ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - April 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: professional.diabetes.org/media
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.