Optimal Management of Diabetes – Experts Answer Questions about Diabetes

Germany-wide Telephone Q & A Session on November11th

The number of diabetes cases has now reached almost epidemic proportions: Almost one in ten persons in Germany suffers from the disease. On World Diabetes Day in November, the metabolic disease will once again be the center of attention. On November 11th the German Center for Diabetes Research and the Competence Network Diabetes Mellitus will host a Germany-wide Q & A session to meet the high need for consultation of those affected by the disease and their family members. Experts from the universities and diabetes research centers in Dresden, Düsseldorf, Giessen, Hannover, Leipzig, Munich, Tübingen and Ulm will be available from 7:00pm to 9:00 pm to answer questions via the free, Germany-wide hotline 0800-060 4000. The focus of this year’s campaign will be on prevention, development, therapy and the complications of type 1and type 2 diabetes as well as dealing with diabetes in everyday life and mental illness that may occur in connection with diabetes.
When?                                November 11, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Telephone number             0800 - 0 60 4000

Experts for Type 1, Type 2 Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes
Prof. Dr. Andreas Fritsche, Center for Nutritional Medicine Tübingen - Hohenheim (ZEM), University Hospital Tübingen
Prof. Dr. Hans Hauner, director of the Else Kröner-Fresenius Center for Nutritional Medicine, Technische Universität München
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Holl, pediatric endocrinologist and diabetologist, Institute for Epidemiology and Medical Biometry, University Hospital Ulm
PD Dr. Michael Hummel, Diabetes Center Rosenheim and Institute of Diabetes Research, Helmholtz Zentrum München
PD Dr. Thomas Kapellen, Clinical head physician of the Polyclinic for Children and Adolescent Medicine, University Hospital Leipzig
Dr. Barbara Ludwig, Department of Internal Medicine III, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus at Technische Universität Dresden
Prof. Dr. Karsten Müssig, senior physician and head of the Clinical Research Center, German Diabetes Center (DDZ), Düsseldorf
Prof. Dr. Peter Schwarz, Department of Internal Medicine III, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus at Technischen Universität Dresden

Experts for Psychology and Diabetes
Prof. Dr. Karin Lange, head of the Department of Medical Psychology, Hannover Medical School
Prof. Dr. Johannes Kruse, director of the Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Giessen