TCOYD Conference & Health Fair - Bellevue, WA

FEBRUARY 9, 2019

Cutting Edge Treatments

Cutting Edge Treatments

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Expert Speakers

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Interactive health Fair

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Inspiring Education

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Complimentary Lunch

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, MORE INFO COMING SOON!

When:

Saturday, February 9, 2019
7:30am – Registration & Health Fair Open
9:00am – 5:00pm – Conference

Where:

Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th St
Bellevue, WA 98004

How Much:

$25 per person. $20 per person when two or more are registering together.
After February 1, 2019: $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.

Menu:

Mid-Morning Snack: Apple & String Cheese

Lunch: Chicken Fajita Salad

Dessert: Creamy Lime Mousse

Looking for detailed
conference schedule
and speaker information?

If you’d like to register by phone, call us:

800.998.2693

SO, WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

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

HERE’S WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

FOR EVERYONE:

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

Getting Our Signals Crossed: What Do Patients and Providers Get Wrong about Each Other?

I always learn something new that I can take home and use. This conference gives me the encouragement that I need so I can do well with my diabetes.

– Conference Participant 2017

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.

TCOYD Conference Schedule

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  • MORNING SESSIONS
  • FITNESS SESSIONS
  • TYPE 1 TRACK
  • TYPE 2 TRACK
  • CLOSING SESSIONS
9:00AM - 9:10AMWelcome & Introduction
Irl B. Hirsch, MD; Frances Broyles, MD; and Christian Herter, MD, FAAFP, FAWM
9:10AM - 10:10AMConquering Diabetes…I Get a Good Feeling
Steven V. Edelman, MD
10:10AM - 10:40AMDiabetes for the Encouraged and Discouraged
William Polonsky, PhD, CDE
10:40AM - 11:30AMExplore The TCOYD Health Fair
Visit our bustling health fair, enjoy a little snack & some refreshing beverages.

 

 

10:40AM – 11:30AM / 1:30PM-3:30PMZumba & Yoga
1:30PM - 3:30PMAsk A Specialist
Endocrinologists, Diabetes Educators, Dietitians, Nurses, Pharmacists, And More!
1:30PM - 3:30PMFree Screenings
Foot Screening, Eye Screening, Blood Pressure Screening, And More!

 

 

 

11:30AM - 12:30PMTips for Type 1s Given by Real World Type 1s
Jeremy Pettus, MD; Steven Edelman, MD; Christian Herter, MD, FAAFP, FAWM, and a panel of type 1s from the community
12:30PM - 1:30PMLuncheon
Enjoy a complimentary, delicious & healthy lunch with other type 1s who totally get you!
1:30PM - 2:15PMAfternoon Workshops A - Select Your Favorite Topic & Attend

I Admit It, I Inhale! Inhaled and Other Newer Insulins
Jeremy Pettus, MD

Not Your Boring Pump Talk
Tom Kowalski, RN, CDE
2:30PM - 3:15PMAfternoon Workshops B - Select Your Favorite Topic & Attend

CGM: The Greatest Advancement Since the Discovery of Insulin
Christian Herter, MD, FAAFP, FAWM, and Irl B. Hirsch, MD

The Keto Diet: A High Fat Fad or Freaking Fabulous?
Jan Rystrom, RD, CDE
3:15PM - 3:30PMAfternoon Break & Visit Health Fair
Spend some more time in the TCOYD Health Fair
3:30PM - 4:30PMDiabetes Is about to Get Easier…The Artifical Pancreas Is Almost Here!
Jeremy Pettus, MD, and Irl B. Hirsch, MD

 

 

11:30AM - 11:50AMAn Explosion of Type 2 Treatments
Tricia Santos, MD
11:50AM - 12:10PMHey, Every BODY Can Exercise!
Instructor from PRO Sports Club (TBD)
12:10PM - 12:30PMLighten Up Your Plate with Chef Lewis
Chef Lewis
12:30PM - 1:30PMLuncheon
Enjoy a complimentary, delicious & healthy lunch with other type 2s who totally get you!
2:00PM - 3:00PMAfternoon Workshops A - Select Your Favorite Topic & Attend

Cooking Class with Chef Lewis
Chef Robert Lewis

Diapression: Strategies for Addressing Depression & Distress in Diabetes
Paul Cienchanowski, MD, MPH

An In-Depth Look at Type 2 Treatments, Including Insulin Options
Frances Broyles, MD

Cooking Class with Chef Lewis
Chef Robert Lewis
3:00PM - 3:30PMAfternoon Break & Visit Health Fair
Spend some more time in the TCOYD Health Fair
3:30PM - 4:25PMAfternoon Workshops B - Select Your Favorite Topic & Attend

Why Weight? Weighing Medical and Surgical Options
Ellen Schur, MD, MS

Sexual Health: Diabetes Between the Sheets
Hunter Wessells, MD, FACS

Getting Our Signals Crossed:
What Do Patients and Providers Get Wrong about Each Other?

