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June 22, 2013
 
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ADA Scientific Sessions 
  • ADA President's Oral Session I highlights latest studies
    White adipose tissue responds favorably to exercise training, according to research reported at the ADA President's Oral Session I on Friday. Seven other studies presented at the session covered topics ranging from targeting nitrosative stress as a way to reduce birth defects to the multiple roles intestinal epithelium play in regulating insulin sensitivity and metabolism. Researchers also discussed inhibition of the Pl3K pathway and intrahepatic islet transplantation as possible new strategies to combat type 1 diabetes. Many of these studies will be presented again Saturday and Sunday. ADA Diabetes Dispatch (2013) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • DCCT/EDIC data to be presented at 30th anniversary symposium
    In a Saturday afternoon session marking the 30th anniversary of the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial, or DCCT, researchers will report the trial's latest data and those of its long-term observational follow-up, Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications, or EDIC. Presenters will discuss cardiovascular disease in patients with type 1 diabetes, treatment for diabetic retinopathy, risks of kidney disease with diabetes treatment and the effect of intensive treatment on neuropathy. ADA Diabetes Dispatch (2013) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Experts discuss active role of beta cells in type 1 diabetes
    Beta cells play an active role in the autoimmune response in type 1 diabetes, according to Dr. Decio L. Eizirik of Belgium's Universite Libre de Bruxelles, who, along with three other experts, discussed beta cell failure in patients with the disease during a symposium on Friday. "There is a dialogue between beta cells and the immune system which is, to a large extent, regulated by inflammatory regulators," he said. ADA Diabetes Dispatch (2013) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Outcomes continue to improve for transplant therapies
    A Saturday afternoon symposium on transplant therapies for type 1 diabetes will explore the latest studies on pancreas and islet transplants and immunomodulation strategies. Outcomes of such treatments continue to improve, noted Dr. Jon S. Odorico of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Nicole A. Turgeon of Emory University will discuss the Clinical Islet Transplantation Consortium, which, she notes, seeks to "advance islet transplantation through innovative Phase 2 clinical trials, and ... to obtain licensure for an islet product through Phase 3 trials." ADA Diabetes Dispatch (2013) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Conference Information 
  • Wear Red to Stop Diabetes®
    Wear red tomorrow to show your support for the association's movement to Stop Diabetes®. Stop Diabetes® is the movement to end the devastating toll that diabetes takes on the lives of millions of individuals across our nation. The goal is to inspire and mobilize the general public, volunteers, donors, corporations and the scientific and medical communities to rally around the cause and the call to "Share, Act, Learn and Give." Through these actions, millions will have the chance to get involved and help raise awareness, promote healthy living and raise money to fund educational outreach, advocacy efforts and critical research that will ultimately stop diabetes once and for all. Visit the ADA Stop Diabetes Pavilion in Booth 759 of the Exhibit Hall to see how you can "Join the Millions®" and help change the future of diabetes. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Networking reception
    Join us Saturday evening from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., just outside the Exhibit Hall on the Central Concourse of Level 3, for a networking reception. Share ideas and innovative practices with your colleagues while relaxing in a comfortable setting. Light hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be provided. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Get the 73rd Scientific Sessions app!
    Put the Scientific Sessions in the palm of your hand! Use ADA's Scientific Sessions app for on-the-go access to meeting information on your smartphone or other handheld device. Features include a customizable calendar and itinerary builder, meeting abstracts, exhibitor listing with interactive booth map, social media interface and special meeting alerts. Get the app. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Diabetes Dispatch Newspaper -- Saturday edition
    Read the Saturday edition of the 73rd Scientific Sessions to learn about what's happening at the meeting this year. Read it now. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  
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