The International Diabetes and Degenerative Diseases Conference 2017 will be held on 14-15 September 2017 in San Diego, USA with the theme of "Enhanced studies on Diabetes and Degenerative diseases". The conference will address the key challenges of the field by leading experts engaged in diabetic and other degenerative diseases research and takes a unique opportunity to share ideas about significant advances, treatment, and bring about life changing solutions for the people suffering from diabetes and other degenerative diseases.
Diabetes is one of the major public health concerns that occurs either due to lack of insulin production in the islets cells of the pancreas or due to ineffective use of insulin in the body. According to a WHO, as of 2016, an estimated 422 million people had diabetes worldwide, with type 2 DM making up about 90% of the cases. A degenerative disease is a type of a medical condition that causes a tissue or organ to deteriorate over time. There are quite a number of degenerative diseases and many of them are associated with aging or get worse during the aging process.