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Program of Events and Sessions
Friday, February 29, 2008
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Registration and Reception in the Grand Ballroom, Exhibits Open


Saturday, March 1, 2008
7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Buffet Breakfast
Exhibits open 8:00 am to Noon
8:45 - 10:00 a.m. Opening Keynote: - Why We Pump - Henry Anhalt
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Snack break
10:45 - Noon Pumping Basics - John Walsh
Strike the Spike - Gary Scheiner
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch buffet
Food will be served from 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Please be prompt.

Exhibits closed from Noon to 1:00 pm and open from 1:00 to 5:00 pm
Exhibits close for good at 5:00 pm
1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Keeping Technology in Perspective – Bob Bulgarelli
Pumping in Schools: Strategies to Make it Work! – Crystal Jackson
2:15 - 3:00 p.m. Snack Break
3:00 - 4:15 p.m. Exercise, Busy Kids, and Smart Pumps – Rick Philbin
Advanced Pumping Concepts - John Walsh
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. 1:1 consultations with Crystal Jackson (schools), Mike Schurig (dietary), John Walsh (pumping), and Bob Bulgarelli; please email Laura Billetdeaux to schedule
6:00 p.m. Dinner followed by Evening Entertainment
7:30 p.m. Children's Movie
7:45 p.m. How To Talk To Your Teen - Natalie Bellini


Sunday, March 2, 2008
7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Buffet Breakfast
8:45 - 10:00 a.m. CGMS and Pumping – Henry Anhalt
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Snack break
10:45 - Noon Preventing and Managing Hypos – Gary Scheiner
Choosing the Right Infusion Set – Natalie Bellini
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Buffet
Food will be served from 12:00-12:30 p.m., please be prompt.
1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Managing Family Stress – Bob Bulgarelli
Managing Glycemic Variability: Why Is It Important – Kim Kelly
2:15 - 3:00 p.m. Snack Break
3:00 - 4:15 p.m. Beating Pump Anxiety: Meet the Kids - CWD teens, facilitated by Laura Billetdeaux


Teen Sessions
Activities and discussion groups specifically for teens (ages 13+) will be offered on the same schedule as the adult sessions with the same breaks for snacks and meals. These sessions are for teens with type 1 diabetes as well as their teen siblings and friends. Everyone is welcome! Teens should simply report to the designated Teen Room each day at 8:45 a.m. Faculty includes Natalie Bellini, Katie Daugherty, Jim Vail, Nabil Elarbi, and Chris Tull. Teens will be going off-site and outdoors in the afternoons. A signed permission slip and waiver must be completed at registration in order for teens to participate.
Tween Sessions
Activities and discussion groups specifically for tweens (ages 10-12) will be offered on the same schedule as the adult sessions with the same breaks for snacks and meals. These sessions are for tweens with type 1 diabetes as well as their tween siblings and friends. The kids should simply report to the designated Tween room each day at 8:45 a.m. Faculty includes Melissa Ringley and Kim Kelly. Tweens may be going off-site (not far) or outdoors in the afternoons; they also may have pool time – so bring a swimsuit! A signed permission slip and waiver must be completed at registration in order for tweens to participate.
Elementary Age Sessions
Programming for school-age children (approximately ages 6-9) will be fun and interactive. No "boring stuff" here! Sessions will run on the same schedule as the adults with the same breaks for snacks and meals. All school-age children are welcome. Pool time will be part of each day's activities, so make sure your child has a swimsuit! Children should report each day to the designated Elementary room. Faculty will include Lauren Lanning, Michelle Rago, Brian Foster, and Tricia Stewart!
Childcare
Childcare for potty-trained children ages 3-5 will be available. CDE Mary Babin will be the lead person for childcare. Please talk with her on Friday evening if your preschooler will be in childcare during the weekend.

If a parent would like to volunteer to assist with the school-age children's activities, we would love the help!

Please contact Laura Billetdeaux to ask about volunteering: phone 734-428-8265 (Eastern time) during business hours Monday through Friday, or email anytime at laura.billetdeaux@childrenwithdiabetes.com.

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