TCOYD Conference & Health Fair - Honolulu, HI
FEBRUARY 29, 2020
Cutting Edge Treatments
Interactive health Fair
A life changing CONFERENCE EXPERIENCE For Type 1s, Type 2s & Those Who Care!
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Saturday, February 29, 2020
7:30am – Registration & Health Fair Open
9:00am – 5:00pm – Conference
Hawaii Convention Center
1801 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, HI 96815
Parking is $12.
$25 per person. $20 per person when two or more are registering together.
After February 25, 2020: $35 per person
Want to attend but can’t afford the registration fee?
Contact our office at 800.998.2693 and ask about our Registration Assistance Program.
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 management.
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
– CGMs: Weapons of Mass Instruction…Teaching You How to Stay in Range
– Prevention, Early Detection, and Aggressive Treatment of Eye, Kidney and Nerve Disease
– The Newest Features in Sensor Augmented Insulin Pumps
– Inhibitors and Therapies Other Than Insulin for T1D
– Top 10 Hottest and Coolest Things in Type 1 Right Now!
LECTURES & WORKSHOPS
JUST FOR TYPE 2s
– Monitoring Your Glucose (CGM): To Poke or Not to Poke?
– Getting Enough Zs? Sleep Apnea
– ‘Ekahi Wellness: A Team-Based Approach to Treating the Whole Body to Achieve Health Goals
– What’s New in Type 2 Treatment Options, Including Insulin
– The Heart of the Matter: Cardiovascular Care
– Why Weight? Medical and Surgical Treatments for Weight Loss
– Doctors are from Mars, Patients are from Venus
– Mahalo Kidney
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.
|7:30AM - 9:00AM||Registration/Check-In & Health Fair Open|
|9:00AM - 9:10AM||Opening Prayer
Meleanna Aluli Meyer
Welcome & Introduction
Laurie Tom, MD, and Viola Genadio, MSN, APRN, CDE, BC-ADM
|9:10AM - 10:10AM||The Diabetes Conference of Tomorrow TODAY!
Steven V. Edelman, MD; Jeremy Pettus, MD; Schafer Boeder, MD; and William Polonsky, PhD, CDE
|10:40AM - 11:30AM||Explore The TCOYD Health Fair
Visit our bustling health fair, enjoy a little snack & some refreshing beverages.
|11:30AM - 12:30PM||The World’s Largest Shared Medical Appointment for Type 1s
Jeremy Pettus, MD; Alan Parsa, MD; and YOU
|12:30PM - 1:30PM||Luncheon
Enjoy a complimentary, delicious & healthy lunch with other type 1s who totally get you!
|1:30PM - 2:15PM||Afternoon Workshops A - Select Your Favorite Topic & Attend
CGMs Weapons of Mass Instruction…Teaching You How to Stay in Range
Schafer Boeder, MD
Prevention, Early Detection, and Aggressive Treatment of Eye, Kidney and Nerve Disease
Steven V. Edelman, MD
|2:30PM - 3:15PM||Afternoon Workshops B - Select Your Favorite Topic & Attend
The Newest Features in Sensor Augmented Insulin Pumps
Drizza Tabisola-Nuesca, MSN, FNP-C, CDE
SGLT Inhibitors and Therapies Other Than Insulin for T1D
Steven V. Edelman, MD
|3:15PM - 3:30PM||Afternoon Break & Visit Health Fair
Spend some more time in the TCOYD Health Fair
|3:30PM - 4:00PM||Top 10 Hottest and Coolest Things in Type 1 Right Now!
Jeremy Pettus, MD
|11:30AM - 12:30PM||The World’s Largest Shared Medical Appointment for Type 2s
Schafer Boeder, MD; Jennifer Ann Loh, MD; and YOU
|12:30PM - 1:30PM||Luncheon
Enjoy a complimentary, delicious & healthy lunch and live music with other type 2s who totally get you!
|2:00PM - 3:00PM||Afternoon Workshops A - Select Your Favorite Topic & Attend
Monitoring Your Glucose (CGM): To Poke or Not to Poke?
