A Day of Diabetes Discovery for the Family

Date & Time

September 22, 2018 9:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Central Time)


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Diabetes Canada in collaboration with The LiveWell pediatric diabetes program is proud to bring this one-day event to you; A FREE day for children who are living with diabetes and their caregivers.

The day’s events include activities for children, large group sessions, networking opportunities, vendor interactions, and learning sessions for parents and caregivers.


Saskatoon City Hospital Rotunda
9:00 a.m. – Registration and Exhibitor Booths
9:30 a.m. – Welcome and Introductions
9:40 a.m. – Parents and Caregivers Session 1
                   The Advancements in Diabetes through Time,
                   Starting with the Discovery of Insulin
                        Grant Maltman, Curator,
                        Banting House - London, Ontario
                    Children and Teens Session 1
                    Arts and Crafts & Cooking
10:50 a.m. – Refreshments and Exhibitor Booths
11:20 a.m. – Parents and Caregivers Session 2
                     Breakout Sessions:  Discussion groups
                          1. The Pre-School Years (5 and under)
                          2. The School-Agers (6 - 12)
                          3. The Teen Years (13 and up)
                     Children and Teens Session 2
                     Children: Games, Gym Time
                     Teen Session #2 
12:10 p.m. – Lunch and Exhibitor Booths
1:10 p.m. – Parents and Caregivers Session 3
                   An Athletes Perspective on Living with Diabetes
                        Filip Gigic, Alpine Skier
                   Children and Teens Session 3
                   Children: Balloon Fun Man
                   Teen Session #3
2:00 p.m. – Parents and Caregivers Session 4
                   What's to come in the World of Diabetes?
                        Dr. Mark Inman and Dr. Munier Nour,
                        Pediatric Endocrinologists
2:30 p.m. – Wrap up

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