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Program of Events and Sessions

General Sessions

Friday, January 3, 2003

  7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.   Reception
Exhibits Open


Saturday, January 4, 2003

  8:00 - 9:00 a.m.   Buffet Breakfast, Exhibits Open
  9:00 - 9:30 a.m.   The Internet and Diabetes Technology, Jeff Hitchcock
  9:30 - 10:30 a.m.   Keynote Address: Islet Cell Transplantation - Looking to the Future, Juan Dominguez-Bendala
 
  10:30 - 11:00 a.m.   Snack break
 
  11:00 - 12:30 noon   Information and Data Management Systems (Animas EZ Manager, Roche Diabetes Assistant, TheraSense Co-Pilot, Deltec My Treatment Assistant)
  12:30 - 2:00 p.m.   Lunch on your own; Exhibits open
  2:00 - 2:45 p.m.   Making Sense of New Technology, Betty Brackenridge
  2:45 - 3:30 p.m.   Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems (Medtronic MiniMed and GlucoWatch2)
  3:30 - 4:00 p.m.   Insulin Delivery Systems, William Quick
 
The late afternoon is free for outdoor family activities. Please plan ahead if you would like to reserve a tee time or take advantage of the many activities on site or nearby, including hiking, horseback riding, swimming, playing tennis, or visiting the spa!

  6:00 - ???   BBQ dinner at the Last Territory Steakhouse (on resort property)


Sunday, January 5, 2003

  8:00 - 9:00 a.m.   Buffet Breakfast, exhibits open
  9:00 - 11:00 a.m.   Blood glucose testing topics: Alternate Site Testing, New Blood Glucose Meters (UltraSmart by LifeScan; Tracker by TheraSense, Continuous Glucose Monitoring by TheraSense), HbA1c self-testing (Metrika)
  11:00 - 11:30 a.m.   Snack break
 
  11:30 - 1:00 p.m.   Insulin Pump Technology (Deltec Cozmo, Animas IR, Medtronic MiniMed Paradigm)
 
 
Teen Sessions
Presentations and discussion groups specifically for teens (ages 12+) will be offered on the same schedule as the adult sessions. These sessions are for teens with type 1 diabetes as well as their siblings and friends. Everyone is welcome!


Saturday, January 4, 2003

  9:00 - 10:30 a.m.   Teen Ice Breaker; The International Diabetes Youth Ambassador Program - IDYA - Calling All Teens! Kari and Clare Rosenfeld, Carolyn and Sam Billetdeaux
 
  10:30 - 11:00 a.m.   Snack Break
 
  11:00 - 12:30 noon   Eating Out, Sleepovers and Parties - What's a Teen to Do? Fun discussion with Betty Brackenridge
  12:30 - 2:00 p.m.   Lunch on your own; Exhibits open
  2:00 - 2:45 p.m.   Making Sense of New Technology (teens join the adults) - Betty Brackenridge
  2:45 - 4:00 p.m.   Fun by the Pool!


Sunday, January 5, 2003

  9:00 - 10:00 a.m.   Highs and Lows: Stress, Anger, and Dealing with It - Discussion with Betty Brackenridge, Natalie Bellini, and Kari Rosenfeld
  10:00 - 11:00 a.m.   What are Your Parents Worried About? The Truth About Complications - Discussion with Natalie Bellini
 
  11:00 - 11:30 a.m.   Snack Break
 
  11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.   New Insulin Pump Technology - Teens may join the adults for these presentations by the insulin pump representatives from Deltec, Medtronic MiniMed, and Animas.
 
School-Age Children's Sessions
Programming for school-age children (approximately ages 8-11) will be fun and interactive. No "boring stuff" here! Sessions will run on the same schedule as the adults. All school-age children are welcome.


Saturday, January 4, 2003

  9:00 - 10:30 a.m.   Ice Breaker for Kids! - Stephanie Schwartz and Joyce Mosiman
 
  10:30 - 11:00 a.m.   Snack Break
 
  11:00 - 12:30 noon   Getting Mad at Diabetes. What's a Kid to Do? - Discussion with Natalie Bellini
  12:30 - 2:00 p.m.   Lunch on your own; Exhibits open
  2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Building Food Pyramids with Stephanie Schwartz and Joyce Mosiman (these will be used as table decorations for BBQ that night)


Sunday, January 5, 2003

  9:00 - 10:00 a.m.   Ice Breaker with Carolyn and Sam Billetdeaux and Clare Rosenfeld
  10:00 - 11:00 a.m.   Diabetes Survivor! and Diabetes Jeopardy! Stephanie Schwartz and Joyce Mosiman
  11:00 - 11:30 a.m.   Snack break
 
  11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.   Eating Out, Sleepovers and Parties: How Can I Manage This? Fun Discussion with Betty Brackenridge

We recommend keeping younger children with their parents.

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 or email Laura.Billetdeaux@childrenwithdiabetes.com

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