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DESA 2002
DAVOS
Sunday August 25 - Wednesday August 28


Program
Sunday August 25, 2002
Location : Hotel Belvédère - Steigenberger
19:00 Drinks and sandwiches
Sponsors : City of Davos and Eli Lilly
19:50 Welcome from the borough of Davos
"Landrätin" Maria von Ballmoos, Davos, Switzerland
20:00 Historical and Sports Highlights of Davos during the 19th and 20th Centuries
Rita Koch, Davos, Switzerland
20:45 Steps and Motivations in the Development towards IDAA - DESA
Ann Donahue, DESA President, Phoenix, USA
Monday August 26, 2002
Location : Congress Centre, Hall Aspen
Themes : Check-up, nutrition, BG monitoring, pumps
Chair: Nicolas de Kalbermatten, Susi Schnüriger, Ulrike Thurm
Professional's Symposium, see extra program
09:00 - 09:30 The Evaluation of the Physically Active Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetic Person.
Ulrich Vischer, Genva, Switzerland
09:45 - 10:15 Nutritional Recommendations at the Dawn of the 3rd Millennium.
Louis Monnier, Montpellier, France
10:15 - 10:45 Break, visit of the exhibition.
10:45 - 11:15 First Experiences with Continuous Blood Glucose Measurements.
Juan Ruiz, Lausanne, Switzerland
Sponsor : Roche Diagnostics
11:30 - 12:00 Insulin Pump and Exercise.
Ulrike Thurm, Munich, Germany
Sponsor : Disetronic Medical Systems
  Lunch
Sponsor : Novo Nordisk
13:30 - 14:30

Workshops :
Not translated : E = English, D = German, F = French

Exercise Programs for Type 2 Diabetic Persons in France.
Etienne Mollet, Dole, France (F)

Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring
Roger Lehmann, Zurich, Switzerland (D)
Sponsor: Merck Sharp & Dohme-Chibret

Mediterranean diet
Daniela Fahrni, Switzerland (E, D)

Diabetes Control during the Ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Gerardo Corigliano, Naples, Italy (F)

15:30 - 18:00 SPORTS
Hiking, mountain biking, tennis, golf, windsurfing, swimming, nordic walking, running, soccer.
19:30 Dinner on the Rinerhorn
Sponsor : Bayer Diagnostic
Tuesday August 27, 2002
Location : Congress Centre, Hall Aspen
Theme : Hypoglycaemia
Chair : Willi Berger, Geneviève Batzli, Ulrike Thurm
09:00 - 09:30 Tight Blood Glucose Control and Risk of Hypoglycaemia : A New Challenge.
Mathias Stahl, Basel, Switzerland
Sponsor : Abbott, MediSense Products
09:45 - 10:15 Psychological Aspects of Recurrent Hypoglycaemia.
Hartmut Schächinger, Basel, Switzerland
10:15 - 10:45 Break and visit of the exhibition.
10:45 - 11:15 Prevention of Hypoglycaemia During and After Exercise.
Andrew Farquhar, Kelowna, Canada
11:30 - 12:00 Blood Glucose Awareness Training (BGAT) : the Swiss Experience.
Karin Hegar, Basel, Switzerland
  Lunch
13:30 - 14:30

Workshops :
Not translated : E = English, D = German, F = French

BGAT
Karin Hegar, Basel, Switzerland (D)

Mountain Climbing
Arnald Bertelle and Nicolas de Kalbermatten, Sion, Switzerland (F)
Sponsor : Novartis

Exercise groups for type 2 diabetic persons in Germany
Birger Thornuss, Bad Mergentheim, Germany (D)

Mediterranean diet
Sévrine Chédel, La Neuville, Switzerland (F)

15:30 - 18:00 SPORTS
Hiking, mountain biking, tennis, golf, windsurfing, swimming, nordic walking, running, soccer.
19h30 Chamber Music Concert, Church of Frauenkirch
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Igor Stravinsky, Johannes Brahms
Wednesday August 28, 2002
Location : Congress Centre, Hall Aspen
Theme : Quality of Life, Empowerment
Chair : Liz Moseley Gerber, Andreas Rohrer
09:00 - 09:30 Exercise and Health : an Evidence Based Medicine Perspective.
Katriina Kukkonen-Harjula, Jyväskylä, Finland
09:45 - 10:15 Empowerment for Regular Exercise. Getting the type 2 to exercise, emphasising fun and quality of life.
Peter Borchert, Friedberg, Germany
10:15 - 10:45 Break and visit of the exhibition.
10:45 - 11:15 Quality of Life and Exercise.
Judith Chwallow, Paris, France
11:30 - 12:00 Sport and Diabetes in Kazakhstan (Film)
Natalia Tukalevskay
  Lunch
13:30 - 16:00 SPORTS
Hiking, mountain biking, tennis, golf, windsurfing, swimming, nordic walking, running, soccer.
20:00 Hotel Schatzalp :

Dinner
Sponsor : Lifescan

Lifescan awards ceremony

Closing lecture
Paula Harper, Phoenix, USA
  End of the Meeting.