Gary Scheiner

Thriveabetes speaker, Gary Scheiner, author of "Think like a Pancreas".

Thriveabetes speaker, Gary Scheiner, author of “Think like a Pancreas”.

Gary Scheiner has been living with type 1 diabetes for over 30 years. He is owner and clinical director of Integrated Diabetes Services, a private practice specializing in advanced training and management of children and adults on intensive insulin therapy. His team of CDEs (all of whom have Type-1 diabetes) provides consultations worldwide via phone and the internet.

Gary earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology from Benedictine University. He received his diabetes training with the world-renowned Joslin Diabetes Center. Gary serves on the faculty of Children With Diabetes and is an active volunteer for the American Diabetes Association, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Insulindependence, and Setebaid Diabetes Camps. He also serves on the clinical advisory boards for several diabetes device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies.

Gary has authored six books: You Can Control Diabetes (1997), Think Like A Pancreas (2004), The Ultimate Guide to Accurate Carb Counting (2007), Get Control of Your Blood Sugar (2009), Think Like A Pancreas, 2nd edition (2011), and Until There’s A Cure (2012) as well as dozens of published articles related to diabetes education for consumer and trade magazines and diabetes websites. He speaks at local, national and international conferences on a multitude of topics in diabetes care. Gary is certified to train on all models of insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring systems.

A devoted husband and father of four, Gary enjoys exercising (especially basketball, bicycling, running and kickboxing) and cheering on his local Philadelphia sports teams.

Gary’s Presentations at Thriveabetes 2016

11:00am – 11:45am Group; ALL Adults – Opening Keynote: “Evolution of Diabetes Care”

12:15pm –  1pm        Group; Parents – Controlling post-meal spikes.

2:30pm  –  3:15pm   Group; 9-13 year olds – Boys vs. Girls Diabetes Gameshow

3:45pm –  4:30pm    Group; Adults with Type 1 – Carb counting techniques