complications and co morbidities; therapeutic solutions in diabetes; educational and prevention strategies in diabetes. Also, the practical application of such information will be addressed through clinical case presentations prepared by the faculties. They will present evidence-based data and novel management approaches in diabetes, as well as exemplary clinical cases of diabetic patients. The main objectives of such intensive training courses are to help impart the knowledge on diabetes amongst the undergraduate students, diabetologists, endocrinologists and all the healthcare professional dealing with T2DM, to improve their skills in the clinical management of diabetic patients.

Learning objectives

After attending each live educational course, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate subjects with altered glycemia and implement therapeutic solutions
  • Manage diabetic patients with their possible complications and comorbidities
  • Set up educational and prevention strategies including self-care management

Accreditation details

All EXCEMED programmes are organized solely to promote the exchange and dissemination of scientific and medical information. No forms of promotional activities are permitted.

EXCEMED adheres to the principles of the Good CME Practice group (gCMEp).

Additional information

EXCEMED designed this programme in partnership with Directorate of Medical Education & Research and Maharashtra University of Health Sciences.

Scientific programme

08.30 Welcome and introduction - Local faculty

08.40 Introduction to the live educational course - European visiting faculty

08.50 Learning effectiveness assessment

Session I  Type 2 Diabetes: how it begins and where it brings

09.00  L1:    Pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes - European visiting faculty

09.30  PD:   Screening of diabetes and its complications – sharing experience

        - European perspective - European visiting faculty

        - Indian perspective - Local faculty

10.10 Break

Session II Problem based learning approach session on complications and comorbidities

10.30 Clinical cases presented by local faculty

CS1: Diabetic complications: nephropathy/retinopathy/neuropathy

CS2: Diabetic comorbidities: cardiovascular disease

11.30 Clinical case presented by participant

12.30 Lunch break

Session III Problem based learning approach session on complications and comorbidities

13.15  L2:    Education and nutritional interventions - Local faculty member

13.45  L3:    The pharmacology of type 2 diabetes: from oral to injective drugs - European visiting faculty

14.15  L4:    How to use drugs for type 2 diabetes: the time for personalized treatments - European visiting faculty

14.45         Clinical cases presented by participants

15.45  PD:   Panel discussion: education / prevention strategies in diabetes - Local and European faculty members

16.30 Revisiting learning effectiveness assessment

16.45 Wrap up and conclusions - Local and European faculty members

17.00 End of the live educational course


CME provider

EXCEMED - Excellence in Medical Education

Salita di San Nicola da Tolentino, 1/b 00187 Rome, Italy

Programme Manager: Simona Gaudiosi


Specialist Medical Advisor: Ernesto Maddaloni

Fax: +39 06 420413 677


EXCEMED is a Swiss Foundation with headquarters in 14, Rue du Rhône, 1204 Geneva, Switzerland

Scientific panel

Dr. Narayan G. Deogaonkar

Deogaonkar Hospital Nashik, India

Dr. Banshi Saboo

Diabetes Care Hormone Clinic Gujarat, India

Dr. Sanjiv Shah

Diabetes Action Centre Mumbai, India


Head of the Scientific panel

Prof. Shashank Josh

Joshi Clinic, Lilavati & Bhatia HospitalGrant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals

Mumbai, India

President API - The Association of Physicians of IndiaPresident IAD – Indian Academy of Diabetes


Shashank Joshi

President API - The Association of Physicians of IndiaPresident IAD – Indian Academy of Diabetes
Lilavati & Bhatia Hospital
Mumbai, India


Prof. Jonathan Levy

Clinical Director Oxford Centre for

Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism

Oxford, UK

Local faculty from Medical schools