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2010 Annual Symposium


28th International Symposium on
Diabetes and Nutrition Diabetes and Nutrition Study Group (DNSG)
of the
European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)
1 - 4 July, 2010 Oslo, Norway




Dear Colleagues and Friends,

We are very pleased to invite you to Oslo, Norway in July 2010, where the 28th International Symposium on Diabetes and Nutrition will be held.

The Organising Committee will do its utmost to ensure that the Symposium will be as successful as ever. We also welcome your active participation in the scientific sessions and the poster sessions as well as in the social events.

We look forward to seeing you in Oslo – the city of many faces!





Conference dates: 1 – 4 July 2010

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 April 2010

Deadline for low registration fee: 15 Mai 2010

Preliminary Scientific Programme

Fat metabolism – new findings and challenges for diabetes

Keith N. Frayn, United Kingdom

Inger Njølstad, Norway


Dietary antioxidants: Beneficial or not – what is the evidence?

Rune Blomhoff, Norway

Andrew R. Collins, Norway


Vitamin D and diabetes

Kåre I. Birkeland, Norway

Lars Christian Stene, Norway


The integrated approach to lifestyle intervention in the prevention and treatment of diabetes

Jaana Lindström, Finland


Intrauterine/postnatal nutrition and diabetes

Sue E. Ozanne, United Kingdom


Vegetarian food and diabetes

Cyril W. C. Kendall, Canada

Dagfinn Aune, Norway

Dietary recommendations - diabetes

Jim I. Mann, New Zealand

Type 1 diabetes and diet

Physical activity and diabetes


Conference Venue/Hotel

The Symposium will take place at Holmenkollen Park Hotel Rica. Located in the surrounding hills of Oslo the hotel allows fabulous views over the city centre and the Oslo Fjord. There are good opportunities for walking or jogging and you may also take some laps in the hotel indoor heated swimming pool.


Organising Committee

Anne-Marie Aas1, Ingunn Bergstad1, Kirsti Bjerkan1, Ingrid Løvold Mostad2, Bryndis Eva Birgisdottir3, The Norwegian Diabetes Association

1 Oslo University Hospital, Aker 2, St. Olav Hospital, Trondheim, 3 The Norwegian Institute of Public Health




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Contact person: Ellen Ansteinsson



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