D&CVD - Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease - EASD Study Group

Objectives

The Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease EASD Study Group (also indicated as D&CVD) became an official EASD study group as of September 2007.

  • The group exists to promote advancement of knowledge on all aspects of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes through active co-operation between interested Diabetologists and other specialists, particularly Cardiologists.
  • It works actively for the establishment of European collaborative studies and acts as a reference group for EASD in matters related cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
  • The main aim of D&CVD EASD Study Group is to bring together researchers working in the field of cardiovascular disease in diabetes mellitus, exchange experiences in research and promote discussions during regular meetings.
  • D&CVD EASD Study Group may work actively for establishment of European and International collaborative studies and act as a reference group for EASD in matters related to cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

 

Annual meetings

The D&CVD EASD Study Group meets on an annual basis for a scientific and business meeting. The time and place of the meetings will be decided by the Executive Committee. The meeting will be announced in Diabetologia. Abstracts selected for oral presentation and abstract discussion will be published in a booklet. Abstracts not selected for presentation during the meeting may also be included in the booklet.

In addition to the annual meeting Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease EASD Study Group may promote seminars, workshops or other meetings preferably together with the other EASD working groups. If such meeting is to be held in the name of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease EASD Study Group it needs approval by the Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease EASD Study Group Executive Committee.

The group will submit annually to the EASD a written summary of the activities for publication in Diabetologia. A member of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease EASD Study Group Executive Committee must attend the annual EASD General Assembly.

The financial support for the annual meeting will be sought from pharmaceutical companies; if financial problems arise the organisers will be allowed to take registration fee from all participants. The financial support should be used for accommodation and meals during the annual meeting etc. The travel expenses should be covered by the members. However, the Members of the Executive Committee may give travel grants to selected members of the group who present an abstract during the meeting and who need financial support.

Regulations of the D&CVD EASD Study Group (PDF)