Two at diabetes center receive achievement awards

By Staff

Two University of Colorado School of Medicine faculty members recently received National Scientific and Health Care Achievement Awards from the American Diabetes Association during the association's recent 72nd Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia.

George S. Eisenbarth, director of Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes and professor of pediatrics, medicine and immunology, received the Albert Renold Award. Georgeanna J. Klingensmith, professor of pediatrics at the School of Medicine, Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, was honored with the Outstanding Physician Clinician in Diabetes Award.

The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight to stop diabetes and its deadly consequences and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.