Nutrition Conference and Media Event in China
On November 12, 2017, APG sponsored a World Diabetes Day Conference in partnership with the China Diabetes Association in Beijing. The theme of the conference was “Women and Diabetes —We Have the Right to a Healthy Future.” Dr. Sheng Ge presented the latest research findings on pistachios and gestational diabetes. Over 250 nutrition professionals and diabetes patients participated.
Immediately following the nutrition conference, a media event was held with Dr. Sheng Ge, where she shared the results of the study with more than 50 journalists from influential local media outlets. Dr. Chris Brelecki, Deputy Director of Agricultural Trade Office in Beijing; Dr. Rong Ya Zhang, famous gynecologist from Peking Union Medical College Hospital and Mr. Jing Ren Li, General Secretary of China Diabetes Association, all spoke and asked the journalists to spread the healthy attributes of American pistachios to Chinese consumers.