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Schedule for Monday, July 6, 2015 - Registration and Screenings
Time South Registration Central Registration / Laredo 1 Acapulco - Baja - Cancun Veracruz A
12:00 - 5:00 pm     Retinal Screening

Pre-Registration Required

Screening Through Friday
 
5:00 - 9:00 pm Conference Registration

Roche ACCU-CHEK® Connect Friends Pediatric Study   Sports Central

Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

Open Gym from 5:00 - 9:00 pm



Schedule for Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - MasterLab, Screenings, Sports Central
South Registration Veracruz North Registration Acapulco
Baja
Cancun
Central Registration / Laredo 1 North Registration / El Paso Veracruz Registration Area / Toluca & Sonora Fiesta 5-6 Veracruz A
Attendee Conference Registration

7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Through Saturday Morning
Sponsor & Exhibitor Registration

7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Through Wednesday Afternoon
Retinal Screening

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pre-Registration Required

Screening Through Friday
Roche ACCU-CHEK® Connect Friends Pediatric Study

Open Enrollment

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
TrialNet & Celiac Screening

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Walk In
Pre-Registration Not Required

Screening Through Friday
Pump & CGM Trials

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pre-Registration Required

Trials Through Friday
Diabetes Advocates MasterLab

7:30 am - 6:00 pm

In partnership with the Diabetes Hands Foundation and Expert Advocates
Agenda

Pre-Registration Required
Register at diabetesadvocates.org/register
Sports Central

Open Gym
Noon
to
4:00 pm

Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk




Schedule for Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - Focus Groups, Sessions, Receptions, Grand Opening of Exhibition Hall
Time Coronado A Coronado B Coronado C Coronado D Coronado EF Fiesta 1 Fiesta 2 Fiesta 3 Fiesta 4 Fiesta 5-6 Fiesta 9-10 Durango 1-2 Yucatan 1-3 Veracruz A
7:00 - 9:00 Breakfast On Your Own
9:00 - 10:30 Dexcom
Mobile CGM - What Does This Mean to You?
Audience: CGM Users
  CWD Childcare Staff Meeting
Lilly Diabetes
Glucagon Training Sessions
9:00am, 9:45am, 11:00am, 11:45am, 1:30pm, 2:15pm
  CWD Teen Staff Meeting
CWD Tween Staff Meeting
CWD Elementary Staff Meeting
CWD Siblings Staff Meeting
Diabetes Advocates MasterLab

In partnership with the Diabetes Hands Foundation and Expert Advocates

Pre-Registration Required
Dancing for Diabetes/for Kids
Elizabeth Stein
Ages 6-11
Is a Career in Health Care Right for You?
Deborah Greenwood, PhD, CDE, Karen Kemmis, PT, DPT, MS, GCS, CDE, Michele Laine, ARNP, CDE, & Tami A. Ross, RD, LD, CDE, MLDE
  Sports Central

Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

Open Gym
12:00 to
3:00 pm
&
4:30 to
6:00 pm

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break On Your Own Coffee Break On Your Own
11:00 - 12:30 Research Study
Through the eyes of a parent: struggles, fears, and successes caring for a child with type 1 diabetes
Audience is caregivers who blog or comment on blogs
Insulet
Workshop - Design your Dream Tubeless Insulin Pump
Audience: Children and Caregivers
Severe Low Blood Glucose Readiness
Learn more and sign up here
Audience: Parents and Grandparents
Lilly Diabetes
Glucagon Training Sessions
9:00am, 9:45am, 11:00am, 11:45am, 1:30pm, 2:15pm
Hands on Pump, Pens, Glucagon and Meter Training and Review
Henry Rodriguez, MD, Heather Speer, MPH, CCRC, CDE, Jen Block, FNP, RN, CDE, CDTC, & Grandparents Staff
Taking Type 1 Overseas - Volunteering in Cambodia
Hannah Lambert
Workshop for Parents: Transitioning to College
Christina Roth & Mindy Bartleson
The Sky is Not the Limit: Piloting with Type 1 Diabetes
Douglas Cairns
Nightscout Installation Workshop
Nightscout Team
Dancing for Diabetes/for Kids
Elizabeth Stein
Ages 12+
T1D: Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone
Charles E. Wiedmeyer DVM, PhD, DACVP
I Am Type 3: Funding Our Moonshot To Cure Diabetes
Stephen O'Connor, PhD
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch Break On Your Own
1:30 - 3:00 Research Study
Through the eyes of a parent: struggles, fears, and successes caring for a child with type 1 diabetes
Audience is caregivers who blog or comment on blogs
Livongo Health
Making smart BG monitoring a reality for you and your family
Learn more and sign up here
Audience: Parents
TypeZero Technologies
Innovative Artificial Pancreas Technology
Lilly Diabetes
Glucagon Training Sessions
9:00am, 9:45am, 11:00am, 11:45am, 1:30pm, 2:15pm
Hands on Pump, Pens, Glucagon and Meter Training and Review
Henry Rodriguez, MD, Heather Speer, MPH, CCRC, CDE, Jen Block, FNP, RN, CDE, CDTC, & Grandparents Staff
Support Through Social Media
Kerri Sparling & Scott Johnson
Family Travel With Diabetes on Board
Michelle Weisenberg
  Nightscout Installation Workshop
Nightscout Team
  T1 Documentaries
Ben Stroud, Kevin Covais, & Tom Karlya
IDF's Kids and Diabetes in Schools (KiDS) & Life for a Child
Daniela Chinnici & David Chaney
 
