Fourth European JSDEI seminar 2015
Sunstar GUIDOR presented its oral rehabilitation products.
The fourth European JSDEI seminar took place at the Barcelo Sants Hotel in Barcelona.
A record number of 470 participants attended the symposium.
Participants registering for the seminar.
Dr Eduard Montanya focused on the interrelation between diabetes and periodontitis from a medical perspective and the similarities in treatment and management of the two diseases.
In his lecture, Dr Mariano Sanz pointed out the importance of prevention and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle at the dentist’s office.
Dr Eduard Montanya (left) and Dr Mariano Sanz moderated the event.
During coffee and lunch break, the participants had a chance to get together and talk about the topics discussed.
Participants were interviewed during the breaks.
At the stand of KENKODOJO, the participants could try the brand’s green juice and brown rice and soy drink.
The participants were able to ask questions during each lecture via their smartphones with a special JSDEI app.
Dr Robert J. Genco talked about the bidirectional relationship between periodontal disease and diabetes and the role of the microbiome in this regard.
Dr Robert J. Genco and Dr Eduard Montanya during discussion.
Dr George L. King spoke about the vascular complications of diabetes, including cognitive dysfunction, cardiovascular disease and periodontal disease.
Dr David Vicent López discussed the link between obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
The Sunstar Group showcased its different brands, such as Sunstar GUM, over coffee and lunch break.
Dr C. Ronald Kahn explained the link between the composition of the intestinal microbiome, obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
Speeches and discussions were held in English with simultaneous interpretations in Spanish.
Dr William C. Hsu discussed the role of nutrition in the management of diabetes and periodontitis.
Dr Carlos Mendieta considered the role of xerostomia as a symptom of many systemic diseases and an adverse effect of many medications taken by diabetics.
Mayumi Kaneda, Director of the Sunstar Foundation, thanked all the participants and speakers at the end of the seminar.
F.l.t.r.: Dr David Herrera, Dr Mariano Sanz, Dr Robert J. Genco, Masakazu Nakamura and Dr Eduard Montanya at the press conference on 5 November. (Photograph: Sunstar)
The JSDEI press conference on 5 November informed the media about the latest research on the link between oral and systemic health. (Photograph: Sunstar)
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