Table 1

Areas of critical need for progress in diabetes research and practice

• Unravel the biological and social determinants of human adherence
• Understand behavior and motivation for wellness
• Eliminate disparities in access, quality, and outcomes of diabetes care
• Reduce excess cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in diabetes
• Translate type 2 diabetes globally and discover novel approaches to prediction and prevention of type 1 diabetes
• Decode and interrupt the role of intrauterine factors in programming of adult cardiometabolic disorders
• Develop diabetes technologies for optimization of glycemic control and guidelines for their proper use
• Develop common platforms to enable interoperability of blood glucose meters and test strips
• Unlock the mystery of β-cell demise/dysfunction in diabetes and develop rescue/replacement strategies