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Friends for Life: Orlando 2003

About 1,500 people from 36 states and nine countries journeyed to Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida for Friends for Life 2003, enjoyring two days of education sessions, discussions with vendors, a morning walk around the lake, a banquet with entertainment from BROTHER, a teen dance, and a day at the Magic Kingdom. Parents, kids, grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, and faculty alike all had a magical experience. The photos below offer a glimpse of the conference. Thanks to all of our generous sponsors.

More will be written and posted during the week. People who attended are encouraged to e-mail their thoughts to info@childrenwithdiabetes.com.

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Lauren Lanning greets Sharon Santana at the pre-conference volunteer session
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CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux opens the conference
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Platinum Foundation Sponsor TheraSense showed their new Flash meter at their booth
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Platinum Sponsor Novo Nordisk brought back their gift machine, complete with sticky eyeballs
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Julia Mattingly's collage of kids greeted guests at registration
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Natalie and Rick from Animas working with kids
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Shelly and Tom from Novo Nordisk, along with Will Cross and the Novo Pen guys, before the Fun Run
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Will Cross and Shelly Harmon from Novo Nordisk hand out awards from the Fun Run
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Dr. Ragnar Hanas from Sweden spoke on sick day management
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John Walsh introduces pump therapy
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Our generous sponsors are recognized at the banquet
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Signatures for the Quilt for Life
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The DRI gave all kids a Kermit the Frog
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Alex shows his trial pump
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Teens and kids made didges with BROTHER and ...
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... climbed the rock wall courtesy of Pelikan Technologies
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