TCOYD Conference & Health Fair - Albany, NY
JUNE 22, 2019
Cutting Edge Treatments
Interactive health Fair
A life changing CONFERENCE EXPERIENCE
For Type 1s, Type 2s & Those Who Care
ATTENTION HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS:
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL CME CONFERENCE
CHECK OUT MORE INFO HERE!
Saturday, June 22, 2019
7:30am – Registration & Health Fair Open
9:00am – 5:00pm – Conference
Albany Capital Center
55 Eagle Street
Albany, NY 12207
Thru June 18, 2019: $25 per person.
($20 per person when two or more are registering together.)
At the Door: $35 per person.
Parking info here.
Want to attend but can’t afford the registration fee? Contact our office at 800.998.2693 and ask about our Registration Assistance Program.
Mid-Morning Snack: Apple & String Cheese
Lunch: Chicken Fajita Salad
Dessert: Creamy Lime Mousse
ATTENTION HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS:
TO REGISTER FOR THE MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL CME CONFERENCE, GO HERE!
The most cutting-edge information
for individuals with
TYPE 1 & TYPE 2 DIABETES
& THEIR LOVED ONES
- EXPERT Speakers
- Important HEALTH SCREENINGS
- LEADING Diabetes Doctors, Specialists & Researchers
- Interactive & Innovative HEALTH FAIR
- One-on-One “ASK AN EXPERT” Sit Downs
- Delicious & Healthy LUNCH Included
Expert Speakers & Informative Presentations/Workshops – A rare opportunity to get educated by the nations leading experts in diabetes care and mangement.
Important Health Screenings – A variety of complimentary health screenings available in the TCOYD Health Fair, including foot, eye, blood pressure & more.
Ask A Specialist – Sit down with a diabetes specialist & get your questions answered. Doctors, diabetes educators, dietitians, nurses, pharmacists & more!
Exhibitor Booths – Interact & engage with state-of-the-art device companies, innovative pharmaceuticals, local support programs & healthy lifestyle options.
Fun Fitness – Learn fun ways to be active without the gym!
A Delicious & Healthy Lunch – Sit and connect with other’s who have type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
LECTURES & WORKSHOPS JUST FOR TYPE 1s
Tips for Type 1s: Given by Real World Type 1s
Not Your Boring Pump Talk
Treatments for Type 1 Other Than Insulin
Avoiding Meal Spikes, From What to Eat to When to Inject
CGM: The Greatest Advancement Since the Discovery of Insulin
Diabetes is About to Get Easier: The Artificial Pancreas is Almost Here!
LECTURES & WORKSHOPS JUST FOR TYPE 2s
An Explosion of Type 2 Treatments
Hey, Every BODY Can Exercise!
Cooking Class with Chef Lewis
We’re Loving These New Diabetes Medications…Stable Blood Sugars, Weight Loss & Healthier Hearts
Why Weight? Weighing Medical & Surgical Options
Home Glucose and Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) for Type 2s
Fun Foot Facts and the Latest on Neuropathy
Meet People Like YOU!
Share your own experience & learn from others!
Be Part of Something BIG
We literally fill the room with people ready to take control of their diabetes!
You Ask, We ANSWER!
Get one-one-one time with diabetes educators and specialists.
Early Bird Pricing NOW until June 18: $25!
$20 per person (when two or more registering together)
($35 per person after June 18)
If you’d like to register by phone, call us:
*Steven V. 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.
Schafer Boeder, MD
Asst. Prof. of Medicine, UCSD
Schafer Boeder, MD, is a board-certified endocrinologist who diagnoses and treats people with a variety of endocrine conditions, with a particular focus on diabetes. His research is focused on new medications, devices, and technologies to help patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. He is active in patient education through organizations such as Taking Control of Your Diabetes, where he speaks on topics such as current and future therapies for diabetes. Dr. Boeder was chief fellow during his endocrinology and metabolism fellowship at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in internal medicine. He earned his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Va. He is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.
Ian Blumer, MD, FRCPC
Endocrinologist, Charles H. Best Diabetes Centre, University of Toronto
Dr. Blumer is an endocrinologist in Toronto, Canada. He is a director of the Charles H. Best Diabetes Centre, a lecturer at the University of Toronto, and is Chair of the Endocrine Society Diabetes and Pregnancy Clinical Practice Guideline Task Force. Dr. Blumer has been awarded the Canadian Diabetes Association’s highest clinical honor, the Gerald S. Wong Award, given in recognition of outstanding service and contribution to people living with diabetes; and has been the recipient of the Professor M. Viswanathan Gold Medal Oration Award. Dr. Blumer has delivered lectures across the Americas as well as in Europe and Asia including presenting at scientific sessions of the American Diabetes Association, the International Diabetes Federation, the Endocrine Society, the Hong Kong Geriatrics Society, the Chinese Society of Endocrinology, the Emirates Diabetes Society, and the Canadian Diabetes Association. In addition to his scientific publications, Dr. Blumer has authored 9 books including works on diabetes, cooking with diabetes, prescription drug therapy, celiac disease, and doctor-patient relationships.
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.
*Chef Robert Lewis
Chef Robert Lewis graduated from the Prestigious Culinary Institute of America in 1976. In 1998 he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Thus began his motivation to create great tasting dishes that are easy to prepare. Chef Robert is a nationally recognized author, public speaker and spokesperson for all people affected with diabetes. He travels the country speaking on the benefits of healthy eating not only for people affected with diabetes, but also for anyone who would like to eat and live a healthy lifestyle. Robert has worked with Al Roker, Ben Vereen, Richard Simmons, Ann Curry, Indy car racer Charlie Kimble, The Amazing Race Winner Nat Strand and many others! He's also been been featured in Diabetes Health Monitor, Diabetes Health magazine, USA Today, The Radish and Diabetic Living Magazine and more. Check out the Chef’s podcast “The Happy Diabetic Kitchen” Chef Robert Lewis The Happy Diabetic Turning Ordinary Ingredients into something Extraordinary
Conference Participant Shares His Story
Hear from someone with diabetes explain why HE keeps coming back to TCOYD conferences.
Hear What Diabetes Experts Have to Say About TCOYD
Don’t just take our word for it – hear what the experts have to say!
Hear From a Doctor Living with Diabetes
Endocrinologist Dr. Jeremy Pettus, MD has been living with type 1 since age 15. Hear what he has to say about the TCOYD Conference & Health Fair.
Conference Registration Assistance Program:
Would you like to attend this conference but need financial assistance to cover the registration fee? Contact the TCOYD office at 800.998.2693 to learn more about our Registration Assistance Program and how we can help those in need.