Last Chance to Register for Hormones & Health Science Writers Conference in New York

Journalism Seminar Highlights Weight Loss Breakthroughs, Sleep Health and Dangers of Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Released: 12/3/2013 11:00 AM EST
Source Newsroom: Endocrine Society
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Only a few days are left for health and science journalists to register for a seminar highlighting the latest research on diabetes, obesity and sleep loss.

The Endocrine Society’s 2013 Hormones & Health Science Writers Conference, which will take place December 13, gives journalists the opportunity to interact directly with a panel of leading physicians and endocrinology researchers. The conference will explore the intricate connection between hormones and health around the following topics (subject to change):

• Beyond Dieting: New Weight Loss Medications and Treatments on the Horizon
• How Losing Sleep Can Wreak Havoc on Hormones and Metabolism
• Emerging Advances in Diabetes Care
• The Truth about Thyroid Supplements: What You Read Online Can Hurt You
• Exclusive Sneak Peak at The Endocrine Society’s Scientific Statement on Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Friday, December 13, 2013
8:30 a.m. (EST)—Media Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. (EST)—Conference Program

Grand Hyatt New York
Regency Conference Room, Mezzanine Level
109 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017

**Registration Deadline Extended to December 6**
Seating is limited for this free event exclusively for journalists. Breakfast and lunch will be provided by the Society. Registration and program details are posted online at


Founded in 1916, The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest, largest and most active organization devoted to research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology. Today, The Endocrine Society’s membership consists of over 16,000 scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in more than 100 countries. Society members represent all basic, applied and clinical interests in endocrinology. The Endocrine Society is based in Chevy Chase, Maryland. To learn more about the Society and the field of endocrinology, visit our site at Follow us on Twitter at!/EndoMedia.