Thank you to all who were able to attend the 10th Anniversary Meeting of the St. Louis Diabetes Coalition. More than 60 people participated in the strategic planning process and enjoyed a provactive presentation by economist and author Dr. Eric Finkelstein. We have a new persepctive on the obesity epidemic in the United States… and the resulting epidemic of Type 2 diabetes. The Coalition appreciates the generous support of our Presenting Sponsors: Accu-Check (Roche), Merck, Novartis, and sanof-aventis. What a way to start our 11th year of service as a leading community health organization in the St. Louis region!