This collection includes articles presented at the American Diabetes Association’s 83rd Scientific Sessions on 23 June 2023 as part of Diabetes Care Symposium, “Social Determinants of Health: Impact on Diabetes Development and Care.” Together, these articles synthesize and discuss available evidence relating social, political, and commercial determinants of health and the risk and outcomes of type 2 diabetes. The collection can be accessed at

The American Diabetes Association and the American Association for Clinical Chemistry have jointly released an updated consensus statement regarding laboratory analysis in the diagnosis and management of diabetes. This new guidance is aimed at streamlining the diagnostic process, standardizing laboratory procedures, and ensuring patients receive the most comprehensive and accurate treatment and care. The updated guidance can be accessed at

American Diabetes Association members will have the opportunity to attend monthly webinars on the second Tuesday of every month beginning in October 2023. Experts will present a variety of topics including diabetes technology, exercise physiology, behavioral medicine and psychology, and primary care. This webinar series is supported by funding from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. For more information, please visit

In a special two-episode series of Diabetes Core Update, the American Diabetes Association podcast for primary care clinicians, Dr. Nikki Ford and expert guests sit down with Dr. Neil Skolnik to discuss the importance of a nutrient-dense diet for diabetes management and risk reduction. This special series is made possible by Fresh Avocados—Love One Today. For more information, please visit

The American Diabetes Association’s “Making Diabetes Technology Work” free continuing education program is designed to help the diabetes care team on the front lines of primary care master the latest evidence-based recommendations for the implementation and management of cutting-edge diabetes technology. To explore the self-paced online modules, please visit

The American Diabetes Association’s professional books library has extended to over 30 books for a more complete research discovery experience. Browse or search today by visiting our professional books website at

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