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Virtual Science Writers Conference to cover COVID-19 and the future of obesity, diabetes care

Washington, DC March 16, 2022

Experts will discuss how COVID-19 affects obesity and diabetes treatment during a virtual Science Writers Conference on March 29.

What: Virtual Science Writers Conference to touch on topics such as how COVID-19 has exacerbated the obesity pandemic and the rise in newly diagnosed cases of diabetes in individuals who had COVID-19.

Who:

  • Amy Rothberg, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Mihail Zilbermint, M.D., of the Johns Hopkins Community Physicians at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md.

When: March 29 at 11 AM Eastern

Register to attend the virtual Science Writers Conference by emailing [email protected]. Registered reporters will receive log-in details.

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 www.endocrine.org. Follow us on Twitter at @TheEndoSociety and @EndoMedia.

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

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