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74th Scientific Sessions (2014)
June 13 - 17, 2014, San Francisco, California





 

Save the Date!
Mark your calendars now for the world's foremost meeting on diabetes–The American Diabetes Association's 74th Scientific Sessions. This year's meeting will be held June 13-17, 2014, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.
 

Advance Program is Now Available!
With detailed speaker, topic and schedule information, the Advance Program is your first opportunity to examine the meeting in-depth. View the Advance Program.
 
 
 
Registration and Housing are Now Open!

Registration and Housing for the 74th Scientific Sessions are now open. Go to the Registration tab to register for the meeting or go to the Hotels tab to make your hotel reservation. Register early to take advantage of the Early Bird rates. Hotel reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserve your room early to get your first choice hotel.


Earn up to 35 Continuing Education Credits
Credit is available for physicians, family physicians, international physicians, podiatric physicians, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, dietitians, and certified diabetes educators. Certificates of Completion/Attendance will be provided to registered attendees upon completion of the online evaluation.

 
Presidents Oral Session
This is a session you don't want to miss! We have truly "saved the best for last.” Join us Tuesday morning at 9:45 a.m. for the Presidents Oral Session, featuring key abstracts selected from over 3,000 submissions. The eight presentations will highlight cutting-edge research and innovative advances in both basic and clinical science.
 
Abstracts currently scheduled for presentation:
 
  • LDL-cholesterol Is Not a Good Marker of Cardiovascular Risk in Type 1 Diabetes: Observational Study in 30,778 Patients—A Report from the National Diabetes Register in Sweden
  • FTO Genetic Variants, Dietary Intakes, and Adiposity: Results from Over 16,000 Children and Adolescents
  • Neighborhood Walkability and 10-Year Diabetes Incidence among an Urban Cohort
  • Depressive Symptoms Predict Mortality in Both Men and Women with Type 1 Diabetes
  • Regional Brain Responses to Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes: Impact of Hypoglycemia Awareness Status
  • The Glucose Transporter SGLT 2 Is Expressed in Human Pancreatic Alpha Cells and Is Required for Proper Control of Glucagon Secretion in Type 2 Diabetes
Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of one of the most talked about sessions at this year's meeting.
 
Meet-the-Expert Sessions
New this year—Earn Continuing Education credit!
Diabetes experts will facilitate informal discussions on clinical and basic science topics. These sessions will be held on Friday at 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. There is no required sign-up for the sessions; however, space is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. View the list of scheduled presenters and discussion topics currently planned.
 
Coming Soon—Scientific Sessions App

Access the meeting on-the-go. Use the Scientific Sessions App to access meeting information on your smartphone, tablet, or handheld device. Features include a customizable calendar and itinerary builder, exhibitor listing with interactive booth map, social media interaction, and special meeting alerts. Check back in mid-May for download details.

 
San Francisco Giants Diabetes Awareness Day
The San Francisco Giants will join the American Diabetes Association in raising awareness of diabetes and fighting for those affected by the disease by hosting Diabetes Awareness Day. Enjoy a great game of baseball with your colleagues as the San Francisco Giants host the Colorado Rockies on Saturday June 14th at 1:05 p.m. at AT&T Park. A part of the proceeds will be donated to the American Diabetes Association. Purchase your tickets today!
 
Important Dates to Remember
 
Registration and Housing Deadlines
Last day to register at the Advance Rate
May 1, 2014
Last day to cancel meeting registration and receive a partial refund (50% of registration fee)
May 1, 2014
Last day to request housing
May 16, 2014
Last day to register online
June 5, 2014
 

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73rd Scientific Sessions Peer-Reviewed Highlights

MD Conference Express and the American Diabetes Association are pleased to offer you complimentary access to this official reference of the key findings from the 2013 Scientific Sessions. View the official report.
 

Get 30% Off Professional Ebooks

Get up to date on Association titles before this year's Scientific Sessions! Use code SSEBOOKS14 at checkout on shopdiabetes.org and receive 30 percent off all professional ebooks. Offer expires August 31, 2014.