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Schedule for Wednesday, July 23 - Focus Groups and Receptions
Time Anemone Bluegill Damselfish Eisenia Fantail Grouper Japanero Koi Nomeus Palani
Sailfish
Tarpon Unicorn Yellowtail Wedgwood
Ballroom
Oceans
9-12
9:00 - 10:30 Medtronic Diabetes
What's New on the Horizon: Software and Futurizing Monitoring
Everyone

Session Full
Smiths Medical
Fun Pumping
Everyone

Session Full
LifeScan
Educational Tools
Parents
Animas
The "New to Pumping" Experience
Everyone

Session Full
Abbott Diabetes Care
Finding my Independence With Type 1
Teens with type 1
Sanofi Aventis
Making a Difference at Diagnosis
Parents of Kids Aged 8-18
Nipro Diabetes
How to know When You're Ready for Pumping
Parents
Inside the Teenage Brain
Teens on a pump

Session Full
National Diabetes Education Program
Transitioning to Adult Care
Teens
Diabetes Research Institute
Staying Informed About Diabetes Research
Parents

Session Full
Help Define the Future
Teens who pump or use a CGM

Session Full
National Diabetes Education Program
Transitioning to Adult Care
Parents of Teens and Young Adults

Session Full
Unomedical
Infusion Sets And Educational Materials
Kids & Teens on Pumps
Young Adults Breakfast
With Nicole Johnson
Young Adults
Quilt for Life

9 am
to
9 pm
11:00 - 12:30 Medtronic Diabetes
Empowering the Diabetes Community Through Education
Everyone
Smiths Medical
Infusion Sets
Everyone
LifeScan
Diabetes on the Web
Parents and older kids who use the Internet
Animas
Designing Future Glucose Management Systems
Parents
Abbott Diabetes Care
My Life and Raising a Child with Diabetes
Parents

Session Full
Sanofi Aventis
Making a Difference at Diagnosis
Teens
Nipro Diabetes
Am I Ready to Pump?
Kids and Teens
Inside the Teenage Brain
Teens diagnosed within the last 12 months

Session Full
National Diabetes Education Program
Transitioning to Adult Care
Young Adults
Novo Nordisk
DAWN Youth
Families
Help Define the Future
Parents of teens who pump or use a CGM

Session Full
Bayer Healthcare
Day-to-Day Tools: Understanding What Works
Parents
FDA
Glucose Monitoring
Everyone
Grandparents Welcome Coffee
11:00 - 12:00 noon
1:00 - 2:30 Young Adults Reception
Sponsored by Bayer Healthcare
Dex4
Open House: Family Feedback
Everyone
Roche / ACCU-CHEK
MultiClix Challenge
One child and one parent
Novo Nordisk
Pros And Cons Of Pump Therapy
Everyone
Diabetes Education & Camping Association
Learning by Osmosis at Camp
Everyone
Finding Patterns in Chaos
Parents of kids under 13

Session Full
ADA
What Was It Like When...?
Parents whose child was dx'd age 0-3
Inside the Teenage Brain
Teens on injection therapy
McNeil Nutritionals (HEALTHSIMPLE)
Cool Diabetes Tools
Everyone

Session Full
TrialNet
Participating in Research - The Parent's Perspective
Parents
Help Define the Future
Parents of kids 12 or under who pump or use a CGM

Session Full
Bayer Healthcare
Day-to-Day Tools: Understanding What Works
Kids and Teens

Session Full
FDA
Continuous Sensing

Everyone
International Families Welcome Reception
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Sponsored by LifeScan
3:00 - 4:30 Your CWD
Drop in and tell us what you like now and what you'd like CWD to be in the future.
 

Disetronic
ACCU-CHEK Smart Pix
Everyone
Novo Nordisk
Be a Marketing Manager for a Day
Everyone
Pelikan Technologies
Pelikan Sun – Change the Way You Feel about Testing
Kids with parents
Finding Patterns in Chaos
Teens with type 1
ADA
What Was it Like When...?
Parents whose child was dx'd age 4-7
  Starbright
Help Create a Video Game about Diabetes
Teens and pre-teens 11 and older

Session Cancelled
Starbright Foundation
Help Define an Educational and Coping Tool
Parents

Session Cancelled
 

 

 

Teen First Timers Welcome Reception
3:00 - 4:30 First Timers Reception
Crystal Ballroom C-D-E
Sponsored by Sanofi-Aventis
6:00 - 9:00 Grand Opening Ceremony
Exhibitors' Reception in Exhibit Hall - Oceans Ballroom 1 - 8
Sponsored by Roche Diagnostics



