Despite all the challenges in 2020, there were also silver linings. For TCOYD, taking our conferences online meant we could provide unlimited free access to diabetes education for hundreds of thousands of people around the world. We’re so grateful for all of your support in this area, and we’re excited to share our plans for 2021.read more →
Barbara Laskaris’ relationship with her father introduced her to TCOYD many years ago when she was looking for ways to help him with the challenges of living with diabetes. Seeing his struggle made her feel even more strongly about the importance of diabetes education. She’s now raising funds in his honor, and she shares the indelible legacy he’s left behind.read more →
The stresses of life during COVID-19 are difficult enough, but imagine having type 1 diabetes and having to ration your insulin on top of everything else. A mother and son share their experience negotiating their healthcare challenges, and receive a donation of insulin and supplies from the Helmsley Foundation and TCOYD.read more →
Our goal for 2020 is to increase access to diabetes education, healthcare resources and community support in areas of need, so we’re focusing on strengthening the diabetes community nationwide by putting the UNITY in Community.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 →