March 2012 Events
March 01, 2012 – The Fairfield County Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will entertain its fashionable friends with a runway fashion show and luncheon, CATWALK 2, at the Loading Dock in Stamford. Tickets and Sponsorships for CATWALK 2 can be purchased online through the JDRF website (www.jdrf.org/fairfieldcounty). Questions or want to reserve your It-Bag Raffle tickets? Call Marcia Maslo at 203-854-0658 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 03, 2012 – Learn. Laugh. Live Better. A diabetes conference and health fair that will change your life! Take control of your diabetes today with Dr. Edelman and the Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) team! This event takes place from 9:00am – 5:00pm at the Sacramento Convention Center, 1515 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. Call 800.99T.COYD (800.998.2693) for more information or log online to www.tcoyd.org.
March 08, 2012 - Northern Virginia Diabetes Support Group 7:00-8:30 p.m. every month on the 2nd Thursday of the month Inova Diabetes Center 3700 Joseph Siewick Drive, Suite 408A, Fairfax, VA. For more information contact Kate Hampton at 703-391-4762 or email@example.com.
March 17, 2012 – The Fairfield County, CT chapter of the JDRF will host a Splatter Paint Workshop to create the Kid’s Art Project for this year’s JDRF Spring Gala. Families with children are welcome to come by the Westport Arts Center at 51 Riverside Ave., between 9:30-11:30 a.m. to help contribute to the art project. For more information click here. (PDF)
March 17, 2012 – American Diabetes Association EXPO from 10am to 4pm at Los Angeles Convention Center. The EXPO Los Angeles is FREE for everyone! Get free health screenings, participate in cooking demonstrations, listen to the experts and get the information you need to better manage and prevent diabetes and its complications. For more information call 1-800-DIABETES x 7503.
March 22, 2012 – The JDRF Fairfield County Annual Walk Awards will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel in Norwalk, CT. For more information, contact Lu Rosa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 24, 2012 – Stomp Out Diabetes and Its Complications at the Somerset Area H.S. Auditorium & Cafeteria in Somerset Hospital located in Somerset, PA. Event takes place from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm. There will be health screenings, education, vendors, healthy snack ideas, prizes and more. To register call 814.445.5744.
March 25, 2012 – Join Insulindependence Club Captain Erin Clark for a phenomenal exercise class at the local Diabetes Care Center! Trained Group Exercise Leader Sharyn Emery will lead the class, and participants of all athletic abilities will be accommodated. If you haven't taken one of Sharyn's classes before, you are in for a treat! Water, Gu and Glucolift all-natural glucose tablets will be provided. Diabetes Care Center 225 West Dodds Street Bloomington, IN 47403. Admission is free.
March 26, 2012 – Chat LIVE with Dr. Nat Strand, dLife patient champion and winner of the The Amazing Race on Monday, March 26th at 8:30 PM EST! Hear her stories of trekking across 4 continents, 30 cities and 32,000 miles with type 1 diabetes. Learn from Nat’s practical insights on dealing with diabetes in real life. Plus ask her your own questions on what challenges you most. Be sure to tell a friend - this is an event you won't want to miss! Register now at www.dLife.com/livechat.
March 26, 2012 – Spoonful of Ginger supporting Joslin Diabetes Center’s Asian American Diabetes Initiative will be held at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s Art of the Americas Wing at 6:30 – 9:30 pm. Ticket are $250 and guests will enjoy a fabulous food tasting by Boston’s most renowned chefs, including Joanne Chang, Jose Duarte, Gordon Hamersley, Jacky Roberts and Jasper White.
March 26, 2012 – Diabetes Outpatient Intensive Program: Come with your questions—leave with a personalized plan. The Diabetes Outpatient Intensive Treatment (DO IT) program. Four days of intensive interaction with the diabetes management experts at the world-renowned Joslin ClinicResults-oriented education and tools to improve your diabetes control and put you on track for a healthier tomorrow. Call 617-309-2628 for information on upcoming sessions or email DOIT@joslin.org. If you’d like to register, or if you have questions, email the the DO IT Coordinator or call 617-309-2628.
March 28, 2012 – 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 65 years. He is the author of nine best-selling diabetes books including Diabetes Solution and The Diabetes Diet, and two new e-books. 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.
March 29, 2012 – Join two University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy students while they present information on all things diabetes! Topics will include: diabetes and prescription medications, vitamins and supplements, and healthy eating. There will be free food samples and plenty of take-home information! Come to the Rite Aid in White Oak, PA (at the intersection of Jack's Run Road and Lincoln Way) between 2:00 and 4:00pm. For more information, please contact Shayna at SLS102@pitt.edu.
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