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Schedule for Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Time Event and Location
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open - Attendees: South Registration; Sponsors and Exhibitors: Central Registration

9:00 am - 5:00 pm First Timers' Welcome Area - South Registration
Stop by during the day for a relaxed Welcome to FFL

Noon - 6:00 pm and 8:00 - 10:00 pm Sports Central - Veracruz A - Sponsored by Novo Nordisk




Schedule for Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - Focus Groups, Sessions, Receptions
Time Coronado A Coronado B Coronado C Coronado D Coronado E Coronado F Coronado RST Fiesta 7 Monterrey 2/3 Acapulco Yucatan
Grandparents
Veracruz A
9:00 - 10:30   DexCom
DexCom Madlibs

Session Full
TrialNet
Understanding TrialNet and Prevention Trials
Open to everyone
Novo Nordisk
On The Go: Choosing Your Device
Patients that uses a pen as a primary insulin delivery device or as a back up to pump therapy. All patients should bring at least one parent with them.
Lilly Diabetes
Discover the Possibilities
Parents, caregivers, and adults
T1D Exchange
Glu: an online community for people like you
Children with type 1 and at least one parent
Moms' Discussion Group
Intissar Ben Halim, Lauren Lanning & Michelle Rago
Film Screening:
Sweet 16

Dan Shannon
Partnering for Diabetes Change
Social Media & The Monster Under the Bed: the Latest Thinking on Fearing vs. Embracing Social Media
Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill
Begins at 10 am
  Sports Central
Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

Open
Noon
to
10 pm

11:00 - 12:30 Tandem Diabetes Care
t:slim Pump with integrated DexCom G4 Platinum continuous glucose monitoring
Parents, adults and teens with Type 1

Session Full
Animas
Artificial Pancreas
People with type 1; parents of younger kids with type 1
OneTouch
Managing Diabetes in a Digital World
Parents, adults & teens with type 1

Session Full
Novo Nordisk
Tools for Type 1
All type 1 youth (mix of ages) and one caregiver
Lilly Diabetes
Discover the Possibilities
Parents, caregivers, and adults
Abbott Diabetes Care
Glucose Logging and Dose Calculation
Kids and Parents Age 10 and up
Dads' Discussion Group
Korey Hood, Tom Karlya, & Scott Kyllo
Film Screening:
DxONE

Dan Masucci
Intellectual Property for Bloggers, Researchers and Inventors
Neil Benchell
Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill
Grandparents Bootcamp
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
1:00 - 2:30 Tandem Diabetes Care
Novel on-body/off-body insulin pump and diabetes management system
Parents, adults, and teens with Type 1
Animas
Artificial Pancreas
People with type 1; parents of younger kids with type 1
OneTouch
Exclusive Review of the Latest BGM Innovations
Parents & adults with type 1 who own an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

Session Full
Perrigo Diabetes Care
Topic TBD
Medtronic Diabetes
Using Software and Technology to Optimize Diabetes Management
Parents and caregivers of people with type 1
Insulet
The Social Side of Diabetes Management
Caregivers of kids under 10 on MDI or are new to pump therapy
Parents of Teens Discussion Group
Henry Rodriguez  
Writers Workshop
Jessica Apple
Bloggers Hangout Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill
Grandparents Bootcamp
Drop In After Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 pm
3:00 - 4:30         Medtronic Diabetes
Using Software and Technology to Optimize Diabetes Management
Parents and caregivers of people with type 1
      Bloggers Hangout Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill
Ends at 4 pm
 
3:00 - 4:30 pm First Timers Reception
Fiesta 5-6
Sponsored by Sanofi Diabetes
 
6:00 - 9:00 pm Grand Opening Ceremony
Grand Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall - Veracruz B and C
Sponsored by OneTouch
 
8:00 - 10:00 pm Young Adults Dinner
Durango
For Adults 18-22
Please RSVP by June 25
 

Session Codes:   Focus Group   Reception / Social Event   Psychosocial   Session



Parents and Adults Schedule for Thursday, July 11, 2013
Time Coronado H Coronado J Coronado K Coronado L Coronado AB
Adults Type 1
Sponsored by
Insulet
Coronado CD
Adults Type 1
Sponsored by
Insulet
Coronado EF
College Age
Acapulco Yucatan
Grandparents
Sponsored by
LifeScan
Veracruz A-B-C
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast Buffet in Coronado H - L - Sponsored by Lilly Diabetes
9:00 - 10:00 Richard Rubin Opening Keynote Session
Tom Karlya and Moira McCarthy
Sponsored by Lilly Diabetes
           
