SAN DIEGO SPOTLIGHT SERIES - TYPE 3 NIGHT
September 19, 2018
Diabetes Workshops That Will Keep You Upbeat
& Pretty Darn Confident
For Type 1s, Type 2s & Those Who Care
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Schaetzel Center at Scripps La Jolla
9890 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
$5 per person at the door!
Parking is an additional $4
Online registration for this event is now closed, but you can still attend! Just show up at the Schaetzel Center at Scripps La Jolla!
…this evenings spotlight topics include:
- Establishing effective communication strategies
- Diabetes etiquette
- Finding peace with the day-to-day struggles of diabetes management
*Steven J. Edelman, MD
TCOYD Founder & Director
Dr. Edelman is the founder and director of Taking Control Of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), a professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and the Veterans Affairs (VA) Healthcare System of San Diego. He is also the director of the Diabetes Care Clinic at the VA Medical Center. Dr. Edelman, who has type 1 diabetes himself, has written more than 200 articles, five books, and has won numerous awards for teaching and humanitarianism. He has been chosen by the medical students at UCSD as the ‘teacher of the year’ numerous times. Among his many honors, Dr. Edelman has received the ‘Diabetes Educator Of The Year’ award by the American Diabetes Association, the ‘Distinction in Endocrinology’ award by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and named ‘Top 1% of U.S. Endocrinologists’ by US News and World Report
William Polonsky, PhD, CDE
Clinical Psychologist; Founder & CEO, Behavioral Diabetes Institute
Dr. Polonsky is President and Founder of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute, the world’s first organization totally dedicated to studying and addressing the unmet psychological needs of people with diabetes. He is also Associate Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Polonsky received his PhD in clinical psychology from Yale University and has served as Senior Psychologist at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, faculty member at Harvard Medical School and Chairman of the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators. A licensed clinical psychologist and certified diabetes educator, he received the American Diabetes Association’s 2014 Richard R. Rubin Award for distinguished contributions to behavioral medicine and psychology. Dr. Polonsky’s most recent research projects have focused on quality of life in diabetes, diabetes-related distress and depression, hypoglycemic fear, and glucose monitoring behavior and attitudes in people living with diabetes.
Online registration for this event is now closed, but you can still attend! Just show up at the Schaetzel Center at Scripps La Jolla & pay $5 at the door!