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Lay Programme and Scientific Programme

Saturday, 29 September 2018



Lay Programme (to be conducted in Cantonese) 






                           合辦機構 : 香港糖尿科護士協會




Symposium Faculty Dinner

(by invitation)


Sunday, 30 September 2018


Scientific Programme




Oral presentations of Young Investigator Awards

Clinical and Basic Science


Opening Ceremony


Plenary Session 1

Diabetes and heart disease - 

real world evidence versus randomized clinical trials

Prof Jonathan Shaw

Professor and Deputy Director, Clinical and Population Health, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia


Coffee break, poster viewing and exhibition


Symposium 1A


How different is diabetes between the Western and Asian population?

To be updated


Statin-induced muscle toxicity: would herbal medicine be a possible solution?

Prof Clara Lau

Associate Director, Institute of Chinese Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Which population is at highest risk for developing diabetic complications?

To be updated


Symposium 1B

Co-hosting with The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong East Cluster empowerment programme on diabetic kidney disease?

To be updated


The effect of a lifestyle intervention programme (LIP) on physical outcomes, depression, and quality of life (QoL) in Chinese adults with MetS

To be updated


Applications of genomics in patient care

Prof Ronald Ma

Professor, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Lunch, poster viewing and exhibition


Lunch Symposium A

Lunch Symposium B

Lunch Symposium C


 Plenary Session 2

Obesity and cancer

Prof Joseph Sung

Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Symposium 2A


Obesity: metabolically healthy versus unhealthy

Prof Soo Lim

Professor, Division Chief of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea 

Incretin therapy in diabetes and obesity

To be updated


Outcome after metabolic surgery compared with medical therapy: Taiwan experience

Prof Wei-Jei Lee

Professor of Surgery, Min-Sheng General Hospital, Taiwan

Symposium 2B

Co-hosting with The Hong Kong Geriatrics Society

Topics and Speakers to be updated













Coffee break, poster viewing and exhibition


Plenary Session 3

Optimizing diabetes care - the J-DOIT3 Study

Prof Takashi Kadowaki

Chairman, Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan


Presentation of Young Investigator Awards and Closing



Whilst every attempt has been made to ensure that all aspects of the Symposium announced will take place as scheduled, the Organizing Committee reserves the right to make changes at any time should the need arise.