About Conference

PRIMER (Professional Resources in Medical Education & Research) is back with its 8th edition of ADA PRIMER - 2022. This ‘Clinical Update in Diabetes’ is being held in Bangalore from August 12-14, 2022. Hotel Sheraton Grand at Brigade gateway, Bangalore will be the conference venue.

ADA PRIMER update is rated each year by attendees as one of the most authoritative & Clinically relevant conference. Lead by the President of ADA, Dr. Guillermo E. Umpierrez, the event is designed to help clinicians translate Advances, Evidence & Guidelines into patient care. Conference is designed with multiple learning formats & includes Lectures, Plenaries, Clinical Case seminars, Debates, Interactive Panel discussions & more to allow Clinicain to advance his/her learning. Conference caters to Clinicians, Dietitians-Educators & Researchers across the spectrum.

Dr. Guillermo E. Umpierrez will be supported by Rodica Pop-Busui, President Elect of ADA, Dr. Allison Goldfine, Dr. Rohit Kulkarni and Dr. Sundar Mudaliar among the esteemed invited Faculty from the ADA. More are likely to join this elite group. Indian faculty will include senior opinion leaders from across the country & will feature most of the luminaries.

Each year, ADA PRIMER conference attracts over 1500 quality delegates most of whom convert the knowledge obtained into better practice format. The program is an ideal opportunity for the Industry to partner & demonstrate the commitment to Science and support to continuing medical education of Physicians. This is also an ideal Platform to meet & network with established and upcoming doctors guided by the tremendous Science & Hospitality that PRIMER is known for and has always offered.

About PRIMER

PRIMER is a medical education firm managed by Dr. K M Prasanna Kumar, Dr. S R Aravind & Dr. Krishna G Seshadri. Operational since 2009, PRIMER has been a desired provider of continuing medical education for health care professionals. Besides immensely successful high impact CMEs PRIMER helps create medical education content, commissions & publishes books, periodicals and also partners with technology development. We also create patient centered programs and foster research.

Organising Committee

Dr. K M Prasanna Kumar

Chairman – Organising Committee

Dr. Aravind Sosale

Organising Secretary

Dr. Krishna G Seshadri

Chairman – Scientific Committee

Dr. Sanjay Reddy

Joint Organising Secretary

Dr. Bhavana Sosale

Scientific Co-Ordinator

National Faculty

Scientific Program

Day 1 - Friday, 12 August 2022

Diabetes and Thyroid disorders in pregnancy

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Somashekara Reddy K S, Dr. Rajeswari Janakiraman

10:30 - 10:50

Dr. Usha Ayyagari

Interpreting Thyroid function tests

10:50 - 11:10

Dr. Chitra Selvan

Management of Thyroid disorders in pregnancy

11:10 - 11:25

Discussion

11:25 - 11:45

Dr. Pramila Kalra, Dr. Krishna G. Seshadri, Dr. Vijay Sarathi

Clinical Case Seminar: Endocrine causes of infertility

Break

11:45 - 12:00

Break

Diabetes and Thyroid disorders in pregnancy.

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Mohini N Prasad

12:00 - 12:20

Dr. Anjana Ranjith

Optimal approach to diagnosing gestational diabetes and opportunity for future prevention of diabetes in women

12:20 - 12:40

Dr. Sonali Appaiah

Optimal treatment option to prevent impact of maternal hyperglycemia on the offspring

12:40 - 13:00

Dr. Sriprada Vinekar

Advances in Fetal surveilance and obstretic management of pregnant diabetes

13:00 - 13:15

Discussion

Lunch Break

13:15 - 14:00

Lunch Break

Pharma Symposia 1
Made possible with sponsorship support by:Boehringer Ingelheim India Pvt Ltd

14:00 - 14:15

Dr. Ganapathi Bantwal

The Iceberg of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy: Implications from EMPEROR Preserved Study

