Led by the European Specialist Dietetic Network (ESDN) in Diabetes and with the support of the International Sweeteners Association (ISA), the session on ‘Diabetes -a European pandemic to be managed’ aims to present latest data on insulin resistance and diabetes dietary management, as well as to discuss the dietary intake and the role of low calorie sweeteners in diabetes.
The session is chaired by members of the EFAD’s ESDN in Diabetes, Dr Aimilia Papakonstantinou and Ms Daniela Wewerka-Kreimel, who will also talk about EFAD’s involvement in ISA activities around World Diabetes Day last year. It will also feature Dr Séverine Goscinny, researcher at the Scientific Institute of Public Health of Belgium; Prof Fabrice Bonnet, Professor specialised in endocrinology, diabetology and nutrition, University of Rennes 1, Villejuif, France; and Dr Aimilia Papakonstantinou, Lecturer in Nutrition and Metabolism, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece.
For more information, please find below the programme of the session supported by the ISA.
Programme - Session: ‘Diabetes - a European Pandemic to be managed’
Saturday, 30th September 2017, 11:15-12:45, Rotterdam Hall
A session led by the European Specialist Dietetic Network in Diabetes, with the support of the International Sweeteners Association (ISA)
Chairs: Dr Aimilia Papakonstantinou & Daniela Wewerka-Kreimel
- Dietary intake assessment of low calorie sweeteners in European populations
Speaker: Séverine Goscinny – Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
- Insulin resistance: what it is, how to avoid it and how to treat it
Speaker: Fabrice Bonnet – University of Rennes 1, Villejuif, France
- Current nutrition and diabetes principles, newer data on diabetes dietary management and EFAD’s involvement in World Diabetes Day
Speaker: Aimilia Papakonstantinou – Agricultural University of Athens, Greece