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4th International
Conference of DASG
in Oman - 2014

Muscat, Oman from the 1-3rd of May, 2014

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Latest Diabetes in Asia Related Articles

China now the country with the largest number of people with diabetes.

Previous estimates in the International Diabetes Federation’s (IDF) Diabetes Atlas Fourth Edition - published in October 2009 - put the number of people with diabetes in China at 43.2 million, based on the best evidence available at the time.

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According to the IDF Diabetes Atlas, the diabetes cases in Bangladesh will have risen to 7.9 % by the year 2030, which is why it is necessary to act now. Please read about the strategies to bring these developments to a halt and please also visit the website www.badas-dpis.org, which documents these efforts.

Article by Prof. Akhtar Hussain

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CALL for Papers

The Journal of Diabetology an open access, peer reviewed journal from the Diabetes in Asia Study Group A great opportunity to submit for quick publication of your good quality original papers.

Forthcoming issues to be published in February and June 2011

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Welcome to DASG

Diabetes in Asia Study Group is a non - profit organization, formed in a meeting held in Cape town, aimed to create awareness , to promote and encourage researches in characterization of Diabetes with in regions. Individuals with in the field of research, diabetes care and advocacy will be eligible for membership.


Diabetes Overview

Diabetes affects the body's ability to use blood sugar for energy. The main types include type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes. Diabetes insipidus, a rare disorder, is not related to diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes). Diabetes symptoms may include increased thirst and urination, blurred vision, and fatigue.

Book Release

book on prevention and control of type 2 diabetes epidemic entitled "Primary Prevention and Control of Type 2 Diabetes and Other Non-Communicable Diseases by Healthy Lifestyle Program."

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IDF releases Position Statement on Bariatric Surgery

The International Diabetes Federation has today released its Position Statement on Bariatric Surgery. The Paper calls for bariatric surgery to be considered earlier in the treatment of eligible patients, to help stem the serious complications that can result from diabetes. The position paper is being presented to leading experts at the 2nd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes currently taking place in New York.

The statement was written by experts in diabetes and bariatric surgery from IDF’s taskforce on Epidemiology and Prevention. It  contains a series of recommendations on the use of weight loss surgery as a cost effective treatment option for severely obese people with type 2 diabetes.

We invite you to circulate this among your members and promote it on your websites and newsletters. Please visit http://www.idf.org/idf-releases-position-paper-bariatric-surgery

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The Kathmandu Declaration

"Life Circle" approach to prevention and care of diabetes mellitus published.

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