May 2012 Events
May 1, 2012 – Free Diabetic Support Group meeting first Tuesday of the month. At 3:00pm Plantation General Hospital, 401 NW 42Ave. Plantation, Classroom 1. For more information contact Robin Silverman 1 954 587-5010 X3022.
May 2, 2012 – Free Diabetic Support Group meeting First Wednesday of the month. At 2:00pm North Broward Medical Center, 201 Sample Road Deerfield, Classroom 9. For more information contact Todd Simmons, Ph. D., AADE 1 561-731-4321.
May 3, 2012 – Free Diabetic Support Group meeting First Thursday of month. At 7:30pm Whitehall Boca Skilled Facility, 7300 Del Prado Circle South, Boca Raton. For more information contact Leon Goldstein 1 954 978-8086 , Todd Simmons Ph. D, AADE 1 561 731-4321 or Murray Pincus 1 561 706-9357.
May 5, 2012 – Take the challenge and get ready to Take the Ride of Your Life at the Howard County Tour de Cure! Be one of more than 50,000 riders nationwide who cycle to make a difference in the lives of the nearly 26 million Americans currently living with diabetes. The Howard County Tour de Cure features routes of different lengths for riders of all skill levels including 10 Mile, 22 Mile, 32 Mile & 63 Mile courses. After riding, join us at the post-event pavilion for a tasty lunch, cold beer, live music, massages, team photos and other wonderful amenities. To register visit: main.diabetes.org/tourdecuremaryland or contact Ali Tighe (email@example.com) for more information!
May 8, 2012 – Free Diabetic Support Group meeting Second Tuesday of month. At 2:00pm Boca Raton Community Hosp; Davis Therapy Center, Oaks Medical Plaza, 650 Glades Road, Boca Raton. For more information contact Nancy Talio RN, CDE, 1 561 955-4815, Todd Simmons, Ph. D.,AADE 1 561 731-4321, or Murray Pincus, 1 561 706-9357.
May 10, 2012 – Free Insulin Pump Support Group sponsored by Diabetes Research Institute second Thursday of the month. At 7:30pm, Whitehall Boca Skilled Facility, 7300 Del Prado Circle South, Boca Raton. For more information contact Wendy Rapaport, Psy. D. 1 561 477-8595.
May 10, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 11, 2012 – Joslin Diabetes Center Hosts an “Evening at Pops” 26th Annual Event Featuring the Music of George Gershwin. The event begins with a VIP reception at 6:00 pm and concert at 8:00. It will take place at Boston Symphony Hall 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston. Tickets cost $250 for premium floor seating and VIP Reception and $100 for balcony seating. For tickets please visit www.joslin.org/pops.
May 14, 2012 – Free Diabetic Support Group meeting sponsored by Diabetic Research Institute Second Monday of the month. At 7:00pm Dr. Frank Lavernia. Diabetic Care: Three Things To Take Care Of. Delray Medical Center, 5352 Linton Blvd. Delray Beach. For more information contact Selma Gold, 1 561-479-2221 or Todd Simmons, Ph. D, AADE. 1 561 731-4321.
May 15, 2012 – Texas health care providers are invited to attend a FREE evening of diabetes education and networking. The San Antonio, Texas Diabetes Alliance Meeting will connect regional health care providers to improve patient outcomes. This event features a complimentary dinner, networking activity sponsored by dLife and a keynote address by a worldwide clinical education specialist. Register today at http://www.diabetesalliancemeetings.com.
May 15, 2012 – Free Diabetic Support Group meeting third Tuesday of the month. At 10:00am Weisman Community Center 7091 West Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach Information Todd Simmons, Ph. D., AADE 1-561- 731-4321.
May 16, 2012 – Free Diabetic Support Group meeting third Wednesday of the month. At 2:00pm West Boca Medical Center, South Classroom, 21644 State Road 7, Boca Raton. For more information contact 1-866-904-9262 or Janice Nadeau RN, CDE 1-561- 218-8466.
May 17, 2012 – Free Diabetic Support Group meeting the third Thursday of the month. At 7:30pm Whitehall Boca Skilled Facility, 7300 Del Prado Circle South, Boca Raton. For more information contact Leon Goldstein 1- 954-978-8086, Todd Simmons, Ph. D., AADE 1 561 731-4321 or Murray Pincus 1- 561-706-9357.
