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CODE-2*: Landmark study on the costs of type 2 diabetes in Europe

You are invited to attend a press briefing at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 1999

Tuesday 28 September 1999, 18.30 - 20:00,
Ambassador Room, 1st Floor, Hall 10
Brussels Exhibition and Conference Centre

What is the cost of type 2 diabetes in Europe?
How do different countries compare?
Are current management strategies effective?
Why is insulin resistance important?
Could new approaches save lives and money?

CODE-2* is the first pan-European study to evaluate the economic impact of type 2 diabetes on society.

    8 European countries
    Over 600 physicians
    Over 7000 patients

The press briefing, hosted by members of CODE-2* Advisory Boards, will launch the results of this landmark study and discuss the implications of CODE-2* for the future treatment of type 2 diabetes.

The following CODE-2* experts will speak at the briefing:

  • Professor Massimo Massi-Benedetti
    Chair of the International Diabetes Foundation (Europe Region), Italy

  • Professor Bengt Jönsson
    Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

  • Dr Andreas Liebl
    Staedtisches Krankenhaus Bogenhausen, Germany

  • Dr Robert Young
    Hope Hospital, Salford, UK

To confirm your attendance at the briefing, please contact Barbara Campbell, Susie Hackett or Kate Davies on: Tel: 44-171-404-7151
Email:
barbarac@meditech.co.uk
kate@meditech.co.uk
susie@meditech.co.uk

SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals -- Advancing Diabetes Care

*Trademark of SmithKline Beecham plc (CODE-2: Costs of Diabetes in Europe -- Type 2)


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Contact: Barbara Campbell/Susie Hackett
barbarac@meditech.co.uk
44-171-404-7151
MediTech Media Ltd.
10-Sep-1999


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