Join a team of diabetes experts and specialists for a life-changing conference experience! Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), a San Diego-based nonprofit organization, will visit Sacramento on March 3rd for a day of exciting and interactive workshops, panels, and information sessions aimed at promoting health and happiness among the diabetic community. TCOYD’s symposium emphasizes diabetes-related education, advocacy, and empowerment through a variety of events focused on both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
The conference includes a group of highly knowledgeable speakers, doctors, and researchers who devote their time and resources to improving the lives of people living with diabetes. Special T1D lecture topics include:
- Beginner & Advanced Workshops for CGM & Pumps
- What’s on the Horizon For Type 1: The Latest Research & Developments
- Dealing with the Emotional Toll of Type 1 & Complications
- Not Your Boring Pump Talk
- Staying in the Zone while Exercising
- Diabetes is About to Get Easier: The Artificial Pancreas Is Almost Here!
At this year’s conference, Elizabeth Dixon, Chapter Office Manager and Outreach Coordinator, will speak on a panel, “Tips For Type 1s Given By Real World Type 1s” along with: Steven V. Edelman, MD; Jeremy Pettus, MD; Greg Peterson and Kerri Sparling.
Other engaging activities include important health screenings, one-on-one “Ask an Expert” consultations, and healthy cooking demos. The event also hosts a substantial health fair displaying breakthrough technologies, new medical devices, and innovative treatment options. JDRF will have a booth in the health fair, so make sure to stop by!
The conference and health fair will take place at the Sacramento Convention Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To sign up for the event or for more information, please visit www.tcoyd.org/sacramento18. Registration is $30 per person and $25 per person for a group of 2 or more. Enter the promotional code ‘2018sacto’ for a $5 discount. The organization also offers registration assistance for those unable to afford the registration fee. To learn more, call 1 (800) 998-2693. Sign up today to change the way you live with Type 1 Diabetes!
Written by: Lorena Bergstrom