3:00 - 3:30 Beverage Break On Your Own
3:30 - 5:00           Parenting Your Tween
Korey Hood, PhD, Adam Town, BSN, RN, & Ken Rodenheiser, BSN, RN
Parenting Your Teen
Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE, Natalie Bellini, BSN, RN, CDE, & Marissa Town, BSN, RN, CDE
First Timers' Reception
Sponsored by Medtronic

  Reflections on a Long Life with Type 1 Diabetes
Richard Vaughn
 
6:00 - 9:00 pm Grand Opening Ceremony
Grand Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall
Veracruz B and C
 

Wednesday Program Notes:




Parents and Adults Schedule for Thursday, July 9, 2015
Time Coronado H Coronado J Coronado K Coronado AB Coronado CD Coronado EF
Grandparents
Yucatan 1-3 Durango 1
Adults Type 1
Sponsored by Insulet
Durango 2
Adults Type 1
Sponsored by Insulet
Veracruz ABC
8:00 - 9:00 Keynote Breakfast in Coronado Ballroom
Sponsored by Sanofi
 
9:00 - 10:00 Richard Rubin Opening Keynote
Sponsored by Sanofi
Insulin Resilience - How Type 1 Diabetes Shapes Lives For the Better
Andrew Deutscher
             
10:00 - 10:45 Coffee Break outside Exhibit Hall - Veracruz BC   Veracruz A
Sports Central


Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

Daytime Sessions

Closes at 5:00 pm
No Evening Hours

Veracruz BC
Exhibit Hall &
Quilt for Life


Open
10:00 am - Noon
1:00 - 5:00 pm
10:45 - 12:00 Positive Caregiving
Korey Hood, PhD, & Marisa Hilliard, PhD
The State of the Art in Type 1 Diabetes Today
Bruce Buckingham, MD
The Role of Gut Permeability in Autoimmunity: Lessons Learned From Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease
Alessio Fasano, MD
 
 
MasterLab Recap
Melissa Lee & Bennet Dunlap
Common Fears Discussion
Joe Solowiejczyk, RN, MSW, CDE with Grandparents Faculty
Choosing Wisely - 5 Years of Patient Surveys and Your Next Diabetes Device Decision
Richard Wood, PhD, & Adam Brown
Exercise & Sports Day Management
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE & Rick Philbin, MEd, MBA, ATC
Being the Best Patient You Can Be (For Adults with Type 1)
Tamara Oser, MD, & Sean Oser, MD
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch Buffet in Coronado Ballroom
Visit Exhibits in Veracruz BC
 
1:30 - 2:45 Living Well with T1D as a Family
Marisa Hilliard, PhD
Making Sense of Sensor Data
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE
The Bionic Pancreas
Ed Damiano, PhD
Preparing for High School & Beyond
Henry Rodriguez, MD, & Diana Naranjo, PhD
Every Voice Matters: How to Become a Family of Powerful Advocates
Moira McCarthy
Grandparent Guidelines for Care
Grandparents Faculty
 
 
Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes
Marissa Town, BSN, RN, CDE
Love Me, Love My Diabetes
Sean Oser, MD
2:45 - 3:30 Snack Break outside Exhibit Hall - Veracruz BC  
3:30 - 4:45 Developing & Nourishing Avenues of Support for Parents
Joe Solowiejczyk, RN, MSW, CDE
Uncovering Secrets Within: Learning From nPOD
Alberto Pugliese, MD
A Long and Winding Road: Caring From Childhood to Adulthood
Moira McCarthy
Supporting a Healthy Body Image
Diana Naranjo, PhD
  Ask the Experts
Henry Rodriguez, MD, Grandparents Faculty
Participating in Research: Why It Matters
Desmond Schatz, MD, & David Wendler, PhD
Support for the Long Haul (College & Adults with T1)
Sean Oser, MD, Kerri Sparling, & Scott Johnson
Diagnosed in Nepal: Now What?
Oren Liebermann
6:30 - 8:30 Family and Friends Banquet
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk

From 6:30 to 8:30 in Coronado HJKL
 
8:30 - 10:30 Music and Dancing
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk

Following the Banquet
From 8:30 to 10:30 pm in Coronado HJKL
 

Thursday Program Notes:


Session Codes:   Science   Research   Diabetes 101   Psychosocial   Nutrition   Exercise   Grandparents   College   Adults Type 1   Legal & Advocacy



