8th International DIP Symposium on Diabetes, Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrome & Pregnancy 2015 Berlin

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  • It is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the 8th International DIP Symposium on Diabetes, Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrome & Pregnancy 2015 taking place in Berlin, Germany on April 15 – 18, 2015.

    Since the 1st meeting, the DIP Symposium has grown tremendously, dealing with over 80 years of knowledge, innovative research and the most up-​to-​date tools, techniques and integrative approach. With over 1300 participants from more than 70 countries worldwide, DIP is now considered a leading symposium in the field of maternal and fetal medicine, presenting data and management protocols to ensure the optimal outcome of pregnancies complicated by diabetes, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome.

    The field of diabetes and pregnancy has come of age; from the inception of the terminology ‘gestational diabetes’ and ‘diabetes in pregnancy’ to the creation of an entire sub-​specialty. This currently includes not only abnormal carbohydrate metabolism and diabetes, but all other risk factors and complications related to obesity, metabolic syndrome, hypertension and pregnancy.

    This symposium documents the ‘gestation’ of the field. Additionally, controversial topics, such as screening and diagnosis, prediction and prevention, and the use of new technologies in perinatal medicine will be discussed in detail. This will allow participants to formulate a modus operandithrough evidence provided by the presenting experts.

    Innovations connected to perinatal research on Whole Genome Sequencing, NIPT, smallRNA’s, Metabolomics and Microbiota will be discussed at length at the Symposium.

    The faculty is comprised of renowned professionals and practitioners from all over the world, who will present the most updated clinical and laboratory revolutions, based on evidence as well as practical experience.

    Symposium Presidents

    • Prof. Moshe Hod – Israel
    • Prof. Gian Carlo Di Renzo – Italy
    • Prof. Wolfgang Henrich – Germany

    Preliminary Session Topics


    • Diagnosis of Fetal Congenital Anomalies
    • FIGO GDM Initiative
    • German Diabetes in Pregnancy Working Group and other National DM Study Groups
    • History of Diabetes and Pregnancy – it all started here in Berlin
    • Is the benefit of breast feeding after diabetic pregnancies overestimated?
    • Islet function and regulation during pregnancy
    • Long term outcome of women and Offspring after a diabetic pregnancy
    • NCD Global Slow Motion Disaster — The Battle of Prevention Starts in Utero
    • New Insulins
    • New Technologies in Diabetic Pregnancy (Medtronic session)
    • Norbert Freinkel Lecture and Award
    • Nutritional factors and supplementation on maternal and infant outcome


    • German Hypertension in Pregnancy Working Group and National Hypertension and Pregnancy Study Groups
    • Hypertension in Pregnancy
    • Long term consequences of preeclampsia
    • New Frontiers in Prediction and Prevention of PET and IUGR

    Preterm Labor

    • Consequences for the rest of life: Preterm birth
    • Prediction and Prevention of Preterm Birth

    Diabetes, Hypertension and Obesity

    • Abnormal fetal growth — Challenging the extremes
    • An update on MyoInositol
    • Best DIP research –Young and Promising/​‘Promising Young Research Award’
    • Consequences for the rest of life: Fetal Growth and Development
    • Consequences for the rest of life: Fetal Life during Labor & Delivery
    • Consequences for the rest of life: The rest of Life
    • Diagnosis and management of Diabetic Pregnancy
    • Great Obstetrical Syndromes and the Omics
    • Management of Diabesity
    • Maternal Medicine meets Fetal Medicine — Putting the “M“ back in MFM
    • Obesity and Pregnancy
    • Perinatal tribunal– Should all women be screened and with which test during thefirst trimester?
    • Placenta and the Great Obstetric Syndromes


    • Cesarean technique in a robotic era
    • FIGO Best Practice Working Group – Very convenient take home lessons
    • Genome and Perinatal Medicine – a never ending story
    • Infectious disease in Obstetrics
    • Non Invasive Prenatal Testing — All you have to know on cell Free Fetal DNA
    • Perinatal Medicine and the Industry– Status and future directions
    • Vitamin D status and ill health — chasing a myth? — Is it really the new kid on the block — the panacea for every disease state?
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