WHO WE ARE
BDI, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in San Diego, California, focuses on addressing the social, emotional, and psychological barriers to living a long and healthy life with diabetes. To better understand and overcome these obstacles, BDI is actively engaged in research examining the psychological aspects of diabetes and evaluating innovative behavioral interventions. In addition, BDI directly offers an array of unique, behaviorally-oriented products and services for: people with type 1 diabetes; people with type 2 diabetes; parents of children and teens with diabetes; spouses and partners of people with diabetes; and interested health care professionals. Products and services include print materials; online courses and modules, face-to-face workshops and seminars, professional training programs, and an online library of resources.
We invite you to explore the resources available to you from BDI. We also welcome your suggestions for additional resources that might be added to our web site. Thank you!
BDI hosts the San Diego-wide, monthly case consultation meeting for mental health professionals working in the field of diabetes.
September 14, 2022
Dr. Polonsky will be a featured speaker at the Sanofi EASD symposium in Stockholm, Personalizing Choice in Diabetes Care.
September 19, 2022
BDI hosts the once-monthly Case Consultation for Diabetes Care Professionals who are not mental health specialists.
September 27, 2022
Dr. Guzman will be presenting on “Diabetes Burnout” at the California ADCES Diabetes Conference in Anaheim.
September 30, 2022
Welcome to BDI’s September 2022 update!
- September 14: BDI hosts the San Diego-wide, monthly case consultation meeting (for mental health professionals working in the field of diabetes). Contact us at email@example.com if you are in the greater San Diego area and would like further information about this program.
- September 19: Dr. Polonsky will be a featured speaker at the Sanofi EASD symposium in Stockholm, Personalising Choice in Diabetes Care. In a collaborative presentation with Dr. Kath Barnard, they will be speaking on “Choosing personalized care through digital solutions”. We hope to see many of you there!
- September 27: BDI hosts the once-monthly Case Consultation for Diabetes Care Professionals (who are not mental health specialists). This one-hour interactive ZOOM meeting (1 – 2 pm PST) is an opportunity to discuss tough cases together and brainstorm how to best address the behavioral and emotional aspects of diabetes care in the clinical setting. This is limited to only 10 participants each month, so contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like further information and might want to join us.
- September 30: Dr. Guzman will be presenting on “Diabetes Burnout” at the California ADCES Diabetes Conference in Anaheim.