14:15 - 14:30

Dr. Ravi Sankar Erukulapati

The tipping-point for early intensification with a Harmonious Blend of SGLT2i and DPP4i combination in T2DM management

14:30 - 14:45

Dr. Aravind Sosale

A new decade of simplifying T2DM care with Linagliptin across broad range of patients

14:45 - 15:00

Panel Discussion: Current Perspectives on Holistic Approach to Diabetes Care

Pharma Symposia 3
Made possible with sponsorship support by:Sanofi India Ltd

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Aravind Sosale

15:00 - 15:15

Dr. Jothydev Kesavadev

Gen 2.0 Basal- Leveraging Time-in-range to improve patient outcome

15:15 - 15:30

Dr. Mohan Badagandi

Translating science to practice – Clinical perspective of Gen 2.0 Basal

15:30 - 15:45

Dr. Aravind Sosale

Understanding the Science of Insulin Biologics and Biosimilars

15:45 - 16:00

Discussion

Pharma Symposia 5
Made possible with sponsorship support by:Novonordisk India Pvt Ltd

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Arun Vadavi

16:00 - 16:20

Dr. Suryanarayana K M

A 2-in-1 solution for insulin initiation - The growing wall of real-world evidence from India

16:20 - 16:40

Dr. Vageesh Ayyar

Achieving glycemic symmetry with newer basal insulin analogue

16:40 - 17:00

Discussion

Break - Halls get combined

17:00 - 17:30

Break

Inauguration

17:30 - 17:45

Inauguration

Plenary 1

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Krishna G. Seshadri

17:45 - 18:15

Dr. Rohit N. Kulkarni

Beta cell replacement therapies for diabetes: past, present and future

Plenary 2

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Prasanna Kumar K M

18:15 - 18:45 Virtual

Dr. Rodica Pop-Busui

Diabetic Neuropathy: Lessons Learned and Steps for the Future

Plenary 3

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Bhavana Sosale

18:45 - 19:15 Virtual

Dr. Louis H. Philipson

A precision medicine approach to mitochondrial diabetes

ADA Presidential Oration

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Aravind Sosale

19:15 - 19:45 Virtual

Dr. Guillermo E. Umpierez

Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Hospitalized Patients

Plenary 5

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Sanjay Reddy

19:45 - 20:15 Virtual

Dr. Samuel Klein

Intermittent fasting and time-restricted eating: hope or hype?

Dinner

20:15

Dinner and Close for the day

Interventions in diet and exercise

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Sai Kandula, Dr. Sreenivasa Murthy L

10:30 - 10:45

Mrs. Aneeta Karthikeyan

Making the right choice: Meal replacement or whey protein for weight loss

10:45 - 11:00

Dr. Sreemathy Venkatraman

Diabetic diet and protein intake in Elderly - Is it different?

11:00 - 11:15

Dr. Archana Sarda

Diet counselling in T1DM is not a child's play

11:15 - 11:30

Discussion

Break

11:30 - 11:45

Break

Interventions in diet and exercise.

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Mahesh D M, Dr. Srinath A

11:45 - 12:00

Dr. Bhavana Sosale

Trimester wise exercise plan for pregnant women with diabetes

12:00 - 12:15

Dr. Usha Ayyagari

Preventing hypoglycemia during exercise

12:15 - 12:30

Dr. Abhijit Bhograj

Healthcare wearables: Are they usefull in monitoring lifestyle?

12:30 - 12:45

Mr. Shivtosh Kumar

Can AI help in intelligent food choices among Indians with such diversified population

12:45 - 13:00

Discussion

Lunch Break

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch Break

Pharma Symposia 2
Made possible with sponsorship support by:Astrazeneca Pharma India Ltd

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Bharat

14:00 - 14:15

Dr. Arpandev Bhattacharya

Glycaemic Effects of Dapagliflozin and Extending Benefits to Prevent Cardio-Renal Outcomes

14:15 - 14:30

Dr. Pramila Kalra

Preventing and Managing Cardio-Renal Risks of Diabetic Dyslipidemia

14:30 - 14:45

Dr. Prakash V S

What’s new in Heart Failure?

