Archive for October 26th, 2012
ADA experts explain that Louisianans are increasingly feeling the effects of diabetes as thousands of people suffer from the disease, and many others may have diabetes and not know. It is estimated that one out of every three children born after 2000 in the United States will be directly affected by diabetes.
DMS is one of a select number of messaging partners in the 2012 New Orleans Stop Diabetes Campaign. These groups and the Louisiana ADA are committed to educating the public about how to stop diabetes and support those living with the disease.
The American Diabetes Association is seeking nominations for the 2013 Kelly West Award for Epidemiology. Given in memory of Kelly M. West, widely regarded as the “father of diabetes epidemiology,” to an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of diabetes epidemiology. Nominations will be accepted until November 16, 2012.
The recipient will deliver the 2013 Kelly West Award Lecture at the 73rd Scientific Sessions, June 21 to 25, at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.