Diabetes affects 26 million people in the United States and 1.8 million people in Texas. Many are asking the same question: "Does anyone understand what its like to live with diabetes?"
Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization that has been educating and motivating diabetes communities in cities around the country since 1995, and they understand. TCOYD will be hosting their first conference in Austin with an all-star cast of diabetes experts for a day that will ignite motivation, offer hope and change the life of anyone with diabetes!
Join TCOYD at the Austin Convention Center on Sat., Dec. 1, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Expect motivational, uplifting and informative presentations from leading diabetes experts, one-on-one advice from endocrinologists, diabetes educators, dietitians, pharmacists and personal trainers, along with workshops that include the most up-to-date information on diabetes care and self-advocacy in a variety of topics and formats. Hear the inspiring story of Urban Miyares, blinded veteran, entrepreneur, motivational speaker and type 1 diabetic and end your day by Taking a Stand for Diabetes with Ben Vereen, singer, actor, and dancer.
Registration fees: $20 per person (includes lunch, snack and conference materials). Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Austin Convention Center on Sat., Dec. 1, 2012.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE BY CALLING TCOYD. To get more information, call 800.99.TCOYD (800.998.2693) or visit tcoyd.org.