10:00 - 10:45 Beverage Break in Veracruz Foyer outside Exhibit Hall Veracruz A
Sports Central
Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

Daytime Sessions

Evening Hours
8 - 10 pm

Veracruz B-C
Exhibit Hall &
Quilt for Life

Sponsored by
LifeScan

Open
10 am - Noon
1 - 4 pm
10:45 - 12:00 Continuous Glucose Sensing Update
Henry Anhalt
The DRI BioHub: Mimicking the Native Pancreas
Cherie Stabler
FDA Diabetes Update
Helene Clayton-Jeter
Carb Counting Basics and Tools
Dana Dignard
Women and Diabetes
Brandy Barnes
Positive Caregiving
Jill Weissberg-Benchell
Technology Update for Adults & College - Pumps, Sensors, Apps, and All
Jeremy Pettus
Preparing High Schoolers for College and Young Adulthood
Diana Naranjo
Drop in to the Grandparents Lounge
Grandparents Faculty
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch Buffet in Coronado H-L -- Sponsored by Sanofi Diabetes
1:30 - 2:45 Making Sense of Sensor Data
Gary Scheiner
The Artificial Pancreas Project
Ed Damiano
Changes, Challenges, and Cheers
Jill Weissberg-Benchell
Facing Really Hard Challenges
Sandy Struss
Everything But Insulin
Henry Anhalt & Kelly Close
Stress Management
Bob Bulgarelli & Natalie Bellini
Time Management - Juggling Priorities and Fitting Diabetes Into Life
Korey Hood & Marissa Town
Diabetes Management in School
Crystal Jackson
Grandparents Guidelines
Grandparents Faculty
2:45 - 3:30 Snack Break in Veracruz Foyer outside Exhibit Hall
3:30 - 4:45 Reading the Research - The T1D Exchange
Roy Beck & Dana Ball
Clinical Roadmap to a Cure
Julia Greenstein & Mark Atkinson
Getting a Fresh Start with Diabetes Management
Barbara Anderson
Managing Sick Days and Hospital Stays
Lori Laffel
Support Through Social Media
Kerri Sparling, Scott Johnson, & Jessica Apple
The Impact Of Health Care Reform On People With Diabetes
Greg Aronin
Young Men's Discussion
Korey Hood
Follow-up Discussion: Diabetes Management in School
Crystal Jackson
Common Fears Discussion
Grandparents Faculty
6:30 - 8:30 Family and Friends Banquet
From 6:30 to 8:30 in Coronado H - L
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk
Preregistration and Tickets Required
 
8:30 - 10:30 Music and Dancing - It's a Ball!
Following the Banquet
From 8:30 to 10:30 pm in Coronado H - L
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk
All Ages Welcome - Tickets not Required
 

Session Codes:   Science   Research   Diabetes 101   Psychosocial   Nutrition   Exercise   Grandparents   Legal & Advocacy



Parents and Adults Schedule for Friday, July 12, 2013
Time Coronado H Coronado J Coronado K Coronado L Coronado AB
Adults Type 1
Sponsored by
Insulet
Coronado CD
Adults Type 1
Sponsored by
Insulet
Coronado EF
College Age
Acapulco Durango 1 Durango 2 Coronado MN Coronado PQ Coronado RST Yucatan
Grandparents
Sponsored by
LifeScan
Veracruz
A-B-C
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast Buffet in Coronado H - L
9:00 - 10:00 The DRI BioHub: Optimizing Islet Encapsulation
Chris Fraker
The Role of Gut Permeability in Autoimmunity: Lessons Learned From Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease
Alessio Fasano
Making the Most of Diabetes in Your Family
Korey Hood
An Introduction to Diabetes Technology
Gary Scheiner
Dating and Diabetes
Jill Weissberg-Benchell & Kerri Sparling
Couples' Discussion Group
Joe Solowiejczyk
Young Women's Discussion
Barbara Anderson
Pumping Tips and Tricks
Lorraine Anderson
How to be an Advocate
Kimberly Davis & Tom Karlya
 
