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Program of Events and Sessions
Friday, February 19, 2010
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Registration and Reception, Exhibits Open in Liberty Hall


Saturday, February 20, 2010
7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Buffet Breakfast in Liberty Hall
Exhibits open 7:45 am to 5:00 pm in Liberty Hall
8:45 - 10:00 a.m. Opening Keynote: - Diabetes Technology – Past, Present, and Future - Stephen Ponder - Salons 4 and 5
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Snack break, exhibits open in Liberty Hall
10:45 a.m. - Noon Care Suggestions According to CWD - Jeff Hitchcock - Salons 4 and 5
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch buffet, exhibits open in Liberty Hall
1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Sports, Exercise, and BG Control – Gary Scheiner - Salons 4 and 5
Living and wearing a CGM: A Pediatric Endocrinologist's Practical Perspective – Stephen Ponder - Salon 6
2:15 - 3:00 p.m. Snack Break, exhibits open in Liberty Hall
3:00 - 4:15 p.m. Using Advanced Pump Features – Gary Scheiner - Salons 4 and 5
Family Teamwork in Diabetes Management – Barbara Anderson - Salon 6
4:30 p.m. Workout with Harold - All Ages Welcome - Salon 2
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. CWD Dinner - Everyone Welcome - Liberty Hall
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. Parents of Teens Discussion Group - Natalie Bellini and Jim Vail - Salon 6


Sunday, February 21, 2010
7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Buffet Breakfast in Liberty Hall
Exhibits open 7:45 am until Noon in Liberty Hall
8:45 - 10:00 a.m. Making Sense of Sensor Data – Gary Scheiner - Salons 4 and 5
Infusion Sets and Sensors – Natalie Bellini - Salon 6
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Snack break, exhibits open in Liberty Hall
10:45 - Noon Managing Technology at School – Crystal Jackson - Salons 4 and 5
Managing Technology During Transitions and Change – Barbara Anderson - Salon 6
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Buffet in Liberty Hall
1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Sick Day Management – Anne Sides - Salons 4 and 5
Carb-Counting Using Pump Features – Mike Schurig - Salon 6
2:15 - 3:00 p.m. Snack Break in Liberty Hall
3:00 - 4:15 p.m. Moms' Discussion Group – Lauren Lanning & Michelle Rago - Salons 4 and 5
Dads' Discussion Group - Steve Ponder & Jeff Hitchcock - Salon 6


Teen Sessions
Activities (some outdoors) and discussion groups specifically for teens (ages 13+) will be included. 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 Teen Room each day at 8:45 a.m. Teens likely 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 (including pool time!) 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. Tweens should simply report to the designated Tween Room each day at 8:45 a.m. Tweens likely will be going off-site on Sunday afternoon. A signed waiver must be completed at registration in order for tweens to participate.
School-Age Children's Sessions
Programming for school-age children (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 at 8:45 a.m.
Childcare
Childcare for potty-trained children ages 3-5 will be available, and a Certified Diabetes Educator will be on staff.

Please note that all children must be with their appropriate age group on Saturday and Sunday. The elementary program is for children ages 6-9; the tween program is for children ages 10-12, and the teen program is for ages 13-18. There is no 'skipping up' or 'skipping down.' This is per our insurance guidelines. No exceptions are allowed.

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