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Posted by Randall W Brown on September 1, 2014 at 11:40 AM

Did you know that this year is the 20th Annual Taking Control Of Your Diabetes Conference and Health Fair in San Diego? Everyone here at TCOYD wants to celebrate the 20th anniversary of our very first conference with the people who matter to us the most, and that's YOU!


With our individualized type 1 and type 2 tracks along with a top-notch team of physicians, diabetes educators, nutritionists, podiatrists, pharmacists, exercise specialists and much more, it's going to be a day to remember.


Mark your calendars now for Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center.


For detailed information and online conference registration click here.


The Edelman Report



Three Little Words - Tune in to TCOYD's YouTube Channel, TCOYDtv and watch the latest Edelman Report to get the most up-to-date information on diabetes care and management directly from Dr. Edelman. In this episode Dr. Edelman discusses the importance of coming out of the closet with your diabetes. Click here and watch now!


Things You Should Know

GradeGet Involved! VA San Diego Healthcare System in La Jolla is looking for volunteers to take part in a study to compare the long-term benefits and risks of four widely used diabetes drugs in combination with metformin, the most common first-line medication for treating type 2 diabetes. The project is called the GRADE study. For more information or to see if you qualify click here or call 858-552-8585 and ask to speak to Andrea Gasper (ext 1431) or Catherine DeLue (ext 6740).


The Bionic Pancreas Is Closer Than You Think - Check out TCOYD's Summer quarter newsletter for an interesting and informative article on the development and progress of the bionic pancreas. Edward Damiano, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University, and special guest speaker at TCOYD's upcoming 20th Annual Conference and Health Fair in San Diego, played a key role in the development of this potentially life changing device for type 1's. Click here for more.


The Top 20 Diabetes Questions - "Can I reverse diabetes?" "Will insulin make me gain weight?" "What foods should I eat before and after exercise?" "Can I drink alcohol?" Get answers to these and other common diabetes questions to help navigate diabetes management and reduce the stress or worry of a diagnosis. Diabetic Living's experts set the record straight on diabetes myths and misinformation so you have the power to make better choices and live a full, healthy life with diabetes. Click here


Donate Today


We would not be able to educate and motivate people around the country who

have diabetes without the generous support of our individual donors.

Please help us continue and give today!




Your donations make a difference in people's lives.

Our last conference was on June 7, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Here are just a few things that conference participants said:










Help TCOYD Meet the Challenge

TCOYD is excited to announce that 2014 brings additional support funding from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust as well as a new and exciting fundraising challenge.


The Helmsley Trust contribution that was monumental in the development of TCOYD's type 1 track, has challenged TCOYD to raise $75,000 in NEW donations. These new donations need to be gifts of $2,000 or more and from a person, foundation, or corporation who has never given that much previously. If TCOYD can meet this challenge by May 14, 2015, The Helmsley Charitable Trust will match it with an additional $75,000.


Please donate today and be a part of TCOYD's mission to educate and motivate people with diabetes to live happy, healthy, and productive lives.


If you are interested in donating Dr. Edelman wants to hear directly from you. Send an email to his personal account at [email protected]



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