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Endocrine Society Educates Congress about Diabetes, Advocates Reauthorization of the Special Diabetes Program

Diabetes is prevalent and expensive, and continued research is our best weapon to combat its physical and financial costs. That was the take-home message from a Capitol Hill briefing hosted by the Endocrine Society, a FASEB member society, on September 14. The briefing focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D), an autoimmune disorder in which the… Read More »

Save the Date: Capitol Hill briefing on the human microbiome

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) will host a Capitol Hill briefing on the microbiome on January 13. Speakers will explore the human microbiome—the population of bacteria and other microorganisms that live in normal human tissue—and how changes in it can affect health and disease. The event is the second in a… Read More »