Pr Shigeo Kono

Dr Shigeo Kono is from Kyoto in Japan, he graduated from Shinsyu University School of Medicine in 1984 and Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine in 1992. Since 2000, he has collaborated with doctors and nurses in Western Pacific Region (WPR) to focus upon diabetic foot problems and subsequently in 2006 launched the annual “Kyoto Foot Meeting”. To date from 2007, he is currently a director in WHO-collaborating centre for diabetes, Kyoto Medical Centre. From 2010 he has been the chair of the taskforce of diabetic foot care project in IDF-WPR which was succeeded to Asian Association for the Study of Diabetes (AASD) in 2016.