Watch TEDxDelMar Live!


For those of us who can’t attend the amazing TEDxDelMar conference on type 1 diabetes, we still have the opportunity to see it live.  You can access the Tedx channel from TEDxDelMar’s website or from

The theme of the conference is searching for a cure for type 1 diabetes, and leading researchers and clinicians in the field will be discussing their work.  The event takes place on October 15, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST.

During the conference, we’ll be posting updates on ASweetLife’s Facebook page.  Please join us there and share your thoughts!

For more on the conference see here.

This is the list of speakers and their talk titles:

Jeff Bluestone, Ph.D. (UCSF)Why You? Why T1D is on the Rise
Matthias Von Herrath, M.D. (LIAI)Attack of the Beta Cells – The Movie
Richard Insel, M.D. (JDRF)Is There a Vaccine?
Michael German, M.D. (UCSF)Where do Beta Cells Come From?
Steven Edelman, M.D. (UCSD)Xtreme Diabetes Makeover
Athena Tsimikas, M.D. (Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute)Surviving a Hospital Stay
Nigel Calcutt, M.D. (UCSD)Preventing and Treating Complications – What’s New?
Bill Polonsky, Ph.D. (Behavorial Diabetes Institute)Psyching Out Diabetes
Peter Butler, M.D. (UCLA)Preserving Your Beta Cells
Maike Sander, M.D. (UCSD)From Stem Cells to Beta Cells
Peter Stock, M.D., Ph.D. (UCSF)Islet Cells Transplant Update
Daniel Anderson, Ph.D. (MIT)Avoiding the Immune Attack
Bernard Hering, M.D. (U. of MN)Is There a Pig in Your Future?
Pamela Itkin-Ansari, Ph.D. (Sanford Burnham)Islet Cell Transplants – A New Approach
Bruce Buckingham, M.D. (Stanford)The Bionic Diabetic
David Gough, Ph.D. (UCSD)Implantable Long-Term Glucose Sensors
Alberto Hayek, M.D. (UCSD)Concluding Remarks


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