 
Stress Management
Bob Bulgarelli
 
 
 
 
Ask the Diabetes Team
Grandparents Faculty
Veracruz A
Sports Central
Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

Daytime Sessions

Evening Hours
8 - 10 pm



Veracruz B-C
Exhibit Hall &
Quilt for Life

Sponsored by
LifeScan

Open
10 am - Noon
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
10:00 - 10:45 Beverage Break in Veracruz Foyer outside Exhibit Hall
10:45 - 12:00 Being the Best Patient You Can Be
Sean & Tamara Oser
Celiac: Overview and Update
Alessio Fasano
Family Teamwork Across Child and Adolescent Development
Barbara Anderson
Candy Canes, Candy Corn, and Syrup: The Glycemic Index
Gary Scheiner
Beyond Counting Carbs: Eating Well Without Getting Bored
Lorraine Anderson
Having a Baby: The Best 12 Months of Your Life
Kelly Close & Kerri Sparling
Sex, Drugs, & Rock-n-Roll
Korey Hood
Single Parents' Discussion Group
Joe Solowiejczyk
Puberty and Adolescence: Body and Mind
Henry Anhalt & Jill Weissberg-Benchell
Meet the Sports Central Athletes
Rick Philbin
Majoring in College, Minoring in Diabetes
Christina Roth, Sara Nicastro, & Crystal Jackson
 
 
 
 
Dealing with Diabetes Emergencies
Grandparents Faculty
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Buffet in Coronado H-L
1:00 - 2:00 Dedicated Exhibit Hall Hour; Closes at 3:30 pm
2:00 - 3:15 Sports and Pumping: Finding the Right Mix
Rick Philbin
Strike the Spike
Gary Scheiner
It's Not Just a Numbers Game
Joe Solowiejczyk
Avoiding and Overcoming Diabetes Burnout
Korey Hood & Jill Weissberg-Benchell
It's a Big World Out There - Traveling with Type 1
The Connected in Motion Team
Being a Parent with Type 1 Diabetes
Kerri Sparling, Scott Johnson, & Stefan Rubin
Stress Management
Bob Bulgarelli & Harold Sanco
Grown Up Eating - It Doesn't Have to be a Food Fight
Dana Dignard
Say That Again: What You Learned at Diagnosis
Lori Laffel
Celiac Discussion Group
Alessio Fasano
Discussion Group for Significant Others
Diana Naranjo
Dads' Discussion Group
Tom Karlya & Scott Kyllo
Moms' Discussion Group
Intissar Ben Halim, Lauren Lanning & Michelle Rago
Reclaiming Sleepovers and Get-aways
Grandparents Faculty
3:15 - 4:00 Snack Break in Veracruz Foyer outside Exhibit Hall
4:00 - 5:00 Closing Keynote: Reaching Your Personal Summit
Will Cross
                   
Evening Dessert with the Faculty
9 pm - 11 pm - Veracruz Pre-Function Area
(Outside the Exhibit Hall)
Adults with Type 1 Casino Night
Sponsored by Tandem Diabetes Care
7 pm - 11 pm - Fiesta 5-6

Session Codes:   Science   Research   Diabetes 101   Psychosocial   Nutrition   Exercise   Grandparents   Legal & Advocacy



Schedule for Saturday, July 13, 2013
Time Event
All Day Family Day at Coronado Springs

Day-long family activities right on site at the Coronado

Breakfast On Your Own

Sports Central Open 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Parents of Children with Type 1 Closing Discussion
Jill Weissberg-Benchell
10:00 - 11:30 am in Durango 1-2

Scavenger Hunt from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., with prizes awarded at 3:00 p.m.
Sign up in Coronado J/K on Saturday morning

Ice Cream Break and Meet-n-Greet with the Disney Characters
1:30 pm in Coronado J/K

Late Night Tween Social
Sponsored by Medtronic
(No Dinner)
8 pm - 11 pm - Fiesta 6
Teen Dinner Dance
Sponsored by Medtronic
8 pm - Midnight - Fiesta 5



Schedule for Sunday, July 14, 2013
Time Location
8:00 - 10:00 Farewell Breakfast in Coronado H-J-K
Join your new friends for life for a farewell breakfast. All families welcome.


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  Faculty - Youth Faculty - Grandparents Faculty - CWD Staff - Sports Central Staff  
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