Start Date: May 12th, 2010
Start Time: 12:00PM
End Time: 1:30PM
City: Washington, DC
Contact Address: Reserve Officers Association, 1 Constitution Ave. NE
The Alliance for Aging Research launched the latest volume of The Silver Book: Chronic Disease and Medical Innovation in an Aging Nation, an almanac of 1,000s of facts and statistics on the burden of chronic disease, and the value of medical innovation in reducing that burden.
This volume outlines the impact of diabetes on our aging population, highlighting the current and future technologies and innovations that are offering hope to those suffering from this debilitating disease. Speakers discussed the burden of diabetes in the U.S., as well as the current landscape of diabetes research.
Co-sponsored by the American Diabetes Association.
WELCOMING REMARKS AND INTRODUCTIONS
President & CEO, Alliance for Aging Research
Naomi Senkeeto, MA
Associate Director, Policy and Strategic Alliances, American Diabetes Association
K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA
Professor of Global Health & Epidemiology
William Rowley, MD
Institute for Alternative Futures
Diabetes Patient Advocate