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Schedule for Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Time Event and Location
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open - Cypress Registration

9:00 am - 5:00 pm First Timers' Welcome Area - Cypress Registration Foyer
Stop by during the day for a relaxed Welcome to FFL

Noon - 6:00 pm Sports Central – Cypress 1
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk

1 - 5 pm Retinal Screening - San Antonio
Appointment Required




Parents and Adults Schedule for Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Time Palms/Sabal Crystal A Crystal B Crystal C Crystal D Crystal E Crystal F Crystal G Crystal H Crystal J Canary 1/2 Canary 3 Canary 4 Crystal KL
Grandparents
Cypress Ballroom
8:00 - 9:00               First Timers' Coffee     Diabetes Advocates MasterLab

In partnership with the Diabetes Hands Foundation and Expert Advocates

Detailed Schedule

7:00 am to 5:00 pm
       
9:00 - 10:30 Breakfast Buffet (until 10:00)                 Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill, MA, ATR-BC, LPC
      10:00 am
Grand Opening of the Exhibit Hall


Exhibit Hall Open 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
& 2:30 - 6:00 pm

Sports Central Open Noon - 8:00 pm
10:30 - 11:00 Break Break
11:00 - 12:30   Type 1 Diabetes in Rural Haiti
Ric Bonnell, MD, & Mackenson Bonnell
Lilly Diabetes
Glucagon 'How-To' Session
30 minute sessions begin at 11:00, 11:45, and 12:30
  Dexcom
How Does Diabetes Get in the Way?
HelpAround: Mobile Crowd Apps for Good
Yishai Knobel
  Why Haven't We Made More Progress?
Terry Gregg
  Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill, MA, ATR-BC, LPC
Support Through Social Media
Kerri Sparling & Scott Johnson
The Arts: Defining New Programming Part 1
Tom Karlya, Ben Stroud, & Kevin Covais
Caregivers' Camp Check In
Henry Rodriguez, MD, Heather Speer, MPH, CCRC, CDE, & Grandparents Staff
12:30 - 1:00 Break Break
1:00 - 2:30     Lilly Diabetes
Glucagon 'How-To' Session
30 minute sessions begin at 1:15 and 2:00
Texas Children's Hospital
Recognizing and Encouraging Diabetes Strength Behaviors
Insulet
Overcoming Barriers to Starting Insulin Pump Therapy
Animas
Next Generation Pump and Remote Technology
Sanofi Diabetes
Our Diabetes Journey: For Parents and Kids
An Open Data, Open Source Approach to Better Diabetes Apps
Howard Look
Rev Your Engines!
Meet INDYCAR driver Charlie Kimball and his Race with Insulin® Pit Crew
Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill, MA, ATR-BC, LPC
Social Media Workshop
Kerri Sparling & Scott Johnson
The Arts: Defining New Programming Part 2
Tom Karlya, Ben Stroud, & Kevin Covais
Caregivers' Camp
Henry Rodriguez, MD, Heather Speer, MPH, CCRC, CDE, & Grandparents Staff
2:30 - 3:00 Break Break
3:00 - 4:30   Parenting Your Tween
Korey Hood, PhD, Adam Town, BSN, RN, & Marissa Town, BSN, RN
Novo Nordisk
Back to the Start – Tools for Starting Insulin Therapy
Dexcom
Kids vs. Grown Ups
Dexcom
Kids vs. Grown Ups
Balance
Paul Madden, MEd
    Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill, MA, ATR-BC, LPC
Intellectual Property for Bloggers, Researchers and Inventors
Neil Benchell
Parenting Your Teen
Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE, & Natalie Bellini, BSN, RN, CDE
 
Evening Casino Night
Sponsored by Tandem Diabetes Care

8:00 - Midnight in Crystal H
Adults with Type 1 – Ages 18+ only
Family Movie Night
Sponsored by Dexcom

7:30 - 9:30 in Crystal G
All Ages Welcome – Bring Your PJs!
 



