I’m writing this way too late Sunday night and I’m a little exhausted and bleary-eyed after two 12-hour days of “running the conference.” Sorry, no, I’m not in charge of anything. Just running around the enormous expo show floor and from one briefing to another and connecting with industry people I know and don’t know and marveling at all the technology and drug signage and fanfare and goodies and earnest-looking physicians and pharma gals in…Read more »
With the big ADA conference underway this weekend, we’re being bombarded with headlines about diabetes clinical trials — first and foremost all the news about the conflicting results of the ADVANCE and ACCORD studies. If you read the details, you’ll find a lot of stuff about randomized, controlled, double-blind, yada, yada, yada studies. Whoa, that’s a lot of jargon to digest. And what does it all mean?
Since clinical trials are so vital to advancements…
It’s almost annual ADA Conference showtime, Folks, and news announcements are in the air. Here are some initial bits you might like to know about:
* Eli Lilly has announced the winners of its Inspired by Diabetes Contest, notably Theresa Garnero — a San Francisco-based nurse and CDE who’s used her drawing talent to make light of diabetes in cartoon form. Congrats, Theresa!
* Who says nothing is new in the glucose meter market? Actually…
You guys are absolutely right: the ADA Conference looks like it’s all about oral drugs for Type 2 this year. But that’s impossible, since virtually every organization who’s anybody in the diabetes industry is involved in this annual conference. Besides the formal research and pharma announcements, there’s always plenty of hoopla.
A couple of items in that category include:
* Desert Dingo racing — Jim Graham and his diabetic Desert Dingo Racing team will make…
The American Diabetes Association’s huge annual conference hits the city of San Francisco this Friday, June 6. Of course I plan to be there, running around like a madwoman trying to catch all the interesting briefings, the movers-and-shakers for interviews, and the best giveaways in the best booths . Dr. Jackson and I have also been invited to show off our KYN book in the AgaMatrix booth on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. So stop by…Read more »