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Endocrine Society experts delve into diabetes among seniors, microbiome and transgender health

Registration now open for Hormones & Health Science Writers Conference in New York

The Endocrine Society

Health and science journalists are invited to hear about emerging trends in the microbiome, transgender health, diabetes, and endocrine-disrupting chemicals during the Endocrine Society's 2015 Hormones & Health Science Writers Conference.

The seminar will take place December 11 at the Grand Hyatt New York. During the event, journalists will be able to interact directly with a panel of leading physicians and endocrinology researchers. The experts will discuss the intricate connection between hormones and health around the following topics (subject to change):

  • Quest for a healthy microbiome
  • Complexities of treating diabetes in the aging population
  • Are BPA-free products safe?
  • Transgender health and the safety of hormone therapy
  • Journey Through the Endocrine System - an interactive guide to the body's glands and hormones

Date: Friday, December 11, 2015
8:30 a.m. (EST)--Media Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. (EST)--Conference Program

Location: Grand Hyatt New York
Regency Conference Room, Mezzanine Level
109 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017

**Registration Deadline is December 2**

Media are invited to attend this event at no cost, although seating is limited. Breakfast and lunch will be provided by the Society. Registration and program details are posted online at

This event is supported by Janssen Pharmaceuticals.


Founded in 1916, the Endocrine Society is the world's oldest, largest and most active organization devoted to research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology. Today, the Endocrine Society's membership consists of over 18,000 scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in 122 countries. Society members represent all basic, applied and clinical interests in endocrinology. The Endocrine Society is based in Washington, DC. To learn more about the Society and the field of endocrinology, visit our site at Follow us on Twitter at!/EndoMedia.

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