Parents and Adults Schedule for Thursday, July 3, 2014
Time Palms/Sago Palms/Sabal Palms/Royal Canary 1
College
Canary 2
College
Canary 3
Adult T1
Canary 4
Adult T1
Crystal AB Crystal CD Crystal EF Crystal KL
Grandparents
Cypress Ballroom
8:00 - 9:00 Keynote Breakfast in Palms Ballroom
Sponsored by Lilly Diabetes
 
9:00 - 10:00 Richard Rubin Opening Keynote
Introducing the CWD FFL 2014 Super Hero!
Moira McCarthy
Sponsored by Lilly Diabetes
                 
10:00 - 10:45 Coffee Break outside Exhibit Hall - Cypress Ballroom 2 and 3 Cypress
Ballroom 1

Sports Central
Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

Daytime Sessions

Evening Hours
8 - 10 pm



Cypress
Ballroom 2 & 3

Exhibit Hall &
Quilt for Life


Open
10:00 am - Noon
1:00 - 4:00 pm
10:45 - 12:00 Positive Caregiving
Korey Hood, PhD, & Marisa Hilliard, PhD
What is the State of the Art in Type 1 Diabetes Today?
Henry Anhalt, DO
The Gut and Autoimmunity
Alessio Fasano, MD
Expressing Yourself Through Music, Film, and Art
Kevin Covais, Lee Ann Thill, & Ben Stroud
What Are Your Challenges?
Diana Naranjo, PhD
It's Not Your Fault
Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE & Natalie Bellini, BSN, RN, CDE
Living Well with Type 1 Diabetes
Jeremy Pettus, MD, Marissa Town, BSN, RN, & Jim Vail
Reducing Social Stigma from Diabetes: A Patient Perspective
Richard Wood, Kelly Close, & Adam Brown
Carb Counting Basics and Tools for Success
Paula Clinton, RD, CDE
Strike the Spike
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE
Drop In to The Grandparents Lounge
Grandparents Faculty
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch Buffet in Palms Ballroom Sponsored by Sanofi Diabetes
Visit Exhibits in Cypress 2-3
 
1:30 - 2:45 Family Teamwork in Diabetes Management
Marisa Hilliard, PhD
Making Sense of Sensor Data
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE
The Bionic Pancreas
Ed Damiano, PhD
  Diabetes Technology Update for Adults with Type 1
Jeremy Pettus, MD
Getting the Insulin In: Infusion Sets, Pens, and Syringes
Natalie Bellini, BSN, RN, CDE
Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes
Marissa Town, BSN, RN, & Kerri Sparling
Preparing for High School & Beyond
Diana Naranjo, PhD
Type 1 Diabetes in School
Crystal Jackson
Self Care & Stress Management
Bob Bulgarelli, DO
Grandparents Guidelines
Henry Rodriguez, MD, & Grandparents Team
2:45 - 3:30 Snack Break outside Exhibit Hall - Cypress Ballroom 2 and 3
3:30 - 4:45 Parent Discussion Panel
Adam Brown & Kerri Sparling
Personal Experiences from the Bionic Pancreas Trials
Anna Floreen & Bill Woods
DRI Research Update: Autoimmunity Goes Viral
Chris Fraker, PhD
Growing Up With Type 1: Tips for Success
Henry Rodriguez, MD
Zumba!
Jaime Molyneux
Helping Your Doctor Be the Best They Can Be
Tamara Oser, MD, & Sean Oser, MD
Diabetes Can Be Complicated
Jeremy Pettus, MD, & Scott Johnson
Letting Them Go: From Slumber Parties to School Trips
Moira McCarthy
Type 1 Diabetes in School Workshop
Crystal Jackson
Pumping Tips and Tricks
Paula Clinton, RD, CDE
Common Fears Discussion
Joe Solowiejczyk, RN, MSW, CDE, & Grandparents Faculty
6:30 - 8:30 Family and Friends Banquet
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk

From 6:30 to 8:30 in Palms Ballroom
Fourth of July Theme
All Ages Welcome - Tickets not Required
 
8:30 - 10:30 Music and Dancing
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk

Following the Banquet
From 8:30 to 10:30 pm in Palms Ballroom
All Ages Welcome - Tickets not Required
 

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



Parents and Adults Schedule for Friday, July 4, 2014
Time Palms/Sago Palms/Sabal Palms/Royal Canary 1
College
Canary 2
College
Canary 3
Adult T1
Canary 4
Adult T1
Crystal AB Crystal CD Crystal EF Crystal KL
Grandparents
Cypress Ballroom
8:00 - 10:00 Breakfast on Your Own
10:00 - 11:15 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
JDRF Research Update: Clinical Roadmap To A Cure
Jessica Dunne, PhD, & Desmond Schatz, MD
So You're Officially an Adult. Now What?
Korey Hood, PhD, & Marissa Town, BSN, RN
To Tell or Not to Tell: Dating With Type 1
Jeremy Pettus, MD
Everything But Insulin
Anne Peters, MD, & Kelly Close
Self Care & Stress Management for Adults with Type 1
Bob Bulgarelli, DO
Family Teamwork Across Child & Adolescent Development
Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE
Candy Canes, Candy Corn, and Syrup: The Glycemic Index
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE
Grown-Up Eating: It Doesn't Have to Be a Food Fight
Paula Clinton, RD, CDE
Ask the Diabetes Team
Henry Rodriguez, MD, Diana Naranjo, PhD, & Grandparents Faculty
Cypress
Ballroom 1

