Annual Congress BESPEED June, 20th 2023

Belgian Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology (BESPEED) presents its annual Congress : June 20th, 2023 

Four cardinal pediatric endocrine diseases under the (micro)scope: update by BESPEED experts

Hybrid mode

Location:  Tangla Hotel Brussels

Avenue Emmanuel Mounier 5,

1200 Woluwé St Lambert, Brussels

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Program 13:30 – 18:00 (coffee break 15:30)


General talk:

. Fetal programming, early onset obesity, nurture/nature –Van De Maele (UZA)

. New obesity care path, how to tackle obesity in first line – V. Beauloye (Zeepreventorium)

New therapies:

. Drugs in pediatric obesity – I. Gies (VUB)


General talk:

. Endocrine treatment options for short stature – K. Logghe (AZ Delta)

.  Short stature: from clinical presentation to diagnosis – D. Klink (ZNA)

New therapies:

. Prospects for long-acting growth hormone therapy – P. Lysy (UCL)


General talk:

. How to diagnose precocious puberty? – AS. Parent (ULg)

. When precocious puberty is the sign of a serious underlying health problem – C. Heinrichs/C. Gernay (HUDERF)

New therapies:

. How should GnRH agonists be handled in pediatrics? – M. Cools (UZ Gent)


General talk:

. T1D: the rise of an epidemic – M. den Brinker (UZA)

. T1D: to pump or not to pump – U. Shierloh (CHL)

New therapies:

. How to stop T1D onset or progression? – K. Casteels (KULeuven)

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