About Conference

Two great names come together again - ADA & PRIMER on a Virtual platform. This conference brings you a program that puts the power of Evidence, Expertise and Experience behind your patient care. Led by the President of ADA, Dr Ruth Weinstock, the best of the Faculty ever assembled on a single Virtual Platform has been harnessed for this update. In addition to 11 international speakers who are all great Clinician -Researchers, ADA PRIMER 2021 will also see most of the reputed Indian Faculty. ADA PRIMER Virtual conference feed will also be going Live to many countries, which makes this conference truly International. Block your time & dates for a seamless experience of learning Advances in Diabetology that can translate into great patient care.

About PRIMER

PRIMER is a medical education firm managed by Dr. K M Prasanna Kumar, Dr. S R Aravind & Dr. Krishna G Seshadri. Operational since 2009, PRIMER has been a desired provider of continuing medical education for health care professionals. Besides immensely successful high impact CMEs PRIMER helps create medical education content, commissions & publishes books, periodicals and also partners with technology development. We also create patient centered programs and foster research.

Organising Committee

Dr. K M Prasanna Kumar

Chairman – Organising Committee

Dr. S R Aravind

Organising Secretary

Dr. Sanjay Reddy

Jt. Organising Secretary

Dr. Rohit N. Kulkarni

Chairman – Scientific Committee

Dr. Krishna G Seshadri

Chairman – Scientific Committee

Dr. Bhavana Sosale

Scientific Co-Ordinator

Faculty

International Faculty

National Faculty

Scientific Program

Friday, 27th August 2021

Opening symposia : Hundred years of insulin and CV risk factors

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Seshiah V

14:00 - 14:20

Dr. Hemraj B. Chandalia

Insulin use in India - a history

14:20 - 14:40

Dr. Ashok Kumar Das

Making insulin acceptable to patients - What should clinicians know and do?

14:40 - 15:00

Dr. Ramachandran A

Trend in Diabetes and CV risk factors in the population

15:00 - 15:05

Discussion

Clinical Excellence in Cardio-Renal-Metabolic Care in India
Made possible with sponsorship support by:Boehringer Ingelheim

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Aravind S R

15:05 - 15:20

Dr. Sanjay Kalra

Empowering Glycaemic Control + Organ Protection with SGLT2-inhibition: The New Normal of T2DM Care

15:20 - 15:35

Dr. Arpandev Bhattacharya

Simplifying T2DM Management in Current Era: The Right Choice of DPP4-i

15:35 - 15:50

Dr. Shashank R. Joshi

Cardio-Renal-Metabolic Approach for T2DM Management: Role of SGLT2-i/DPP4-i FDC

15:50 - 16:00

Panel Discussion

Insulin Symposia
Made possible with sponsorship support by:Novo Nordisk

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Mangesh Tiwaskar

16:05 - 16:10

Dr. Mangesh Tiwaskar

100 years and millions of lives: The scientific saga of insulins

16:10 - 16:30

Dr. Manash P. Baruah

Insulin therapy in tune with the Indian patient needs: Learnings from the ARISE study

16:30 - 16:50

Dr. Ganesh H K

Hyperglycemia management in hospital: Walking a tight rope

16:50 - 17:00

Panel Discussion

New evidence and Nuances

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Shekar M A, Dr. Sydney D Souza

17:05 - 17:25

Dr. Bipin Sethi

Real world evidence vs Randomized CTs: What matters to a clinician?

17:25 - 17:45

Dr. Samit Ghosal

Grading the GRADE (Study)

17:45 - 18:05

Dr. Sujoy Ghosh

OHAs in the hospital - DARE to be different?

18:05 - 18:20

Discussion

PRIMER honour lecture

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Aravind S R, Dr. Sanjay Reddy

18:25 - 18:50

Dr. Robert A. Gabbay

Overcoming therapeutic inertia

18:50 - 19:00

Discussion

Inauguration

19:00 - 19:15

Inauguration

ADA Presidential Oration

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Prasanna Kumar K M, Dr. Krishna G. Seshadri

19:15 - 19:40

Dr. Ruth S. Weinstock

Diabetes Care for Elder Home-Dwelling Adults during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Plenaries

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Prasanna Kumar K M, Dr. Krishna G. Seshadri

19:45 - 20:10

Dr. Robert H. Eckel

Plenary1: Metabolic Medicine - a new subspecialty

20:10 - 20:35

Dr. Louis H. Philipson

Plenary 2: Practicing Precision medicine - Are there simple clinical measures in Diabetes practice ?

