Press Release

Policy Summit Examines Impact of ACA on People with Diabetes

September 02, 2014

Registration now open for Endocrine Society’s diabetes policy summit

To register, go to:

Washington, DC—Diabetes experts, policymakers and patient advocates will gather to discuss how the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is affecting people with diabetes at the Endocrine Society’s policy summit.

The summit, which will take place on September 12, will delve into ways to maximize the benefits and overcome unforeseen challenges the new law poses for people with diabetes.

This summit will explore:

  • Current challenges to treating and preventing diabetes.
  • The cost of diabetes care and the impact on various stakeholder groups, including people with diabetes, insurers and health care providers.
  • Intended benefits of the ACA and how this shift in health care policy may affect diabetes care and outcomes.

Friday, September 12, 2014
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center - Atrium
1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004

**Registration Deadline is September 8**

Media are invited to attend this event at no cost. Seating is limited. Registration and program details are posted online at

About Endocrine Society

Endocrinologists are at the core of solving the most pressing health problems of our time, from diabetes and obesity to infertility, bone health, and hormone-related cancers. The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest and largest organization of scientists devoted to hormone research and physicians who care for people with hormone-related conditions.

The Society has more than 18,000 members, including scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in 122 countries. To learn more about the Society and the field of endocrinology, visit our site at Follow us on Twitter at @TheEndoSociety and @EndoMedia.

Media Contacts

Colleen Williams Manager, Public Relations Phone: (202)-971-3611 [email protected]

Jenni Glenn Gingery Director, Communications and Media Relations Phone: (202)-971-3655 [email protected]

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