Des Moines 2018 - Sugar Surfing Workshop

Thank you for your interest in registering to attend a Sugar Surfing Workshop to be held in Des Moines, IA on June 2, 2018. Stephen W. Ponder, MD FAAP CDE will be your speaker and facilitator for this event.

How to Register:

To register, click on Individual ($25), Two ($35) or Family ($50).

Then, click on "I want this". The registration system then asks you for your email address, name, zip code, and number of people attending and credit or debit card information.

Thank you for sharing information about who will be attending as this helps us deliver a better workshop.

That's it.

Following Registration:

You will receive an email confirmation including a sample chapter. Chapter 5 - False Idols introduces you to a number of truths and dispels many myths about diabetes and should help you to understand some of the reasons behind the chaos that comes with managing diabetes with the traditional static approach.

Information updates prior to the event will be sent to you via the email address that you use to register for this workshop.

Thank you!


We are currently seeking sponsors and exhibitors for this workshop. If you know a local sales representative or diabetes focused organization that you would like to see represented at the workshop please have them contact Allison Nimlos, Community Outreach Manager at

More Information:

Child care is NOT provided at this event.

To learn more about "Sugar Surfing" and to purchase a copy of the book go to You can also check out more than a thousand instructional posts on the Sugar Surfing website and the facebook page at


Iowa Methodist Medical Center

1415 Woodland Ave 

Des Moines, IA 50309

Date & Time:

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

12:00 - 1pm Check in and Exhibitor Time

1pm - 4pm Workshop (includes 20 minute intermission)

The workshop will begin promptly at 1pm and will conclude at 4pm.

Paying It Forward:

Donations are appreciated. Your financial support allows us to put on future workshops. It is through the kind support of others this workshop is made available to you at such a nominal cost.

Alternatively, you can use PayPal to donate any amount via this link. You can also mail a check. Just send an email to and ask for the mailing address.

All proceeds from workshops and book sales are used to further diabetes outreach and education programs.

Questions about the workshop should be sent to:

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Des Moines 2018 - Sugar Surfing Workshop