20:35 - 21:00

Dr. Desmond A. Schatz

Plenary 3: Update on Efforts to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

21:00 - 21:15

Discussion

Close for the day

21:15 - 21:15

Close for the day

Saturday, 28th August 2021

Thyroid symposium

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Srinath A, Dr. Anantharaman R

10:30 - 10:50

Dr. Unnikrishnan A G

Self limiting thyrotoxicosis

10:50 - 11:10

Dr. Rajesh Rajput

Challenges in interpreting thyroid function tests

11:10 - 11:30

Dr. Usha Ayyagari

TSH and fertility

11:30 - 11:45

Discussion

Clinical Case Seminar 1

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Krishna G. Seshadri

11:45 - 12:25

Panelists: Dr. Anantharaman R, Dr. Usha Ayyagari

Medical management of thyrotoxicosis

How do I?

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Mahesh D M, Dr. Rajeshwari Janakiraman

12:30 - 12:50

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhadada

Approach a 60 year old man with the incidentally discovered hypercalcemia?

12:50 - 13:10

Dr. Arpandev Bhattacharya

Approach a 70 year old man with asymptomatic hyponatremia

13:10 - 13:30

Dr. Manoj Chadha

Approach a 62 year old woman with a recent hip fracture

13:30 - 13:45

Discussion

Pharma Symposium 5
Made possible with sponsorship support by:Astra Zeneca

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Bhavana Sosale

14:00 - 14:15

Dr. Manohar K N

Comprehensive solution to metabolic syndrome : A case

14:15 - 14:30

Dr. Awadhesh Kumar Singh

HFrEF, time to rewrite the guidelines with Dapagliflozin

14:30 - 14:45

Dr. Dinesh Khuller

Dapagliflozin- a game changer in CKD

14:45 - 14:55

Panel Discussion

Pharma Symposium 6
Made possible with sponsorship support by:Eli Lilly

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Manoj Chawla

15:00 - 15:55

Panelists: Dr. Banshi Saboo, Dr. Supratik Bhattacharyya, Dr. Jothydev Kesavadev

A dialogue in diabetes Injectables

Pharma Symposium 7
Made possible with sponsorship support by:Torrent

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Shashank R. Joshi

16:00 - 16:05

Dr. Shashank R. Joshi

Welcome Address & Introduction to Faculty

16:05 - 16:25

Dr. Saptarishi Bhattacharya

Young-onset-diabetes: Role of Meta-inflexibility

16:25 - 16:45

Dr. Unnikrishnan A G

Ominous octet and Mitochondrial modulators

16:45 - 16:50

Panel Discussion

Mitochondrial Modulators in T2d: When, Where and How?

16:50 - 16:55

Dr. Shashank R. Joshi

Consensus

Comorbidities in Clinical Care

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Dwarakanath C S, Dr. Arun Vadavi

17:00 - 17:20

Dr. Binayak Sinha

NAFLD in diabetes practice - screening scoring and care

17:20 - 17:40

Dr. Mukherjee J J

Cardiac testing in the asymptomatic diabetic - who, what, when and how?

17:40 - 18:00

Dr. Rajeev Chawla

Preventing progression of renal disease - state of the art

18:00 - 18:15

Discussion

PRIMER Guest Lecture

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Aravind S R

18:20 - 18:45

Dr. Jens Juul Holst

A game changing innovation: Evolution of GLP1 analogues from research to patient outcomes

18:45 - 18:55

Discussion

PRIMER Honor Lecture for Outstanding Researcher

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Prasanna Kumar K M

19:00 - 19:25

Dr. Rohit N. Kulkarni

Basic and translational research: A long and sometimes invisible road to patient care

Plenaries

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Krishna G. Seshadri

19:30 - 19:55

Dr. Marlon Pragnell

Plenary4: The Precision Medicine in Diabetes initiative (PMDI) - providing a roadmap for precision medicine in diabetes to help improve the quality of life for all those with diabetes

19:55 - 20:20

Dr. Cynthia E. Muñoz
(President of Health Care & Education ADA)

Plenary5: The Imperfect Storm: Diabetes and the Psychological Impact of a Global Pandemic

20:20 - 20:30

Discussion

Plenary

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Neeta Deshpande, Dr. Nitin Kapoor

20:35 - 21:00

Dr. Samuel Klein

Plenary6: Metabolically Healthy and Metabolically Unhealthy Obesity

21:00 - 21:10

Discussion

Close for the day

21:10 - 21:10

Close for the day

Insulin Workshop

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Kashinath Dixit, Dr. Balachandra G

10:30 - 10:50

Dr. Sunil Gupta

Insulin initiation and monitoring

10:50 - 11:10

Dr. Sunil M Jain

Insulin intensification and monitoring

11:10 - 11:30

Dr. Sanjay Agarwal

IV insulin: A - Z

11:30 - 11:45

Discussion

Diabetes and Pregnancy

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Jyothi Idiculla, Dr. Surekha B Shetty

