Abstract Guidelines


The Emirates Diabetes Society is proud to announce the 12th Emirates Diabetes & Endocrine Congress. The Scientific Committee invites individuals to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations.

Research Reports
Abstracts must contain original scientific data collected by the author(s). All reports must be based on work that has already been completed. No studies "in progress" will be accepted. Any established research design or method may be used.

Submission of Oral/Poster Presentations

All abstracts are to be written in English. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to edit abstracts where the English structure makes comprehension difficult.

All abstracts must be submitted via the abstract portal on the website. This should be limited to a maximum of 500 words and should include the following:

  • Title of abstract
  • Names and contact details of author(s) {organization, city /country, email, phone numbers, fax numbers and mailing address}. Please indicate the name of the presenter/s clearly and provide a 3-line biography of the author/s with your abstract.
  • The abstract must include the following headings clearly: Introduction and Background, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion. (Please provide evidence of ethical approval and funding acknowledgements if any)
  • You will be notified of receipt of your abstract by email. If you do not receive an email within two weeks of submittal or have any additional queries please contact, email: edec@mci-group.com

Important Dates:
31st December 2021 - Last date for submission of abstract

Selection Criteria
Abstracts will be evaluated through a blind review process and scored based upon the following criteria:

  • Relevance to the conference topics
  • Relevance / interest to the diabetes and endocrine community
  • Scientific merit of research (including methodological rigor and contemporary contribution to knowledge)
  • Quality, clarity and completeness of abstracts

Oral and Poster Presentation Format
Once your abstract is accepted as an oral or poster presentation, the secretariat will contact you for further information and instruction.

*If you have any problem submitting your abstract through the online system, please contact the Secretariat at for assistance.

Terms and Conditions
  • The Scientific Committee reserves the right to make the final decision about the abstract acceptance and its scheduling into the program based on topics and time constraints.
  • The language of the conference is English.
  • Each presenter may submit a maximum of two (2) abstracts.
  • Each abstract submission must indicate if the material was published or presented in any prior conferences or if it received any awards.
  • All presenters must register to attend the conference within a maximum of 1 week of acceptance of the abstract and be present at the time of the conference.
  • A certificate of appreciation will be given to all the presenters to honor their presentation.
  • Presenters must not use the session as a marketing opportunity for products/equipment
  • Abstracts presented at EDEC 2022 and not previously published will be considered for publication in one of the upcoming issues of Dubai Diabetes and Endocrinology Journal