Desert Diabetes Club

Join us for The 22nd Annual Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes

Saturday, February 25, 2017, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower,
Rancho Mirage, California

This event is FREE! Medical screenings, health fair, lectures and prizes, coffee and healthy snacks will be provided.

Produced by the Desert Diabetes Club

  • For more information, call 760-773-1578
  • To see a detailed program, click here.

Keynote Speakers:

Kiran Dintyala, MD, MPH, ABIHM
Author, Speaker and Stress Management Expert Medical Keynote Speaker

"The 3 Ms of Behavior Modification"
Batarse, Rodolfo, MD
Eisenhower Medical Center

"Nutrition/Diabetes Myths"
Sherri Mason, RD, CDE
Dietitian Diabetes Program
Eisenhower Medical Center

"Insulin: Mastering It’s Use…”
Yuri Krochmaluk, RN, CDE
Diabetes Educator
Eisenhower Medical Center

"My journey, 1st person with type 1 diabetes
to finish an Ironman Championship!"
Bill Carlson, MBA, P. T.
Physical Therapist
Eisenhower Medical Center

"Technological Innovations in Diabetes Care and Monitoring"
Marielena Cid, BSN, RN, CDE, PHN
Diabetes Program Manager & Educator
Eisenhower Medical Center

"Pharmaceutical Developments for Diabetes Treatment"
Brandon Lee, PharmD
Walgreens Pharmacy

Club Information

The Desert Diabetes Club holds meetings the third Wednesday of each month from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences on the hospital campus. Monthly meeting are held in October, November, January, March, April and May. Meeting content varies from round table discussions with members and a facilitator, to lectures by physicians and diabetes educators from the Eisenhower Medical Center Diabetes Education Program. Members receive vital information which allows the opportunity to take positive steps to ensure that life with diabetes is a full and vibrant one.
An annual event, Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes®, is sponsored by the Club. The event is FREE and open to the public. Attendees have the opportunity to visit vendors and review products used in the support of those living with diabetes. In addition, attendees are afforded the opportunity of attending lectures on many subjects about diabetes. During the event, FREE health screenings - done by professionals – for Blood Pressure, glucose, feet, and eye. A1c is available to all attendees with diabetes.


  • February 25: Jim Cook Day of Hope
  • Desert Diabetes Club Meetings, Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at 2:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.
  • Third Wednesday in Oct, Nov, Jan, March, April and May.
  • Annual dues (March to March) are $25-individual;$40-dual, and $50-Patron
  • As a member you will receive early notification of all events and your membership fee is tax deductible!
  • For an application to join the Club, please call 760-773-1578.

As a member, you will receive early notification of all events and your membership fee is tax deductible.

Contact Us:

  • Call 760-773-1578 for more information on all events.
© 2008-2017 Eisenhower Medical Center · 39000 Bob Hope Drive · Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 · Phone (760) 340-3911