American Diabetes Association Announces 73rd Scientific Sessions® Press Briefing Schedule

June 18, 2013

WHAT: American Diabetes Association’s 73rd Scientific Sessions® Press Briefing Teleconferences


  • Friday, June 21, 9 a.m. CT


          (Embargo: Saturday, June 22, 10 a.m. CT)

  • Friday, June 21, 11 a.m. CT


          (Embargo: Friday, June 21, 4:15 p.m. CT)

  • Friday, June 21, 2 p.m. CT

          ADA/JDRF Symposium

          (Embargo: Friday, June 21, 4:15 p.m. CT)

  • Saturday, June 22, 2 p.m. CT


          (Embargo: Saturday, June 22, 4 p.m. CT)

  • Sunday, June 23, 9 a.m. CT

          Lifestyle Change

          (Embargo: Sunday, June 23, 2:15 p.m. CT)

  • Sunday, June 23, 1 p.m. CT


          (Embargo: Sunday, June 23, 1 p.m. CT)

  • Monday, June 24, 2:30 p.m. CT

          Look AHEAD

          (Embargo: Monday, June 24, 4:30 p.m. CT)


NOTE:  All press briefings are embargoed until time of presentation to Scientific Sessions attendees

WHERE: For members of the media unable to attend this year’s American Diabetes Association’s 73rd Scientific Sessions onsite, press briefing teleconferencing is available. Media must register 24 hours in advance of the press briefing.

Contact Madison Trimble ( for a registration form. In addition to filling out a registration form, send press credentials and letter of assignment to Starting Friday, June 21, Association staff can be reached onsite in the News Room at 312-949-8610.

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About the American Diabetes Association

Nearly half of American adults have diabetes or prediabetes; more than 30 million adults and children have diabetes; and every 21 seconds, another individual is diagnosed with diabetes in the U.S. Founded in 1940, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is the nation’s leading voluntary health organization whose mission is to prevent and cure diabetes, and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. The ADA drives discovery by funding research to treat, manage and prevent all types of diabetes, as well as to search for cures; raises voice to the urgency of the diabetes epidemic; and works to safeguard policies and programs that protect people with diabetes. In addition, the ADA supports people living with diabetes, those at risk of developing diabetes, and the health care professionals who serve them through information and programs that can improve health outcomes and quality of life. For more information, please call the ADA at 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit Information from both of these sources is available in English and Spanish. Find us on Facebook (American Diabetes Association), Twitter (@AmDiabetesAssn) and Instagram (@AmDiabetesAssn)