SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

19th Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Series:

“Diabetes Asia 2022” Conference

November 21-23, 2022

Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Day 1 - November 21, 2022 (Monday)

0700 - 0815

REGISTRATION

0815 - 0900

PLENARY 1
Chairman: Emeritus Professor Mustaffa Embong, National Diabetes Institute

 

UPDATE ON STRATEGIES TO REDUCE ASCVD RISK IN DIABETICS

Professor Eberhard Standl, GERMANY

 

0900 - 0945

 SPECIAL LECTURE 1 

 Sponsored by Zuellig Pharma Sdn Bhd 

Chairman: Professor Norlaila Mustafa, Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz UKM

 

IMPORTANCE OF EARLY INTERVENTION & GLYCAEMIC CONTROL FOR T2DM

Dr. Foo Siew Hui, Selayang Hospital/Subang Jaya Medical Centre

0945 - 1015

BREAK

1015 - 1215

Concurrent Main Symposium 1

MAIN SYMPOSIUM 1A

THEME : SGLT2-Is

Chairman: Dato Dr. David Chew Soon Ping, Cardiac Vascular Sentral Kuala Lumpur

 

  1. SGLT2-I for T2DM
    Dr. Ng Ooi Chuan, Universiti Putra Malaysia
     

  2. SGLT2-Is in Heart Failure: Only for HFrEF?
    Dato’ Sri Azhari Rosman, National Heart Institute
     

  3. SGLT-I: 1 & 2 Combo
    Professor Norlaila Mustafa, Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz UKM
     

  4. Discussion

 

MAIN SYMPOSIUM 1B

Theme: COVID-19 AND DIABETES

Chairman Professor Datin Chia Yook Chin, Sunway University

 

  1. Covid-19: More Common, More Serious in Diabetics?
    Dr. Vijay Ananda Paramasvaran, Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur
     

  2. Covid-19 and Emergent T1 and T2 Diabetes
    Associate Professor Noor Shafina Mohd Nor, Universiti Teknologi Mara
     

  3. Long Covid: The What and the Why
    Dr. Nor Arisah Misnan, Sungai Buloh Hospital
     

  4. Management of Covid-19: Reducing the Risk of Progression to Severe Covid-19
     Sponsored by Pfizer (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd 
    Dr. Roger Paredes Deiros, SPAIN
     

  5. Discussion
     

1215 - 1315

 LUNCH SYMPOSIUM 1 

 Sponsored by Servier Malaysia Sdn Bhd 

 

Chairman: Dr. Tan Li Ping, Ara Damansara Medical Centre

 

MAKE A1C DIFFERENCE FROM DIAGNOSIS: NEW EVIDENCES

Associate Professor Lim Lee Ling, University Malaya Medical Centre

Case Discussion:

Moderator: Dr. Tan Li Ping, Ara Damansara Medical Centre

Panel:

1. Associate Professor Lim Lee Ling, University Malaya Medical Centre

2. Dr. Choor Chee Ken, KPJ Rawang Specialist Hospital

1315 - 1400

LUNCH

1400 - 1530

Concurrent Experts’ Case Discussion and Free Paper Presentation

 

EXPERTS’ CASE DISCUSSION 1

Chairman: Emeritus Professor Dato’ Mustaffa Embong, National Diabetes Institute

A PATIENT WITH MILD DIABETES BUT RECENT AMI COMPLAINING OF LEG SWELLING

Presenter: Dr. Radhakrishna Sothiratnam, Columbia Asia Seremban Hospital

 

Panel

  1. Professor Dato’ Mafauzy Mohamed, Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital

  2. Dato’ Sri Dr. Azhari Rosman, National Heart Institute 

  3. Datin Paduka Dr. Santha Kumari Velupillai Natkunam, Sri Kota Specialist Centre / Alpha Specialist Centre

 

EXPERTS’ CASE DISCUSSION 2

Chairman: Datuk Dr. Mohamed Badrulnizam Long Bidin, Kuala Lumpur Hospital

YOUNG DIABETIC WITH RAPIDLY WORSENING NEPHROPATHY

Presenter: Dr. Ng Ooi Chuan, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Panel

