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WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2015
09:00- 10:30
(Not for CME)
10:30- 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00- 12:30
(Not for CME)
12:30- 13:30
Lunch
13:30-15:00
Session 1
Stroke Prevention and Atrial Fibrillation
13:30-13:35 Chairman: M. Ungan, Turkey and M. Granek-Catarivas, Israel
How should we use risk assessment tools?
13:35-13:55 CHAD2/VASC2: A. Lahad, Israel
13:55-14:15 CHAD2/ HASBLED: A. Cohen, UK
New oral anticoagulants:
14:15-14:35 Yes, for every patient: R. Rosenhek, Austria
14:35-14:50 No, Warafin should be first choice: S. Vinker, Israel
14:50-15:00
Discussion
15:00-15:30
Coffee Break
15:30- 17:15
Session 2
Depressive Disorders and ADHD - Attitudes and Dilemmas
15:30-15:35
Chairman: T. Pekez-Pavliško, Croatia and A. Matalon, Israel
  Management of depressive disorders: What is the role of -
15:35-15:55 Primary Care (family Physician): A. Lahad, Israel
15:55-16:10 Expert Care (psychiatrist): S. Hirschmann, Israel
ADHD in adults: What is the role of -
16:10-16:30 Primary Care (family Physician): J. Mendive, Spain
16:30-16:50 Secondary Care (specialist): E. Merzon, Israel
16:50-17:10 Challenges in the treatment of ADHD in adults: G. Weinstein, Israel
17:10-17:15 Discussion
17:15-18:15
Session 3
Osteoporosis - In Post-Menopausal Women and in Males: A Focus on Diagnosis and Monitoring
17:15-17:20 Chairman S. Alexiu, Romania and M. Steier, Israel
17:20-17:35 Diagnosis and management of post menopause osteoporosis and male osteoporosis: S. Ish-Shalom, Israel
 
Clinical assessment and monitoring of osteoporosis
17:35-17:50 Risk assessment and lifestyle interventions: C. Lionis, Greece
17:50-18:05 Clinical assessment, therapy and monitoring: M. Steier, Israel
18:05-18:15
Discussion
18:15-19:15
Welcome Reception


THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015
09:00- 11:00
Session 4
Diabetes Type 2 (Part 1)
09:00-09:05
Chairman: S. Del Prato, Italy and B. Itzhak, Israel
 
Universal or specific blood glucose targets - HbA1c <7 for all?
09:05-09:20 Yes: T. Heymann, Israel
09:20-09:35 No: M. Ungan, Turkey
 
Combination therapy – what is best?
09:35-09:55 DPP4: S. Del Prato, Italy
09:55-10:10 SGLT2: M. Hanefeld, Germany
  Are all the GLP1 RA the same - Long acting Vs. Short acting?
10:10-10:30 Long acting: A. Cahn, Israel
10:30-10:50 Short acting: F. Giorgino, Italy
10:50-11:00
Discussion
11:00-11:30
Coffee Break
11:30-12:30
Session 5
Diabetes Type 2 (Part 2)
11:30-11:35 Chairman: N. Shehadeh, Israel and B. Dagan, Israel 
  Obesity and diabetes - Novel treatments and solutions:
11:35-11:50 Conservative treatment: Y. Toledano, Israel
11:50-12:05
Non conservative: G. Lieberman, Israel
12:05-12:20 Hypoglycemia awareness treatment of T2DM: I. Dobrecky-Mery, Israel
12:20-12:30
Discussion
12:30- 13:30
Lunch
13:30-14:30
Session 6
Pain Management and Low Back Pain
13:30-13:35 Chairman: J. Mendive, Spain and R. Mashov, Israel
13:35-13:55 Adherence in clinical guidelines in lower back pain management: F.M. Kovack, Spain
  Pain management
13:55-14:10
Pharmacological treatment: V. Simovitch, Israel
14:10-14:25
Non pharmacological possibilities and effectiveness: T. Pekez-Pavliško, Croatia
14:25-14:30
Discussion
14:30-15:30
 Session 7
 New Insights on Vaccinations in Adults
14:30-14:35 Chairman: B.P. Merkouris, Greece and M. Shani, Israel
14:35-14:55 How to deal with parents and individuals that are against vaccination: S. Alexiu, Romania
  Adult vaccination against pneumococcal infections
14:55-15:10
To continue with current strategy with pneomovax: M. Ungan, Turkey
15:10-15-25 To change strategy and use new vaccines: I. Miskin, Israel
15:25-15:30
Discussion
15:30-16:00
Coffee Break and Poster Award Presentation


FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015
09:00- 10:00
Session 8
New Therapeutics in COPD and Asthma
09:00-09:05 Chairman: N. Siafakas, Greece and I. Heinrich, Israel
  The role of inhaled corticosteroids in COPD
09:05-09:20 Pro: N. Siafakas, Greece
09:20-09:35 Con: A. Ariel, Israel
09:35-09:50 The new GINA guidelines – practical implications to the family physician: Y. Adir, Israel
09:50-10:00
Discussion
10:00-10:30
Coffee Break
10:30-12:00
Closing Session
Round Table Discussion
10:30-10:35 Chairman: B.P. Merkouris, Greece and S. Vinker, Israel
Chronic disease management and multimorbidity
10:35-10:50 Hypertension: E. Grossman, Israel
10:50-11:05 Obesity: D. Dicker, Israel
11:05-11:20 Frailty: S. Eilat-Tsanani, Israel
11:20-11:35 Testosterone deficiency: Benefits and risks of testosterone treatment: C. Schulman, Belgium
11:35-11:55
Dealing with co-morbidities in primary care: R. Hobbs, UK
11:55-12:10 Panel discussion chaired by: C. Lionis, Greece
12:10-12:15
Closing remarks: C. Lionis, Greece, S. Vinker, Israel and B. Itzhak, Israel