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How can POCT benefit healthcare professionals in diagnosing and managing diabetes and comorbidities?


Join our panel of experts from around the world - USA, Japan and Switzerland - to learn how they use point of care testing for the management of their patients with diabetes and comorbidities.

This webinar will be chaired by Dr. Vivian Fonseca, an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Metairie, Louisiana, USA. He is current Chief, Endocrinology at the Tulane University School of Medicine.

Dr. Fonseca will start the webinar with his talk about the benefits HbA1c POC testing may provide.

Dr. Yasuhiro Iijima is diabetologist and director at the Fujiyasu Clinic and works also at the Department of Diabetes Metabolism and Endocrinology at Tokyo Medical University, Japan. Dr. Iijima will present his experience with POC lipid testing.

PD Dr. Andreas Kistler is Department Chief of Internal Medicine at the Kantonsspital Frauenfeld in Zurich, Switzerland. Dr. Kistler will share which impact the availability of ACR testing at the point-of-Care has on the identification and management of kidney disease.


  • Dr. Vivian Fonseca

    Dr. Vivian Fonseca

    The Value of point-of-care testing in Diabetes

  • PD Dr. Andreas David Kistler

    PD Dr. Andreas David Kistler

    Relevance of determining albuminuria in the practice

  • Dr. Yasuhiro Iijima

    Dr. Yasuhiro Iijima

    Immediate lipid testing with POC is effective and attractive for the treatment and education of outpatients

Live stream will be held in English, Japanese, Spanish, Brazilian-Portuguese, German and Italian. Available on demand in two additional languages: French and Korean.

The views and opinions presented are of the authors only. The content contained in this webcast is intended for informational / educational purposes only.

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