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Population Health Efforts in the Prevention and Treatment of Diabetes

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This is a highlights summary of an oral session given at the ADA 2020 - 80th Scientific Sessions and presented by:

Natalie D. Ritchie, PhD
Denver Health, Denver, CO, USA

Matthew J. O’Brien, MD, MS
Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, US

Brian J. Wells, MD, PhD
Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA

Simon Griffin, FRCGP, FMedSci
The University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

The content is produced by Infomedica, the official reporting partner of ADA 2020 Virtual Meeting. The summary text was drafted by Patrick Moore, PhD, and reviewed by Marco Gallo, MD, an independent external expert, and approved by Dana M. Dabelea, MD, PhD, the scientific editor of the program.

The presenting authors of the original session had no part in the creation of this conference highlights summary.

In addition, an expert commentary on the topic has been provided by:

Prof. Florian Toti, MD
Service of Endocrinology & Metabolic diseases
University Hospital Centre “Mother Theresa”
Tirana, Albania

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Prof. Florian Toti, MD
Service of Endocrinology & Metabolic diseases
University Hospital Centre “Mother Theresa”
Tirana, Albania


University. Master degree: Patient’s therapeutic education - Faculty of Medicine, Geneva University.

Received the title of Doctor in Medical Sciences on 2005. Assoc. Prof. in 2010 and Professor of Medicine, Tirana University of Medicine in 2015.

Participant in several national and international programs on Diabetes such as: ALBDIAB, National Diabetes screening campaign, Train the trainers in Europe for Diabetic foot, IMAGE Project etc. Invited lector at EASD post graduate courses, and several international congresses. National representant of Albania in D-Foot, and Screening Diabetic Retinopathy. Initiator and moderator of different training programs for PWD, GP, nurses and pharmacists in Albania, and editor of Diabetes education platform. First author of writing group for National Guidelines on Type 2 Diabetes in Albania 2008 and 2012. Serves as Editorial Board member and reviewer at a number of national and international journals.

He has published as first author or co-author, more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals, with more than 150 citations, and presented more than 100 oral presentations in national and international conferences/congresses on Diabetes & Endocrinology.

Prof Toti is currently lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine, Tirana University of Medicine, Chair of the Diabetes Education Study Group – EASD Study Groups and President of the Albanian Diabetes Association.