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Leena Palotie Hall, address: Aapistie 5 A, Oulu

15:00Registration starts, coffee & teaMedisiina Lounge
17:00Chair: Professor Riitta Veijola, University of Oulu (FI)
Leena Palotie Hall

Plenary lecture
Professor Mikael Knip, University of Helsinki (FI)
Epidemiology of type 1 diabetes in Finnish children: Recent trends and new insights
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Oral abstracts presentations 1 (6 presentations, each 9 min + 3 min discussion)
Zhe Jin: Glucose and insulin modulate GABA signaling and function in human CD4+ T cells
Neha Sinha:
Mechanism of beta cell failure in diabetes and the associated single-cell gene expression change
Ebrahim Anvari:
Proximity extension assay inflammatory profiling cannot distinguish the presence of residual C-peptide in patients with long-standing type 1 diabetes
Samia Hamdan:
Screening for autoimmune thyroid disease, celiac disease, and type 1 diabetes using multiplex ADAP assays: TRIAD2023 Study
Alexander Lind:
Childhood screening for type 1 diabetes comparing automated multiplex Antibody Detection by Agglutination-PCR (ADAP) with single plex islet autoantibody radiobinding assays
Johnny Ludvigsson: Views on Type 1 diabetes screening among parents and their children
Leena Palotie Hall

18:45Networking and drinksMedisiina Lobby
19:00Light buffet dinnerMedisiina Lobby

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THURSDAY May 23rdLocation
8:00-08:20Registration open, coffee & teaMedisiina Lounge

Chair: Professor Bjørn Olav Åsvold, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NO)
Welcome back!
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NovoNordisk Foundation Lecture Prize
Awardee: Professor Hindrik Mulder, Lund University (SE)
Lipids and insulin secretion: The Janus-face of beta-cell metabolism in Type 2 Diabetes
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Chair: Professor Johnny Ludvigsson, Crown Pricess Victoria Children’s Hospital (SE)Leena Palotie Hall


Barndiabetesfondens Johnny Ludvigsson Nordic Prize
Awardee: Professor Heikki Hyöty, Tampere University (FI)
Virus infections in the pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes
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Barndiabetesfondens Young Swedish Investigator Prize
Awardee: Virginia Stone, Karolinska Institut (SE)
Enteroviruses: elucidating their role in type 1 diabetes
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10:00-10:30Coffee breakMedisiina Lobby
10:30Chair: Professor Jorma Toppari, University of Turku (FI)Leena Palotie Hall
Oral abstracts presentations 2 (7 presentations, each 9 min + 3 min discussion)
Johanna Metsälä: Gestational age at birth and type 1 diabetes in childhood and young adulthood: a nationwide register study in Finland, Norway and Sweden          
Jukka Kero: Hyperglucagonemia and inappropriate glucagon response occurs prior clinical onset of type 1 diabetes
Tea Heikkilä: Genetic evidence for efficacy of targeting IL-2, IL-6, and TYK2 signaling in prevention of type 1 diabetes: A Mendelian randomization study
Markus Mattila: Intake of A, B, C, D, and E vitamins and the risk of islet autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes in children – The DIPP birth cohort study
Carina Törn: Gluten-free diet and beta-cell function
Elena Putula: Mortality and factors associated with it in Finnish patients with type 1 diabetes
Patrik Smidtslund: Incidence and risk of myocardial infarction subtypes in type 1 diabetes
12:10-13:10Lunch Medisiina Lobby
13:10Chair: Professor Riitta Veijola, University of Oulu (FI)Leena Palotie Hall
13:10-14:10Symposium: What’s new in type 2 diabetes?
13:10-13:40Professor Kirsi Virtanen, University of Turku
Metabolic imaging in type 2 diabetes

Clinical Research Fellow Sami Qadri, University of Helsinki (FI)
Fatty liver: who cares! Should we screen for liver fibrosis in T2D?
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14:10-14:40Coffee & tea breakMedisiina Lobby

Oral abstract presentations 3 (4 presentations, each 9 min + 3 min discussion)
Bjørn Olav Åsvold: Clinical utility in predicting vascular complications of novel type 2 diabetes subgroups: 25-year follow-up of the population-based HUNT Study in Norway
Gyri Skoglund: Feasibility of a mobile phone app to promote lifestyle change in people at risk of type 2 diabetes
Jens Steen Nielsen: The Danish Centre for Strategic Research in Type 2 Diabetes (DD2) project cohort and biobank: a cohort profile update
Kaarina Rimpeläinen: Impact of pre-eclampsia and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy on the risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in women with type 1 diabetes
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Plenary lecture
Professor Marja Vääräsmäki, University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital (FI)
The future metabolic sequelae of gestational diabetes mellitus
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16:15-16:45General Assembly Meeting for SSSD MembersLeena Palotie Hall
16:45-19:00Free time
19:00-21:30Conference Dinner, Restaurant Lasaretti, address: Kasarmintie 13b, OuluLasaretti Restaurant

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FRIDAY May 24thLocation
8:00-08:20Coffee & tea Medisiina Lounge

Chair: Professor Riitta Veijola, University of Oulu (FI)
Welcome back!
Leena Palotie Hall


Plenary lecture
Professor Jorma Toppari, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital (FI)
Lessons from the TEDDY study
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Oral abstracts presentations 4 (5 presentations, each 9 min + 3 min discussion)
Salla Kuusela: Development of islet autoimmunity and progression to type 1 diabetes in children with and without an affected first-degree relative
Anna-Mari Schroderus: CD8+ T-cell signatures during T1D progression
Robin Lindsay: A new technique to identify and isolate T cells with specific functional behaviors in pancreatic islets during type 1 diabetes
Valdemar Grill: Interactions of HLA DR3-DQ2 and DR4-DQ8 on autoimmunity and diabetic phenotype in LADA patients. Results from the HUNT study
Johnny Ludvigsson: Exploring HLA Genotype Variations in Type 1 Diabetes: Implications for Precision Medicine and Immunotherapy Response
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10:20-10:50Coffee & tea breakMedisiina Lounge

Chair: Professor Bjørn Olav Åsvold, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NO)
Leena Palotie Hall

Knud Lundbæk Award
Awardee: Professor Knut Dahl-Jørgensen, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo (NO)
The DiViD studies – From pancreatic biopsies to clinical trials
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SSSD Young Investigator Award
Awardee: Lisbeth Liliendal Valbjørn Møller, University of Copenhagen (DE)
Unlocking the Mystery of Skeletal Muscle Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetes: Exploring Uncharted Territory of Rho GTPases
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11:50-12:10Abstract Presentation Awards & Closing RemarksLeena Palotie Hall
12:10Farewell & LunchMedisiina Lounge