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Global Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes GPED

Global Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (GPED) is a non-profit organization established in 2010. GPED aims at improving the care of children with endocrine disorders or with diabetes living in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) through public advocacy, education of local health professionals, support of families and patients, clinical collaborations and development of translational clinical research.

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First GPED Annual Meeting 

We are thrilled to announce the first virtual meeting by Global Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (GPED) with the theme: "Bridging Gaps: Enhancing Pediatric Endocrine Care Globally". 

🗓 Dates: 26-27 October 2024 & 2-3 November 2024 (at UTC/GMT time 1300-1700).

Key Highlights:

  • Plenaries featuring global experts 

  • Symposium sessions by renowned speakers

  • Exclusive meet the expert sessions 

  • An interactive debate discussing the latest issues in pediatric endocrinology 

  • Poster presentations and abstract sessions

  • Special focus on low- and middle-income countries

🔍 Call for Abstracts: Opens August 2024

📅 Registration: Opens August 2024

Save the dates and be part of this global event to enhance pediatric endocrine care worldwide! Stay tuned for more updates! 

Introducing the New GPED! 

 

Global Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (GPED) has recently undergone a branding update to redefine who we are as an organization. As we work towards extending our reach to bringing endocrine and diabetes care to children globally, GPED has released our first official brand book. Learn more about who we

are as an organization here.

The Pediatric Endocrine (PES) Meeting is scheduled to take place 2 - 5 May 2024. Please visit here for more information. 

Coming soon: 

The First GPED Annual Virtual Meeting! 

We are extremely excited to announce our plans for the inaugural GPED Annual Meeting! Planning is currently underway with a format to include clinical updates, best practices for provision of care in resource limited settings, updates on international efforts and much more. This meeting will be virtual to allow for all our members to participate. In keeping with GPED’s goal to provide education to all those providing endocrine care, no fee will be charged for this meeting. Registration details will be available on the GPED website in the coming months. We hope you can join us!

Newsletter Issue 26

 

Out now! The March 2024 issue of the GPED Newsletter has been released with a new look. Please click here to view the latest edition of our Newsletter. 

Clinical Resources for Health Professionals

Discover the e-Learning Portal, WHO Growth Charts, Teleconsultations and books for health professionals (and add to GPED's resources by sharing your own expertise)

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The European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) 

The 62nd European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology Meeting will take place 16-18 November 2024 in Liverpool, UK.

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ISPAD Meeting 

The 50th Annual ISPAD Conference will be held on 16-19 October 2024 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Online

Discussion :

Teleconsultations

Need help with a challenging case?

Now GPED gives you the opportunity to discuss and consult clinical cases with a pediatric  endocrinologist online!

Access to care

In the developing world, 2,210,000 children suffer from pediatric endocrine disorders and diabetes and only 1 in 10 children have access to proper care.​​

Booklets for Health Professionals and Families

Download our library of booklets for health professionals and families (21 languages)

Upcoming Webinars 

 

GPED is back with our routine webinars this year, covering a wide range of topics in pediatric endocrinology and diabetes! 

 

Stay tuned to our social media platforms to keep yourself updated!  

Newsletter

26th Edition 

Editorial

March 2024

Welcome to our 26th Edition of the GPED Newsletter!

The GPED Newsletter is back! 

 

With a new look, new programs and exciting new events coming up, take a look at what we have been up to in GPED Newsletter Issue 26, March 2024. This issue gives you a first look into GPED's new branding and exclusive sneak peek to our upcoming event this year. Read the full issue here.

Click here to the Newsletter section! Please remember to subscribe to our GPED Newsletter email list to receive the most up-to-date GPED information!

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GPED

Highlights

NEW EDITION! 

Yearbook in Paediatric Endocrinology 2023

Every year, the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology publishes a Yearbook with expert commentaries on the most important articles published over the last 12 months. You can access the complete 2023 Yearbook free of charge at  http://www.espeyearbook.org/ Drs. Jean-Pierre Chanoine and Diane Stafford edited the chapter on Global Health and are delighted to share it with you. To access this chapter, please click here.

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GPED partnering with 

Life for a Child

Increasing the provision of blood glucose meters and strips as well as HbA1c supplies to children and youth with diabetes in Haiti and Jamaica

BECOME A GPED Member

GPED is open to all pediatric endocrinologists or health professionals working in the field of pediatric endocrinology and diabetes in a low income setting.

GPED membership is free

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