SOURCE: American Diabetes Association

American Diabetes Association

April 11, 2012 09:00 ET

Latest Advances in Diabetes Research to Be Presented in Philadelphia at World's Largest Diabetes Conference, June 8-12, 2012

ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - Apr 11, 2012) -

American Diabetes Association's 72nd Scientific Sessions

Friday - Tuesday, June 8-12, 2012

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia

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 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, prediabetes and undiagnosed diabetes are included, the total diabetes-related costs in the U.S. could exceed $218 billion.

For more information about the American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions, or to register online, visit:

The News Room in the Pennsylvania Convention Center will be open Friday - Monday, from 7:00 am to 5:30 p.m. ET and Tuesday from 7:00 a.m. to noon ET.

Contact Information

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


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