Diabetes Events - February 2009
February 2009 Events
February-March, 2009 - Share your story - Deadline March 31, 2009. Inspired by Diabetes, a global campaign sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company, asks people with diabetes, as well as their family, caregivers and friends, to express how diabetes has impacted their lives and share those stories with others around the world through art, poetry, essay or photography. Visit Inspired By Diabetes to tell your story and win a trip to New Orleans for ADA 2009. Read the complete rules and regulations for more information.
February 6-8, 2009 American Diabetes Association Post Graduate Meeting, New York, City, NY.
February 7, 2009 Take Control of Your Diabetes: Amarillo Civic Center, 401 S. Buchanan St., Amarillo, TX 79105.
February 7, 2009 Family Support Network Annual Bowling Event, Clover Lanes, Rochester, NY.
February 7, 2009 3rd Party Snowmobile Ride to Cure Diabetes, Elks Club Lodge, Brockport, NY.
February 7, 2009 - Crop out Diabetes is an all-day scrapbooking event. All proceeds will be donated to JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation). There will be goodie bags, games, silent auctions, raffle items, lunch, and tons of fun! Event is from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm at Menasha High School Commons Area Menasha, WI.
February 15-21, 2009 (also April 19-25) - Living Well: A Women's Healthy Lifestyle Program for Mastering Type 2 Diabetes & Prediabetes, Green Mountain at Fox Run, Ludlow, Vermont.
February 17, 2009 Diabetes Support Group, Durham Regional Hospital, Teer House, 4019 N. Roxboro Road Durham, NC 27704. Registration open.
February 20, 2009 - The San Diego chapter of JDRF will host its annual Recipe for a Cure at the San Diego Hall of Champions. Join us for an extraordinary evening as chefs from San Diegos finest restaurants cook up their signature dishes! Guests will also enjoy the opportunity to participate in a premium raffle. Proceeds from this event will fund research to cure diabetes and prevent its complications. For further information about Recipe for a Cure, please call the JDRF office at 858-597-0240.
February 20, 2009 Controversies in Diabetes/Lipid Management, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM, Diabetes and Lipid Clinic of Alaska.
February 21, 2009 - Portland Diabetes EXPO at the Oregon Convention Center from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
February 21, 2009 The Just-For-Parents Program, 10:00 AM -1:00 PM, The Whittier Institute for Diabetes, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, CA.
February 22, 2009 Tour de Cure 2009, Fort Christmas Park 1300 N Fort Christmas Rd Christmas, FL 32709.
February 22, 2009 Tour de Cure 2009, C.B. Smith Park 900 N Flamingo Rd Pembroke Pines, FL 33028.
February 24, 2009 - West Branch Regional Medical Center Support Group Meeting, How Diabetes Effects Your Eyes Trial at 1:00 pm at the Medical Arts Center Conference Room335 E. Houghton Avenue, West Branch, MI. Call 989-343-3292 for more information.
February 26, 2009 - Free Diabetes Screenings & Support Group at the Integris Diabetes Center, 12:00 PM-2:00 PM, 114 South Main Street, Miami, OK 74355. Please call the Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau at 918- 542-4435 to confirm.
February 28, 2009 - ADA Diabetes EXPO at the Salt Lake City Expo Sandy, UT.
February 28, 2009 - TCOYD Diabetes Conference at the Marriott Augusta Hotel in Augusta, GA. Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), a non-profit diabetes education organization, is hosting a conference, breakfast, lunch and health fair from 9 am to 5 pm. Conference will feature national and local medical experts offering informative and motivational programs in diabetes care for people with all types of diabetes, those at risk for diabetes, and their loved ones. Pre-registration is $15 and on-site registration is $20 (begins at 9:00 am). Financial assistance is available. To register or get more information, call (800) 998-2693 or visit www.tcoyd.org.
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