Join the Bay Area type 1 diabetes community for a day of learning and fun! JDRF, Carb DM, Diabetic Youth Foundation (DYF) and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford are excited to host this one-day symposium with educational sessions on type 1 topics such as parenting strategies, tips on day-to-day life with T1D, age specific issues, exercise, nutrition, the latest research and more. In addition to celebrity keynote speaker Ryan Reed, NASCAR driver living with T1D, the event will feature expert speakers from Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and UCSF’s Pediatric Diabetes Teams who will lead a variety of presentations and break-out sessions. Diabetic Youth Foundation (DYF) will host a day long camp* on-site for T1 children and siblings of all ages.
Date: Saturday, January 12, 2013
Time: 9 AM to 3 PM
Where: Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto
Who: Families of kids and teens with type 1 diabetes
Cost: FREE! Lunch provided. *Fee applies for camp – $15 per child or $40 for 3 or more children.
Symposium Agenda and Speakers
Following the Symposium kids 12 and under and their families have the option to attend a pool party at the JCC’s indoor water park from 2 to 4 PM! (Those who attend will miss the Symposium’s last break-out sessions, which will be geared toward teen topics.) The water park includes a wading area with zero entry, “sprayground,” and waterslide! At least 1 parent or adult guardian must attend with children (though parents/guardians are not required to swim if child is competent in the water). Space is limited and will be allotted on a first-come, first-served basis. $5 per swimmer.
UPDATE 12/28/12 – KIDS CAMP AND POOL PARTY ARE FULL! THOSE WHO REGISTER WILL BE ADDED TO A WAITING LIST AND NOTIFIED IF SPACE OPENS UP.
Financial assistance is available for both the kids camp and pool party.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (415) 597-6317.