Parents and Adults Schedule for Thursday, July 24
Time Crystal
Ballroom
A
Crystal
Ballroom
B
Crystal
Ballroom
C
Crystal
Ballroom
D
Crystal
Ballroom
E
Anemone Damselfish Fantail Unicorn
Birds of a Feather
Veiltail
Birds of a Feather
Nomeus Palani
Sailfish
Walu Oceans
Ballroom
7:30 - 8:45 Keynote Breakfast Buffet in Crystal Ballroom A-E
Supported by Platinum Education Partner Abbott Diabetes Care
8:45 - 10:00 Opening Keynote Session:
Welcome to the Family

Richard Rubin
Supported by Platinum Education Partner Abbott Diabetes Care
 
10:00 - 10:45 Snack Break outside Oceans Ballroom / Exhibit Hall Exhibit Hall
Oceans 1-8


Open
10 am - 1:00 pm

Closed
1:00 - 2:00 pm

Open
2:00 - 5:00 pm




Quilt for Life
Oceans 9-12


Open
10 am - 5:00 pm

10:45 - 12:00 Choosing an Infusion Set
Natalie Bellini
Why We Pump
Henry Anhalt
Heart Health Update
Bob Bulgarelli
Continuous Sensing
Bruce Buckingham
Emerging Technologies: Bridging The Newest Disciplines To Cure Diabetes
Norma Sue Kenyon
 
A Beginner's Guide to Diabetes for Grandparents
Betty
Brackenridge
Schools and 504 Plans
Crystal Jackson
Parents of Teens Discussion
Parents of College Aged Discussion
Family Dynamics
Paul Madden
It's Not Just a Numbers Game
Joe Solowiejczyk
 
12:00 - 1:15 Lunch Buffet in Crystal Ballroom A-E sponsored by Sanofi-Aventis
1:15 - 2:30 Carbs Count
Gary Scheiner
Introduction to Pumping
John Walsh
How to Get Moving & Eat Right
Ann Albright
Understanding Diabetes Research
Peter Chase
The Artificial Pancreas
Stuart Weinzimer & Ed Damiano
Looking at Meter Glucose Data
Bill Clarke
Insulin Pumps for Grandparents
Betty
Brackenridge
Discrimination
Crystal Jackson
Parents of Preschoolers Discussion
Parents of Elementary Kids Discussion
How to Eat an Elephant
Scott Scolnick
Growing Up and Letting Go
Joe Solowiejczyk
 
2:30 - 3:15 Snack Break outside Oceans Ballroom / Exhibit Hall
3:15 - 4:30 Celiac - The Science
Alessio Fasano
Smart Pumps and Sports
Rick Philbin
Managing Hypoglycemia
Gary Scheiner
Making Sense of Sensor Data
Bruce Buckingham
The Artificial Pancreas
Stuart Weinzimer & Ed Damiano
The Science of Exercise
Kim Kelly
Grandparents' Discussion Group
Betty
Brackenridge
Planning a Pregnancy
Fran Kaufman & Nicole Johnson
Parents of Tweens Discussion
Parents of Preschoolers Discussion
Disordered Eating
Barbara Anderson
Diabetes Overwhelmus
Richard Rubin
Firsts
Henry Anhalt
6:30 - 8:30 Family and Friends Banquet
6:30 to 8:30 in Crystal Ballroom A - E
Preregistration and Tickets Required
Sponsored by LifeScan and Novo Nordisk
 
8:30 - 10:30 Music and Dancing following the Banquet
8:30 to 10:30 in Crystal Ballroom A - E
All Ages Welcome - Tickets not Required
Sponsored by LifeScan and Novo Nordisk
Teen Pool Party
8:30 to 10:30 at the
Pool Grassy Reception Area
Teens 13-18 Welcome
 

Session Color Codes   Science   Psychosocial   Grandparents   Legal & Advocacy   Birds of a Feather



Parents and Adults Schedule for Friday, July 25
Time Crystal
Ballroom
A
Crystal
Ballroom
B
Crystal
Ballroom
C
Crystal
Ballroom
D
Crystal
Ballroom
E
Anemone Damselfish Fantail Unicorn
Birds of a Feather
Veiltail
Birds of a Feather
Nomeus Palani
Sailfish
Walu Oceans
Ballroom
7:30 - 8:45 Breakfast Buffet in Crystal Ballroom A-E
8:45 - 10:00 Celiac - Day to Day
Alessio Fasano
Government and Diabetes
Ann Albright & Arleen Pinkos
Strike the Spike
Gary Scheiner
Glucose: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Kim Kelly
NIH Research Update
David Harlan
Pump Problem Solving
John Walsh
Reclaiming Sleepovers and Get-aways
Betty
Brackenridge
Diabetes around the World Video
Fran Kaufman
Parents of Athletes
Chris Dudley
Parents of Tweens Discussion
Family Dynamics
Paul Madden
It's Not Just a Numbers Game
Joe Solowiejczyk
Transitioning to Adult Care
Lynda Fisher
Exhibit Hall
Oceans 1-8


