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A New Weekend Conference Retreat for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

Updated: 8/14/21 4:00 amPublished: 1/30/17

By Ava Runge

Hosted by TCOYD in San Diego, CA from June 23-25; early-bird registration until March 23

Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) will host its first-ever national Weekend Conference and Retreat  ONE: The Ultimate Conference & Weekend Retreat for Adults With Type 1 Diabetes  for adults with type 1 diabetes on June 23-25, 2017 in San Diego, California. The packed weekend will offer education and fun with inspiring lectures, interactive workshops, sponsored nightlife parties, the opportunity to make friends and connect with other adults with type 1 diabetes (or other loved ones of people with type 1 diabetes), and time to explore the beautiful San Diego beach and marina!

If you are interested in attending, you can register here by March 23 for the early-bird rate of $150. Loved ones are also encouraged to attend, and there is even a special workshop geared specifically toward them.

See the event’s full schedule here, which includes the following exciting presentations from distinguished speakers:

  • My Life with Type 1 Diabetes: 47 Years in the Making – TCOYD Founder Dr. Steve Edelman

  • We’ve Come a Long Way! The Progression of Type 1 – JDRF’s Dr. Aaron Kowalski

  • Balancing Diabetes: A Conversation About Finding Happiness and Living WellSixUntilMe’s Kerri Sparling

  • The Artificial Pancreas: It’s Closer than You Think – Stanford’s Dr. Bruce Buckingham; Beta Bionics’ Dr. Ed Damiano; Bigfoot’s Jeffrey Brewer; Dexcom’s Jacob Leach; Tandem’s John Sheridan; and Glu’s Anna Floreen

  • Supporting Your Loved Ones with Type 1 – Behavioral Diabetes Institute’s Dr. Bill Polonsky

  • Alcohol and Diabetes: Do They Mix? – UCSD’s Dr. Jeremy Pettus

  • It’s Not Just About Your A1c! – University of Washington’s Dr. Irl Hirsch

  • Cure-Based Therapies on the Horizon – Dr. Pettus; UF’s Dr. Mark Atkinson; Dr. Kowalski; David Winkler; and diaTribe’s very own Kelly Close

  • …and many more!

For more information, you can check out TCOYD’s brochure for ONE here. Yet again, Dr. Steve Edelman is out there pioneering new ways to improve life for people with diabetes – diaTribe hopes that many people can attend and enjoy this event!


Taking Control Of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) has been educating and motivating diabetes communities in cities around the country since 1995 through their conferences aimed at everyone with diabetes. At these daylong programs, they assemble an all-star cast of diabetes experts who work to ignite motivation, offer hope, and ultimately change people’s lives with diabetes forever. TCOYD is a not-for-profit organization whose sole purpose is to improve the lives of people with diabetes through education.

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