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75th Scientific Sessions press conference schedule

American Diabetes Association

75th Scientific Sessions Press Conference Schedule

Friday, June 5, 2015

Joint Statement Outlines Guidance on Diabetes Self-Management Education, Support

TIME: 11 a.m. (EDT)

SPEAKERS: Margaret Powers, PhD, RD, CDE, Research Scientist, International Diabetes Center at Park Nicollett, President-Elect Health Care & Education, American Diabetes Association; Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE, Director, Care Programs at Joslin Diabetes Center; Linda Siminerio, RN, PhD, CDE, Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and Chair of the National Diabetes Education Program; and Joan Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, FAADE, Assistant Vice President of Medstar Health Research Institute and Immediate Past President of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

MODERATOR: David G. Marrero, PhD, J.O. Ritchey Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine and President, Health Care & Education, American Diabetes Association

EMBARGO LIFTS: 11 a.m.

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Saturday, June 6

50 Years of Diabetes Research and Treatment

TIME: 1 p.m. (EDT)

SPEAKERS: Daniel Porte Jr., MD, Professor at the University of California, San Diego and Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington; Fred W. Whitehouse, MD, Division Head Emeritus at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit; Michael Brownlee, MD, Anita and Jack Saltz Chair in Diabetes Research and Associate Director for Biomedical Sciences at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Diabetes Research Center; M. Kathryn Ham

MODERATOR: Robert Ratner, MD, Chief Scientific & Medical Officer, American Diabetes Association

EMBARGO LIFTS: 1 p.m.

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Sunday, June 7

ELIXA

TIME: 10 a.m. (EDT)

SPEAKERS: Marc Pfeffer, MD, PhD, Victor J. Dzau Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical, Senior Physician in Cardiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital; Matthew C. Riddle, MD, Professor Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Clinical Nutrition, Oregon Health and Science University; and Eldrin Lewis, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Advanced Heart Disease section of Cardiovascular Division at Brigham and Women's Hospital

MODERATOR: Silvio E. Inzucchi, MD, Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, Yale Diabetes Center, Yale School of Medicine.

EMBARGO LIFTS: Monday, 2:15 p.m. (EDT)

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TECOS

TIME: 2 p.m. (EDT)

SPEAKERS: Rury Holman, FRCP, FMedSci, University of Oxford, Director of the University of Oxford Diabetes Trial Unit and Eric Peterson, MD, Duke Clinical Research Institute

MODERATOR: Allison B. Goldfine, MD, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School Section Head of Clinical Research, Joslin Diabetes Center

EMBARGO LIFTS: Monday, 4:30 p.m. (EDT)

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Monday, June 8, 2015

Can Not Having Enough to Eat Lead to Poor Diabetes Management?

TIME: 9 a.m. (EDT)

SPEAKER: Britt Rotberg, MS, RDN, LD, CDE, BC-ADM, Assistant Director of the Emory Diabetes Education Training Academy, Emory Latino Diabetes Education Program at the Emory School of Medicine

MODERATOR: Guillermo Umpierrez, MD, FACP, FACE, Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Emory University School of Medicine

EMBARGO LIFTS: Tuesday, 10:15 a.m. (EDT)

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GLP-1 Alters How the Brain Responds to Food

TIME: 1 p.m. (EDT)

SPEAKER: Liselotte van Bloemendaal, MD, PhD student at the Diabetes Center, VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam

MODERATOR: Cecilia C. Low Wang, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Glucose Management Team, University of Colorado Hospital

EMBARGO LIFTS: Tuesday, 10:15 a.m. (EDT)

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Are Offspring of Obese Moms Pre-Programmed for Obesity and Metabolic Disease?

TIME: 2 p.m. (EDT)

SPEAKER: Kristen E. Boyle, PhD, Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine

MODERATOR: Phil Zeitler, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Endocrinology, Children's Hospital Colorado

EMBARGO LIFTS: Tuesday, 10:15 a.m. (EDT)

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