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ONE 2018: The Ultimate Conference & Retreat
for Adults with Type 1

Mark your calendar for TCOYD’s 2nd annual weekend-long conference & retreat…ONE!

It’s happening August 17-19, 2018 in San Diego, CA. We have an incredible line up of nationally recognized guest speakers, and here’s the best part – most of them have type 1 diabetes themselves, so they GET IT!  Join Dr. Steve Edelman and his amazing team of type 1 doctors, endocrinologists, and diabetes specialists for a full weekend retreat at the picturesque Paradise Point Resort & Spa.

Here’s just a little taste of who to look forward to:

  • David Panzier – runs the Helmsley Charitable Trust and has two kids with type 1
  • Kerri Sparling – an incredible speaker and top type 1 blogger
  • Irl Hirsch – an Endocrinologist with type 1
  • Mike Riddell – an exercise physiologist who has type 1 and also has a son with type 1

You can also look forward to a very open and serious discussion about TrialNet and the question of whether or not to have your loved ones take part in a clinical research trial.

It will be a VERY special weekend for sure!

We are also planning on having diabetes confession booths, a tattoo artist (henna or real), amazing interactive games, fun fitness sessions like yoga and a 5K, and sponsored nightlife parties so you can mix and mingle with your fellow type 1s!

For more info about ONE and a glimpse at what went down at last year’s retreat click here!

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Cure-Based Therapies for Type 1’s

What the heck are cure-based therapies? Well, the AP is not a cure but a darned good form of therapy that will bridge the gap until there is a cure. This talk will focus on the area of research that is going for the gold…a real cure…from prevention for our loved ones who have tested positive with diabetes-causing antibodies to the implantation of islet cells. This panel of experts has some of the world’s smartest folks in this space and will leave viewers with some real hope…and hope is where it’s at!

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Sugar Surfing

You can’t stop the waves of fluctuating blood glucose levels but you can learn to surf. For those considering or already using Continuous Glucose Monitoring, this talk is for you. Dr. Stephen Ponder, a pediatric endocrinologist and a type 1 himself, takes you beyond the basics and shows you a better way to manage your blood glucose levels. He debunks the myths surrounding classic diabetes management while teaching you a better way. Watch him “Hang Ten”!

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A Debate: Pumps vs. Daily Injections

The conclusion of this debate will be that it comes down to personal choice, but Dr. Edelman will be battling it out with Dr. Irl, his type 1 brother. Expect a lively exchange of information on the pros and cons for each form of therapy. It is important to know this is a real debate that will make you think about your choices for how to control your type 1.

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How to Deal: Diabetes Complications

No matter how long you have had type 1 diabetes, complications are something we all fear.  You might be complication free but waiting for that dreaded shoe to drop, or you might be dealing with multiple complications and struggling with the guilt and blame.  This talk is structured as a group therapy session for type 1s that want to talk about what we all are trying to avoid.  Leave your judgment and blame at the door for this emotional ride.

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Treatments for Type 1 Other Than Insulin

Sure type 1s will always need insulin to treat their disease, but is their anything else out there to take that can help us keep our blood sugars in control.  The answer is frankly, yes.  Come learn about other medications already approved and being studied that can help lower blood sugars, improve time in range, and can help you lose weight!  What???????? Yes, it’s true!