The 79th annual American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions will be held in San Francisco, California, on 7–11 June 2019, at the Moscone Center. The largest of its kind, this meeting brings together scientists and health care professionals from around the world who are involved in diabetes research and care. Attendees choose from over 3,000 original presentations given by leading experts in the field. For more information, please visit scientificsessions.diabetes.org.
DIABETES IS PRIMARY
Diabetes is Primary will be held in San Francisco, California, on 7 June 2019. The American Diabetes Association will bring together health care professionals interested in the clinical management of diabetes and its complications for an innovative educational initiative developed specifically for the primary care community. This initiative will offer information and tools needed to improve patient outcomes through patient engagement. For more information, please visit professional.diabetes.org.
DIABETES STANDARDS OF CARE 2019 WEBCAST
Presented by William T. Cefalu, MD, Chief Scientific, Medical & Mission Officer of the American Diabetes Association, this webcast presents the key updates and highlights from the Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2019. To access the webcast, please visit professional.diabetes.org/SOC.
STANDARDS OF MEDICAL CARE IN DIABETES—2019
American Diabetes Association “Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes” are based on a complete review of the relevant literature by a diverse group of highly trained clinicians and researchers. After weighing the quality of evidence, from rigorous double-blind clinical trials to expert opinion, recommendations are drafted, reviewed, and submitted for approval to the American Diabetes Association Executive Committee. To see the 2019 Standards, please visit professional.diabetes.org/SOC.
DIABETES CORE UPDATE PODCASTS
Diabetes Core Update is a monthly audio podcast devoted to presenting and discussing the latest clinically relevant articles from the American Diabetes Association’s scholarly journals. Diabetes Core Update audio podcasts are free and can be accessed through iTunes or RSS feed. For more information, please visit diabetesjournals.org/content/diabetes-core-update-podcasts.
DIABETES CARE ONLINE COLLECTIONS
Diabetes Care periodically publishes special article collections related to a specific topic, study, or aspect of diabetes care, prevention, and treatment. These collections appear in the print and online editions of Diabetes Care. Learn more about previously published collections at care.diabetesjournals.org/content/diabetes-care-online-collections.
PATHWAY TO STOP DIABETES CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
The American Diabetes Association is pleased to open the Call for Nominations for Pathway to Stop Diabetes Awards. 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 due by 2 July 2019. For more information, please visit diabetes.org/pathway.
IDF CONGRESS 2019
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Congress will be held in Busan, Korea, 2–6 December 2019. The IDF Congress explores new areas in diabetes research, education, and public health. Key objectives include promoting better understanding of the global diabetes pandemic and influencing the implementation of health care initiatives to improve the lives of the millions of people living with diabetes and the many more at risk. Please visit https://idf.org for further information.