Mrs. Anne-Marie Felton, President Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND)
Prof. Ab Osterhaus, chair European Scientific Working group on Influenza (ESWI)
Welcome coffee and registrations
Welcome and short introduction to FEND and ESWI
Introducing the roundtable’s goals:
Towards a joint statement on influenza vaccination of people with diabetes
How do we reach out to people with diabetes and how can we enhance their protection against the flu?
Influenza is a secret killer for diabetes patients and other people at risk
Prof. Ab Osterhaus, director of the Research Center for Emerging Infections and Zoonoses, TIHO, Germany/chair ESWI
Should people with diabetes be vaccinated against influenza?
Prof. Xavier Cos, chair Primary Care Diabetes Europe (PCDE)
Scientific review “Benefits of flu vaccination for diabetes patients”: main messages
Dr. Marco Goeijenbier, Havenziekenhuis Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The role of primary care physicians in preventing influenza
Dr. Ted van Essen, general practitioner, The Netherlands
The role of pharmacists in protecting people with diabetes against influenza infection
Mr. Jamie Wilkinson, Director of Professional Affairs, Pharmacist Group to the European Union (PGEU)
Introducing the diabetes community: who’s who?
Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND)
Mrs. Anne-Marie Felton
Primary Care Diabetes Europe (PCDE)
Prof. Xavier Cos
International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD)
Prof. Kristina Casteels
US Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation
Mrs. Phyllis Zimmer
Immunology of Diabetes Society (IDS)
Prof. Corrado Cilio
International Diabetes Federation Europe (tbc)
Audience debate: What can we do to protect people with diabetes against influenza?
Moderated by Ted van Essen
Coffee & pie, offered by ESWI and FEND