Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists



Research Track at the ADCES Annual Meeting

Present your research at ADCES21!

There is no better opportunity than at the ADCES Annual Conference to present emerging science and research in diabetes care and education to healthcare professionals in the field. More than 5,000 diabetes care and education specialists and other healthcare professionals are expected to participate in ADCES21—either in-person in Phoenix on Friday, August 13– Monday, August 16, 2021, or virtually. This is the premier educational and networking event of the year! 

The ADCES Annual Conference Planning Committee invites you to submit a proposal for a research session.

Accepted research session abstracts are published in the August issue of The Diabetes Educator. This is a great opportunity to share your research with the diabetes care and education community.

Ready to submit an abstract?

Research sessions seek to present new and unpublished research to conference attendees. When you are ready to submit, visit the ADCES Conference site to launch your submission.

Helpful Hints:

Please note that there is a global word count of 500 words for research abstracts. We recommend typing your research abstract into Microsoft Word FIRST so that you can easily find the word count, then copy and paste it into the appropriate field. The global word count applies only to the following sections:

  1. Description of Presentation (include study design, background/purpose)
  2. Research Hypothesis and/or Research Questions and Specific Aims
  3. Methods/Methodology
  4. Results
  5. Conclusions (Impact on Diabetes Care and Education)
  6. Source of Funding for this Research
  7. Content Outline

Submission Deadline:

Monday, March 1st (11:59 p.m. Central)

Note: due to publication deadlines, the conference withdrawal deadline is April 30, 2021. 

ADCES Research Award 

In 2021, ADCES is introducing a new research award to recognize outstanding work in the scientific area of diabetes care and education. This new award signifies the importance of research to the organization.

All research abstracts and posters submitted to ADCES21 will be considered for the 2021 research award. The project that best highlights excellence in research and is focused on one or more of the strategic aims of ADCES will be chosen for the award. The research awardee will be announced at the annual meeting, receive a one year ADCES membership, and registration for ADCES22.

ADCES20 Research Abstracts and Posters

ADCES20 Accepted Podium Research Abstracts are published in the August 2020 issue of The Diabetes Educator.

ADCES Research Posters will be posted here on this site after the ADCES20 virtual meeting closes.

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