TCOYD VIRTUAL DIABETES CONFERENCE & HEALTH FAIR

9:00am – 1:00pm PT
CONFERENCE PROGRAM

8:00am – 2:00pm PT
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL: Get connected with our favorite diabetes companies

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Trouble registering? Please email info@tcoyd.org for assistance with your registration.

EAT, DRINK, AND BE MERRY OPENING THE BEST DIABETES GIFTS WITH US THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

You’re invited to Dr. E’s house for our Virtual TCOYD Holiday Party. We’ll be opening diabetes-inspired gifts, cooking & baking low-carb delights, sipping spirits that won’t wreak havoc on our A1Cs, and teaching our non-diabetic loved ones about diabetes etiquette. In addition, we’ll have a LIVE festive Q&A session answering all of your diabetes questions. Plus you’ll have a chance to connect with our global diabetes family. This festive virtual diabetes conference experience will bring joy and good cheer to all of those living with diabetes from around the world.

WHEN – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2021

9:00am – 1:00pm  PT: Conference Program

8:00am – 2:00pm PT: Virtual Exhibit Hall – Get connected with our favorite diabetes companies


WHERE – VIRTUAL!

This event will be hosted on a virtual conference platform called vFairs, which is accessible through any internet browser. All registered participants will receive a link via email to join the event.


HOW MUCH – COMPLIMENTARY!

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I LOVE BEING WITH OTHERS WHO GET IT. I always learn some kind of tip, hack, or trick that is so helpful.. I also love that you cover “the latest” in diabetes management and that MANY OF YOUR EXPERT SPEAKERS ARE LIVING WITH DIABETES.”

EDU-TAINING FESTIVITIES TO LOOK FORWARD TO

Stocking Stuffers and Diabetes Gifts You’ll Want This Holiday Season


Cooking, Baking and Bartending…Festive Feast Recipes for All! 


How to Turn Your Grinch into a Helpful Elf: A Session for You and Your Non-Diabetic Loved Ones


LIVE Expert Q&A from Dr. E’s Decked Out Living Room


Holiday Sing-Along with a Festive Song Sung by the Fire


Opportunities to Win FREE PRIZES

“The TCOYD CONFERENCES ARE FUN, informative and serve as a reminder that I can do this; I AM NOT ON THIS VOYAGE ALONE.”

SPEAKERS & FACULTY

*extra-relatable faculty (they’re living with diabetes)

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 and Professional Education Director, Endocrinologist, Associate 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.

Schafer Boeder, MD
Type 2 Track Co-Director, Endocrinologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine

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.

EVENT FACULTY

*George Huntley

CEO and Founder, Diabetes Leadership Council, Living Well with T1D

*Chef Robert Lewis

Chef, Cookbook Author, Founder, The Happy Diabetic, Living Well with T2D

Jennie Luna, MD

Endocrinologist and Obesity Medicine Specialist

*Stewart Perry, LUTCF

Vice-Chair, Diabetes Leadership Council; Co-Owner, Perry & Perry State Farm Insurance, Living Well with T2D

William Polonsky, PhD, CDCES

Clinical Psychologist, Founder and CEO, Behavioral Diabetes Institute, San Diego, California

*Gary Scheiner, MS, CDCES

Owner, Integrated Diabetes Services, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania; Living Well with T1D

Adriana Valencia, RD, CDCES

Dietitian, UCSD School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

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