Call for Abstracts
Abstract Submission Guidelines
Submission Opens: May 2012.
Submit online to: http://www.hospitaldiabetes.org/abstract_submission_form.shtml
Submission deadline: July 14, 2012
Acceptance Notification: August 2012
Abstract Topic Areas:
Researchers are encouraged to submit an Abstract of their work on diabetes
technology, including but not limited to any of the major topics of the meeting:
- Glycemic goals for inpatients
- Blood glucose testing in the hospital
- Glycemic control in hospitalized patients
- Insulin dose calculation software
- Hypoglycemia in hospitalized patients
- Making hospitals diabetes friendly
- Sensor technology
- Closed-loop systems
- Bariatric surgery
- Quality of care
- Hospital reimbursement
• Material must not have been presented or published previously.
• The subject area selected will be varied so that a balanced program can be produced.
• All applications must be submitted using this online submission process.
Abstract Format and Required Information
Please use the sample abstract available here when preparing your submission.
Each Abstract should be no more than 275 words. The title does not count as part of the word total. The abstract must be organized into four distinct paragraphs:
Please capitalize the first letter of all key words in your title. Do not include supplemental pages, photographs, tables, or references. The total length of your abstract must not exceed 275 words. The abstract should be suitably written for publication in the official program. Since the abstract is frequently the only link between the Program Advisory Committee and the author, care in its preparation is essential.
We require that you compose your abstract OFFLINE in a separate word processing program before beginning the submission. You can check your spelling, count your words or characters, and then upload your abstract into the appropriate area on the online form. We require you to submit your abstract in Microsoft Word's .DOC format. Please name the file using the last name of the first author followed by the number 10: Lastname10.doc
Please format your abstract using only the Minion Pro or Times New Roman font. If your abstract requires the use of another font to display accurately, please embed fonts in your document. Refer to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290952 for detailed instructions.
Corresponding Author and Co-Authors
You may identify up to ten authors for this application. In all cases, the first author listed is considered the corresponding author. All correspondence from Diabetes Technology Society regarding this submission will be directed to the corresponding Author. The lead author MUST fill in the FULL name, email address, and contact information for each author. All academic degrees must be included for every author. If an author holds NO degree, please specify NONE. Author and co-author names and academic degrees will be published in the official program.
NOTE: All fields are required for additional authors. Please do not use first author's email address for additional authors.
Before you submit your Abstract
We require you to have the following information prepared before you begin the abstract application process:
- Complete names, including ALL academic degrees, for each author. If none, specify NONE.
- Email addresses for all authors.
- Permanent mailing addresses for all authors.
- A spell-checked abstract that conforms to the sample available here and is saved in the .DOC format.
You will receive confirmation via e-mail when your submission is received, but this is not confirmation that your presentation has been accepted. A unique tracking number will be provided for all submissions. Please use this number in all correspondence regarding your abstract. NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL WITHIN 72 HOURS OF SUBMISSION, YOUR ABSTRACT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TRANSMITTED CORRECTLY.
Publication in PubMed-indexed peer-reviewed scientific e-journal
Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology.
Accepted abstracts will be published in a 2011 issue of Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology.
Click here to submit your abstract on the abstract submission form