Rio Grande Valley 2016 - October 22
Thank you for your interest in registering to attend a Sugar Surfing Workshop to be held in Harlingen, Texas on October 22, 2016. Stephen W. Ponder, MD FAAP CDE will be your speaker and facilitator for this event. This workshop is being presented by The South Texas Juvenile Diabetes Association (STJDA)
and HOPE 4 Kids Living with Diabetes.
A Free Conference for Families Living with Diabetes, Caregivers, Medical Students, and
Professionals Seeking Information about State-of- the-Art Diabetes Management known as
Admission is FREE. Light Snacks Provided.
Information updates prior to the event will be sent to you via the email address that you use to register for this workshop.
Children with Diabetes Ages 13-18 are permitted to attend the Sugar Surfing Workshop.
Children’s Sugar Surfing Fun Track
Limited to children ages 7-12.
60 children is the maximum; the first 60 children registered may attend. Limit 4 children per family. Parents MUST register their children for the Sugar Surfing Fun Track when the parents register themselves online for the event.
Parents MUST bring their child’s diabetes supplies, including insulin and items to treat low blood sugars.
To learn more about "Sugar Surfing", go here, get a copy of the book, and go to the facebook page. A free download of the introduction and the first two chapters is available via the Kindle® ebook page on Amazon; also accessible via the book page.
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Regional Academic Health Center
2102 Treasure Hills
Harlingen, TX 78550
(A city level map is provided to you after registration)
The workshop will begin promptly at 1pm and ends at 4:15pm (includes 30 minute intermission)
12:00 pm Attendee Check in
12:45 pm Children ages 7-12 go to Children’s Sugar Surfing Fun Track
1:00 pm Sugar Surfing Conference Begins – Part 1
2:30 pm Break
Complimentary Refreshments Provided
Exhibition by Diabetes Companies
Sugar Surfing Book Signing
3:00 pm Sugar Surfing Conference Continues – Part 2
4:00 pm Wrap up, Q&A Session
4:15 pm Conference Concludes, Parents Pick Up Children from Children’s Sugar Surfing Fun Track
Children’s Fun Track Schedule
Children will participate in fun, supervised activities.
12:45 pm Children Dropped off by parents at Children’s Sugar Surfing Fun Track
4:15 pm Conclusion, Parents pick up Children from Children’s Sugar Surfing Fun Track
Children will participate in fun, supervised activities
Sugar Surfing - The Book
Books are not sold at the event. If you are interested in the book signing please make your purchase in advance. Buy The Book