We’re proud to announce that we have a new Executive Director, Michelle Feinstein! Michelle has worked with TCOYD for seventeen years. She initially started out as the organization’s CPA and later joined the team as TCOYD’s Finance Director and then Chief Financial Officer. Get to know Michelle!read more →
Our mission is to educate and motivate people with diabetes to take a more active role in their condition, because every person with diabetes has the right to live a happy, healthy and productive life.
We do our very best to keep our conference registration fees as low as possible, but over 10% of participants rely on financial assistance to attend. Please consider making a donation that will assist those in financial hardship and help us continue to encourage, empower and support people with diabetes (and those who care for them!) throughout the country.read more →
Learn how a die-hard butter and sugar fan took his A1c of nearly 12 down to 6.4 after attending a TCOYD conference and putting himself at the top of his to do list!read more →
We should all do what we can to keep our hearts healthy and happy. If you have type 2 diabetes, you are at an even higher risk of having heart disease. The good news is there is a lot you can do to prevent it!read more →
Achieving glucose goals is a critical part of overall diabetes management. The better the glucose control the lower the risk of long-term complications . Taking two or more glucose-lowering medications is usually needed in people with type 2 diabetes to achieve normal or near-normal glucose control.read more →
If you’ve exercised recently (even if inconsistently) it’s pretty easy to figure out where you should start with your workouts. Pick a recent workout that felt somewhat challenging but comfortable. Figure out how long and how hard you worked out. This is your starting point. But what if you haven’t worked out in a while (or ever)? How do you know where to start?read more →
So you’ve read all the headlines about an artificial pancreas and how it’s supposed to change the world for diabetes, but what does it really mean? We understand the skepticism… Remember: Medtronic previously claimed to have released an artificial pancreas system back in 2013.read more →