Worldwide Diabetes Symposium during the 20th AFES Congress
November 22, 2019 (DAy 2) 4:00pm = 6:00pm; Meeting Room 1
Andrew Boulton, MD
President Worldwide Diabetes
Juliana Chan, MD
New Insights into the Pathophysiology of type 2 Diabetes
Stephanie Amiel, MD
How to Best Manage and Avoid Hypoglycemia in your type 2 Diabetes Patients
Jonathan Shaw, MD
The Decrease in Cardiovascular Risk with new agenets based on recent Cardiovascular Outcome Trials
American Head and Neck Surgery (Endocrine Surgery) Symposion during the 20th AFES Congress.
November 21, 2019 (Day 1) 4:00pm – 6:00pm Meeting Room 1
Marika Rusell, MD USA
Advance in Thyroid Surgery
Nitin Pagedar, MD USA
Surgical approach to Paragangliomas
Ken Kazahaya, MD USA
Pediatric Thyroid Surgery
Professor Maria Araneta (USA)
Engaging the Asian Metabolic Diaspora
Prof. Maria Rosario Araneta is a Filipino American Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine based in the University of California in San Diego. Her work focuses on Filipinos and Ethnic populations based in the US. These longitudinal studies have provided significant background on the various metabolic disorders of migrant populations. An astute academician and a multi-awarded mentor, Dr. Araneta revisits her roots in Manila as she joins the rest of the Plenary speakers for the 20th AFES Congress in November 2019.
Professor Loretta Vileikyte (UK)
The Diabetic Foot: From Biology to Psychology
Dr. Vileikyte has been active in clinical research of diabetic foot complications for over 25 years, focusing on the interplay between the biomedical and psychosocial/behavioral aspects of diabetic neuropathy and its late sequelae- foot ulceration. Her MSc examined the biological pathways to foot ulceration, while her PhD investigated the role of psychological/behavioral factors in diabetic foot ulcer prevention and healing, and the impact of diabetic foot complications on patients’ physical/mental functioning, and quality of life.
Professor Siew Pheng Chan (Malaysia)
Managing ASEAN Diabetes: Realities beyond the Foreign Guidelines
A distinguished Academician, Researcher Mentor and Speaker. Prof. Siew Pheng Chan has helped establish several of the training programs on Endocrinology in Malaysia. She is recognized globally for her work on Diabetes and Endocrinology. She will provide insights on the Diabetes situation in the region and discuss the implication of foreign guidelines in the upcoming 20th AFES Convention in November 2019.
Professor Juliana Chan (Hong Kong)
Precision Medicine: The Role of Asian Genomics in Diabetes Management
Prof. Juliana Chan is a prominent Endocrinologist based in Hong Kong whose special interest is on Obesity and Diabetes. She is a founding Director of GemVcare – a Hong Kong based genetic testing company focused on patented biogenetic markers and risk algorithms to predict, prevent and personalize diabetes care. Dr. Chan revisits the Philippines to share her knowledge on precision medicine in the coming 2019 AFES Conference in Manila, Philippines in November 2019
Professor Andrew Boulton (UK)
Global Perspective: Management of the Diabetic Foot
Professor Andrew Boulton is the Current President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and a Past President of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). A known advocate for Diabetic foot care, he has been reconized globally for his work. He leads a team of speakers as President of the Worldwide Initiative for Diabetes Education who will complement the ASEAN lecturers in the coming AFES Convention in Manila.
Professor David Cooper (USA)
Managing Low Risk Thyroid Malignancy
Prof. David S. Cooper is a Past President of the American Thyroid Association and author of numerous journals, books and guidelines. A recipient of several awards for his academic and clinical work, Prof. Cooper is known globally as an authority in Thyroid Disease and Management. He will be joining ASEAN for the 20th AFES Convention in Manila to share his insights on the management of Low Risk Thyroid Malignancy.
Professor Susan Mandel (USA)
Simplyfiying the Complexities for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Thyroid Nodules
Prof. Susan Mandel is the Immediate Past President of the Endocrine Society. She is a Professor of Medicine and Radiology and Associate Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of Pennsylvania where she directs the Endocrine fellowship. She has worked closely with several writing groups of the American thyroid Association for Guidelines on Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Malignancy. She has received several awards for her work as an Educator and a Clinician.