14:45 - 15:00

Discussion

Pharma Symposia 4
Made possible with sponsorship support by:Micro Labs Ltd

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Prasanna Kumar K M

15:00 - 15:20

Dr. Manohar K N

Different Gliptins combination with Dapa - How to choose & place in practice

15:20 - 15:40

Dr. Suhas Gopal Erande

Right patient profile for Pioglitazone usage

15:40 - 16:00

Discussion

Pharma Symposia 6
Made possible with sponsorship support by:Biocon Biologics Ltd

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Praveen Raj

16:00 - 16:20

Dr. Krishna G. Seshadri

Benefits of Timely Initiation of Interchangeable Glargine in uncontrolled OAD

16:20 - 16:40

Dr. Archana Sarda

Time to move the needle: Interchangeable Glargine - The Plethora of evidence

16:40 - 17:00

Panel Discussion

Break and Halls get combined

17:00 - 17:30

Break

Day 2 - Saturday, 13 August 2022

Plenary 6

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Shankar V

10:00 - 10:30

Dr. Vijay Panikar

Will the Twincretin - Tirzepatide - Live up to the hype and surpass GLP-1 RA?

Plenary 7

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Sanjay Reddy

10:30 - 11:00

Dr. Shashank R. Joshi

Gut Microbiome, Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity 2022

Plenary 8

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Krishna G. Seshadri

11:00 - 11:30

Dr. Rohit N. Kulkarni

Diabetes: all about mis-communication between pancreatic exocrine and endocrine cells?

Break and Split of Halls

11:30 - 12:00

Break

Themed Symposia: Diabetes and Remission

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Usha Ayyagari, Dr. Priya Chinnappa

12:00 - 12:20

Dr. Bhavana Sosale

Science behind the hype: Twin cycle hypothesis

12:20 - 12:40

Dr. Neeta Deshpande

Diabetes reversal program in practise: Eating right

12:40 - 13:00

Dr. Kumar J S

Individualising exercise in reversal program

13:00 - 13:20

Dr. Prasanna Kumar K M

How useful are technology driven programs for remission / reversal

13:20 - 13:30

Discussion

Lunch Break

13:30 - 14:15

Lunch Break

Game Changer… Life Changer Symposium

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Mohan Badagandi

14:15 - 14:30

Dr. Manoj Chawla

Casting new light on diabetes care with the world’s first oral GLP-1RA: Oral semaglutide

14:30 - 14:45

Dr. Vijay Negalur

PIONEERing a pathbreaking journey for better patient outcomes

14:45 - 15:00

Dr. Mithun Bhartia

Oral semaglutide: Difficult questions and simple answers

15:00 - 15:15

Panel Discussion

Pharma Symposia 7
Made possible with sponsorship support by:USV Pvt Ltd

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Prasanna Kumar K M

15:15 - 15:30

Dr. Neeta Deshpande

Relevance of SGLT2i and DPP4i FDC in clinical practise

15:30 - 15:45

Dr. Aravind Sosale

The continuing relevance of sulfonylureas in clinical care - how should we position them?

15:45 - 16:00

Dr. Krishna G. Seshadri

Role of Metformin in prevention of diabetes

16:00 - 16:15

Discussion

Break

16:15 - 16:30

Break

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the field of medicine

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Srikanth Y N, Dr. Sridhar G R

16:30 - 16:50

Dr. Anand Sivaraman

Changing the future of medicine: Role of AI

16:50 - 17:10

Dr. Kalpa Negiloni

Offline AI Integrated on a Smartphone-based Fundus Camera for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening: Ideation to Adoption

17:10 - 17:30

Dr. Rajeev Sadanandan

Perspectives on Scalable Models for NCD Screening in Public Health

17:30 - 17:50

Dr. Rajiv Raman

Use of AI and Retinal Images in the Detection of Diabetic Neuropathy and Cardiovascular Risk Prediction

