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DIABETES and the HEART Seminar / Grand Rounds

Date: 23 - 24 June 2012
Venue: Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur Glenmarie Hotel

NADI Continuing Professional Development Series :

Prevalence of diabetes mellitus, especially of type 2, is on the increase. This rise is most marked in developing countries, Malaysia included. Thus, there is an urgent need for strategies to prevent this ‘epidemic’ and for early diagnosis of diabetes. Beyond these, there is need for ensuring optimal management of the disease, its complications and associated diseases.
To help address these issues, the National Diabetes Institute (NADI) of Malaysia, organises the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) annually since its inception in 2002.

Objectives of “DIABETES and the HEART”:

Seminar/Grand Rounds
The objectives of “DIABETES and the HEART”: Seminar/Grand Rounds are:
  • To highlight the importance of heart disease in people with diabetes
  • To understand the pathophysiological basis of heart disease and other cardiovascular complications in diabetics.  
  • To understand ways of ensuring early diagnosis of heart disease especially in diabetics.
  • To appreciate recent advances and practical aspects of managing heart disease in people with diabetes.

Who Should Attend

Healthcare professionals responsible for managing people with diabetes and heart disease including:
  • Medical and Surgical Specialists
  • General Practitioners          
  • Medical and Health Officers
  • Trainee Lecturers
  • Pharmacists
  • Nursing Practitioners
  • Diabetes Educators
  • Dieticians
  • Medical Assistants    


The scientific program includes
Plenary sessions
Diabetes and heart disease in Malaysia
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Robaayah Zambahari, IJN
Why are diabetics prone to heart disease?
Emeritus Professor Dato’ Khalid Kadir, MUM
Addressing low HDL (in diabetics)
Dato’ Dr. Khoo Kah Lin, NHF
Management of diabetes in patients with heart disease
Dr. Zanariah Hussein, MOH
Addressing residual risks: What next after (a disappointing ACCORD?                           
Professor Dato’ Mafauzy Mohamed, HUSM
When and what intervention for patients with diabetes
Dato’ Dr. Azhari Rosman, IJN
Grand Rounds
Grand Round 1 : Screening for IHD in diabetics
Grand Round 2 : Management of a person with diabetic dyslipidaemia to prevent heart disease
Grand Round 3 : Management of a patient with diabetes and IHD
Grand Round 4 : Post intervention management for diabetics

Registration & Fees

Registration fee covers admission to all NADI Seminar/Grand Rounds sessions, Seminar/Grand Rounds materials, Seminar/Grand Rounds lunches and tea/coffee breaks. The fees are as follows:
Early Bird” registration
Before April 20, 2012
Late Registration
After April 20, 2012
USD 200
Please register early to enjoy “Early Bird” discount.
Payment should be made payable to: National Diabetes Institute

For further information and updates regarding " Diabetes and the Heart" Seminar / Grand Rounds, please contact:

The Secretariat

(Attention: Ms. Rosmawati / Ms. Azizah)

National Diabetes Institute (NADI)

No.1, Jalan SS3/50, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, MALAYSIA

Tel: +603-7876 1676 / 7876 1677

Fax: +603-7876 1679




Please download BROCHURE below for further information..

  arrowDiabetes and the Heart - Brochure (English - pdf - 869 Kb)

  arrowRegistration Form (English - pdf - 50 Kb)

  arrowHotel Accomodation (English - pdf - 428 Kb)

  arrowHotel Reservation Form-Holiday Inn Glenmarie (English - pdf - 58 Kb)


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