ADA 2011 Pre-conference Podcast: National Diabetes Prevention

May 24, 2011

Dr. Ann Albright previews what she will be discussing during her presentation on national diabetes prevention at the upcoming ADA annual meeting.

Dr. Ann Albright, director of the division of diabetes translation as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, previews her presentation, "Rolling out national diabetes prevention/diabetes problem" at the 71st Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association.

When asked about her work at the CDC and the passion of her team, Albright said, "In my opinion, it's not hard to be passionate about preventing and controlling or managing diabetes. It's a huge problem. It's a significant health problem." She followed up by saing, "And the good news part of it is there actually are solutions that we have that will help improve the lives of people with diabetes and help prevent new cases of type 2 diabetes."

Dr. Albright's ADA presentation will focus on the solutions her team and she found on preventing new cases of type 2 diabetes, and the development of the National Diabetes Prevention Program identified in the Affordable Care Act.

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