Latest Advances in Diabetes Research to be Presented in Orlando, FL at World's Largest Diabetes Conference, June 25-29, 2010
WHAT: American Diabetes Association’s 70th Scientific Sessions
WHEN: Friday – Tuesday, June 25-29, 2010
WHERE: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
WHY: More than 13,000 top scientists, physicians and other health care professionals from around the world will share cutting-edge research, treatment recommendations and advances toward a cure for diabetes. Keep your readers, viewers and listeners informed of the advances made in fighting this disease that affects nearly 24 million children and adults in the United States and contributes to the deaths of over 230,000 Americans each year. The American Diabetes Association estimates that the total cost of diagnosed diabetes in the U.S. is over $174 billion; further published studies suggest that when additional costs for gestational diabetes, pre-diabetes, and undiagnosed diabetes are included, the total diabetes-related costs in the U.S. could exceed $218 billion.
REGISTER: For more information about the American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions, or to register online, go to: professional.diabetes.org/media
ON-SITE: The News Room in the Orange County Convention Center will be open Friday – Monday, from 7:00 am – 5:30 pm ET and Tuesday from 7:00 am to noon ET.
The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight to Stop Diabetes and its deadly consequences and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. Founded in 1940, our mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. For more information please call the American Diabetes Association at 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit www.diabetes.org. Information from both these sources is available in English and Spanish.