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Jul 2015


Disney's Coronado Springs Resort 1000 West Buena Vista Drive Orlando , Florida 32830
Tel: (407) 939-1000
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Friends for Life Annual Conference 2015

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Event Overview:

Children with Diabetes presents our annual family conference! Join our international group of world-renowned clinicians, researchers, physicians, adults, children, and families with diabetes to learn the most current information in diabetes care. Attend educational sessions and get cutting-edge ideas for your family's diabetes management. Participate in parent discussion groups and find new, creative ways to help and motivate your children. Watch toddlers and teens, young parents and grandparents, new diabetes professionals and practiced clinicians make new and lifelong friendships. This is a conference you won't ever forget!

Who Should Attend

Families and individuals with type 1 diabetes
Young adults, teens, school-age children, and younger children
Kids with type 1 diabetes and their siblings and their best buddies
Their parents
Adults with type 1 diabetes and their spouses or partners and children
Health care professionals who work with type 1 diabetes (CEUs are not offered)

About CWD:

Children with Diabetes, Inc. (CWD), is an Ohio-based non-profit corporation that operates one of the most established, well-trafficked online diabetes communities through (online since 1995), promotes the Quilt for Life diabetes awareness project, and hosts Friends for Life conferences to provide education and support for children with diabetes and their families. The inspiration for CWD was personal for founder and president, Jeff Hitchcock; his daughter Marissa was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of two. Jeff's focus was to make a difference in the life of his daughter, and by extension, in the lives of all of the daughters and sons living with diabetes.


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