Programme no. 305-SY
Finding individuals with diabetes: Benefits and harms
Thomas Drivsholm*1, Merja Laine*2, Simon Griffin*3, Hörður Björnsson*4, Atle Klovning*5, Margareta Hellgren*6
1Department of Public Health, Section of General Practice,University of Copenhagen,Copenhagen ,Denmark, 2Dept of General Practice and Primary Health Care,University of Helsinki,Helsinki,Finland, 3Institute of Public Health,University of Cambridge,Cambridge,United Kingdom, 4University of Iceland,University of Iceland,Reykjavik,Iceland, 5Department of General Practice,University of Oslo ,Oslo,Norway, 6University of Gothenburg,University of Gothenburg,Gothenburg,Sweden
* = Presenting author
Objectives: To clarify and discuss differences in diagnostic strategies of finding individuals with diabetes in each of 5 Nordic Countries.
Background: After the introduction of new diagnostic criteria of diabetes by WHO in 2011 diagnostic strategies of finding individuals with diabetes have diverged between the 5 Nordic Countries. Consequently, increasingly different diabetic populations will emerge.
- Introduction (5 minutes)
- The diagnostic strategy of finding individuals with diabetes in each of 5 Nordic Countries (5 x 5 minutes)
- The representative from each of the 5 Nordic Countries will present their national diagnostic strategy of finding individuals with diabetes.
- Comments by a non-Nordic expert (30 minutes)
- Simon Griffin will comment on the diagnostic strategy in the 5 Nordic Countries: Benefits and harms?
- Plenary session (30 minutes): Questions from the audience to Simon Griffin and the representatives from each of the 5 Nordic Countries.
- Diagnostic strategy in the Nordic Countries from 5 representatives
- Comments / lecture by Simon Griffin
- Plenary session involving questions from the audience
- At least 90 minutes available