June 2013 Events
June 8, 2013 — Dance Out Diabetes!
Allen Isidro will offer a fun, new approach to low-impact exercise in his American Line Dancing class.
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June 17-21, 2013 — Camp Bluebonnet (www.campbluebonnet.org) is held at the beautiful Peaceable Retreat for Children in Killeen, Texas which is about an hour northwest of Austin on FM 2484. Camp Bluebonnet is a week long day camp providing diabetes education for children and families with the goal of improving quality of life and prevention of long term complications that threaten the future of children with diabetes. We accept 200 campers. Children with diabetes aged 4 through 17 and their siblings may apply for camp. For more information please email us at email@example.com.
June 19-23 — CampWILD 2013 in Boulder, CO.
CampWILD Training Camp transforms your life through real-time diabetes education, sports skills clinics, workouts with your camp mates and coaches, really delicious and healthy meals, and a lot of Teamy Goodness. TeamWILD Training Camp is a life changing experience where you learn about diabetes and exercises and share your experiences with other people with diabetes who care about their health and wellness. IMPORTANT: You do NOT have to consider yourself an athlete to come to CampWILD. TeamWILD works with everyone from the beginning exerciser to the already-accomplished athlete who is looking to improve both their athletic performance and their diabetes control.
WHO IS CAMP FOR? CampWILD is for adults, ages 18 and over, who have type 2 or type 1 diabetes. There are also a limited number of camp seats available to type 3's (supporters) who would like to attend camp alongside their friend or family member who has type 1 or type 2.
Upon registration you will select an an athletic track: cycling, triathlon or run/walk, to follow while at camp. All campers attend meals, and diabetes and nutrition training as one large group. Exercise sessions are sport-specific and will have levels to accommodate all fitness and skill levels.
For more information or to register please call the TeamWILD Athletics office at 612-524-9771 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
June 21-25, 2013 — 73rd Scientific Sessions in Chicago, IL
The American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions brings together scientists and health care professionals from around the world who are involved in diabetes research and care. The five-day meeting will feature the most timely and significant advances in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes. The program is organized into eight distinctive theme areas and includes presentation by world-renowned diabetes experts.
• Acute and Chronic Complications
• Behavioral Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Education, and Exercise
• Clinical Diabetes/Therapeutics
• Insulin Action/Molecular Metabolism
• Integrated Physiology/Obesity
• Islet Biology/Insulin Secretion
Attendees will be able to choose from over 3,000 original presentations which include scientific and education sessions, oral and poster presentations, and special lectures and addresses. The best new basic and clinical science related to diabetes and its complications will be presented in over 380 oral and 1,600 poster presentations. In addition, more than 175 companies will be exhibiting the newest and most innovative products and services available.
To register please click here.
June 26, 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.
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