17:50 - 18:00

Discussion

Break and Halls get combined

18:00 - 18:30

Break

Plenary 9

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Suryanarayana K M

18:30 - 19:00 Virtual

Dr. Rodica Pop-Busui

Heart Failure the Under Appreciated Complication of Diabetes

Plenary 10

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Suryanarayana K M

19:00 - 19:30 Virtual

Dr. Ashok Balasubramanyam

The Expanding Universe of Atypical Diabetes

Plenary 11

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Suryanarayana K M

19:30 - 20:00 Virtual

Dr. Raghu G Mirmira

New Perspectives on the Pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes

Dinner

20:00

Dinner and Close for the day

Themed Symposia: Nephro Urology for Physicians

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Balachandra G, Dr. Vijay Kumar K

12:00 - 12:15

Dr. Arun K N

Management of Anaemia in patients with CKD

12:15 - 12:30

Dr. Prashanth G K

Approach to Asymptomatic chronic UTI

12:30 - 12:45

Dr. Hanumanthayya Kelogi

Fungal infections of Genito Urinary tract

12:45 - 13:00

Discussion

Themed Symposia:Nephro Urology for Physicians

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Syed A. Javaz, Dr. Karthik Munichoodappa

13:00 - 13:15

Dr. Vasan S S

Approach to Erectile Dysfunction in diabetics

13:15 - 13:30

Dr. Govardhan Reddy

Evaluating a patient of BPH - Role of a Physician

13:30 - 13:45

Discussion

Lunch Break

13:45 - 14:15

Lunch Break

SGLT2 Symposia

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Raja Selvarajan

14:15 - 14:35

Dr. Rajiv Kovil

Role of Glycemic varibility among SGLT2 i - Latest Indian data

14:35 - 14:55

Dr. Basavaraj G S

Maximising renal protection in T2DM

14:55 - 15:05

Discussion

Diabetes and Depression Symposia

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Hemachandra

15:05 - 15:20

Dr. Sridhar G R

Chicken or Egg

15:20 - 15:35

Dr. Poongothai S

Nuts and Bolts of democratising the management: INDEPENDENT Study

15:35 - 15:50

Dr. Aruna Sri S

The bolt in management: Real life case studies

15:50 - 16:10

Dr. Sushma

Recognising depression in Diabetes: Tips to practitioners

16:10 - 16:20

Discussion

Break

16:20 - 16:30

Break

Scientific Symposia

Chairpersons/Moderator : Dr. Vijay Kumar J, Dr. Kiran Nidagundi

16:30 - 16:50

Dr. Rajiv Kovil

Metformin and cancer prevention-Is there a evidence?

16:50 - 17:10

Dr. Nandita Arun

Diabetes is a progressive disease - Not in all cases.

17:10 - 17:30

Dr. Jothydev Kesavadev

Diabetes and Vaccination - Current status

17:30 - 17:50

Dr. Balaji Jaganmohan

Insulin sensitizer: An integral armamentarium in diabetes management

18:00 - 18:00

Discussion

Break and Halls get combined

18:00 - 18:30

Break

Day 3 - Sunday, 14 August 2022

Conference Venue

Venue Details

 

Address:

Hotel Sheraton Grand at Brigade Gateway, Bengaluru

 

Email:

primerconference@gmail.com

Conference Secretariat

 
Address:

DIACON HOSPITAL, #360, 19th Main Road, 1st Block, Rajajinagar, Bengaluru - 560010.

 
Phone :

+91 08 31303553

 
Email:

primerconference@gmail.com

PRIMER Office:

 
Address:

C/o CDEC, 410/A, 1st Stage, 3rd Block, Near BDA Complex, HBR Layour, Kalyannagar Post, Bengaluru – 560043

 
Phone :

+91 80 25440011 / 25440055