May 18-20 2012 – Diabetes Sisters Weekend for Women Conference at the Marriott City Center, 500 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27601. DiabetesSisters invites all women with diabetes to attend the 2012 Weekend for Women Conference on May 18-20, 2012 at the Marriott CIty Center Hotel in Raleigh, NC. The weekend event starts on Friday evening, May 18, with fun Networking activities. Saturday is filled with lots of interactive education sessions and ends with a special recognition dinner. Sunday begins with the annual 1-mile Diabetes Awareness Walk in scenic downtown Raleigh and ends with more interactive education sessions. The keynote speaker for this year's event is Natalie Strand, MD, a woman with diabetes and the winner of The Amazing Race in 2010! For more information, visit www.diabetessisters.org.
As a new addition to the Weekend for Women Conference, DiabetesSisters is pleased to offer (for the first time) The Partner's Perspective Program. It is a one-of-a-kind program for the partner's, spouses, and significant others of the women who attend the Weekend for Women Conference in Raleigh, NC. While the women attend informative, fun sessions about living with diabetes and connect with other women who "get them", their partners can spend time with others who understand the challenges and benefits of living with a woman with diabetes and learn more about how to best support, cope with, and manage this lifestyle. Activities include (but are not limited to) general group discussions, Q & A sessions with leading experts, social activities, and fitness/awareness activities such as the orange:will Diabetes Awareness Walk. For more information visit www.diabetessisters.org
The 2012 orange:will Diabetes Awareness Walk presented by DiabetesSisters and Novo Nordisk will take place on Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 8am in downtown Raleigh, NC. The 1-mile Walk raises awareness about diabetes while also shining a light on the unique challenges faced by women with diabetes. Great prizes, such as an iPad and a Paula Deen gift basket are offered to the top four fund raisers. You can show your support by registering as a Walker or by joining celebrity chef Paula Deen at a Virtual Walker if you are unable to attend in person. Find out more or register at www.diabetessisters.org/walk.
May 18-19, 2012 – Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Group-West will present From Prepregnancy Planning to Maternal and Infant Outcomes conference will be held at The Westin Pasadena in Pasadena, California, and is co-sponsored by Sweet Success Extension Program and Sansum Diabetes Research Institute. There is increasing prevalence of obesity and diabetes during pregnancy and in the general population of reproductive-age women. Topics will cover treatment modalities aimed at preventing or reducing the rates of diabetes, obesity and associated birth defects as well as strategies to improve perinatal outcomes. The meeting will focus on three "life stages”: the prepregnancy and periconceptional period, mid-late pregnancy and the postpartum period including the implications of intrauterine exposure on infant and child health outcomes. Conference brochure download and online registration are available at http://www.sweetsuccessexpress.com/conferences.htm, or contact email@example.com or 714-968-0735 for more information.
May 19, 2012 – The First Ever Chesapeake Bay Tour de Cure! Take the ride of your life in the first ever Chesapeake Bay Tour de Cure! Be one of the 50,000 riders nationwide committed to helping the American Diabetes Association stop diabetes! Cycle through the beautiful farmland of Talbot County and the precious waterways that meander through the Chesapeake Bay. We have a route for every rider: Century, 55 mile, 25 mile, 15 mile, 10 mile. Register today at www.diabetes.org/chesapeaketourdecure; or call Julie Frieman at 410-265-0075 x4677 for more information.
May 19, 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 Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27601. Call 800.99T.COYD (800.998.2693) for more information or log online to www.tcoyd.org.
May 20, 2012 – The Fairfield County, CT chapter of the JDRF will host a Walk at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, CT at 9 a.m. Registration will be at 9 AM and the Walk will begin at 9:30. For more information, please contact Lu Rosa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 21, 2012 – Free Insulin Dependent Diabetic Support Group Sponsored by Diabetic Research Institute. Type 2, Type 1 and Pump users third Monday of the month at 7:00 pm. Delray Medical Center, 5352 Linton Blvd. Delray Beach. For more information contact Todd Simmons, Ph. D., AADE 1-561-731-4321.
May 30, 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.
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