Kevin Kam, RPh, CDE
Getting Enough Zs? Sleep Apnea
George Druger, MD
‘Ekahi Wellness: A Team-Based Approach to Treating the Whole Body to Achieve Health Goals
Kevin Lum, MD; Robert Walker; and Blair Grant
What’s New in Type 2 Treatment Options, Including Insulin
Sophia Hox, DO
Diabetes Etiquette: Supporting Your Loved One with Diabetes
William Polonsky, PhD, CDE
|3:00PM - 3:30PM||Afternoon Break & Visit Health Fair
Spend some more time in the TCOYD Health Fair
|3:30PM - 4:25PM||Afternoon Workshops B - Select Your Favorite Topic & Attend
The Heart of the Matter: Cardiovascular Care
Hingson Chun, MD
Why Weight? Medical and Surgical Treatments for Weight Loss
Faculty from Queen’s Weight Management Program
Doctors are from Mars, Patients are from Venus! A Combined Patient – Provider Workshop
Steven V. Edelman, MD, and William Polonsky, PhD, CDE
Ramona Wong, MD
|10:40AM – 11:30AM / 1:30PM-3:30PM||Tai Chair, Hulasize, Yoga Sculpt, and More|
|1:30PM - 3:30PM||Ask A Specialist
|1:30PM - 3:30PM||Free Screenings
Foot Screening, Eye Education, Dental Screening, and More!
|Throughout the Day||Roving Educators
Diabetes Educators, Dietitians, Nurses, Pharmacists, and More!
|4:30PM - 5:00PM||Laugh Your Way to Lower Blood Sugars
|5:00PM - 5:05PM||Drawing & 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 25: $25!
$20 per person (when two or more registering together)
($35 per person at the door)
If you’d like to register by phone, call us:
Speakers & Faculty
*extra-relatable faculty (they’re living with type 1)
*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.
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.
Laurie Tom, MD
Endocrinologist, Private Practice; Volunteer of the American Diabetes Association, Past National Board of Directors, Past President and Current Member of the ADA Hawaii Leadership Board
Viola Genadio, MSN, APRN, CDE, BC-ADM
Certified Diabetes Educator, Condition Care Programs, HMSA; Past Coordinating Body Chair of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, Hawaii Network; Member of the American Diabetes Association Hawaii Leadership Board
Frank DeLima, Comedian, Entertainer
One of Hawaii’s most beloved comedians. For more than 30 years, this award winning comic has been entertaining local residents and tourists alike with his zany parodies and hysterical songs.
*Terrence Tom, JD
Attorney; Musician, Pianist; First blind person in the nation to take and pass the bar exam in braille
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
Schafer Boeder, MD, Endocrinologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine
Laurie Tom, MD, Endocrinologist, Private Practice; Volunteer of the American Diabetes Association, Past National Board of Directors, Past President and Current Member of the ADA Hawaii Leadership Board
Viola Genadio, MSN, APRN, CDE, BC-ADM, Certified Diabetes Educator, Condition Care Programs, HMSA; Past Coordinating Body Chair of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, Hawaii Network; Member of the American Diabetes Association Hawaii Leadership Board
Hingson Chun, MD, Cardiologist, Straub Medical Center; Medical Director Electrophysiology Program, Straub Heart Center
George Druger, MD, Pulmonologist, Queen’s Medical Center; Clinical Professor of Medicine, UH John A Burns School of Medicine
Blair Grant, Clinical Director, ‘Ekahi Health Center
Sophia Hox, DO, Endocrinologist, VA Pacific Islands Health Care System
Kevin Kam, RPh, CDE, Pharamcist, inControl Diabetes Learning & Resource Center
Jennifer Loh, MD, FACE, CDE, Endocrinologist, Kaiser Permanente