Parents and Adults Schedule for Friday, July 10, 2015
Time Coronado H Coronado J Coronado K Coronado AB Coronado CD Coronado EF
Grandparents
Yucatan 1-3 Durango 1
Adults Type 1
Sponsored by Insulet
Durango 2
Adults Type 1
Sponsored by Insulet
Veracruz ABC
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast Buffet in Coronado H - L
9:00 - 10:00 It's Not Just a Numbers Game
Joe Solowiejczyk, RN, MSW, CDE
Being the Best Patient You Can Be
Tamara Oser, MD, & Sean Oser, MD, MPH
DRI Research Update 1: Advances in the Causes and Interventions in Type 1 Diabetes
Alberto Pugliese, MD
Single Parents Discussion Group
Marissa Hilliard, PhD
Candy Canes, Candy Corn, and Syrup: The Glycemic Index
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE
Research Update for Grandparents
Jen Block, MSN, RN, CDE, NP, & Grandparents Faculty
Family Teamwork Across Child & Adolescent Development
Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE
Preparing for Extreme Challenges
Will Cross
Living Well with Type 1 Diabetes
Jeremy Pettus, MD, & Jim Vail
Veracruz A
Sports Central

Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

Daytime Sessions

No Evening Hours


Veracruz BC
Exhibit Hall &
Quilt for Life


Open
10:00 am - Noon
1:00 - 3:00 pm
10:00 - 10:45 Beverage Break in Veracruz Foyer outside Exhibit Hall
10:45 - 12:00 Avoiding and Overcoming Diabetes Burnout
Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE, & Korey Hood, PhD
Artificial Pancreas Update
Bruce Buckingham, MD
JDRF Research Update
Aaron Kowalski, PhD
Sports and Pumping: Finding the Right Mix
Rick Philbin, MEd, MBA, ATC
Managing Hypoglycemia
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE
Reclaiming Sleepovers & Dealing with Diabetes Emergencies
Grandparents Faculty
Type 2 Diabetes in a Type 1 World
Bob Bulgarelli, DO
Women, Diabetes, and the Power of Peer Support
Anna Norton, MS
Diabetes Can Be Complicated
Jeremy Pettus, MD, Sean Oser, MD, MPH, Kerri Sparling, & Scott Johnson
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Buffet in Coronado H-L
1:00 - 2:00 Dedicated Exhibit Hall Hour; Closes at 3:00 pm
2:00 - 3:15 T1D Exchange Research: The Way Out
Anna Floreen, Amy Bevan, Craig Bobik, Amy Kraus, & Jill Petrie
Puberty and Adolescence: Body and Mind
Henry Anhalt, DO, & Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE
DRI Research Update 2: Autoimmunity Goes Viral
Chris Fraker, PhD
Achieving Success in Athletics
Rick Philbin, MEd, & the Sports Central Athletes
Dads' Discussion Group
Tom Karlya & Scott Kyllo
Grandparents Wrap Up
Grandparents Faculty
Moms' Discussion Group
Intissar Ben Halim, Lauren Lanning, & Michelle Rago
Parenting with Type 1 Diabetes
Sean Oser, MD, MPH, Kerri Sparling, & Scott Johnson
Safe Zone for Significant Others
Tamara Oser, MD, Diana Naranjo, PhD, & Adam Town, BSN, RN
3:15 - 4:00 Snack Break in Veracruz Foyer outside Exhibit Hall
4:00 - 5:00 Closing Keynote
Sponsored by Animas Corporation

Sebastien Sasseville
           
Evening Family Movie Night
7:00 - 9:30 pm - Coronado H
Sponsored by Dexcom
Dessert with the Faculty
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm - Veracruz Pre-Function Area
(Outside the Exhibit Hall)
Adults with Type 1 Evening Event
8:00 pm - Midnight - Fiesta 5-6
Sponsored by Tandem Diabetes Care

Friday Program Notes:


Session Codes:   Science   Research   Diabetes 101   Psychosocial   Nutrition   Exercise   Grandparents   College   Adults Type 1   Legal & Advocacy



Schedule for Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time Event and Location
7:30 - 9:30 am Magical Memories Breakfast
Coronado HJ
Sponsored by Lilly Diabetes
8:00 am - 7:00 pm CWD Day at Magic Kingdom

Chartered Buses to the Magic Kingdom
Depart from Coronado Porte Cochere
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Take Disney Bus Transportation Back to Coronado Springs

Park Tickets Are Not Included in Your FFL Registration
9:00 - 10:30 am Sports Central Open
Veracruz A

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk


Evening Tween Social
Fiesta 6-10
8:00 - 11:00 pm
Teen Dance
Fiesta 1-5
8:00 - Midnight
Supported by the Helmsley Charitable Trust



Schedule for Sunday, July 12, 2015
Time Location
8:00 - 10:00 am Farewell Breakfast
Coronado HJ
Join your new friends for life for a farewell breakfast.
All families welcome.


  Friends for Life 2015 Conference and Expo  
  Introduction - Registration - Sponsors - Exhibitors - Convention Center Map (PDF)  
  Faculty - Youth Faculty - Grandparents Faculty - CWD Staff - Sports Central Staff - Nightscout Faculty - Special Guests  
  Schedule: Parents and Adults - Youth - Nightscout Workshop  
  Childcare Form (PDF) - FAQs - Disney's MyMagic+ Checklist (Important)  
  Reports from 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002 - 2001  



                 
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