The American Diabetes Association is dedicated to ensuring that you stay informed of the latest COVID-19 research and guidelines. Our new online page for diabetes professionals includes essential resources and information—including webinars, patient guidance, relevant news articles, a discussion forum, and more. Follow updates and join the conversation at

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the American Diabetes Association has made the decision to transition the 12–16 June 2020 Scientific Sessions from a live, in-person meeting to a virtual meeting over the same dates. The Scientific Sessions offers researchers and health care professionals an amazing opportunity to share ideas and learn about the significant advances in diabetes research, treatment, and care. Please visit for further information.

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. A special edition podcast featuring some of the latest information on clinical aspects of COVID-19, especially as it relates to diabetes, is now also available. These audio podcasts are free and can be accessed through iTunes or RSS feed. For more information, please visit

Diabetes Is Primary, originally planned to be held in Chicago, IL, on 12 June 2020, will now be held on the same date as a virtual meeting. This continuing education opportunity brings together health care professionals interested in the clinical management of diabetes and its complications for an innovative educational initiative developed specifically for the primary care community. The status of this event will be continuously updated at

The 35th Annual Clinical Conference on Diabetes has been postponed and will take place in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 27–30 May 2021 at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa. Developed specifically to share current clinical information utilizing different teaching methods, the conference will provide a comprehensive update on the treatment of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and comorbidities. For more information, please visit

American Diabetes Association “Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes” is 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 2020 Standards, please visit

Readers may use this article as long as the work is properly cited, the use is educational and not for profit, and the work is not altered. More information is available at