Call for Abstracts

The Congress Organizing Committee announces the 54th Society for Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa Congress to be held at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, Durban from 26 - 28 March 2021.


The Congress will showcase latest works and interesting findings of various endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism related issues from both a clinical and basic science perspective in South Africa. Preference will be given to original research that has not been published or presented previously.


Abstracts may be submitted on-line for Oral or Poster presentation and must be received electronically not later than 16:00 hrs on Friday, 22 January 2021. The committee will meet shortly thereafter to finalise the review of abstracts and authors will be notified of the acceptance decision by end January 2021.


Submitted abstracts should be limited to 250 words and consist of four sections labelled:

  • Background
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions. 


These sections should briefly describe the objectives of the study or investigation, the basic procedures (study subjects and analytical methods), the main findings (giving specific data and the statistical significance, if possible), and the principal conclusion. 


Abstracts may be submitted for the following categories:


  • Clinical – Diabetes
  • Clinical – Endocrinology
  • Basic Science
  • Metabolism – Other