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Register for TCOYD’s Native American Conference in Corning, CA

Updated: 8/14/21 5:00 amPublished: 7/19/16

Saturday, August 27; $10 early bird registration fee

Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) is organizing its next conference on Saturday, August 27th (9 am – 4 pm), offered specifically for Native Americans with diabetes. One in six Native Americans has diabetes – among the highest prevalence in the US. The conference will take place in Corning, CA (about two hours North of Sacramento) and feature an outstanding lineup of experts, opportunities to “ask a specialist,” and free health screenings.

Register Here by August 24 for only $10, or register day-of for $20. Financial aid is available to those in need – contact TCOYD at (800) 998-2693.

See the event’s full schedule here, including the following distinguished speakers:

  • Evan Adams, MD (Coast Salish)  Chief Medical Officer, First Nations Health Authority; Actor; Playwright
  • Kibbe Conti, MS, RD, CDE (Lakota) – Nutrition Consultant
  • Steve Edelman, MD: “Learn, Laugh, and Live Better with Diabetes” – Founder, TCOYD; Endocrinologist
  • Stephen Ponder, MD, FAAP, CDE (Meskwaki): “Preventing Diabetes Starts with Our Kids” – Pediatric Endocrinologist; Author; Blogger and Speaker
  • Darryl Tonemah, PhD, Med, BS (Kiowa, Comanche, Tuscarora): “I Know What I’m Supposed to Do, So Why Aren’t I Doing It?” – Educator for Wellness; Singer/Songwriter

If you or someone you know is interested in attending this conference, register soon to receive the early bird discount before August 24!

For more information, please view TCOYD’s brochure here.


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. –NK 

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