Kevin Lum, MD, Medical Director, ‘Ekahi Health Center
Alan Parsa, MD, FACE, Director, Pacific Diabetes & Endocrine Center; Medical Director, Diabetes Program, Queens Medical Center West Oahu; Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine
William Polonsky, PhD, CDE, Clinical Psychologist; Founder and CEO, Behavioral Diabetes Institute
Drizza Tabisola-Nuesca, MSN, FNP-C, CDE, Pediatric Endocrinology Specialist, Kapiolani Medical Specialists, Pediatric Endocrine Clinic
Robert Walker, Program Director, ‘Ekahi Health Center
Ramona Wong, MD, Nephrologist, Founder, Aloha Kidney; Advocate for Chronic Kidney Disease
Theresa Alejado, MSN, RN, CDE, Diabetes Advocate, Hula Instructor; Quality Care Integration Nurse Consultant, Hawaii Permanente Medical Group
May Del Rosario, CEO & Founder, Starfitness Hawaii
Michael Bornemann, MD, Endocrinologist, Private Practice
Emily Chan, MD, Endocrinologist, Kaiser Permanente
John Melish, MD, Endocrinologist, John A. Burns School of Medicine
- Harlan Meyer, MD, Medical Director, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolisim, The Queen’s Medical Center
Cindy Pau, MD, General and Reproductive Endocrinologist, Diabetes & Hormone Center of the Pacific Clinician-Clinical Trials Investigator, East-West Medical Research Institute;
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Hawaii School of Medicine
Werner Schroffner, MD, Endocrinologist, John A Burns School of Medicine
Melanie Leilani Shim, MD, Pediatric Endocrinologist, Kaiser Permanente
Lisa Wong, MD, Endocrinologist, John A Burns School of Medicine
Linda Ho, DPM, Podiatrist, Private Practice
Attilio Avino, DPM, Podiatrist, Foot & Ankle Institute
Additional podiatrists from the community
Wilfred Miyasaki, DMD, Dentist, A Downtown Dental Group
Mark Tafoya, MD, Ophthalmologist, Pacific Retina Care, LLC.
Alana Busekrus, MSN, RN, APHN-BC, CDE, Diabetes Educator, Kaiser Permanente
August Espinal, MSNW, RD, CDE, Manager, Condition Care Programs, Integrated Health Management Services, HSMA
Naomi Fukuda, APRN-Rx, BC-ADM, CDE, CPT, WCC, Quality Coordinator, Diabetes Management and Education Center, Queen’s Medical Center, West Oahu
Deliah Galase, RN, BSN, CDE, Team Lead, Condition Care Programs, Integrated Health Management Services, HMSA
Kourtney Inoue, MS, RDN, CDE, Clinical Dietitian, Kaiser Permanente
Sarah Kim, MSN, APRN, NP-C, Nurse Practitioner/Endocrinology, Straubs Medical Center
Melissa Kono, APRN-RX, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Straubs Medical Center
Patricia Liang-Tong, MSCP, RD, LD, CDE, Fresenius Kidney Care Renal Dietitian, Waimanalo Health Center
Camlyn Masuda, PharmD, CDE, BCACP, Assistant Professor, Clinical Pharmacist, University of Hawaii at Hilo, Daniel K Inouye College of Pharmacy
Lisa Ann Morita, MPH, RD, CDE, Condition Care Program, Integrated Health Management Services, HMSA
David Q. Pham, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, Associate Professor of Pharmacy, Western University of Health Sciences
Aileen Schroffner, RN, CDE, Registered Nurse, Community Volunteer
Anna Sliva, RN, BSN, CDE, Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, Kaiser Peremanente
Sherrie Sonomura, MPH, RDN, LD, CDE, Dietitian, National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii
Patrick Uyemoto, PharmD, Pharmacist, Times Pharmacy
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Hear What Diabetes Experts Have to Say About TCOYD
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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.