Multidisciplinary Care of DME


Saturday, June 20, 0630-0800
Carson A


At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the gaps in care for patients with DME and create tools to help bridge these gaps
  • Describe the individualized approach to diabetes management as outlined in the Canadian Diabetes Association 2013 clinical practice guidelines
  • Discuss the most up-to-date clinical trial data for anti-VEGF use in the treatment of DME
  • Better leverage the key roles played by family physicians, endocrinologists and ophthalmologists in the management of DME


Geoff Williams, MD FRCSC ABO (Chair)
David Maberley, MD, FRCSC, MSc(Epid)
Amin Kherani, MD, FRCSC


Neil Bressler, MD
Peter J. Lin, MD, CCFP
David Maberley
David Miller, MD FRCPC Cert Endo Cert Epi


0630 Welcome and introductions · Geoff Williams
0635 DME – Bridging the gaps · Peter J. Lin
0650 Diabetes 101 · David Miller
0705 A Canadian perspective on DME · David Maberley
0720 Review of Protocol T results · Neil Bressler
0740 Panel discussion – Ask the ophthalmologists/endocrinologist/family doctor

Breakfast will be served.

This symposium was co-developed with Bayer and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.