SOURCE: TalkPoint

June 30, 2008 14:07 ET to Webcast the FDA Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee Hearing on July 1st & 2nd in Conjunction With TalkPoint

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - June 30, 2008) - TalkPoint, leading provider of the Tools, Technology and Services for Interactive Internet Broadcasting, and, the leading webcast and DVD source for FDA Advisory Committee Meetings, today announced that TalkPoint will be powering the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting scheduled for July 1st & 2nd.

The July Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting is being held to further discuss whether to insist that new diabetes drugs have a positive impact on cardiovascular disease and life span. At issue is what benchmarks the FDA should use to approve diabetes drugs. The two-day meeting of FDA officials and outside medical experts, set to start Tuesday, will discuss whether the agency should require additional, more rigorous benchmarks, such as proof a drug ultimately lowers risks for cardiovascular disease, the leading killer of diabetics. The meeting was partially inspired by research on the cholesterol-lowering drug Vytorin and Avandia, a diabetes drug.

"TalkPoint is proud of our relationship with," said Nick Balletta, CEO of TalkPoint. He continued, "We have been the underlying technology to for a while now and we love that our technology helps provide a timely outlet for this important information. We understand the significance of the content and we take great pride in the fact that our solution helps the audience get the information in the quickest and easiest way possible."


Since 1991, has been broadcasting FDA Committee Meetings. In addition to webcasts to your computer, they offer group viewing feeds, video conference bridges and DVDs of any current or past meeting. Their meeting library available on DVD is the most robust and complete collection available anywhere. The products are available to anyone through their website.

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TalkPoint delivers the Tools, Technology, and Services for Interactive Internet Broadcasting. TalkPoint specializes in Web-based audio and video Webcasting solutions. TalkPoint's technology is built on our reliable internally developed system which provides you with the most robust and versatile Webcasting solution on the market. The resulting product is both industrial strength and user friendly. TalkPoint offers both self-service and full-service solutions.

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