William Polonsky, PhD, CDE, and Steven V. Edelman, MD

Home Glucose Monitoring: High, Low…Now What?
Melissa Magwire, RN, CDE

 

 

4:30PM - 5:00PMDiabetes Doesn’t Stop Me!
Christian Herter, MD, FAAFP, FAWM
5:00PM - 5:05PMDrawing & Wrap Up
Stay to the very end for your chance to win a fabulous TCOYD Swag Bag full of fabulous gifts.

 

 

 

Early Bird Pricing NOW until February 1: $25!

$20 per person (when two or more registering together)

($35 per person after February 1)

If you’d like to register by phone, call us:

800.998.2693

Location

HIGHLIGHTED SPEAKERS

*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.

*Jeremy Pettus, MD
Type 1 Track Co-Director, Endocrinologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine

Dr Jeremy Pettus was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was 15 years old.  Since that time he has dedicated his career to educating and treating others like himself.  He is currently an Endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego.  There, he focuses primarily on clinical trials to develop and test new and innovative therapies for people living with diabetes.  These include studies ranging from medications to reverse or slow the disease once it occurs, to islet cell transplantation strategies, to device studies such as artificial pancreas technology.  As somebody who has the disease himself, sees patients with type 1, and is actively working on curing/treating the disease, we are honored to have him as our Type 1 Track director.  Dr. Pettus travels across the country and the world meeting other leading physicians and scientists and brings this information directly to TCOYD conference participants.

Tricia Santos, MD
Type 2 Track Co-Director, Endocrinologist, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine

Dr. Santos did her endocrinology training under Dr. Edelman who sparked a love for all things diabetes and always kept things both “educational & entertaining.” Now she is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSD where she wears many different hats. She has a special interest in caring for diabetic patients and helping them take a more active role in managing their diabetes. She directs the Diabetes & Endocrinology courses at the UCSD School of Medicine. She also teaches doctors in training and primary care physicians where she focuses on the importance of the doctor-patient relationship and involving the patient in medical decision making. Her love of teaching patients, students, and doctors has been recognized by several teaching awards. Her research focuses on investigating new and advanced therapies and technology for people with diabetes.

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.

ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS & ACTIVITIES

*Steven V. Edelman, MD, Endocrinologist, Founder & Director TCOYD, Professor of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine, VA Medical Center San Diego

*Jeremy Pettus, MD, Endocrinologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine

Tricia Santos, MD, Endocrinologist, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSD School of MedicineLocal Co-Directors

Frances Broyles, MD, Endocrinologist, Systems Medical Director Diabetes, Endocrinolgy, and Nutrition, Swedish Medical Group

Christian Herter, MD, FAAFP, FAWM, Family Practice Specialist, Overlake Medical Center

*Irl B. Hirsch, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Roosevelt

*Irl B. Hirsch, MD, “Endo That Walks the Talk,” Irl is a beloved endocrinologist and international speaker who talks about type 1 diabetes from his firsthand experience of living well with the disease.

*Chef Robert Lewis, “The Happy Diabetic Chef,” Chef Lewis is a graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. He shares his tips, tidbits and humorous anecdotes about cooking and living well with diabetes.

William Polonsky, PhD, CDE, Behavioral Psychologist, Bill is founder and president of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute focusing on the emotional side of diabetes.

Paul Ciechanowski, MD, MPH, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington

*Tom Kowalski, MS, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator, Swedish Diabetes Education Center

William Polonsky, PhD, CDE, Clinical Psychologist, Founder and CEO, Behavioral Diabetes Institute

Jan Rystrom, RD, CDE, Dietitian, Swedish Diabetes Education Center

Ellen Schur, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinincal Research Director, University of Washington Medicine Diabetes Institute

Hunter Wessells, MD, FACS, Professor and Nelson Chair of Urology, University of Washington

Instructor from PRO Sports Club (TBD)

Xenia Averkiou, RD, CDE, Dietitian, University of Washington Medical Center

Julie Cantwell, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator, Swedish Edmonds Campus

Laura Hall, RN, Registered Nurse, University of Washington Medical Center

Karen Harris, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator, Swedish Edmonds Campus

Kathy Magee, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator, Swedish Diabetes Education Center

Sarah Rosenbloom, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator, University of Washington Medical Center

Jan Wolfram, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator, Swedish Diabetes Education Center

Additional Specialists from the Community

Craig Wargon, DPM, Podiatrist, Medical Director of The Technology Group, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center

Additional Screeners from the community

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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.

Cancelation Refund Policy

Need to cancel?  Email us at cancel@tcoyd.org
To receive a full refund, cancelations must be received no later than Tuesday, February 5, 2019.