TCOYD Conference & Health Fair - Missoula, MT

SEPTEMBER 7, 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

CHECK OUT MORE INFO HERE!

When:

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

Where:

Hilton Garden Inn Missoula
3720 North Reserve Street
Missoula, MT 59808

How Much:

Thru September 3, 2019: $25 per person.

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

At the Door: $35 per person.

Parking info coming soon.

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: Basil Chicken Wrap and Arugula Salad with Carrot, Cucumber, Fennel, and Citrus Vinaigrette

Dessert: Keto Brownie

Looking for detailed
conference schedule
and speaker information?

Online & telephone registration for this conference is closed, but you can still attend...

Just show up on the day of event!

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, 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
  • TYPE 1 TRACK
  • TYPE 2 TRACK
  • ACTIVITY SESSIONS
  • CLOSING SESSIONS
7:30AM - 9:00AMRegistration/Check-In & Health Fair Open
9:00AM - 9:10AMWelcome & Introduction
Jennifer Troupe, MS, RD, CDE, BC-ADM; Chris Corsi, MD; and Michele Danicich, MD, FACE
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.
11:30AM - 12:30PMThe Newlywed Game Featuring Type 1s with their Significant Others
Jeremy Pettus, MD; Schaefer Boeder, MD, plus type 1 panelists and their spouses
12:30PM - 1:30PMLuncheon
Enjoy a complimentary, delicious & healthy lunch with other type 1s who totally get you!
1:30PM - 2:25PMA Practical Session on How to Improve Your Time in Range
Michele Danicich, MD, FACE; and Schafer Boeder, MD
2:30PM - 3:25PMFrom Driving to Scuba Diving…How to Stay Safe in a World with Hypos
Carla Cox, PhD, RD, CDE, FAADE, CSSD
3:25PM - 3:30PMAfternoon Break & Visit Health Fair
Spend some more time in the TCOYD Health Fair
3:30PM - 4:30PMThe Artificial Pancreas and other Newsworthy Highlights for Type 1s
Jeremy Pettus, MD and Schaefer Boeder, MD
11:30AM - 12:00PMAn Explosion of Type 2 Treatments
Anne Peters, MD
12:00PM - 12:30PMDiet Fads versus the Facts! Intermittent Fasting, Whole 30, Keto, Mediterranean and More!
Jennifer Troupe, MS, RD, CDE, BC-ADM; and a panel of registered dietitians with expertise in diabetes and nutrition challenges.
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

Why Weight? Medical Versus Surgical Options
Meredith Ross, MD; Brad Pickhardt, MD, FACS; and Charles Swannack, MD, FACS

Managing Stress Through Mindfulness and Meditation
Susan Taplin Curtis, MD

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

An In-Depth Look at Type 2 Treatment Options, Including Insulin
Christopher Corsi, MD

Getting Our Signals Crossed: What Do Patients and Providers Get Wrong about Each Other?
William Polonsky, PhD, CDE, and Steven V. Edelman, MD

An Indigenous Approach
Patricia Kelly, FNP
10:40AM – 11:30AM / 1:30PM-3:30PMFun Fitness Activities
1:00PM - 3:30PMAsk A Specialist
Endocrinologists, Diabetes Educators, Dietitians, Nurses, Pharmacists, And More!
1:00PM - 3:30PMScreenings
Foot Screening, Blood Pressure Screening, Weight/BMI/Body Fat Screening and $5 Hemoglobin A1Cs
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.

Online & telephone registration for this conference is closed, but you can still attend...

Just show up on the day of event!

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.

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.

*Anne Peters, MD
Director, USC Clinical Diabetes Program, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Christopher Corsi, MD
Endocrinologist, Providence Medical Group Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Center

Michele Danicich, MD, FACE
Endocrinologist, Providence Medical Group Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Center

Jennifer Troupe, MS, RD, CDE, BC-ADM
Practice Manager, Providence Medical Group Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Center

*Amanda Jo Kielpinski, Country Music Artist

A country music singer. She 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.

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

Christopher Corsi, MD, Endocrinologist, Providence Medical Group Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Center

Michele Danicich, MD, FACE, Endocrinologist, Providence Medical Group Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Center

Jennifer Troupe, MS, RD, CDE, BC-ADM, Practice Manager, Providence Medical Group Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Center

Melissa Armstrong, RD

Deb Bjorsness, MPH, RD, BC-ADM CDE, Diabetes Program Coordinator, Benefis Health System

Brenda Bodnar, RD, CDE, Diabetes Program Coordinator, CSKT Tribal Health

Christine Bond, MS, RD, CDE, Dietitian, Diabetes and Nutrition Center, Providence Endocrinology

Kati Burton, MS, RDN, Dietitian, CSKT Tribal Health

Carla Cox, PhD, RD, CDE, FAADE, CSSD, Dietitian, Mountain Vista Medicine, South Jordan, Utah

Patricia Kelly, FNP, Family Nurse Practioner, CSKT Tribal Health

Cynthia Overturf, RD, CDE, Dietitian, St. Peter’s Health, Helena

Brad Pickhardt, MD, FACS, Bariatric Surgeon, Providence Medical Group, Bariatric Services

Meredith Ross, MD, Endocrinologist, Providence Medical Group Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Center

Charles Swannack, MD, FACS, Bariatric Surgeon, Providence Medical Group, Bariatric Services

Susan Taplin Curtis, MD, Founder, Certified Meditation Instructor, Montana Mindfulness Institute

Shane Julius, Personal Trainer, Peak Health & Wellness Center

Ask the Diabetes Educator – Deb Bjorsness, MPH, RD, BC-ADM CDE, Diabetes Program Coordinator, Benefis Health System

Ask the Dietitian – Wanda King, MS, RD, CDE, Dietitian, Providence Medical Group Endocrinology Diabetes and Nutrition Center

Ask the Endocrinologist – Christopher Corsi, MD, Endocrinologist, Providence Medical Group Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Center

Ask the Pharmacist – Ashley Martin, PharmD, CDE, Pharmacist, Providence Medical Group Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Center

Foot Screenings – Craig Wargon, DPM, Podiatrist, Medical Director of The Technology Group, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Santa Clara, CA; and Philip Schrumpf, DPM, Podiatrist, Active Feet Clinic

Weight/BMI/Body Fat – Sara Engberg, RD CDE, Dietitian, and Pam Lockwood, RD CDE, Dietitian, Providence Medical Group Endocrinology Diabetes and Nutrition Center

$5 A1Cs –Marvel Carver, LPN, Darcy Trent, MA, and Oua Xiong, CMA, Providence Medical Group Endocrinology Diabetes and Nutrition Center

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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, September 3, 2019.