American Diabetes Association.
—An organization known as the American Diabetes Association, Inc., has been formed, with the following officers: Drs. Cecil Striker, Cincinnati, president; Herman O. Mosenthal, New York, and Joseph T. Beardwood Jr., Philadelphia, vice presidents; Samuel S. Altshuler, Detroit, secretary; William Muhlberg, Cincinnati, treasurer. The honorary president is Dr. Elliott P. Joslin, Boston, and the honorary members are Drs. Frederick G. Banting † and Charles H. Best, Toronto.According to the constitution and by-laws, the objectives of this new association are: (1) to disseminate information relative to the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes by means of meetings, bulletins and publication of papers in scientific journals and through a central office; (2) to educate the laity in the early recognition of diabetes and in the realization of the importance of medical supervision; (3) to secure and coordinate the active cooperation of associated groups acceptable to the trustees in the