Patient Education is one of our favorite topics here at Active Healthcare. We wanted to share the exciting news about an upcoming diabetes educational event coming to the Triangle area of North Carolina in a few months.
Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) is a non-profit charitable educational organization that sponsors educational events in cities across the United States for people with diabetes, their families, and caregivers.
“TCOYD educates, motivates, empowers and inspires people with diabetes — and family and friends who care about them — to take a more active role managing their diabetes, and being self-advocates. We do this by providing the best diabetes conferences & educational programs!”
Save the Date: TCOYD in Raleigh on Saturday May 11
This educational conference is for patients with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. The conference has sessions specifically designed for each group. Attendees can get the latest info on their disease and treatment options via keynote speakers and breakout sessions. Lunch is included in the $25 registration fee. Conference goers will also have the opportunity to ‘Ask a Specialist’ (Endocrinologists, Diabetes Educators, Dietitians, Nurses, and Pharmacists), visit the event’s health fair, meet with equipment vendors and also participate in a number of free health screenings.
The Triangle event will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center on Saturday, May 11th.
For those of you outside of the Triangle Area, check out the TCOYD website for their full schedule of 2019 events. The conference will be in Charlotte NC area this fall on Saturday, November 2nd.
Check out the TCOYD website for additional educational resources including videos and blog posts.