People from nearly every state in the U.S. and a dozen countries travel to attend the CWD conferences. Participants include children, parents, grandparents, and young adults. This year's upcoming conferences should be a success as well.
- April 5-7, 2013
Friends for Life UK 2013 at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel
- July 9-14
Friends for Life Annual Conference 2013 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
- December 6-8, 2013
CWD Focus on Technology at the Marriott Cincinnati North,
West Chester, OH
These one-of-a-kind, one-day diabetes conferences were started in 1995 by Dr. Steve Edelman, an endocrinologist who has diabetes. Attendance ranges between 800 and 1,500 people, depending on the location. Loads of fun, informative, and you see the latest in diabetes drugs and paraphernalia.
- April 27, 2013
Honolulu, HI - Hawaii Convention Center
- May 18, 2013
Savannah, GA - Savannah International Trade & Convention Center
- September 21, 2013
Worcester, MA - DCU Center
- October 12, 2013
Omaha, NB - Centurylink Center Omaha
- November 2, 2013
Albuquerque, NM - Albuquerque Convention Center
- November 23, 2013
San Diego, CA - San Diego Convention Center
Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) is a nonprofit organization committed to promoting development and use of technology in the fight against diabetes. DTS was established in 2001 by David C. Klonoff, MD, FACP, Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco.
- April 19-20, 2013
Clinical Diabetes Technology Meeting
- July 18 - 21, 2013
Practical Ways to Achieve Targets in Diabetes Care
Keystone Resort and Conference Center
Founded in 1973, AADE is a multidisciplinary association of healthcare professionals dedicated to integrating self-management as a key outcome in the care of people with diabetes and related chronic conditions.
Diabetes Exercise & Sports Association (DESA) exists to enhance the quality of life for people with diabetes through exercise and physical fitness. Anyone interested in learning about the latest in diabetes treatment and technology, finetuning their diabetes management with exercise, exchanging views with fellow athletes at all levels of skill, and meeting new friends. This years theme is Exercise for Life.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
- International Diabetes Federation - Check their site for information.
- National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Disease
The NIDDK is investing in a broad range of studies from basic biology to clinical trials. They have implemented a new trans-institute planning process to stimulate the most productive, innovative avenues of research. They already support many of the best minds in research, and they constantly strive to bring new scientific talent to bear on the research problems under our mission. They are committed to rapidly translating new knowledge into proven therapies that benefit patients.