IDIBAPS celebrates the first course on innovation and diabetes within the AstraZeneca Chair

The Institute of Biomedical Research August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) held on 23 and 24 October the first training course of the AstraZeneca Chair in Diabetes Innovation entitled "Innovation and diabetes: new strategies for implementation of research into clinical practice". It was addressed to specialists and primary care physicians, and its main objective was to convey the interest and research value to understand, prevent and cure diabetes and its complications. Another aspect discussed in this course was innovation in communication to achieve a change in patient's attitude towards the disease. This course was led by Dr. Ramon Gomis, Director of IDIBAPS, and Dr. Daniel Figuerola, from the  Rossend Carrasco and Formiguera Foundation has collaborated together with other clinical experts and researchers in the field of type 2 diabetes from IDIBAPS and Hospital Clinic.