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Schedule for Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Time Event and Location
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open - South Registration
9:00 am - 5:00 pm First Timers' Welcome Area - South Registration
Stop by during the day for a relaxed Welcome to FFL
8:30 am - 9:30 am Teen Car Control Clinic Classroom Portion - Yucatan 1-3
Teens and parents enrolled in the Car Control Clinic - Be Sure to Be On Time!
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
or
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Teen Car Control Clinic Driving Portion - Offsite
Drive your car to the off site; bus provided for those who rented a car for this program
7:00 am Start Diabetes Scholars Foundation "Golf for Education" Fundraiser
Golfing event at the Osprey Ridge Golf Course. See the Diabetes Scholars web site for more information.
Noon - 10:00 pm Sports Central - Veracruz A - Sponsored by Novo Nordisk



Schedule for Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - Focus Groups and Receptions
Time Coronado A Coronado B Coronado C Coronado D Coronado E Coronado M Coronado Q Durango 1 Durango 2 Monterrey Cancun Veracruz A
7:15 - 7:45 Family Fun Run - Sponsored by Novo Nordisk
Meet at El Centro by the Lake - Warm Up with Harold 7:15, Run Begins 7:30
9:00 - 10:30 LifeScan
Tools That Work For You
Children with type 1 and one parent per child
Novo Nordisk
Diabetes On the Go: Choices to Fit Your LifeStyle
Children with type 1 and at least one parent
      sanofi-aventis
Transition In Care: Sewing The Net Before Letting Go
Parents of children with type 1
  Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill
Adults with Type 1
Meet-n-Greet

Kerri Sparling
Scott Johnson
  Retinal Screening
Sign Up at Registration
Sports Central
Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

Open
Noon
to
10 pm

11:00 - 12:30 LifeScan
Tools That Work For You
Children with type 1 and one parent per child
Novo Nordisk
Teenagers With type 1!
Teens and adults with type 1 diagnosed as teens or young adults
Insulet
Methods for Obtaining Diabetes-Related Information
Parents of children with type 1
Roche
Live Wirelessly!
Teens 14+ on a pump; Parents of teens 13 or under1
Eli Lilly & Company
Lilly Diabetes New and Exciting Collaboration
Everyone
sanofi-aventis
Meet Team Type 1!
Everyone
Celiac Discussion Group
Georgia Spiropoulos
Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill
Adults with Type 1
Sports Management

Discussion
Scott Johnson
Grandparents Boot Camp
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
1:00 - 2:30 Animas
Performing My Best Means...
Children with type 1 and their parents
Novo Nordisk
Grown-Ups With type 1
18+ with type 1
diaTribe
Targeting a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes: How Long Will We Have to Wait?
Roche
Bolus Advice for People Using MDI
Teens 13+ using MDI; parents of kids 12 or under2
Eli Lilly & Company
Teens With Type 1 Diabetes
Caregivers of teens with type 1 diabetes
    Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill
Adults with Type 1
And Partners

Supporting Each Other Discussion
Korey Hood
Grandparents Boot Camp
Drop In After Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 pm
3:00 - 4:30 LifeScan
Making My Meter and Pump Work for Me
Pumpers and their parents
          Medtronic
Get Connected!
Children with diabetes and their caregivers
Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill
   
3:00 - 4:30 First Timers Reception
Fiesta 5 and 6
Sponsored by sanofi-aventis
 
6:00 - 9:00 Grand Opening Ceremony
Grand Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall - Veracruz B and C
Sponsored by Roche Diagnostics
 
9:00 - 10:00 Teen Ice Breaker
Durango 1 - Ages 13-14 and Durango 2 - Ages 15-17
All teens ages 13-17 must attend this event
 

Notes:

  1. Pumpers 14 years or older - Parent/Caregiver preferred but not required. Parent/Caregiver consent required if not in attendance. Parent/Caregiver of pumpers 13 years or younger. Families Welcome.
  2. Teenagers 13 years or older using MDI - Parent/Caregiver preferred but not required. Parent/Caregiver consent required if not in attendance. Parent/Caregiver of kids 12 years or younger using MDI. Families Welcome.


