Pre-Congress Workshops

Pre-Congress Workshop - 08 September 2022
Theme: Practical Endocrinology

Cost: No charge

The Divisions of Endocrinology at the Universities of Cape Town and Stellenbosch are presenting a one-day workshop  “Practical Endocrinology” on the 8th of September 2022, as part of the SEMDSA 2022 congress.  The faculty includes leading public and private sector endocrinologists from the Western Cape. 


This important update will cover many common aspects of endocrinology and will be useful for: 

  • General Practitioners
  • Medical Officers
  • Medical Registrars
  • Endocrinology fellows
Book your Spot!




08h45 to 09h00

Adrenal fatigue

Prof Ian Ross

09h00 to 09h20

Managing the patient with fatigue

Dr Elmo Pretorius

09h20 to 09h45

Obesity - myths and facts

Dr Jocelyn Hellig

09h45 to 10h15

GLP-1 RA – the new wonder drug?

Dr Landi Lombard

10h15 to 10h30



10h30 to 11h00

Obesity treatment

-          Including the use of GLP-1 RAs

-          Metabolic surgery

Dr Wayne May

11h00 to 12h00

Gender bias in data: the ethics of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Prof Keymanthri Moodley

12h00 to 12h15

Pregnancy planning for patients with diabetes and thyroid disorders Rapid Review

Dr Ankia Coetzee

12h15 -12h30

Male Hypogonadism   Rapid Review

Prof Peter Raubenhiemer

12h30- 12h45

PCOS Rapid review

Dr WD Bill Toet

12h45 to 13h00



13h30 to 15h00

Diabetes Case Presentations

-          Place of the new agents

-          Cardiovascular protection

-          Renal protection

Dr Marli Conradie-Smit

1500 to 1530



15h30 to 16h15

Thyroid case studies

Prof Joel Dave

16h15 to 17h00

Fracture risk assessment & intervention thresholds in osteoporosis

Prof Magda Conradie

Enquiries: Janine Koeries, Scatterings Conference & Events, e-Mail:

Thank you to our sponsors of the Practical Endocrinology Workshop: