Latest Advances in Diabetes Research to Be Presented in San Francisco, California at World's Largest Diabetes Conference, June 6

WHAT: American Diabetes Association's 68th Annual Scientific Sessions.

WHEN: Friday - Tuesday, June 6-10, 2008

WHERE: Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA

WHY: 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 advances made in fighting this disease that affects nearly 21 million children and adults in the United States, contributes to the deaths of over 220,000 Americans each year and costs our nation more than $174 billion annually.

REGISTER: For more information about Scientific Sessions, or to register online, go to:

http://professional.diabetes.org/Congress_Display.aspx?TYP=9&SID=42&CID=58000

ON-SITE: The News Room in the Moscone Center will be open Friday - Monday, from 7:00 am - 5:30 pm and Tuesday from 7:00 am to noon.

CONTACT: Colleen Fogarty of the American Diabetes Association, +1-703-549-1500 ext. 2146.

/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- May 1/

SOURCE American Diabetes Association

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