Navigation Links
Taking Control of Your Diabetes Conference Heads to Augusta to Bring Answers, Advocacy and Hope - February 28, 2009
Date:1/27/2009

AUGUSTA, Ga., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) conference and health fair will be held February 28, 2009 at the Augusta Marriott Hotel, bringing national and local medical experts in diabetes care to people with all types of diabetes, those at risk for diabetes, and their loved ones for a day of highly informative and motivational programs.

Leading specialist will discuss practical advice and developments in the treatment of diabetes, the complications of the disease, psychological barriers to controlling diabetes, prevention, nutritional issues and much more. Health professionals from the Medical College of Georgia, University Primary Care, University Hospital, Augusta Foot and Ankle, Veterans Administration Medical Center, University Medical Associates, and a host of other diabetes specialists have partnered with Taking Control of Your Diabetes to hold this premier conference and health fair.

TCOYD participants can hear lectures, participate in screenings, and speak one-on-one with diabetes specialists including physicians, pharmacists, dieticians, certified diabetes educators and podiatrists.

A health fair with 35 informational exhibits from national and local diabetes-related companies and organizations will be open throughout the day. A banquet lunch is included and will feature special guest speaker All-Star Hawks player Dominique Wilkins who will share his inspiring story, living well with diabetes.

"With the increase in obesity, more and more Georgians are being diagnosed every day with diabetes. This conference and health fair is a great way to learn as much as you possibly can in one day and in one location from a variety of diabetes experts. We want to help individuals and families living with diabetes to be educated, motivated and empowered to take control of their diabetes," says Charles Shaefer, Jr., MD, conference co-director.

Pre-registration is recommended and financial aid is available for those who need assistance. Early registration fees are $15 per person. Registration fees include breakfast, lunch, all conference activities and materials. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE BY CALLING TCOYD. Onsite registration begins at 9 a.m. and costs $20. The conference is from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. To register or get more information, call 800-998-2693 or visit www.tcoyd.org, or www.AugustaDiabetes.org.

TCOYD founder and director Steven Edelman, MD, an internationally recognized leader in diabetes treatment, research and education, who has lived with diabetes for 37 years, says, "Diabetes is demanding and people's daily decisions have an immediate impact on their health. At the same time, information about living with diabetes is complex. Education is critical to staying on top of this disease."

TCOYD is a California-based 501c3 diabetes education organization. This is the 102nd in the national series of conferences that the not-for-profit has presented since 1995. More than 500 participants are expected at this one-of-a-kind event.

    Contact: Michele Huie
    858-755-5683 / huie@tcoyd.org


'/>"/>
SOURCE Taking Control of Your Diabetes
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Taking Control of Your Diabetes Conference Returns to Amarillo to Bring Answers, Advocacy and Hope
2. Lung Cancer Alliance Hails Massachusetts State Senator for Taking Lead on Lung Cancer
3. Survey: Americans Love for Financial Security Taking Precedence over Traditional Romance This Valentines Day
4. Novel prostate cancer vaccine taking aim at cancer cell sweet spot
5. Taking 20 Years Off Her Health and Looks, RealAge Member Flaunts It on Oprah Show
6. Massive Cuts to Medicare Home Oxygen Therapy Benefit Taking Effect January 1 Creating Acute Anxiety Among Beneficiary and Provider Communities
7. Economic Stress Taking Toll on Peoples Health
8. Visionary Undertaking for Global E-Health Education
9. U.S. Workers Taking Steps to Lower Medical Costs, Watson Wyatt Survey Finds
10. Study Showed New Episodes of Depression Delayed in People Taking Cymbalta(R)
11. Texas and North Carolina Students Tackle Lifesaving Research in Chemistry and Genetics, Taking Home the Grand Prize at Nations Premier High School Science Competition
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Lori R. Somekh, founder of the Law Office of ... elder law and special needs planning attorneys. “Membership in ElderCounsel helps our office remain ... to network with elder law attorneys nationwide,” said Somekh. , ElderCounsel ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... Ellevate Network, the leading network for professional women, brought together some ... at their inaugural Summit in New York City in June. The event was livestreamed ... over 3 million. To watch the Mobilize Women video, click here . ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Coveros, a leader ... been awarded a contract by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). ... the enterprise use of Agile methodologies in a consistent and high value manner ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... sleep apnea using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent technology. As many as 18 ... characterized by frequent cessation in breathing. Oral appliances can offer significant relief to ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) will present the 2017 Morris F. ... AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is taking place ... the field of medical informatics, this prestigious award is presented to an individual whose ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/23/2017)... , Sept. 22, 2017 Janssen Biotech, ... complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug ... approval of sirukumab for the treatment of moderately to ... indicates additional clinical data are needed to further evaluate ... to severely active RA. ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... 2017   ZirMed Inc ., a recognized leader in ... it has been ranked #1 by its users for the ... 2017 User Survey. ZirMed was recognized as the top-ranked end-to-end ... medical centers over 200 beds and holds one of the ... survey history. ...
(Date:9/12/2017)... 12, 2017   EcoVadis , the leading platform for environmental, social ... annual edition of its Global CSR Risk and Performance Index. The report ... based on Scorecard Ratings that analyzed nearly 800,000 data points across the ... ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: