SOURCE: American Diabetes Association

American Diabetes Association

April 19, 2010 09:00 ET

Latest Advances in Diabetes Research to Be Presented in Orlando, Florida at World's Largest Diabetes Conference, June 25-29, 2010

ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - April 19, 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.

Contact Information

  • Contact: Colleen Fogarty
    703-549-1500 ext. 2146