Greetings Friend of ADA, this weekly eNewsletter provides you with the latest news, events, and professional education opportunities in the world of diabetes and is brought to you by the American Diabetes Association. If your child has type 1, it’s important to know your family’s rights, such as medical care plans. The Immunology of Diabetes Society and the American Diabetes Association invite you to attend this conference scheduled for November 14-18, 2007 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Florida. Fundraising for the American Diabetes Association® is as simple as putting one foot in front of the other. pivotal clinical trial of EndoBarrier Therapy, will be presented during a poster session on Sunday, June 12. April Maa, MD, the Principal Investigator at the Atlanta Veterans Administration Hospital study site, presented this poster. Powers, PhD, RD, CDE, President, Health Care & Education, will deliver her address on Saturday, June 11, and Desmond Schatz, MD, President, Medicine & Science, will present his address on Sunday, June 12.
Diabetes Dispatch also includes interviews with ADA leadership and award winners, previews of upcoming activities and events. Certificates of Completion/Attendance will be provided to registered attendees upon completion of the online evaluation. “Of the therapies available for type 2 diabetes, it is essential we have treatment options specifically for patients with associated renal impairment,” she added. “Over the last two months, we have had the opportunity to present to and learn from different specialties across the disciplines that treat and study the major metabolic diseases. Whether you’re traveling to the Scientific Sessions by plane, train or rental car, we have special discounts for you! Travel grants in the amount of $750 are awarded to two qualifying young investigators from the highest scoring abstracts in Foot Care by the Foot Care Interest Group in honor of Dr. Special discounts are available on American Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, AMTRAK and for Hertz Rental Cars.
LixiLan is currently in phase 3 clinical trials (the last phase before approval), with FDA submission dates estimated for late 2015 or early 2016. For more background on this topic, see our recent learning curve here. Information identifying such important factors is contained under “Risk Factors” in Lexicon’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Every poster in the Poster Hall will have a corresponding QR Code on its board. Scanning the code with a smartphone or camera equipped tablet will allow you to access an electronic version of the poster, corresponding abstract, and audio commentary by the presenter (if provided). To view QR Codes, you will need to download a reader. Introducing anti-CD8 antibodies prevents graft rejection but doesn’t prevent recurrence of the underlying CD4-mediated IDDM.
Put the Scientific Sessions in the palm of your hand. For more information, go to the Continuing Education Library on DiabetesPro. Features include a customizable calendar and itinerary builder, exhibitor listing with interactive booth map, social media interaction and special meeting alerts. Join us Friday evening from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Chicago’s most exciting and unique setting, the Field Museum. Discover artifacts from civilizations past, explore almost every corner of the globe, learn about new scientific discoveries and walk away inspired after experiencing Stanley Field Hall.
Tickets are required and will be available at the time of registration at a cost of $25 per attendee and $45 per guest. Purchase your tickets when you register to make sure you don’t miss out on this amazing event! Embargo Policy All science being presented at the Association’s 76th Scientific Sessions (this applies to all information included in the abstract supplement of Diabetes) is embargoed and remains confidential/not for public information or release until the conclusion of the scientific presentation at the 76th Scientific Sessions. Register online today and then stop by the Fun Run Booth or the Novo Nordisk Booth in Chicago to pick up your Bib and race materials. The race will start and end at historic Soldier Field in the heart of the Chicago Museum Campus. Purchase a 5K@ADA shirt when you register for the meeting. These are great moisture wicking shirts that are available for the first time in both male and female sizes.
Proceeds from the shirts will go to support the American Diabetes Association Research Foundation. Save up to $509 when you become a Professional Member of the American Diabetes Association and attend the Scientific Sessions! Product Theaters will be conveniently scheduled during morning, lunch and afternoon breaks on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. A complete list of presenters and schedules will be available in the Final Program. Click here to view the Product Theaters currently planned. When you want to see the next big thing, see it in Chicago. The city boasts five Tony award-winning regional theater companies—more than any other city in the nation.
And with more than 200 theater companies delivering everything from blockbuster hits to improv skits, your entertainment options are endless. Step out into the bright lights of the downtown Theater District, where Broadway In Chicago features world-premieres and unforgettable award-winning musicals. Zirinis, C. Find compelling drama and sophisticated comedy at the Goodman Theatre, which has been a part of life in Chicago for more than 80 years and is committed to producing both classic and contemporary works. Enjoy the works of William Shakespeare at the Shakespeare Theater at Navy Pier. Accredited and non-accredited webcasts of Postgraduate Courses are available free of charge. Get the latest clinical insights from leading experts presented at the 2013 Annual Advanced Postgraduate Course, as well as courses from previous years.
Click here for more information. The new American Diabetes Association/JDRF Sourcebook for Type 1 Diabetes is an evidence-based reference work outlining the most critical components of care for individuals with type 1 diabetes throughout their lifespan. Looking at the current standards for the optimal treatment of type 1 diabetes, this text provides clear and detailed guidance for health professionals and examines the critical areas of research that are needed to improve our understanding of diagnosis and treatment. Buy now at shopdiabetes.org or stop by the Shop Diabetes Store at the Central Concourse on Level 3 during this year’s Scientific Sessions in Chicago.