8th GGSD Conference in collaboration with Worldwide CardioDiabetes
27-28 October 2023

Virtual Event

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Abstract Guidelines


The Gulf Group for Study of Diabetes is proud to announce the 8th International GGSD Conference. The Scientific Committee invites individuals to submit abstracts for 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 Poster Presentations


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

Submission: 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: Purpose, Relevance, Participants, Methods, Analysis, Results, and Conclusions. (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: ggsd@mci-group.com

Important Dates:

Abstract Submission Deadline: 31stJuly 2023

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 physiotherapy community
  • Scientific merit of research ( including methodological rigor and contemporary contribution to knowledge)
  • Quality, clarity and completeness of abstracts

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.
  • All abstracts must be prepared using the poster presentation submission guidelines.
  • 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
  • Fee or payment of travel /living expenses or registration charges will not be provided.


The GGSD is a non-governmental, non-profitable, non-political group of medical and non-medical persons interested in research projects and launching educational programs related to diabetes care in Gulf Countries.

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