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  Back to 2002 Conference Report from Friends for Life 2002

Our third annual conference, entitled Friends for Life, was held in Pasadena, California from July 17-21, 2002. This is a preliminary report -- watch for more during the week.

About 1,100 people attended Friends for Life, enjoyring two days of education sessions, discussions with vendors, the banquet, the teen dance, and a day at Universal Studios. Parents, kids, grandparents and faculty alike spoke of a magical experience. The photos below offer a glimpse of the experiences of the conference. 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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Volunteers organize before the conference
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MiniMed offered factory tours
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John Ratzenberger and Monica Lanning open the conference
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Pump companies offered saline pump trials
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The Diabetes Research Institute gave kids large Curious George stuffed animals
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Visitors on the exhibit hall floor
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Platinum Sponsor TheraSense showed their FreeStyle meter
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Teens found their way to the many exhibits to learn about new diabetes products
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A large percentage of kids were on the pump
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Novo's prizes were a great hit, especially the sticky eye ball
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Even the little kids had a great time
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Nicole Johnson posed with kids
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-- Page 2 of Preliminary Report

July 21, 2002



                 
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