American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ADA, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

Canagliflozin reduces risk for CVD, kidney disease in patients with type 2 diabetes

June 12, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Patients with type 2 diabetes at high risk for cardiovascular disease assigned the SGLT2 inhibitor canagliflozin saw a 33%…
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Structured support aids care transition for teens with type 1 diabetes

June 12, 2017
SAN DIEGO — A structured program that includes transition coordinators improved clinic attendance and eased emotional burden for adolescents…
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Teens who text can ease transition to adult type 1 diabetes care

June 12, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Even automated text message reminders to check blood glucose can prevent worsening glycemic control in adolescents who are engaged…
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VIDEO: Health care disparities in diabetes require action from providers, patients

June 12, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In this video exclusive, Harsimran Singh, PhD, a health psychologist and a clinical research scientist at the Mary & Dick Allen…
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LEADER: Baseline CVD medication use does not explain liraglutide CV benefit

June 12, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Further analyses of results from the LEADER trial revealed that baseline HbA1c, cardiovascular medication use and…
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VIDEO: Cultural awareness provides opportunities for better care in gestational diabetes

June 11, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In this video exclusive, Harsimran Singh, PhD, a health psychologist and a clinical research scientist at the Mary & Dick Allen…
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PCSK9 inhibitor lowers CV risk in insulin-treated type 2 diabetes

June 11, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Results of the ODYSSEY DM-INSULIN trial indicate that adults with dyslipidemia and type 2 diabetes who are taking insulin can…
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Uromodulin shows promise for risk stratification, prediction of kidney disease and atherosclerosis

June 11, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In a new study, serum uromodulin levels were strongly associated with risk for incident diabetic kidney disease and coronary…
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ADA recognizes researcher for work in diabetes during pregnancy

June 11, 2017
Gernot Desoye, PhD , was honored with the Norbert Freinkel Award from the American Diabetes Association at the organization’s annual…
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Diabetic foot ulcers diminish quality of life more than other complications

June 11, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In a study comparing health-related quality of life across diabetes complications, diabetic foot ulcer complications posed the…