Latest Advances in Diabetes Research to be Presented in Chicago at World’s Largest Diabetes Conference, June 21-25, 2013

Alexandria,
March 21, 2013

WHAT:    American Diabetes Association’s 73rd Scientific Sessions 

WHEN:    Friday – Tuesday, June 21-25, 2013

WHERE:    McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago

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 developments made in stopping this deadly disease that affects nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States, with an additional 79 million Americans having prediabetes. The American Diabetes Association estimates that diabetes-related costs in the U.S. is $245 billion.

REGISTER:    For more information about the American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions, or to register online, visit: professional.diabetes.org/media

ON-SITE:    The Newsroom in the McCormick Place Convention Center will be open Friday – Monday, from 7:00 am to 5:30 p.m. CT and Tuesday, from 7:00 a.m. to noon CT.

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 (800-342-2383) or visit www.diabetes.org. Information from both these sources is available in English and Spanish.