Professor Rury Holman was invited to speak at the 15th International Congress of Endocrinology (ICE), held in conjunction with the 14th European Congress of Endocrinology, on Sunday 6th May.
This year's conference in Florence, Italy, was the largest ever European Endocrinology meeting with more than 5300 delegates attending and presenting 2012 abstracts.
Prof Holman's lecture, entitled "Time Course of the Glucose Legacy Effect" described how the impact of annual HbA1c values on the future risk of death or myocardial infarction could be estimated, and attracted considerable interest from people attending the conference.
It was also an opportunity for Prof Holman to introduce this work ahead of his more detailed 'late breaking' talk at the American Diabetes Conference (ADA) conference in Philadelphia, USA on Tuesday 12th June.
For more about the ICE conference and the forthcoming ADA conference, visit www.ice-ece2012.com and http://www.diabetes.org/news-research/research/scientific-sessions.html