  1. Dr. Sunita Bavanandan, Kuala Lumpur Hospital

  2. Dr. Wong Hin Seng, Selayang Hospital

  3. Dr. Vijay Ananda Paramasvaran, Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur

 

Free Paper Presentations

(For details please refer to ‘Free Paper Presentation Abstracts’)

1530 - 1600

BREAK

1600 - 1645

PLENARY 2

Chairman: Professor Dato’ Anuar Zaini Md Zain, Monash University Malaysia

 

THE FUTURE OF INSULIN: GENE THERAPY; SMART INSULINS; ORAL INSULINS; NANOTECHNOLOGY; WEEKLY BASAL INSULIN

Professor Philip Home, UNITED KINGDOM

1645 - 1730

Concurrent Meet the Professor 1

 

MEET THE PROFESSOR 1A

Chairman: Emeritus Professor Dato’ Mustaffa Embong, National Diabetes Institute


MANAGEMENT OF DIFFICULT DIABETES

Resource Person: Professor G.R Letchuman, Monash University Malaysia

 

MEET THE PROFESSOR 1B

Chairman: Datuk Dr. Mohamed Badrulnizam Long Bidin, Kuala Lumpur Hospital


TREATING TO TARGETS

Resource Person: Professor Dato’ Mafauzy Mohamed, Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital

 

END OF DAY 1

 
 
 

Day 2 - November 22, 2022 (Tuesday)

 

0745 - 0815

 BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM 

 Sponsored  by Merck Sharp & Dohme (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd 

Chairman: Professor Dato’ Anuar Zaini Md. Zain, Monash University Malaysia

 

PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE FOR DIABETIC PATIENTS- IS THERE A NEED?

Dr. Shalini C Sree Dharan, Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur

0815 - 0900

PLENARY 3
Chairman: Professor G.R Letchuman, Monash University Malaysia

 

TARGETING OBESITY FOR PREVENTION/CONTROL OF T2DM

Professor Harold Lebovitz, USA

 

0900 - 0945

 SPECIAL LECTURE 2 

 Sponsored by Novo Nordisk Pharma (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd 

Chairman: Professor Dato’ Mafauzy Mohamed, Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital

 

ERA OF COMBINATION THERAPY: BRIDGING TREATMENT GAPS ALONG PATIENT JOURNEY

Professor Chan Siew Pheng, Subang Jaya Medical Centre/ University of Malaya

0945 - 1015

BREAK

1015 - 1215

Concurrent Main Symposium 2

MAIN SYMPOSIUM 2A

THEME : MANAGING DIABETES IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

Chairman: Dr Wu Loo Ling , Subang Jaya Medical Centre

  1. Diabetes in Children: Type 1 or Type 2
    Dr. Ch’ng Tong Wooi, Sunway Medical Centre
     

  2. Strategies to Support Psychosocial Aspects in Self-Management of T1DM in Youths
    Associate Professor Azriyanti Anuar Zaini, University Malaya Medical Centre
     

  3. Type 1 Diabetes Intervention Trials: Where are we now?
    Professor Muhammad Yazid Jalaludin, University Malaya Medical Centre
     

  4. Discussion

 

 MAIN SYMPOSIUM 2B 

 Sponsored by Abbott Laboratories 

Chairman: Dr. Chooi Kheng Chiew, KPJ Ampang Puteri Hospital

 

  1. Hands On CGM/AGP Interpretation
    Dr. Luqman Ibrahim, Regency Specialist Hospital
     

  2. Recent Evidences with isCGM
    Dr. Prashant Subramaniam, Abbott Laboratories (Singapore) Ptd Ltd
     

  3. Discussion
     

1215 - 1315

 LUNCH SYMPOSIUM 2A

 Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd 

 

Chairman: Associate Professor Muhammad Dzafir Ismail, University Malaya Medical Centre

 

  1. Organ Protection at the Heart of T2D Management     
    Professor Rohana Abdul Ghani,Universiti Teknologi, MARA
     

  2. Don’t Wait till it’s too late
    Dr. Lily Mushahar, Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital
     

  3. Discussion

1315 - 1400

LUNCH

1400 - 1530

Concurrent Main Symposium 3

 

MAIN SYMPOSIUM 3A

THEME: MANAGING TYPE 2 DIABETES (T2DM)

Chairman: Professor Dato’ Dr. Mafauzy Mohamed, Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital

  1. Post-Prandial Glucose Spike: Significance and Strategies (To Reduce)
    Associate Professor R. Jeyakantha Ratnasingam, University Malaya Medical Centre
     

  2. Insulin use in T2DM: Newer Approach
    Datuk Dr. Zanariah Hussein, Putrajaya Hospital
     

  3. Improving Medication Adherence: DMTAC
    Dr. Navin Kumar Loganadan, Putrajaya Hospital
     

  4. Discussion


 MAIN SYMPOSIUM 3B 

 Sponsored by Novo Nordisk Pharma (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd 

Chairman: Dr. Nadarajah Arumugam, Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur

  1. Introduction-The Journey of Oral Antidiabetic Therapy
    Dr. Nadarajah Arumugam, Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur
     

  2. Peptide in a Pill-Breakthrough in Therapy for T2D
    Professor Norlela Sukor, Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz UKM
     

  3. What have we learned from the PIONEERs?
    Associate Professor Lim Lee Ling, University Malaya Medical Centre
     

  4. Building a case for the earlier use of GLP-1 RAs for T2D treatment with Oral Semaglutide
    Dr. Saiful Bin Kassim, Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur
     

  5. Discussion

1530 - 1600

BREAK

1600 - 1645

PLENARY 4

Chairman: Datuk Dr. Mohamed Badrulnizam Long Bidin, Kuala Lumpur Hospital

 

ADVANCES IN INCRETIN-BASED THERAPEUTICS

Professor Stephan Twigg, AUSTRALIA

1645 - 1730

Concurrent Meet the Professor 2

 

MEET THE PROFESSOR 2A

Chairman: Dr. Foo Siew Hui, Selayang Hospital/Subang Jaya Medical Centre

PRACTICAL TIPS IN MANAGING T1DM IN MALAYSIA

Resource Person: Professor Muhammad Yazid Jalaludin, University Malaya Medical Centre​

 

MEET THE PROFESSOR 2B

Chairman: Professor Norlela Sukor, Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz UKM

MAXIMIZING SKINCARE IN DIABETIC PATIENTS

Resource Person: Professor Rokiah Che Ismail, Kelana Jaya Medical Centre

 

END OF DAY 2

 
 
 
 
 
 

Day 3 - November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)

0745 - 0815

PLENARY 5

Chairman: Professor Dato’ Mafauzy Mohamed, Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital

 

RESIDUAL RISK BEYOND LDL IN DIABETICS  

Professor Timothy Davis, AUSTRALIA

0815 - 0900

PLENARY 6
Chairman: Professor Dato’ Anuar Zaini Md. Zain, Monash University Malaysia

 

STRATEGIES FOR REMISSION OF TYPE 2 DIABETES

Professor Alice Pik Shan Kong, HONG KONG

 

0900 - 0945

PLENARY 7

Chairman: Emeritus Professor Dato’ Mustaffa Embong, National Diabetes Institute

GLYCAEMIC INDEPENDENT EFFECTS OF ANTI-HYPERGLYCAEMIC AGENTS

Professor Luc Van Gaal, BELGIUM

0945 - 1015

BREAK

1015 - 1215

MAIN SYMPOSIUM 4

THEME : THE GUT AND DIABETES

Chairman: Professor Dato' Dr. Nik Ritza Kosai, Hospital Canselor Tuanku Mukhriz UKM

  1. NAFLD: A Cause or Complication of Diabetes?
    Dr. Foo Siew Hui, Selayang Hospital/Subang Jaya Medical Centre
     

  2. Modulation of Gut Microbiota and Metabolites as Potential Treatments for Type 2 DM
    Associate Professor Nazri Mustaffa, Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital
     

