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The 73rd Scientific Sessions (2013) of the American Diabetes Association will take place from June 21 - 25, 2013 at McCormick Place Convention Center (West Building), Chicago, Illinois. The American Diabetes Association was founded by 28 physicians in 1940 - not even 20 years after the discovery of insulin changed diabetes from a fatal diagnosis to a manageable disease.

Initially the Association was exclusively a medical association for physicians, research scientists and health care professionals. In 1994, the Chronicle of Philanthropy, an industry publication, study showed that the American Diabetes Association was ranked as the 18th "most popular charity/non-profit in America" from over 100 charities researched with 33.8% of Americans over the age of 12 choosing Love and Like A Lot for the American Diabetes Association. The ADA is America's leading 501(c)3 nonprofit charity providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.

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