December 23, 2019: Final Mini JPEF CME 2019
JPEF in association with Kesavadev Trust conducted the final mini JPEF CME of 2019 on 23 December,
2019 at Residency Tower, Trivandrum. Ms. Gopika Krishnan, Director, Research and Academics, Jothydev’s
Diabetes Research Centres, Kerala offered welcome. The session started with lecture by Dr. Sunil Prasobh.
P, Additional Professor of Internal Medicine, Govt. Medical College, Kollam on “Case studies-
Highlighting Rational Selection of insulins and newer antidiabetic drugs”. The session was chaired by Dr.
Arun Shankar, Senior Consultant Diabetologist & Medical Director, Jothydev’s Diabetes Research
Centre, Kerala. The second lecture was chaired by Dr.Ashwin David Ashok, Clinical Head and Chief
Diabetologist, Jothydev’s Diabetes Research Centre, Attingal. The speaker was Dr. TittuOommen,
Consultant Endocrinologist, Providence Endocrine and Diabetes Speciality Centre, Trivandrum on “
Extending the frontiers of in-patient management of hyperglycemia”. The third session titled “Co-formulations:
The present and the future of insulin therapy” was by Dr. Jothydev Kesavadev, Chairman and Managing Director,
Jothydev’s Diabetes Research Centres, Kerala. It was chaired by Dr. Aswin David. The final session was
presented by Dr. A. George Koshy, Professor of Cardiology, Govt. Medical College, Trivandrum on “Sulphonyl
ureas and CV risk”. It was chaired by Dr.AnandMarthanda Pillai, Interventional Cardiologist and
Electrophysiologist, Ananthapuri Hospitals, Trivandrum. At the end of the session, there was a panel
discussion for half an hour on the topics presented. The day ended with cake cutting to usher Christmas
and New Year.