TCOYD Conference & Health Fair - Houston, TX

MAY 30, 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:
FIND MORE INFO ABOUT THE MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL CME CONFERENCE HERE

WHEN

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

WHERE

Humble Civic Center
8233 Will Clayton Pkwy, Humble, TX 77338

Complimentary Parking at the Humble Civic Center.

HOW MUCH

$25 per person. $20 per person when two or more are registering together.
After May 26, 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.

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

Looking for detailed conference
schedule and speaker information?

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

– The Newest Features in Sensor Augmented Insulin Pumps

– CGMs: Weapons of Mass Instruction

– SGLT Inhibitors and Therapies Other Than Insulin

– Diet Fads or Freakin’ Fab? Keto, Paleo and More

– Newsworthy Highlights for Type 1s: Artificial Pancreas, Smart Pens, Inhaled Insulins and more!

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS
JUST FOR TYPE 2s

– Cardiovascular Care

– Healthy Cooking Classes

– Type 2 Treatments, Including Insulin

– Continuous Glucose Monitoring…No More Finger Pricks!

– Foot Care and Neuropathy

– Improving Communication Between Patients and Providers

“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
  • OTHER SESSIONS
  • CLOSING SESSIONS
7:30AM - 9:00AMRegistration/Check-In & Health Fair Open
9:00AM - 9:10AMWelcome & Introduction
Manisha Chandalia Abate, MD, FACE, FNLA; Daniel Joseph DeSalvo, MD; and Rocio A. Harbison, MD, FACE
9:10AM - 10:10AMThe Diabetes Conference of Tomorrow TODAY!
Steven V. Edelman, MD; Jeremy Pettus, MD; Tricia Santos, MD; and Robin Miyamoto, PsyD
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; Daniel J. DeSalvo, MD and YOU
12:30PM - 1:30PMLuncheon
Enjoy a complimentary, delicious & healthy lunch with other type 1s who totally get you!
1:30PM - 2:25PMAfternoon Workshops A

CGMs: Weapons of Mass Instruction…Teaching You How to Stay in Range
Daniel J. DeSalvo, MD
2:30PM - 3:25PMAfternoon Workshops B

The Newest Features in Sensor Augmented Insulin Pumps
Reshman Markan, MD, FACE
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
Tricia Santos, MD; Rocio A. Harbison, MD, FACE; 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

What’s New in Type 2 Treatment Options, Including Insulin
Rocio A. Harbison, MD, FACE

The Heart of the Matter: Cardiovascular Care
Steven V. Edelman, MD

Diabetes Etiquette: Supporting Your Loved One with Diabetes
Robin Miyamoto, PsyD
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

Cooking Class with Chef Lewis
Chef Robert Lewis

Why Weight? Medical and Surgical Treatments for Weight Loss
Rocio A. Harbison, MD, FACE

Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) for Type 2s…No More Finger Pricks!
Wendy Pan, MD

Doctors are from Mars, Patients are from Venus! A Combined Patient – Provider Workshop
Robin Miyamoto, PsyD, and Steven V. Edelman, MD
Throughout the DayRoving Educators
Julie Adkinson, PharmD, CDE, BCACP, Clinical Pharmacist, Memorial Hermann Medical Group
Additional specialists from the community
4:30PM - 5:00PMSweeter Than I Should Be – Country Music Artist
Amanda Jo Kielpinski
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 May 26: $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:
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 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.

*Daniel J. DeSalvo, MD

Assistant Professor, Director of Strategic Collaboration, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital

Manisha Chandalia Abate MD, FACE, FNLA

Director, Bay Area Metobolic Health Diabetes Lipids and Endocrinology Clinics

Rocio A. Harbison, MD, FACE

Endocrinologist, Founder, Advanced Endocrinology and Diabetes Clinic

*Amanda Jo Kielpinski, Country Music Singer

Amanda Jo released her single, Polaroid on country radio and wrote the song Needle Free in collaboration with a fellow Type 1. Amanda Jo is part of Tandem Diabetes Care’s Speaker Series.

Robin Miyamoto, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist, John A. Burns School of Medicine, focusing on the emotional side of diabetes

ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS & ACTIVITIES

*Steven V. Edelman, MD, Endocrinologist, Founder & Director TCOYD, Clinical 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 Medicine

*Daniel Joseph DeSalvo, MD, Assistant Professor, Director of Medical Student Education, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital

Manisha Chandalia Abate MD, FACE, FNLA, Director, Bay Area Metobolic Health Diabetes Lipids and Endocrinology Clinics

Rocio A. Harbison, MD, FACE, Endocrinologist, Founder, Advanced Endocrinology and Diabetes Clinic

*Chef Robert Lewis, Chef, Cookbook Author, Founder, The Happy Diabetic

Reshma Markan, MD, FACE, Endocrinologist, Advanced Endocrinology and Diabetes Clinic

Wendy Pan, MD, Associate Director, Endocrinology Fellowship Program, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch

Julie Adkinson, PharmD, CDE, BCACP, Clinical Pharmacist, Memorial Hermann Medical Group

Additional specialists from the community

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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.

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, May 26, 2020.