Professor Manju Chandran (Singapore)
ASEAN Osteoporosis: Defining Racial Differences in the Regions Bone Health
Prof. Manju Chandran is a recognized authority in Asian Osteoporosis. She has produced a number of publications focused on this topic from her centers in Singapore. She has held key positions in the Endocrine and Metabolic Society of Singapore (EMSS) as Past President and as Scientific Advisor to the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF).
Professor Vivien Lim (Singapore)
Obesity Amidst Poverty: Tackling the ASEAN Predicament
Prof. Vivien Lim is a Past President of the Endocrine and Metabolic Society of Singapore (EMSS). She has actively participated in the growth of Endocrine practice in the Asian region as a recognized Speaker and Leader. She returns to the Philippine to present ASEAN data on Obesity in the upcoming 20th AFES Convention at the PICC in Manila this coming November 21-23, 2019.
Dr. Frank Hu (USA)
The Rice That Binds Us: Impact of Asian Diet on Endocrine Disorders
Professor Frank Hu is a Chinese-American Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. His research is focused on diet/lifestyle, metabolic, and genetic determinants of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. He will join AFES 2019 to talk about Asian diet and its impact on Metabolic Diseases.
Professor Robert Vigersky (USA)
Understanding Time in Range with CGM
Prof. Robert Vigersky is a pioneer military and healthcare icon. His passion for the care of diabetics was recognized when he became the President of the Endocrine Society and leader of several Diabetes interest groups in Washington DC. He established the Diabetes Institute at the Walter Reed Health System and served as past Medical Director. His work subsequently focused technological advancements for the care of diabetics.
Professor Augusto Litonjua
The Father of Philippine Endocrinology
The Father of Philippine Endocrinology, Prof. Augusto D. Litonjua, is a Past President of the PSEDM, Philippine Association for the Study of Overweight and Obesity, Philippine Diabetes Association and key Endocrine societies in the Philippines. He is a Founding Member and Past President of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies (AFES).
Professor Bülent Yildiz (Turkey)
The Impact of Phenotypes and Ethnicity in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Prof. Bülent Yildiz is an Endocrinologist from Ankara, Turkey. His current research interests involve androgen excess disorders in women. Distinctly known for his research on PCOS and its metabolic consequences, Prof. Yildiz also studies the neuroendocrine regulation of food intake. An eminent figure in the European Endocrine circles. Among his achievements he is credited as the founder and president of ENDOBridge, a venue for European-Asian Endocrinologists to discuss regional concerns in Endocrinology. Dr. Yildiz is also a recipient of several awards and grants from Europe and the US for his leadership and research.
Professor E. Abel (USA)
Prof. E. Dale Abel is the President of the Endocrine Society. He is a recipient of numerous awards for scholarship and mentorship for Endocrinology. An esteemed speaker, Dr. Abel is focused on cardiovascular complications of obesity and insulin resistance.
Lynnette K. Nieman, MD (USA)
Managing Ectopic and Pituitary ACTH Producing Tumors
Prof. Lynnette Nieman is a Senior Investigator and Chief of the Endocrinology Consultation Service at the NIH Clinical Center. She is also an active clinical investigator, with special expertise in disorders of hypercortisolism, having seen more than 1000 patients with Cushing’s syndrome at the NIH. The Endocrine Society recognized this expertise by asking her to chair a task force to develop guidelines on the diagnosis of Cushing’s syndrome. She is the author or co-author of more than 225 publications and won numerous awards, including the NIH Director’s Award, the NIH Clinical Teacher of the Year Award, and the Endocrine Society’s Distinguished Physician award. She was Endocrine Society’s Past President (2017-2018). She will be at the AFES 2019 Congress to discuss the management of ectopic and pituitary ACTH-producing tumours.
Joselynna Añel-Quimpo, MD
Managing Gestational Diabetes beyond ASGODIP
A pillar of Philippine Endocrinology, Joselynna Añel-Quimpo, MD has served as a past President of the Philippine Society of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism PSEDM. She continues to pursue her passion to teach the new generation of Endocrinology to Philippine Reseach and ASEAN data. Dr.Quimpo will deliver the final Plenary Lecture for AFES 2019, discussing the care for Gestational Diabetes beyond ASGODIP studies.