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2008 Annual Symposium

The 26th International Symposium on Diabetes and Nutrition of Nutrition Study Group (DNSG) of the EASD, 26-29 June, Bulgaria

Under the patronage of:
Ministry of Health, Bulgaria
Dean of Medical University, Pleven, Bulgaria
Prof. Grigor Gorchev

DNSG Committee:

Chairman: A. Pfeiffer (Germany)
Vice-chairman: V. Vuksan (Canada)
Secretary: U. Riserus (Sweden)
Treasurer U. Schwab (Finland)

G. Mingrone (Italy)
C. Thomsen (Denmark)
G. Heitkamp (Germany)
A. Thanopoulou (Greece
I. Mostad (Norway)

Scientific committee:

Andreas Pfeiffer- Chairperson
Vladimir Vuksan
Ulf Risérus
Kjeld Hermensen
Ursula Schwab
Bengt Vessby
Angela Rivallese

Local organizer

Malina Petkova, Associate Professor,MD
Clinic of Endocrinology and Metabolism
University Hospital
8 Georgi Kochev Str.
5800 Pleven
Phone: +359 64 88 66 32
Fax: +359 64 88 66 32
E-mail: petkovamalina@gmail.com

Welcome to Bulgaria in 2008

The The 26th International Symposium on Diabetes and Nutrition of Nutrition Study Group (DNSG) of the EASD will be held in, Golden Sands, Varna, Bulgaria, 26-29 June 2008.

On behalf of DNSG Committee it is our privilege to invite you to participate in this scientific meeting. Abstracts with research data in the field of diabetes and nutrition will be reviewed and select for oral or poster presentation.

The main topics of the Symposium are:

•    Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus in adolescents
•    Micro-flora and obesity
•    Dietary fibers
•    Micronutrients in obesity and diabetes mellitus
•    Herbal medicine in obesity and diabetes mellitus
•    Fructose, Obesity and Diabetes
•    Nutrition - Obesity - Dyslipidemias and Dietetics
•    Hygoglycemia - nutrional factors

The Conference begins with buffet at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 26th , 2008 and ends on Saturday, June 28th, 2008 with an excursion and dinner. Departure is after breakfast on Sunday June 29th, 2008.

We are looking forward to an interesting and fruitful scientific symposium as well as a memorable social experience with new acquaintances and old friends.

Welcome to Bulgaria

On behalf of the Local Organizers
Malina Petkova, Associate Professor, MD