Focus Group Codes:   Focus Group   Reception / Social Event   Discussion Group or Symposium



Parents and Adults Schedule for Thursday, July 7, 2011
Time Coronado H
Hall of Science
Sponsored by
DRIF & JDRF
Coronado J
Hall of Science
Sponsored by
DRIF & JDRF
Coronado K Coronado L Coronado AB
Adults Type 1
Sponsored by
Insulet
Coronado CD
Adults Type 1
Sponsored by
Insulet
Coronado EF Monterrey 1-3
Sponsored by
LifeScan
Veracruz A-B-C
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast buffet in Coronado H - L - Sponsored by Eli Lilly
9:00 - 10:00 Richard Rubin Opening Keynote Session - The Importance of Humor
Richard Rubin and Oliver Double
Sponsored by Eli Lilly
         
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 Emerging Technologies: Bolus Calculators, Pumps, and CGMs
John Walsh
DRI Research Update 1:
Stem Cells: New Sources, More Options

Juan Dominguez-Bendala
Diabetes Meltdown
William Polonsky
Sponsored by Roche
Carb Counting Basics and Tools
Dana Dignard
It's More Than Just Insulin
Mike Heile
Flourishing with Diabetes
Riva Greenberg
Managing Transitions in School-Aged Children with Type 1 Diabetes
Jill Weissberg-Benchell
Grandparents Guidelines
Grandparents Faculty
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch Buffet in Coronado H-L -- Sponsored by Sanofi Aventis
1:30 - 2:45 The Importance of Health Literacy
Ken Moritsugu
The Artificial Pancreas Project
Stu Weinzimer & Ed Damiano
Making the Journey Positive
Tom Karlya
Meet Kendall Simmons
Kendall Simmons
Finding Support Through Social Media
Kerri Sparling & Scott Johnson
Stress Management
Bob Bulgarelli
Introduction to Pump Therapy
Gary Scheiner
Common Fears Discussion
Richard Rubin & Grandparents Faculty
2:45 - 3:30 Snack Break in Veracruz Foyer outside Exhibit Hall
3:30 - 4:45 Best Practices in Managing Type 1 in School-Aged Children
Bruce Buckingham
DRI Research Update 2:
Tissue Engineering & Immunology: New Ways to Protect Islets

Alice Tomei
Avoiding and Overcoming Diabetes Burnout
Jill Weissberg-Benchell & Korey Hood
Managing Sick Days and Hospital Stays
Mike Heile
Infusion Sets and Sensors:
An Overview and Problem-Solving

Natalie Bellini
Exercise: What it Does and Why
Kim Kelly
Techniques for Accurate Carb Counting
Gary Scheiner
Drop In to The Grandparents' Lounge
Grandparents Faculty
6:30 - 8:30 Family and Friends Banquet
From 6:30 to 8:30 in Coronado H - L
Sponsored by LifeScan and Novo Nordisk
Preregistration and Tickets Required
 
8:30 - 10:30 Music and Dancing
Following the Banquet
From 8:30 to 10:30 pm in Coronado H - L
Sponsored by LifeScan and Novo Nordisk
All Ages Welcome - Tickets not Required
 

