October 2013 Events
AADE Online Courses: Developed by diabetes educators for diabetes educators
Challenging patient scenarios require a deeper understanding of the patient's issues and concerns. AADE has several online courses that can help you provide the best patient care in difficult situations. Earn between 4 and 12 CE in these convenient online courses, available 24/7.
These courses provide more in-depth information than a webinar, and they give you the CE you need to maintain your certification.
• Insulin Pump Therapy
• Continuous Glucose Monitoring
• Facilitating Behavior Change
• Gestational Diabetes
• DSMT Reimbursement: Essentials
• Inpatient Diabetes Management
• ABC's of Diabetes Education
You can apply the lessons from AADE's online courses right away. Click here to learn the best ways to help your patients today.
October 3-5, 2013 — Diabetes Innovation 2013 This is a 3 day conference in Washington, DC in which Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School will convene all stakeholders for groundbreaking, immersive activity on diabetes prevention, treatment, payment, education and research.
A convening activity designed to accelerate adoption of innovations that work for all aspects of care and prevention of Diabetes, its complications, related conditions and comorbidities, Diabetes Innovation 2013 brings together all stakeholders - patient, payer, provider and purchaser, as well as academia, industry, technology and government. In 2012 for the inaugural event nearly 500 delegates representing all stakeholders attended the 2 ½ days and 40+ keynotes, interactive panels, exhibits and other special sessions. In addition to the educational sessions, delegates will have an opportunity for a hands-on look at the latest technologies, innovations and advancements from leading-edge solutions providers that have committed to seeing the systems and processes for diabetes care and prevention improve.
Priority pricing is available now. For more information and to register, visit www.diabetesinnovation.org. If you have questions, comments or would like to be involved in creative ways please email email@example.com.
October 10, 2013 — Diabetes Cooking School: The class will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 17360 Coit Road on Thursdays, October 10, 17, 24 and 31, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. This facility is located at the intersection of Coit Road and McCallum Blvd. between the Bush Turnpike and Campbell Road.
Registration ends October 4. The fee is $15 per person or $25 per couple. Registration fee includes handouts, recipes, bottled water and samples of prepared recipes. Bring a snack so you stay on your meal plan.
October 12, 2013 — Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) Conference and Health Fair
Join TCOYD at the Centurylink Center Omaha on Saturday, October 12, 2013. Expect motivational, uplifting and informative presentations from leading diabetes experts, one-on-one advice from endocrinologists, diabetes educators, dietitians, pharmacists and personal trainers, along with workshops that include the most up-to-date information on diabetes care and self-advocacy in a variety of topics and formats.
Centurylink Center Omaha
455 North 10th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
October 12, 2013 — Zumba Gold with Rossy Leon: Join Dance Out Diabetes in San Francisco, CA. Let instructor Rossy Leon show you the moves to Zumba - a dance fitness program that combines latin and international music with steps based on salsa, merengue, cumbia, reggaeton, and samba that sure makes exercise fun. The "Gold" part has to do with an easier version of Zumba so you can get to know the steps while being kind to your heart.
Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes. Bring water and a snack, if needed. For more information, call 1-877-765-4386. Or visit the Dance Out Diabetes website.
October 15, 2013 — An evening with Dominique Wilkins.
Spend the evening with Dominique Wilkins, nine-time NBA All-Star and Novo Nordisk Diabetes Ambassador. Hear how he was diagnosed at age 40 with type 2 diabetes and has committed himself to leading an active and healthy lifestyle. This free event will feature health screenings for all attendees and a reception catered by Healthy Options restaurant Roly Poly. Join us to learn more about the disease and meet with health coaches and registered dieticians. This event is free and open to everyone, but space is limited.
Please register in advance by calling (716) 635-4959, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
When: October 15th, 5:30pm
Where: Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo NY, 14211
October 17-20, 2013 — Ride to Cure Diabetes.
Located in southern California, Death Valley is one of the most otherworldly of America's natural wonders - an eerie panorama of salt flats and elevations. Death Valley has rolling hills and steep mountains. It is also famous for Badwater, which, at 282 feet below sea level, is the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere. Badwater also happens to be the first checkpoint on the route.
Whether you're a competitive cyclist, Sunday rider, or novice, join us for a fantastic weekend and one incredible Ride in the haunting beauty of Death Valley. Despite its morbid name, Death Valley has become a favored destination for nature lovers looking for unique American physical wonders. You'll be amazed at the satisfaction you'll find from challenging yourself and contributing to better treatments and a cure for diabetes. We look forward to seeing you out there!
To register click here.
October 19, 2013 — Marjorie's Fund Event
Come celebrate the loved ones of people living with type 1 diabetes in the New York area with Marjorie's Fund as they launch their New York City Initiative. Enjoy entertainment by celebrities, delicous diabetes-friendly snacks, a raffle of exciting prizes, interactive small group and panel sessions, and much more.
When: Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Where: Manhattan's Chelsea Piers
To RSVP email email@example.com or cal 646-481-3755.
October 30, 2013 — Dr. Richard Bernstein will participate in another 60-minute TeleSeminar and Webcast at 8PM EST, 7PM CST, 6PM MST, 5PM PST, designed to answer your most important questions concerning diabetes and his thoughts on the latest developments in this area. Dr. Bernstein is a practicing diabetologist who has had diabetes for over 60 years. He is the author of six best selling diabetes books, including Diabetes Solution and The Diabetes Diet. Currently a faculty member at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he also has a private practice in Mamaroneck, New York. The teleseminar and webcast session is FREE but seating will be limited and you must also register. You'll be able to send in your own questions for him to respond to, and also learn about the best treatments and self-care practices. Click here now to register for the next upcoming call.
October 31 - November 2, 2013 — Joslin International Symposium on Diabetes: New Discoveries on the Roles of Environment and Genetics in Insulin Action.
Join us as we bring together world leaders in the fields of adipose biology, insulin action and resistance, the brain and complications, genetics and epigenetics, islets and beta cell biology. In addition, help us celebrate the contributions that Dr. C. Ronald Kahn has made to the fields of insulin resistance and diabetes.
Special Gala Event will also take place on Friday, November 1, to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of C. Ronald Kahn, MD to the field of diabetes research. The Gala evening begins with a cocktail reception at 6:30pm in the lobby of the Plaza Ballroom, in the Seaport Hotel. Doors to the ballroom open at 7:15pm and the program/dinner will begin at 7:30pm. Dress is semi-formal. Tickets to the Gala are $150 and are available by following the registration screens and selecting 'Gala tickets only.'
When: Thursday, October 31, 2013 - Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Gala Event is Friday, November 1, 2013, with cocktail reception at 6:30pm & program beginning at 7:30pm.
Where: Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center, 1 Seaport Lane Boston, MA 02210
To register, please click here. Questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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