Global Diabetic Foot Course:
The Evolving Concept in Diabetic Foot
21-24 November 2017
Rixos Premium Hotel ,Dubai. UAE

WELCOME MESSAGE

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Mounia Mustafa Sabasse
Gulf Diabetic Foot Working Group Founder/President
D-Foot International vice president
Head of Scientific committee

Dear Colleagues,
On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is my great pleasure to welcome you to Global Diabetic Foot Course 21-24 November .2017.Dubai.

Since 2014 the diabetic foot course is organized yearly, which were highly appreciated by the delegates from the Middle East region. Following the immense popularity of this course, in 2016 GDFWG decided to upgrade the Diabetic Foot course and hence make it universally accessible to all the delegates from different region that are interested in diabetic foot and conduct the Global Diabetic Foot Course November 2016.

This unique multidisciplinary Course has been designed to provide an innovative and comprehensive overview of the latest research developments in diabetic Foot Disease primarily in the areas of prevention, infection, and Osteomyelitis, Charcot Foot, and Offloading .GDCF will cover the latest scientific developments, both findings from research and clinical insights important to everybody’s daily practice.

A number of renowned specialists in the field and scientists have joined the faculty will discuss prevention, diagnosis and treatment of lower extremity problems in diabetes.

WInteractive workshops will provide you with useful information for your daily clinical practice.
Scientific Program will include superb scientific material that was carefully selected by the scientific committee for presentation at the course. Assure that the GDFC 2017 will be a major scientific event.
We hope that you will enjoy the GDFC and that your interaction with your colleagues from many different countries will stimulate a creative exchange of ideas and will be personally rewarding. We also hope and trust that you will enjoy your visit to the very beautiful and exciting city of Dubai.
We look forward to welcoming you to Dubai for another interesting and inspiring event in the series of the annual Gulf Diabetic Foot Working Group Course in November 2017.
Yours sincerely
Mounia Mustafa Sabasse
GDFWG Founder/President
Scientific Committee Chair

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About Global Diabetic Foot Course 21-24 November 2017

GDFC is a 4 days course 21-24 November. The course based on the knowledge and structure of treatment delivered by the Intentional Multidisciplinary Faculties specialized in Diabetic Foot Course .

Participants will gain insight in both the theory and the practical of the field. By also focusing on the structure of treatment and guidelines for establishing a diabetic foot service, the courses reach out to clinicians as well as hospital department or clinic management.

The 4 day theoretical course & practical training include the following elements:

  • Physiopathology of the Diabetic Foot.
  • Multidisciplinary management skills.
  • Charcot neuro-Arthropathy management.
  • Offloading of diabetic foot Ulcers.
  • Video and clinical cases studies presentation.
  • Hands-on exercises and workshops on different aspect of diabetic foot.

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WELCOME MESSAGE

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Dr. KHALIFA N. ALWAHAIBI
Senior Consultant - General and Vascular Surgery
Executive Member of Gulf Diabetic
Foot Working Group Course Director

Dear Colleges,
On behalf of Gulf Diabetic Foot Working Group, takes an immense pleasure to invite you to participate in the 4th Global Diabetic Foot Course.

GDFC 2017 will take place in Dubai, 21-24. November. 2017
The GDFC Meeting is a unique event within the area of the diabetic foot because it is a true interdisciplinary collaboration between Dialectologists, podiatrists, specialist nurses, Orthopaedic, vascular surgeons, Nutritionist as well as all other specialists with an interest in diabetic patients with foot problems.
The 4 days intensive course will enable the participant to be more confident in Preventing and managing diabetic foot in their clinical setup and there shall be updates on the new emerging concepts. There shall be hands on training workshop on various aspect of diabetic foot.
We have invited the Expert and well known international Faculties from different parts of the world. Program registration limited to 60 -70 participants so that there shall in detail teaching and personal attention to the delegates.
We Hope you will join us at the Global Diabetic Foot Course GDFC2017 in Dubai.
Yours sincerely,
Dr. KHALIFA N. ALWAHAIBI
Course Director


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