TCOYD Conference & Health Fair - Honolulu, HI

FEBRUARY 29, 2020

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

CHECK OUT MORE INFO HERE!

When:

Saturday, February 29, 2020
7:30am – Registration & Health Fair Open
9:00am – 5:00pm – Conference

Where:

Hawaii Convention Center
1801 Kalakaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96815

How Much:

$25 per person. $20 per person when two or more are registering together.
After February 26, 2020: $35 per person

Parking is $10.

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:

TBD

ATTENTION HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS:
TO REGISTER FOR THE MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL CME CONFERENCE, GO HERE!

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 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

CGM 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

“This conference gave me HOPE, peace of mind, encouragement and REASSURANCE about all the small changes I’ve made in living with Diabetes. THANK YOU!!

– Honolulu Conference Participant 2019

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
  • TYPE 1 TRACK
  • TYPE 2 TRACK
  • ACTIVITY SESSIONS
  • CLOSING SESSIONS
7:30AM - 9:00AMRegistration/Check-In & Health Fair Open
9:00AM - 9:10AMOpening Prayer
Meleanna Aluli Meyer

Welcome & Introduction
Laurie Tom, MD, and Viola Genadio, MSN, APRN, CDE, BC-ADM
9:10AM - 10:10AMThe Diabetes Conference of Tomorrow TODAY!
Steven V. Edelman, MD; Jeremy Pettus, MD; Schafer Boeder, MD; and William Polonsky, PhD, CDE
10:40AM - 11:30AMExplore The TCOYD Health Fair
Visit our bustling health fair, enjoy a little snack & some refreshing beverages.
11:30AM - 12:30PMThe World’s Largest Shared Medical Appointment for Type 1s
Jeremy Pettus, MD; Alan Parsa, MD; and YOU
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

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 - 3:15PMAfternoon 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 - 3:30PMAfternoon Break & Visit Health Fair
Spend some more time in the TCOYD Health Fair
3:30PM - 4:00PMTop 10 Hottest and Coolest Things in Type 1 Right Now!
Jeremy Pettus, MD
11:30AM - 12:30PMThe World’s Largest Shared Medical Appointment for Type 2s
Schafer Boeder, MD; Jennifer Ann Loh, MD; and YOU
12:30PM - 1:30PMLuncheon
Enjoy a complimentary, delicious & healthy lunch and live music with other type 2s who totally get you!
2:00PM - 3:00PMAfternoon 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 - 3:30PMAfternoon Break & Visit Health Fair
Spend some more time in the TCOYD Health Fair
3:30PM - 4:25PMAfternoon Workshops B - Select Your Favorite Topic & Attend

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

Mahalo Kidney
Ramona Wong, MD
10:40AM – 11:30AM / 1:30PM-3:30PMTai Chair, Hulasize, Yoga Sculpt, and More
1:30PM - 3:30PMAsk A Specialist
Endocrinologists
1:30PM - 3:30PMFree Screenings
Foot Screening, Eye Education, Dental Screening, and More!
Throughout the DayRoving Educators
Diabetes Educators, Dietitians, Nurses, Pharmacists, and More!
4:30PM - 5:00PMLaugh Your Way to Lower Blood Sugars
Frank DeLima
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 26: $25!
$20 per person when two or more registering together
($35 per person after February 26, 2020)

If you’d like to register by phone,
call us!
800.998.2693

Location

Speakers & Faculty

*extra-relatable faculty (they’re living with type 1)

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.

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

  1. 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

Foot Screeners

Linda Ho, DPM, Podiatrist, Private Practice

Attilio Avino, DPM, Podiatrist, Foot & Ankle Institute

Additional podiatrists from the community

 

Dental Screener

Wilfred Miyasaki, DMD, Dentist, A Downtown Dental Group

 

Eye Education

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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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.

Cancellation Refund Policy

Need to cancel? Email us at cancel@tcoyd.org
To receive a full refund, cancellations must be received no later than Tuesday, February 25, 2019.