The DiabetesMine team travels around the country attending and speaking at diabetes and health conferences, briefings and meet-ups. If you are also attending one of these events, we would love to meet you!
January 9-11: Our team did our best to “virtually cover” the 3rd annual invite-only Medtronic Diabetes Advocates Forum in Northern California, along with several other diabetes advocates.
February 10-13: Amy will spoke on a panel at Medtech World West in Anaheim, CA — topic was the patient perspective on comfort and aesthetics of medical devices that must be worn every day.
March 30: Amy to give lunchtime keynote at the Carb DM mother-daughter diabetes weekend in Dublin, CA.
April 11: American Journal of Managed Care meeting on “Patient-Centered Diabetes Care: Putting Theory Into Practice” in New Jersey. Amy to speak on a panel about ways to improve “adherence,” and overcome disparities to enable better access to care.
June 13-17: ADA 74th Scientific Sessions will be held in Amy’s backyard in San Francisco, CA, for 2014, so we plan to be all over the big diabetes conference with “the latest and greatest” in all things diabetes for the medical and scientific community.
August 6-9: The AADE annual conference will be held in Orlando, FL. One of our team members will definitely be there, as per usual.
Sept. 5-7: We’re excited to be part of MedX Stanford 2014, “a catalyst for new ideas about the future of medicine and emerging technologies.”
Nov. 14 (TBD): We’re hoping to nail down World Diabetes Day for the 2014 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford School of Medicine.
March 23, 2013: TCOYD conference in Santa Clara, CA. Amy was involved in the new Type 1 Track!
April 13, 2013: Amy was a judge in the Health Technology Forum Code-a-Thon in San Francisco, CA, where developers, patients, clinical providers, artists and designers will compete to create the most useful health product.
April 19, 2013: Health Technology Forum innovations for the underserved event at UC San Francisco. Amy participated in the Patient Engagement panel.
April 29-30, 2013: Lilly Diabetes Bloggers Summit in Indianapolis, IN. Mike was one of many diabetes advocates attending and covering this second annual event at the company’s headquarters.
May 3-5, 2013: The Diabetes Sisters Weekend for Women conference in Raleigh, NC. Amy presented on Diabetes Technology, and also appeared at one of 5 downtown Raleigh restaurants on Saturday night as part of the Sisters’ new “Night on the Town” program.
May 18, 2013: The 6th annual JDRF Today and Tomorrow Conference in the suburbs of Detroit, MI. Held by the Southeast Michigan chapter. Mike attended and gave a presentation about the Diabetes Online Community (DOC).
May 21, 2013: The first-ever Diabetes Hope Conference was held online, gathering a number of D-bloggers and advocates along with medical experts, to discuss diabetes complications, and how we can share stories in the online community without feeling discouraged or losing hope.
June 21-25, 2013: The American Diabetes Association’s 73nd Scientific Sessions in Chicago, IL. The ‘Mine team was there, covering the action!
July 9-14, 2013: The international Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Conference in Lake Buena Vista, FL. Mike was on hand to participate in new tracks for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes, and cover the conference (along with his wife, Suzi!).
Aug. 7-10, 2013: The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. Amy helped run a program to train diabetes educators in understanding and engaging with social media, and others from the ‘Mine team were there to cover the conference!
Sept. 8-10, 2013: Mayo Transform symposium at the legendary Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Amy participated in a feature panel on Healthcare Design.
Oct. 3-5, 2013: Joslin Diabetes Center Diabetes + Innovation 2013 conference in Washington, D.C. Amy took part in a panel on the value of social media for patients, and she’s been invited to become a member of the Advisory Board for this event as well.
Nov. 15, 2013: We’re hosting the 2013 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford University. Stay tuned for more info!
June 8-11, 2012: The American Diabetes Association’s 72nd Scientific Sessions Philadelphia, PA. Amy, Mike + Allison were all there!
July 4-8, 2012: The international Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Conference in Orlando, FL. Allison was on hand to participate and cover the conference.
July 13, 2012: Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana’s Ice Cream Social on the Circle in Indianapolis. Mike is a DYFI board member and was there scooping ice cream and volunteering his time.
July 29-31, 2012: Roche Diagnostics Social Media Summit in Indianapolis. Mike attended and covered this summit in his hometown.
Aug. 1-4, 2012: The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, IN. Amy spoke in a session on “Using Social Media to Power Your Practice,” while Mike & Allison covered the action.
Sept. 23-25, 2012: Joslin Diabetes Center Diabetes + Innovation 2012 event in Boston, MA. Amy participated in a panel on “App Support for Diabetes Self-Management.”
Sept. 28-30, 2012: MedicineX at Stanford University. Amy moderated a panel on the theme of the “Networked Patient,” and Mike was there covering all the e-Patient action.
Nov. 8-10, 2012: Diabetes Technology Society Meeting in Bethesda, MD. Amy presented on the topic “Using Social Media to Increase Awareness / Adoption of Diabetes Technology.”
Nov. 14-17, 2012: Global Diabetes Summit at Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. Mike was present to report on all the latest research news.
→ See also, event updates on our twitter feed.