11:45 - 12:05

Dr. Sriprada Vinekar

Planning pregnancy and preconception counselling

12:05 - 12:25

Dr. Nandita Arun

Controversies in diagnostic criteria of pregestational and gestational diabetes

12:25 - 12:45

Dr. Bhavana Sosale

Management of Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy

12:45 - 12:55

Discussion

Pot Pourri

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Raja Selvarajan, Dr. Suresh K G

13:00 - 13:20

Dr. Aravind S R

Hydroxychloroquine in diabetes and more

13:20 - 13:40

Dr. Awadhesh Kumar Singh

Alogliptin: Time tested and EXAMINEd

13:40 - 13:55

Discussion

Evidence for Combination Therapy-

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Sangram Biradar

14:00 - 14:20

Dr. Medha Joshi

FDCs - a harmonious blend or a pharmacological mishmash?

14:20 - 14:25

Discussion

Evidence for Combination Therapy

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Bipin Sethi

14:25 - 14:45

Dr. Supratik Bhattacharyya

Evidence for combining remogliflozin and vildagliptin - Lessons from clinical trials

14:45 - 14:55

Discussion

Pharma Symposium 8
Made possible with sponsorship support by:Microlabs DTF1 & DTF2

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Prasanna Kumar K M

15:00 - 15:15

Dr. Aravind S R

SU's - Myths busted

15:15 - 15:30

Dr. Krishna G. Seshadri

Comparing Gliptins - Focus on Vildagliptin

15:30 - 15:45

Dr. Prasanna Kumar K M

Generic Dapagliflozin- Impact on patient care

15:45 - 15:55

Panel Discussion

Pharma Symposium 9
Made possible with sponsorship support by:Sanofi

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Rajiv Awasthi

16:00 - 16:15

Dr. Vageesh Ayyar

Basal Insulin in T2DM : Re-defining the Insulin Therapy Landscape over 2 decades in India

16:15 - 16:30

Dr. Mohan Badgandi

Basal insulin intensification with prandial insulin - A step wise progression towards glycemic control

16:30 - 16:45

Dr. Hemant Thacker

Gen 2.0 Basal - A new benchmark for redefining glycemic control

16:45 - 16:55

Panel Discussion

Clinical Case Seminar 2

Facilitator: Dr. Vijaykumar G

17:00 - 17:35

Dr. Tiny Nair, Dr. Vageesh Ayyar

The diabetic with a recent MI

Clinical Case Seminar 3

Facilitator: Dr. Rama Mohan M V

17:35 - 18:10

Dr. Sahana Shetty, Dr. Belinda George

Young adult with new onset diabetes

Sunday, 29th August 2021

Technology to help practice

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Balaji Jaganmohan, Dr. Abhijith Bhograj

09:00 - 09:15

Mr. Shivtosh Kumar

Mobile apps focusing on habit formation and integrated lifestyle intervention for holistic diabetes management

09:15 - 09:30

Dr. Aravind S R

SMBG: Using advanced technology for transforming diabetes care

09:30 - 09:45

Dr. Sreenivasa Murthy L

Drug delivery system: Osmo laser technology

09:45 - 09:55

Discussion

Pot Pourri 1

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Rashmi N P, Dr. Pallavi Rao

10:00 - 10:20

Dr. Ranjit Unnikrishnan

Use of SMBG in the era of CGM and TIR

10:20 - 10:40

Dr. Bhavana Sosale

Gluco-centric approach in the era of cardio-renal outcome studies - Lessons from the advance trial

10:40 - 10:55

Discussion

Pot Pourri 2

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Aravinda Jagadeesha, Dr. Suman R

11:00 - 11:20

Dr. Aravind S R

Dyslipidemia management in Diabetes

11:20 - 11:40

Dr. Banshi Saboo

Hypertension management in Diabetes

11:40 - 11:55

Discussion

Debate: Measuring glycemic variability in clinical practice?

12:00 - 12:15

Dr. Jothydev Kesavadev

Useful

12:15 - 12:30

Dr. Shivaprasad C

Not useful

12:30 - 12:40

Dr. Prasanna Kumar K M

Balanced View

Just like that

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Ramesh K N, Dr. Pradeep Kumar T J

12:40 - 12:55

Dr. Sudha Tinaikar

Mindfullness, meditation and diabetes - what is the evidence?

12:55 - 13:10

Dr. Rajiv Kovil

Does the use of technology improve outcomes? What is the evidence?

13:10 - 13:25

Dr. Hanumanthayya Kelogi

Mycotic infections of genito urinary tract

13:25 - 13:40

Discussion

End of Conference

13:45 - 13:45

End of Conference

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