Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Orlando 2019 -Sessions and activities of note

Jun 27, 2019

This year, Children with Diabetes presents their 20th annual Friends for Life conference! We look forward to joining the international group of world-renowned clinicians, researchers, physicians, adults, children, and families with diabetes in Orlando, July 16-21. We invite you to join us at the activities listed below.

Trial a t:slim X2 Insulin Pump

At CWD we offer would-be pumpers a chance to try a t:slim X2 pump using saline. A prescription from your physician is required.

Sign up online at https://go.tandemdiabetes.com/CWD-Pump-Trial.html and we will set up a time to get your pump to you Wednesday through Friday in room El Paso 1 behind North Registration.  

In the Exhibit Hall - Booth 211

Wednesday, July 17, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 
Thursday, July 18, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, July 19, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

Community Appreciation Event

EVERYDAY T1D MANAGEMENT THROUGH THE LENS OF SPORT AND ADVENTURE

Friday, July 19, 7:30 - 8:30 AM, Room: Coronado K-L
Coffee and tea will be provided.

Continuing favorite activities is an important aspect of managing diabetes well. In this two-presentation session, professional tennis player JC Aragone will discuss how he learned to manage his diabetes through playing tennis at a high level. Peter Nerothin, MA, will help attendees appreciate the benefits of leaving their comfort zone as they strive to manage their diabetes; Make better decisions about the use of technology in day-to-day life; Know where to go to find an appropriate adventure for themselves or loved ones.

Welcome Presentation 

AGAINST ALL ODDS 

JC Aragone, Professional Tennis Player

 

Featured Presentation 

EVERYDAY T1D MANAGEMENT THROUGH THE LENS OF ADVENTURE 

Peter Nerothin, MA, Managing Partner, Adventure Consulting Group

 

Autograph Signing

Friday, July 19, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Exhibit Hall - Veracruz Ballroom, Booth 211

JC Aragone, Professional Tennis Player

Courtesy of our Life Life in Full Color Speaker Series

To register for the Children with Diabetes Friends For Life Orlando Conference online, please link here: https://childrenwithdiabetes.com/conferences/friends-for-life-orlando-2019/. Otherwise, tickets will be sold on-site Tuesday, July 16th at 9:00 AM.

Note: The t:slim X2™ insulin pump is approved for individuals 6 years of age and greater.