Sports Central
Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

Daytime Sessions

Open Gym 4:30 - 6:00 pm



Cypress
Ballroom 2 & 3

Exhibit Hall Closed
11:15 - 11:45 Coffee Break outside Exhibit Hall - Cypress Ballroom 2 and 3
11:45 - 1:00 Avoiding and Overcoming Diabetes Burnout
Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE, & Korey Hood, PhD
Managing Hypoglycemia
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE
The DRI BioHub: Mimicking the Native Pancreas
Cherie Stabler, PhD
How You Can Maintain Health & Well-Being While in College
Harold Sanco
Support for the Long Haul (College and Adult T1)
Jeremy Pettus, MD, Marissa Town, BSN, RN, Kerri Sparling, & Scott Johnson
Safezone for Significant Others
Tamara Oser, MD, & Diana Naranjo, PhD
Love Me, Love My Diabetes
Sean Oser, MD
Single Parents Discussion Group
Marisa Hilliard, PhD
Sleep Solutions
Bob Bulgarelli, DO
Meet the Sports Central Athletes
Rick Philbin, MEd, & the Athletes
Dealing with Diabetes Emergencies
Grandparents Faculty
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch Buffet in Palms Ballroom  
2:00 - 3:15 Hope in a Diabetes World
Korey Hood, PhD
Removing the Preposition "with diabetes"
Anne Peters, MD
Puberty and Adolescence: Body and Mind
Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE and Bob Bulgarelli, DO
Sports and Pumping: Finding the Right Mix
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE & Rick Philbin, MEd, MBA, ATC
Bring Your Questions
Jeremy Pettus, MD
Diabetes in Our Relationship
Tamara Oser, MD, Diana Naranjo, PhD, & Adam Town, BSN, RN
Being a Parent with Type 1 Diabetes
Sean Oser, MD, Marissa Town, BSN, RN, Kerri Sparling, & Scott Johnson
Moms Discussion Group
Lauren Lanning, Moira McCarthy, & Michelle Rago
Dads Discussion Group
Tom Karlya & Scott Kyllo
Living a Healthy Lifestyle by Example
Harold Sanco
Reclaiming Sleepovers and Get-Aways
Grandparents Faculty
3:15 - 4:00 Snack Break outside Exhibit Hall - Cypress Ballroom 2 and 3
4:00 - 5:00 Closing Keynote
On The Road With Type 1 Diabetes
Sebastien Sasseville
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk
               

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



Schedule for Saturday, July 5, 2014
Time Event and Location
10:00 am - 11:30 am Parenting Your Tween: Follow Up Discussion
New York
Korey Hood, PhD, Adam Town, BSN, RN, & Marissa Town, BSN, RN
Parenting Your Teen: Follow Up Discussion
New Orleans
Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE, & Natalie Bellini, BSN, RN, CDE
Sports Central open
Cypress Ballroom 1
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk

8:00 pm Tween Social
Crystal Ballroom J
8:00 - 11:00 pm
Sponsored by Medtronic Diabetes
Teen Dinner Dance
Crystal Ballroom H
8:00 - Midnight
Sponsored by the Helmsley Charitable Trust
Diabetes Scholars Foundation Fundraiser
Canary 1/2
8:00 - 11:00 pm



Schedule for Sunday, July 6, 2014
Time Location
8 - 10 am Farewell Breakfast
Cypress 1
Join your new friends for life for a farewell breakfast. All families welcome.


  Friends for Life 2014 Conference and Expo  
  Introduction - Registration - Exhibitors - Sponsors - Convention Center Map (PDF)  
  Faculty - Youth Faculty - Grandparents Faculty - CWD Staff - Sports Central Staff - Retinal Screening Staff  
  Schedule: Parents and Adults - Youth - Trials and Screenings  
  Childcare Form (PDF) - FAQs  
  Reports from 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002 - 2001  



                 
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