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Founding Sponsors

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At Animas, helping people live their best life with diabetes is what gets us up in the morning! We make insulin pumps and diabetes management tools that help patients enjoy greater lifestyle flexibility and tighter control. Our education programs and 24/7 pump support help put our patients on the right track for successful management of their diabetes, while our Customer Care team is here to help with insurance verification, pump supplies, and general questions. We look forward to being of service!

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Novo Nordisk is pleased to be a Founding Sponsor of the Friends for Life Vancouver conference.

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OneTouch® is committed to creating a world without limits for people with diabetes. Through our industry-leading OneTouch® products and support, we are able to provide patients and healthcare professionals with a comprehensive system to assist with blood glucose management. At OneTouch®, we provide accurate and reliable products – inside every OneTouch® Ultra® Blue Test Strip is DoubleSure™ technology that automatically checks each blood sample not once, but twice. So you’re not just sure of the test result, you're DoubleSure™. We understand that the more confident you and your child are with your results, the more you can focus on living your life. OneTouch®, an early supporter of Children With Diabetes, is proud to be a Founding Sponsor of Friends for Life Canada

Supporting Sponsors

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Bayer HealthCare, Diabetes Care is one of the world's market leaders in the field of blood glucose monitoring systems. For well over 60 years, Bayer has been dedicated to the well-being of people with diabetes, leading the way in diabetes research and introducing dozens of innovations that simplify management of diabetes and empower people living with this complex disease to improve their quality of life. Bayer's CONTOUR® USB, CONTOUR®, CONTOUR® LINK, and BREEZE®2 meters features Bayer's No CodingTM technology, which automatically calibrates the meter with each test. This makes testing simple, reduces steps, and helps prevent inaccurate results due to miscoding. Living with diabetes can be complicated. But with Bayer, simple wins.

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Medtronic is the world's leading medical technology company. For more than 50 years, Medtronic has worked to provide technology solutions to alleviate pain, restore health and extend the lives of people around the world. We pioneered insulin pump therapy in 1983 and continuous glucose monitoring in 2000. Since the introduction of our first pump system we have provided hundreds of thousands of people living with diabetes with new and innovative ways to improve their health and quality of life.

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Roche Insulin Delivery Systems (Roche IDS) is a member of The Roche Group, a leader in diabetes care and the manufacturer of ACCU-CHEK® products and services. We are one of the largest manufacturers of insulin pumps in the world and a leading supplier of infusion sets and supplies for almost all brands of insulin pumps. Roche IDS has more than 20 years experience in pump therapy research, development, and manufacturing. Successful insulin pumping is a team effort by patients, healthcare providers, and product and service providers like Roche IDS. We are dedicated to being an active and committed team member. We maintain excellent customer service providing online and phone ordering services for insulin pump supplies and our Pump Support team is available 24 hours a day, 365 days per year to respond to your questions concerning the operation of your insulin pump and supplies. Roche IDS is proud to support CWD's 2010 regional conference series.

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Splenda is the top-selling low calorie sweetener that is made from sugar, tastes like sugar, but it’s not sugar. It's a healthy, great-tasting alternative to sugar that is low in calories and carbohydrates, so you can feel good about enjoying the sweet taste that you love. Sucralose, the low calorie sweetening ingredient in SPLENDA®, is not a carbohydrate and has been shown in studies to have no effect on blood glucose control or insulin levels. SPLENDA® Granulated and SPLENDA® Packet products contain an insignificant amount of carbohydrate and calories per serving, so when used in reasonable amounts, should not impact blood glucose levels. SPLENDA® can be used almost everywhere sugar is used - in cooking, baking, and sweetening. It's suitable for everyone. In fact, SPLENDA® brand sweetener (sucralose) is the ingredient used to sweeten more than 4,000 foods and beverages around the world.

Charity Partner

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The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International is the worldwide leader for research to cure type 1 diabetes. It sets the global agenda for diabetes research, and is the largest charitable funder and advocate of diabetes science worldwide. Founded in 1970 by parents of children with type 1 diabetes, JDRF's mission is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. Over the years, JDRF has provided more than $1.4 billion in grants for diabetes research throughout the world. Through its web site and more than 100 locations worldwide, JDRF has developed a diverse support network for families and adults with a type 1 connection, including a number of personal peer-to-peer programs and a range of resources to benefit individuals and families during every stage of life with diabetes. JDRF is proud to partner with Children with Diabetes on this conference as a charity partner. For more information, visit the JDRF Web site at www.jdrf.ca or call 1-877-CURE-533.

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