73rd Scientific Sessions Press Conference Audio

Audio recordings of press conferences held at the 73rd Scientific Sessions in Chicago, June 2013.

Major Advance Toward an Artificial Pancreas
Friday, June 21, 9 a.m.
Moderator: Anne Peters, MD, University of Southern California

  • Rich Bergenstal, MD, Executive Director of the International Diabetes Center at Park Nicollet and Principal Investigator

Rich Bergenstal  Ann Albright


All Fat is Not Bad
Friday, June 21, 11 a.m.
Moderator: Steven Smith, MD, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute; Scientific Director, Translational Research Institute for Metabolism & Diabetes

  • Laurie Goodyear, PhD, Joslin Section Head, Senior Investigator, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
  • Kristin Stanford, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Joslin Diabetes Center

Kristen Sanford  Sanford Goodyear and Smith


When Does Type 1 Diabetes Begin to Develop?
Friday, June 21, 2 p.m.
Moderator: Lori Laffel, MD, MPH, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA

  • Jay Sosenko, MD, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Miami
  • William Hagopian, MD, PhD, Lead Researcher, Scientific Director of Pacific Northwest Diabetes Research Institute; Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington
  • Jakko Tuomilehto, Emeritus Professor of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • John S. Yudkin, MD, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University College, London; Chairman, International Insulin Foundation

Yudkin and Laffel  Sosenko and Co.


Major Long-Term Benefits of Intensive Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes
Saturday, June 22, 2 p.m.
Moderator: Jay Skyler, MD, University of Miami Diabetes Research Institute

  • David M. Nathan, MD, Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Diabetes Center; DCCT/EDIC Co-chair
  • John Lachin,  MD, Principal Investigator
  • Judith Fradkin, MD, Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, NIDDK
  • Ian deBoer, MD, Investigator

Ian deBoer, MD; Judith Fradkin, MD; John Lachin, ScD; David M. Nathan, MD; Jay Skyler, MD  Jay Skyler

Can Health Care Systems Motivate Patients to Change their Lifestyles and Improve their Health?
Sunday, June 23, 9 a.m.
Moderator: David Marrero, PhD, Director, Diabetes Translational Research Center; Indiana University School of Medicine

  • Sandra Jackson, MPH, PhD candidate in Nutrition and Health Science, Emory University
  • Lawrence S. Phillips, MD, Professor of Medicine, Emory University, Division of Endocrinology; Director of Clinical Studies Center, Atlanta VA Medical Center

Phillips and Jackson  Marrero


Pathway to Stop Diabetes: The American Diabetes Association's Bold New Research Initiative
Sunday, June 23, 1 p.m.
Moderator: Robert Ratner, MD, FACP, FACE, Chief Scientific & Medical Officer, American Diabetes Association

  • C. Ronald Kahn, MD, Chair of the Mental Advisory Group
  • John E. Anderson, MD, President, Medicine & Science, American Diabetes Association
  • Mara Darsow, PhD, Vice President, Research Programs, American Diabetes Association

Darsow Anderson and Kahn  Robert Ratner, MD


Results of the Look AHEAD Trial
Monday, June 24, 2:30 p.m.
Moderator: Sue Kirkman, MD, University of North Carolina

  • Rena Wing, PhD, Chair of Look AHEAD, Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School, Brown University
  • William Knowler, MD, PhD, MPH, Diabetes Epidemiology & Clinical Research Section, NIDDK
  • Lucy Faulconbridge, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Director of Research, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • Mary Evans, PhD, Project Scientist, Director of Look AHEAD, Special Projects in Nutrition, Obesity and Digestive Diseases, NIDDK
  • Henry Glick, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Henry Glick, PhD; Mary Evans, PhD; Lucy Faulconbridge, PhD; William Knowler, MD, PhD, MPH; Rena Wing, PhD; Sue Kirkman, MD  Lucy Faulconbridge, PhD; William Knowler, MD, PhD, MPH; Rena Wing, PhD