  3. Oral Health: Implications for Diabetics
    Professor V. Rathna Devi A/P A. Vaithilingam, University Malaya Medical Centre
     

  4. Discussion

1215 - 1315

Concurrent Lunch Symposium 3

 LUNCH SYMPOSIUM 3A 

 Sponsored by Zuellig Pharma Sdn Bhd 

 

Chairman: Dr. Vijay Ananda Paramasvaran, Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur
 

CLINICAL HBA1C: INDIVIDUALIZING OF TARGETS AND DOES IT MATTER HOW TO GET THERE

Professor Rohana Abdul Ghani, Universiti Teknologi Mara

 LUNCH SYMPOSIUM 3B 

 Sponsored by Bio-Life Marketing Sdn Bhd 

 

Chairman: Dr Chooi Kheng Chiew, KPJ Ampang Puteri Hospital
 

ROLE OF ANTIOXIDANTS IN PATHOGENESIS OF DIABETIC RETINOPATHY (DR)

Dr. Siti Raihan Ishak, Universiti Sains Malaysia

1315 - 1400

LUNCH

1400 - 1530

Concurrent Main Symposium 5

 

MAIN SYMPOSIUM 5A

THEME: COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE REMEDIES

Chairman: Professor Zhou Wen Xin, International Medical University

  1. Plant-Based Foods: Practical Tips for Diabetics
    Associate Professor Zulfitri Azuan Mat Daud, Universiti Putra Malaysia
     

  2. Ayurvedic Medicines in the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus
    Dr. Anjali Rajeevan, Arogya Holistic Care
     

  3. Treating Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Using Maggots Debridement and Leeches Therapy
    Dr. Nazni Wasi Ahmad, Institute for Medical Research
     

  4. Discussion


MAIN SYMPOSIUM 5B

THEME: CHALLENGES IN DIABETES MANAGEMENT

Chairman: Dr. Ng Ooi Chuan, Universiti Putra Malaysia

  1. Challenges in Managing Diabetes in the Elderly
    Prof. Shahrul Bahyah Kamaruzzaman, University Malaya Medical Centre
     

  2. Non-Compliance: The Why and the How (to overcome)
    Professor Norlaila Mustaffa, Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz UKM
     

  3. Diabetes Care in Developing Countries: Challenges and Solutions
    Datuk Dr. Zanariah Hussein, Putrajaya Hospital
     

  4. Discussion

1530 - 1600

BREAK

1600 - 1645

PLENARY 8

Chairman: Datuk Dr. Zanariah Hussein, Putrajaya Hospital

 

A REVIEW OF THE LATEST ADA & EASD GUIDELINES: WHAT’S CHANGED?

Professor Richard Donnelly, UNITED KINGDOM

1645 - 1730

FREE PAPER PRESENTATION AWARDING CEREMONY

 

  • BEST ORAL PRESENTATION AWARD

  • BEST POSTER PRESENTATION AWARD

END OF DIABETES ASIA CONFERENCE 2022

 
 
 

JUDGING PANELS

Chief: Professor Dato’ Mafauzy Mohamed, Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital

 

Date/Time: November 21, 2022 (Monday) 1400 - 1550

 

Section: Best Oral Presentation Award

  1. Professor G. R Letchuman, Monash University Malaysia (Head Judge)

  2. Datuk Dr. Zanariah Hussein, Putrajaya Hospital

  3. Dr. Fatimah Zaherah Mohamed Shah, Universiti Teknologi Mara

 

 

Date/Time: November 21, 2022 (Monday) 1400 – 1600

 

Section: Best Poster Presentation Award 

  1. Professor Dato’ Anuar Zaini Md. Zain, Monash University Malaysia (Head Judge)

  2. Associate Professor Norasyikin A. Wahab, Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz UKM

  3. Dr. Sharifah Faradila Wan Muhamad Hatta, Universiti Teknologi Mara

 

*Subject to change