June 6 - 10, 2008, San Francisco, California
The Scientific Sessions are held in June each year and provide an opportunity for members of the diabetes community from around the world to participate in the largest annual research and clinical meeting on diabetes. Sessions focus on the latest information in the areas of basic and clinical research and on the application of this information to clinical practice.
68th Scientific Sessions Webcasts
Complimentary access to meeting webcasts, offering synchronized audio with slides of lectures from the 2008 meeting, is available online.
Abstracts selected for the ADA’s 68th Scientific Sessions are available to be viewed online. The searchable database includes the Oral, Poster, and Published Only abstracts. You may search the abstracts by their presentation number, keyword, author name, or category. Late Breaking Abstracts are available in the Late Breaking Abstracts Handout.
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Diabetes Dispatch San Francisco, the official newspaper of the 68th Scientific Sessions, is available online. Keep up with all the news from the world's greatest annual research and clinical meeting on diabetes.
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Sunday morning at 6:30 a.m., 562 runners and 158 walkers departed San Francisco's Embarcadero Plaza for the 5K@ADA fun run sponsored by novo Nordisk. Ian Lanza of Rochester, MN, was the first to complete the scenic five-kilometer course, which took participants alongside the bay, by the stadium, and past several stunning sculptures. Emily Mitchel of Hermosa Beach, CA, was the top female finisher. In all, more than 1,500 ADA attendees registered for the event.
Top Male Finisher- Ian Lanza, Rochester, MN (16:27)
Top Female Finisher - Hermosa Beach, CA (18:44)
Top Male Finisher- Ralph Eccles, Klamath Falls, OR (32:26)
Top Female Finisher - Nancy Byrd, Virginia (41:22)