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



Parents and Adults Schedule for Friday, July 8, 2011
Time Coronado H
Hall of Science
Sponsored by
DRIF & JDRF
Coronado J
Hall of Science
Sponsored by
DRIF & JDRF
Coronado K Coronado L Coronado AB
Adults Type 1
Sponsored by
Insulet
Coronado CD
Adults Type 1
Sponsored by
Insulet
Coronado EF Durango 1 Durango 2 Coronado MN Coronado PQ Coronado RST Monterrey 1-3
Sponsored by
LifeScan
Veracruz A-B-C
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast buffet in Coronado H - L
9:00 - 10:00 Making Sense of Sensor Data
Gary Scheiner
Celiac: Overview and Update
Alessio Fassano
Our Leap of Faith: Believing in The Cure
Joe Solowiejczyk, Paul Madden & Korey Hood
Advocacy Part I: How to Talk to Your Congressperson
Kimberly Davis & Tom Karlya
iDSM: Inspired Diabetes Self-Management
Riva Greenberg
The Challenge of Employment Discrimination
John Griffin
Being an Advocate for your Child with type 1 at School - Part I
Crystal Jackson
Getting Involved in Diabetes Research
Desmond Schatz, Barbara Singer & Lori Weintraub
Diabetes and Pregnancy
Kerri Sparling
Stress Management
Bob Bulgarelli
Disordered Eating
Barbara Anderson
Advances in Eye Care
Ben Szirth, Khadija Shahid, & Barbara Areneo
Ask the Diabetes Team
Grandparents Faculty, Richard Rubin & Bruce Buckingham
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 Managing Hypoglycemia
Gary Scheiner
Can We Prevent Type 1 Diabetes?
Jay Skyler
Family Teamwork in Diabetes Management
Barbara Anderson
Advocacy Part II: Taking the Next Steps
Kimberly Davis & Tom Karlya
Burnout Happens
Joe Solowiejczyk
Heart Health Update
Bob Bulgarelli
Being an Advocate for your Child with Type 1 at School - Discussion
Crystal Jackson
Employment Discrimination
John Griffin
Meet the Sports Central Athletes
Rick Philbin
The Kids are Grown - How to Let Go
Jill Weissberg-Benchell
Dealing with Depression & Anxiety
Korey Hood
P is for Perfection and Knowing It's Not the Goal
Riva Greenberg
Sponsored by Roche
Dealing with Diabetes Emergencies
Grandparents Faculty
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Buffet in Coronado H-L
1:00 - 2:00 Exhibit Hall Open; Closes at 3:30 pm
2:00 - 3:15 Sports and Pumping: Finding the Right Mix
Rick Philbin
New Onset Therapy - Why it Matters
Desmond Schatz
Diabetes and Your Marriage
Barbara Anderson
Is it Safe to Go to Sleep?
Bruce Buckingham
Managing Transitions as Adults
Jill Weissberg-Benchell
Being a Parent with Type 1 Diabetes
Korey Hood & Stefan Rubin
Advanced Pumping Strategies that Work
John Walsh
Pets Get Diabetes Too
Charles Wiedmeyer
Celiac Discussion Group
Alessio Fasano
Discussion Group for Significant Others
TBD
Dads' Discussion Group
Tom Karlya & Oliver Double
Moms' Discussion Group
Lauren Lanning, Michelle Rago & Jacqui Double
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 -
Finish Line Vision - Racing for Your Finish Line

Sponsored by Novo Nordisk
Jay Hewitt
                 
Evening Dessert with the Faculty
Sponsored by Unomedical
9 pm - 11 pm - Veracruz Pre-Function Area
(Outside the Exhibit Hall)
Tween Social
Sponsored by Medtronic
(No Dinner)
8 pm - 11 pm - Fiesta 6
Teen Dinner Dance
8 pm - Midnight - Fiesta 5
Adults with Type 1 Reception
Sponsored by Tandem Diabetes
7 pm - 11 pm - Monterrey 1-3

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



Schedule for Saturday, July 9, 2011
Time Location
7:30 - 10:00 Family Day at Coronado Springs – sponsored by Eli Lilly

Day-long family activities right on site at the Coronado

Meet-n-Greet with the Disney characters and a wonderful BBQ lunch
11:30-2:30 in Coronado H-J
Tickets and Pre-Registration are required for the Backyard BBQ Lunch


All other activities are free



Schedule for Sunday, July 10
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.

Who | Program Overview | Details
Parents & Adults | All Days Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun |  Wed Thu Fri
Youth | All Days Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun |      


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