Thank you for your interest in this Harvard Medical School webinar featuring global diabetes experts

In this webinar, world-wide diabetes experts provided updated and evidence-based information on how COVID-19 has impacted people living with diabetes across the globe and shared best practices to improve diabetes care during this difficult time.

This initiative was supported by an educational grant from Sanofi.

Marie McDonnell during the diabetes webinar
World-Wide Experience on COVID-19 in People Living with Diabetes
This video was originally recorded during the June 5, 2020 diabetes webinar.
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    8:00 AM

    Welcome, Introductions
    A. Enrique Caballero, MD
    Marie McDonnell, MD

    8:10 AM Break/Transition
    8:12 AM

    COVID-19, diabetes and cardiovascular disease | Pathophysiological mechanisms
    Antonio Ceriello, MD

    8:20 AM Break/Transition
    8:22 AM

    COVID-19 in patients with diabetes in China | Lessons learned during this crisis
    Linong Ji, MD

    8:30 AM Break/Transition
    8:32 AM

    COVID-19 in patients with diabetes in India | Strategies to overcome additional challenges in diabetes care  
    Anoop Misra, MD

    8:40 AM Break/Transition
    8:42 AM

    COVID-19 in the Middle East | Lessons learned in managing diabetes during Ramadan in the setting of COVID-19  
    Mohamed Hassanein, MD

    8:50 AM Break/Transition
    8:52 AM

    COVID-19 in patients with diabetes in Latin America | Empowering the patient to improve diabetes management during this crisis
    Pablo Aschner, MD

    9:00 AM Break/Transition
    9:02 AM COVID-19 in patients with diabetes in Africa | Scope of the problem and clinical management strategies
    Jean Claude Mbanya, MD
    9:10 AM Break/Transition
    9:12 AM COVID-19 in patients with diabetes in the USA Diabetes clinical management pearls during this and other crises
    Vivian Fonseca, MD
    9:20 AM Break/Transition
    9:22 AM Panel Discussion – All presenters | Looking into the future of diabetes care
    Moderated by A. Enrique Caballero and Marie McDonnell, MD
    9:55 AM

    Closing remarks
    Marie McDonnell, MD
    A. Enrique Caballero, MD

    10:00 AM End of program
Endocrinologist/Investigator, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Faculty Director, Diabetes Education, Postgraduate Medical Education, Harvard Medical School
Chief of Diabetes Section, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Lecturer in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Chief, Section of Endocrinology Tulane University Medical Center
Professor of Medicine, Tulane University Medical School
Past President for Science and Medicine, American Diabetes Association
Research Consultant, Italian Ministry of Health - IRCCS Multi-Medica, Milan, Italy
Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
Chair, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases Study Group European Association for the Study of Diabetes
Chairman, Fortis-C-DOC Center of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases and Endocrinology, New Delhi, India
Director, National Diabetes, Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation (N-DOC), Director, Diabetes Foundation (India) (DFI)
Chief Editor, Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews
Senior Consultant, Endocrinology Dubai Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Deputy Director, Postgraduate Diabetes Education, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Chair, Diabetes and Ramadan (DAR) International Alliance
Senior Research Advisor, San Ignacio University Hospital
Associate Professor of Endocrinology, Javeriana University School of Medicine
Scientific Director, Colombian Diabetes Association, Bogotá, Colombia
Past President, Latin American Diabetes Association
Chief, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases Unit, Yaoundé, Cameroon
Director, National Obesity Centre at the Central Hospital, Yaoundé, Cameroon
Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology, Postgraduate Dean of the Doctoral School of Life, Health and Environmental Sciences, University of Yaoundé, Cameroon
Dean, College of Biological Sciences of the Cameroon Academy of Sciences
Director, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Peking University People’s Hospital
Director, Peking University Diabetes Center
Professor of Medicine, Peking University, Beijing, China
Past Chair, International Diabetes Federation, Western Pacific Region