SOURCE: American Diabetes Association

American Diabetes Association

April 25, 2011 10:00 ET

Latest Advances in Diabetes Research to Be Presented in San Diego, California at World's Largest Diabetes Conference, June 24-28, 2011

ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - Apr 25, 2011) -

WHAT:American Diabetes Association's 71st Scientific Sessions

WHEN: Friday - Tuesday, June 24-28, 2011

WHERE: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

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 26 million children and adults in the United States and contributes to the deaths of over 231,000 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 San Diego Convention Center will be open Friday - Monday, from 7:00 am - 5:30 pm PDT and Tuesday from 7:00 am to noon PDT.

Contact Information

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

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