TCOYD Conference & Health Fair - Novi, MI

MARCH 28, 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, March 28, 2020
7:30am – Registration & Health Fair Open
9:00am – 5:00pm – Conference

WHERE

Diamond Center at Suburban Showplace
46100 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48374

Complimentary parking at the Suburban Collection Showplace for attendees of the TCOYD event.

HOW MUCH

$25 per person. $20 per person when two or more are registering together.
After March 24, 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.

MENU

Mid-Morning Snack: Apple & String Cheese
Lunch: Green Goddess Salad with Chicken and Crumbled Bacon
Dessert: Paleo, Gluten-Free, OH-BABY Lemon Bars

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
  • ACTIVITY SESSIONS
  • CLOSING SESSIONS
7:30AM - 9:00AMRegistration/Check-In & Health Fair Open
9:00AM - 9:10AMWelcome & Introduction
Stephanie Camalo, George Grunberger, MD, FACP, FACE; Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM; Kara Mizokami-Stout, MD; Denise Pentescu
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; Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM 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

The Newest Features in Sensor Augmented Insulin Pumps
Jennifer Iyengar, MD

Prevention, Early Detection, and Aggressive Treatment of Eye, Kidney and Nerve Disease
Steven V. Edelman, MD

Diabetes Etiquette: Supporting Your Loved One with Diabetes
William Polonsky, PhD, CDE
2:30PM - 3:15PMAfternoon Workshops B - Select Your Favorite Topic & Attend

CGMs Weapons of Mass Instruction…Teaching You How to Stay in Range
Schafer Boeder, M, and Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM

SGLT Inhibitors and Therapies Other Than Insulin for T1D
Jeremy Pettus, MD

Diet Fads or Freakin’ Fab? The Research and Recommendations on Intermittent Fasting, KETO, Paleo and Mediterranean Diets
Eileen Labadie, RD, CDE
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, and Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM
11:30AM - 12:30PMThe World’s Largest Shared Medical Appointment for Type 2s
Schafer Boeder, MD; Kara Mizokami-Stout, 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

Cooking Class with Chef Lewis
Chef Robert Lewis

What’s New in Type 2 Treatment Options, Including Insulin
George Grunberger, MD, FACP, FACE

Fun Foot Facts and The Latest on Neuropathy
Kara Mizokami-Stout, MD
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
George Grunberger, MD, FACP, FACE

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

Doctors are from Mars, Patients are from Venus! A Combined Patient – Provider Workshop
Steven V. Edelman, MD, and William Polonsky, PhD, CDE
10:40AM – 11:30AM / 1:30PM-3:30PMYoga Sculpt
1:30PM - 3:30PMAsk A Specialist
Doctors, Diabetes Educators, Dietitians, Nurses, Pharmacists, and More
1:30PM - 3:30PMFree Screenings
Variety of complimentary health screenings
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 March 24: $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 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.

*Chef Robert Lewis
Chef

Chef Robert Lewis graduated from the Prestigious Culinary Institute of America in 1976. In 1998 he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Thus began his motivation to create great tasting dishes that are easy to prepare. Chef Robert is a nationally recognized author, public speaker and spokesperson for all people affected with diabetes. He travels the country speaking on the benefits of healthy eating not only for people affected with diabetes, but also for anyone who would like to eat and live a healthy lifestyle. Robert has worked with Al Roker, Ben Vereen, Richard Simmons, Ann Curry, Indy car racer Charlie Kimble, The Amazing Race Winner Nat Strand and many others! He's also been been featured in Diabetes Health Monitor, Diabetes Health magazine, USA Today, The Radish and Diabetic Living Magazine and more. Check out the Chef’s podcast “The Happy Diabetic Kitchen” Chef Robert Lewis The Happy Diabetic Turning Ordinary Ingredients into something Extraordinary

Stephanie Camalo

Executive Director, Michigan Chapter, American Diabetes Association

George Grunberger, MD, FACP, FACE

Chairman, Grunberger Diabetes Institute; Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine and Molecular Medicine & Genetics, Wayne State University School of Medicine; Professor, Internal Medicine, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM

Certified Nurse Practitioner, Henry Ford Health System Division of Endocrinology Diabetes, Bone and Mineral Disease

Kara Mizokami-Stout, MD

Endocrinologist, Michigan Medicine

Denise Pentescu

Senior Outreach Manager, Michigan and Northwestern Ohio Chapter, JDRF

*Amanda Jo Kielpinski

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

Schafer Boeder, MD, Endocrinologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine

Stephanie Camalo, Executive Director, Michigan Chapter, American Diabetes Association

George Grunberger, MD, FACP, FACE, Chairman, Grunberger Diabetes Institute; Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine and Molecular Medicine & Genetics, Wayne State University School of Medicine; Professor, Internal Medicine, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM, Certified Nurse Practitioner, Henry Ford Health System Division of Endocrinology Diabetes, Bone and Mineral Disease

Kara Mizokami-Stout, MD, Endocrinologist, Michigan Medicine

Denise Pentescu, Senior Outreach Manager, Michigan and Northwestern Ohio Chapter, JDRF

Jennifer Iyengar, MD, Endocrinologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Michigan Medicine

*Eileen Labadie, RD, CDE, Dietitian, Henry Ford Health System

Michelle Day, Group Fitness Instructor, Being Fit Fitness Center

Lynn Ang, MBBS, MD, Assistant Professor, Michigan Medicine

*Chelsie Coaster, RD, CDE, Dietitian, Henry Ford Health System Division of Endocrinology Diabetes, Bone and Mineral Disease

Sharon Elachi, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator, Michigan Medicine

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, March 24, 2020.