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11th Annual Conference

Non Communicable Diseases:
from Prevention to Rehabilitation

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Friday

14:00-14:30

Post Coronary Revascularization Care (Stenting & Surgery)

Simon Abou Jaoudeh

14:30-15:00

New Anticoagulants & Antiplatelets: Indication & Appropriate Use

Abdallah Rbeiz

15:00-15:30

Chronic Heart Failure: The Role of Family Physicians Hadi Skouri
15:30-16:00 Early Detection of Bipolarity in depressed patients Wadih Naja

16:00-16:30

Coffee break

 

16:30-17:00

Varicose Veins- Evidence based treatment Fadi Haddad

17:00-17:30

Management of Resistant Depression Monir Khani
17:30-18:00 Bariatric Surgeries: An Update Bassem Safadi
18:00 Opening Ceremony  

Saturday

08:00-9:00

Smoking Law Number 174:
- Challenges & Opportunities
- Role of Family Physicians in its implementation
Rima Nakkash

9:00-9:30

Cosmetic Dermatology: Beauty or the Beast Dany Touma

9:30-10:00

Gestational Diabetes Ihab Usta

10:00-10:30

Chronic kidney diseases: what family physicians should know? Samir Mallat

10:30-10:45

Coffee Break  

11:00-11:15

Obesity in adolescents Beatrice Khater

11:15-11:45

Coronary Artery Diseases Screening & Diagnostic Modalities &
their indications
Hussein Ismail

11:45-12:15

Obesity Medications (Newly FDA approved) Najla Lakkis

12:15-13:00

Moving forward in management of Diabetes Mellitus
Symposium sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim - Eli Lilly

Sami Azar

13:00-14:00 Lunch break  

14:00-14:30

Screening for Prostate Cancer: Is there a role for PSA? Marwan Zoghbi

14:30-15:00

Late Onset Hypogonadism Elie Nemr

15:00-15:30

Moving smoothly to Menopause Jinan Usta

15:30-16:00

ABC of nutritional assessment Antoine Aoun
14:00-18:00 Workshop - Nutritional Management of Specic Medical Conditions:
Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
Jessy El Hayek

Sunday

08:00-9:00

NCD papers from the Arab World
- Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among female
Kuwaiti adolescents
- National Plan of NCD in Kuwait
- Identifying factors contributing to tailoring a smoking cessation
program guide for family physicians

Abdel Wahab Issa Rehab Al Watayan

 

Maha Moafy

9:00-9:30

Updates and new Guidelines in COPD Salah Zeineddine

9:30-10:00

Is it Multiple Sclerosis? Bassem Yamout

10:00-10:30

Imaging of Breast Cancer

Jinane Slaba

10:30-11:00 Pulmonary Rehabilitation in COPD Hassan Chami
11:00-11:15 Coffee break  

11:15-11:45

The journey from Inflammatory Back Pain to Axial Spondyloarthritis Nelly Ziadeh

11:45-12:15

Early Parkinson Disease: Diagnosis and management Adnan Awada

12:15-13:45

Alternative Medicine: Does it really work? Ibrahim Omari
12:45-13:15 Assessment of elderly during home visit Nazem Basil
13:15-13:45 Prevention of dementia Mona Osman
13:45 Lunch  

 

 

 

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