Open
10 am - 1:00 pm

Closed
1:00 - 2:00 pm

Open
2:00 - 5:00 pm




Quilt for Life
Oceans 9-12


Open
10 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 - 10:45 Snack Break outside Oceans Ballroom / Exhibit Hall
10:45 - 12:00 Safe at School Program
Larry Deeb & Crystal Jackson
Glycemic Variability
Kim Kelly
Nutrition for the Athlete with Diabetes
Rick Philbin & Barb Whedon
Making Sense of Sensor Data
Bruce Buckingham
Tissue Engineering: New Frontiers for Insulin Replacement
Cherie Stabler
Glucagon - What You Need to Know
Gary Scheiner
Blood Glucose Monitoring for Grandparents
Betty
Brackenridge
Diabetes Around the World
Fran Kaufman & Amany Maher
Single Moms Discussion
Barbara Anderson
Parents of Elementary Kids Discussion
Non-Traditional Families
Scott Scolnick
Stress Management
Bob Bulgarelli
Choosing a Career
Ann Albright
12:00 - 1:15 Lunch Buffet in Crystal Ballroom A-E sponsored by Eli Lilly
1:15 - 2:30 Diabetes, Drugs & Alcohol
Henry Anhalt
Advanced Pumping
John Walsh
Sick Day Management
Peter Chase
Accuracy in Continuous Sensing
Bill Clarke
The Work Remaining
Bruce Buckingham
Making a Diabetes Emergency Kit
Barb Whedon
Glucagon & Diabetes Emergencies for Grandparents
Betty
Brackenridge
Problem Solving at School
Crystal Jackson
Parents of College Aged Kids Discussion
Parents of Teens Discussion
Moms' Discussion Group
Barbara Anderson
Meet the Athletes
Rick Philbin
Transitioning to Adult Care
Lynda Fisher
2:30 - 3:15 Snack Break outside Oceans Ballroom / Exhibit Hall
3:15 - 4:30 Making a Difference
Larry Deeb
 
Bringing it all Together
Chris Dudley
Genetic Engineering
Anthony Cheung
Looking at Meter Glucose Data
Bill Clarke
 
Closing Session for Grandparents
Betty
Brackenridge
 
Single Moms Discussion
Barbara Anderson
 
Dads' Discussion Group
Richard Rubin & Stefan Rubin
 
Looking Ahead to LifeStyle Changes
Bob Bulgarelli
Late Night Dessert with the Faculty
9 - 11 pm in Crystal Ballroom D/E
Enjoy dessert and coffee with all the Friends for Life faculty
And see CWD's First Scientific Poster Presentation
Sponsored by Smiths Medical
Tween Social with Karaoke
8 - 11 pm in Coral Ballroom
(No Dinner)
Sponsored by LifeScan
Teen Dinner Dance
8 pm - Midnight in
Wedgwood Ballroom
All teens welcome (ages 13 to 18 only, please)
Dress Nicely -- No Jeans
No Parents Allowed
(Just chaperones!)
Sponsored by Bayer Healthcare
Young Adults Dinner and Salsa Dancing
8 pm - Midnight in Crystal Ballroom A/B
Ages 18-25
Sponsored by Bayer Healthcare

Session Color Codes   Science   Psychosocial   Grandparents   Legal & Advocacy   Birds of a Feather



Schedule for Saturday, July 26
Time Location
8:00 - 9:00 "Day at the Park" Breakfast in the Atrium
All Families Welcome at Breakfast

9:00 am -
Park Closing
Education for CWD Foundation Benefit Day at Universal Studios
Chartered Buses to the Park beginning at 9:00 am
Registration and Wristband Required for Bus Ride

Lunch from 12:00 - 2:00 pm at The Groove, The Latin Quarter, Pat O'Brien's, and Rising Star at City Walk
Registration and Wristband Required for Lunch

Return Trip on Buses from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, then again from 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Registration and Wristband Required for Bus Ride



Schedule for Sunday, July 27
Time Location
9:00 - 10:00 Farewell Breakfast in the Atrium
Sponsored by Medtronic Diabetes

Join your new friends for life for a farewell breakfast. All families welcome

Who | Wed Focus Groups | Program Overview | Details
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Youth |   | All Thu Fri Sat Sun |      


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