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Jun 01, 2010

Founder of TCOYD, Steve Edelman, M.D. Joins Tandem Diabetes Care Advisory Board

Founder of TCOYD, Steve Edelman, M.D. Joins Tandem Diabetes Care Advisory Board

SAN DIEGO, CA, June 01, 2010

Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc., a privately-held company, today announced Steven V. Edelman, M.D., has joined the organization as a member of its clinical advisory board.

Dr. Edelman, who has been living with diabetes since the age of 15, is the founder and director of Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), a national not-for-profit diabetes education organization. Dr. Edelman has authored over 200 articles and five books and has won numerous awards for teaching and humanitarianism. Additionally, Dr. Edelman is an active member of The Endocrine Society, the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and the International Diabetes Federation.

“Dr. Edelman’s commitment to helping people with diabetes is a model for all of us,” said Kim Blickenstaff, Chief Executive Officer of Tandem Diabetes Care. “As a physician, he works to improve the lives of his patients through the management of their diabetes. Yet, it is his passion for reaching the masses through his TCOYD organization, which introduces the newest treatments, technology and personal guidance that exemplifies his true dedication in assisting those who live with diabetes."

Dr. Edelman serves as Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at the University of California, San Diego and the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System of San Diego.

About Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc.

Dedicated to advancing the management of diabetes, Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. is using novel technology in the development of a medical device for insulin infusion. Tandem is based in San Diego, California.