The 67th annual American Diabetes Association Advanced Postgraduate Course will be held in San Francisco, CA, from 31 January to 2 February 2020. Join your colleagues and diabetes experts for presentations and discussions on cutting-edge clinical research in diabetes. The course will cover the latest clinical research translated into evidence-based treatment strategies to improve outcomes in your patients with diabetes. Discuss clinical cases with world-renowned faculty, and take home practical patient management tools that you can use immediately in your practice. For more information, please visit

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Congress will be held in Busan, Korea, 2–6 December 2019. The IDF Congress explores new areas in diabetes research, education, and public health. Key objectives include promoting better understanding of the global diabetes pandemic and influencing the implementation of health care initiatives to improve the lives of the millions of people living with diabetes and the many more at risk. Please visit for further information.

The American Diabetes Association offers a variety of continuing education opportunities and materials for health care professionals. Educational offerings include live and free online programs. For more information, including a complete list of American Diabetes Association programs, please visit

Presented by William T. Cefalu, MD, Chief Scientific, Medical & Mission Officer of the American Diabetes Association, this webcast presents the key updates and highlights from the Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2019. To access the webcast, please visit

American Diabetes Association “Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes” are based on a complete review of the relevant literature by a diverse group of highly trained clinicians and researchers. After weighing the quality of evidence, from rigorous double-blind clinical trials to expert opinion, recommendations are drafted, reviewed, and submitted for approval to the American Diabetes Association Executive Committee. To see the 2019 Standards, please visit

Diabetes Core Update is a monthly audio podcast devoted to presenting and discussing the latest clinically relevant articles from the American Diabetes Association’s scholarly journals. Diabetes Core Update audio podcasts are free and can be accessed through iTunes or RSS feed. For more information, please visit

Diabetes Care periodically publishes special article collections related to a specific topic, study, or aspect of diabetes care, prevention, and treatment. These collections appear in the print and online editions of Diabetes Care. Learn more about previously published collections at

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