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East Texas/Longview 2018 - June 23rd

Thank you for your interest in registering to attend our first "double-header" Sugar Surfing Workshop to be held in Longview, Texas on June 23, 2018. Stephen W. Ponder, MD FAAP CDE will be your primary speaker and facilitator for this event.  In addition, preceding Dr. Ponder's Workshop, Cassie Moffitt, MSN, RN, CDE will speak about Alternate Caregiver training for families in which caregivers such as grandparents and extended family or friends provide care to your T1D child.


Participants may register for the full program, which includes lunch, or for the afternoon only, to participate in Dr. Ponder's Sugar Surfing Workshop.  We are excited to present our first full day educational diabetes program! 

Dr. Steve Ponder has been recognized for his impact on diabetes care as the 2018 Diabetes Educator of the Year by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). This organization represents more than 14,000 Certified Diabetes Educators located throughout the USA.

Register Now! Only 400 seats available.

More Information:

The Sugar Surfing workshop will take place at Pine Tree Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 3221 Dundee Road, Longview, Texas.


Admission for the FULL DAY event, which includes lunch is $40 for an individual, $55 for two, and $75 per family of 3 or more.  Admission for the AFTERNOON ONLY session is $25 for an individual, $35 for two, and $50 per family of 3 or more. Lunch is not provided for afternoon only participants.  Child care is NOT provided at this event.

To learn more about "Sugar Surfing", go here, get a copy of the book, and go to the facebook page.

​Information updates prior to the event will be sent to you via the email address that you use to register for this workshop. Registration for this event closes October 12th or when the venue is sold out, whichever occurs first.



Pine Tree Church of Christ Fellowship Hall

3221 Dundee Road

Longview, Texas  75604

(show me the venue on Google Maps)


9:00 am:        On-site check-in and the exhibitor section open. 

10:00 am:      Opening Speaker -Cassie Moffitt, MSN, RN, CDE

11:30am:       Lunch available; Exhibitor section open

1:00 pm         Sugar Surfing Workshop with Dr. Ponder 

The Sugar Surfing Workshop will begin promptly at 1:00 pm and ends at 4:00pm (includes 20 minute intermission).


A limited number of books will be available for purchase at the event. If you are interested in getting your book signed, you may want to make your purchase in advance. Buy The Book


Donations Appreciated:

Donations are appreciated. Your financial support allows us to put on future workshops. It is through the kind support of others in the past that this workshop has been made available to you. The DONATE button takes you to the Sugar Surfing PayPal account where you can use your credit card.

Workshops are offered by DDM, Inc., a 501(c)3.

Thank you!

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