World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes (WCITD)

The World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes (WCITD) is dedicated to the latest research findings on metabolic/bariatric surgery and novel interventional therapies for type 2 diabetes.

The World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes (WCITD) covers topics such as:

  • Impact of bariatric/metabolic surgery on cardiometabolic risk
  • Impact of bariatric/metabolic surgery on glycemic control
  • Randomized clinical trials comparing surgery vs medical treatment for diabetes
  • Mechanisms of action of bariatric and metabolic surgery
  • Novel technologies and gastrointestinal devices for diabetes
  • Randomized clinical trials comparing surgical procedures head to head for the treatment of diabetes
  • Cost effectiveness of surgery as a treatment of diabetes ​
  • Stigma and discrimination against people with diabetes and obesity
  • Epidemiology and economic impact of diabetes
  • Effects of bariatric/metabolic surgery on diabetes-related complications
  • Intestinal glucose metabolism and nutrient sensing
  • Integration of pharmaceutical/surgical therapies and optimization of glcontrol post-surgery
  • Role of gut microbiota in metabolism and in the pathophysiology of obesity and diabetes
  • Role of bile acids in glucose homeostasis
  • 16​. Safety of bariatric/metabolic surgery
  • Role of the gastrointestinal tract in glucose metabolism

The World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes (WCITD) brings together clinicians, scientists, and policy makers.

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