ADA Association News


Free kit for children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 20, 2017

The Courage-Wisdom-Hope kit is intended to help parents, siblings and children adjust to life with the disease, by providing supportive and educational guidebooks that set families up for success. Download the flyer for your patients.
Patients can visit http://diabetes.org/newlyT1D or call 1-800-DIABETES (800-342-2383) to learn more about this new resource.


Download the new 2017 Standards of Care app

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 17, 2017

Download the 2017 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes app for free. ADA is working with Aptus Health's Omnio to deliver this valuable, mobile resource available for iOS and Android operating systems. Get the app today.


Apply for core research funding opportunities

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 17, 2017

The American Diabetes Association has opened its 2017 call for applications for core research program funding opportunities. Grants are available to support innovative basic, clinical or translational research; junior faculty development; postdoctoral fellowships; and minority postdoctoral fellowships. Applications are due April 17 for anticipated funding to start Jan. 1, 2018. Apply now!


ADA launches online hub for insulin affordability advocates

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 16, 2017

The American Diabetes Association recently unveiled a new online hub -- makeinsulinaffordable.org -- as part of its Stand Up for Affordable Insulin Initiative, which was launched in November 2016. The site houses key resources, including the Association's national petition for insulin affordability. Those looking to get more involved with making lifesaving insulin affordable for all who need it can visit the site to sign the petition, share their personal stories and become advocates for the cause. Visit makeinsulinaffordable.org.


Apply today for the 4th annual Focus on Fellows program

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 14, 2017

The 4th annual Focus on Fellows program, June 8 and 9, will offer early-career endocrinologists who treat diabetes and its complications small-group learning experiences followed by support throughout the world's foremost meeting on diabetes, the American Diabetes Association's 77th Scientific Sessions. Apply today or share this information with young professionals at your institution. Learn more at professional.diabetes.org/fellows.


Open letter from William T. Cefalu, MD

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 14, 2017

William T. Cefalu will be joining the American Diabetes Association as the Chief Scientific and Medical Officer on Feb. 20. In the current issue of DiabetesPro Quarterly, Dr. Cefalu shares his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities ahead and invites your feedback on how the ADA can best serve its members and its mission.


77th Scientific Sessions Late Breaking Abstract Submission

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 13, 2017

Each year only the best, new basic and clinical science related to diabetes and its complications is presented at the Scientific Sessions. Late Breaking Abstract submissions will be accepted until Monday, March 13, at 5 p.m. EDT. Learn more and submit your research today.


64th Advanced Postgraduate Course -- early bird registration rates extended through the meeting

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2017

The Course will be held in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 17-19. There's still time to attend live and in-person and earn up to 14.25 CE hours. The Course will cover the latest clinical research translated into evidence-based treatment strategies to improve outcomes in your patients with diabetes. Discuss clinical cases with our world-renowned faculty and take home practical patient management tools that you can begin using immediately in your practice. Learn more and register.


64th Advanced Postgraduate Course -- Don't miss important advances in diabetes management and treatment

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 03, 2017

The Course will be held Feb. 17-19 in Washington, D.C. The Course will cover the latest clinical research translated into evidence-based treatment strategies to improve outcomes in your patients with diabetes. Discuss clinical cases with our world-renowned faculty and take home practical patient management tools that you can begin using immediately in your practice. The Course will offer 14.25 CE hours. Register today for the best selection of workshops. Learn more and register.


Are you a Professional Member?

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 02, 2017

If not, join more than 16,000 diabetes professionals like you in helping the American Diabetes Association on the road to a cure for diabetes. Professional Membership provides exclusive, members-only education and resources that benefit you, your patients and your practice. Learn more.


Apply now: Pathway to Stop Diabetes

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Jan 30, 2017

The call for nominations is now open for ADA's Pathway to Stop Diabetes initiative. Pathway provides substantial support to exceptional scientists who are early in their diabetes research careers or who are established in other disciplines, but are interested in applying their expertise to diabetes research. Applications are by institutional nomination only and are due July 3. Learn more and apply.


Apply now: ADA New England Cardiovascular-Metabolic Fellowship Awards, supported by a grant from Pfizer Inc.

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2017

ADA, through support provided by Pfizer Inc., is now requesting applications for postdoctoral fellows proposing basic, clinical, and translational research focused on cardiovascular disease in the context of diabetes. Fellows supported with this award will receive a maximum of $150,000 over 2 years and must perform their fellowship training in the New England region. Applications must be received by April 17. Apply now!


Free CE on ADA's 2017 Standards of Care

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2017

Keeping up with ever-changing guidelines can be difficult. The American Diabetes Association's webcast on its 2017 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes was tailored just for you. Watch this webcast now to learn the key diabetes guidelines most useful in day-to-day practice. Earn up to .75 credits now and get up to date on the latest Standards of Care. View the webcast.




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