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JDRF 1st Annual TID Symposium

  • November 16, 2013
  • 08:00 - 03:00
  • Carnegie Science Center
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The JDRF Western PA Chapter and Highmark Inc. invite you to join us for the 1st Annual JDRF T1D Symposium. This educational seminar is for everyone affected by type 1 diabetes, at every age and every stage, and their family members and loved ones. Educational sessions will be offered on the following topics: T1D research update, the latest in T1D technology, T1D at school, T1D and sports/exercise, nutrition, teens & T1D (sessions for both parents and teens), insurance issues, T1D at the workplace, traveling with T1D, advocacy, and a support session for siblings/spouses. The kids will be able to attend sessions or enjoy the Kids Area at Sportsworks.

Registration opens at 8:00AM and the program will begin promptly at 9:00AM. Cost is $5.00 per person and includes access to all of the above sessions, a research update Dr. Jon Piganelli, lunch, admission for kids to Sportsworks, and admission for everyone to the Science Center following the event. This event has a maximum capacity of 300, so be sure to register today! 

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For more information, contact Gillian McTiernan at gmctiernan@jdrf.org or 412-471-1414 x2.

Venue: Carnegie Science Center
Address: One Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States map
Start: November 16, 2013 @ 8:00 am
Ends: November 16, 2013 @ 3:00 pm
Contact: Gillian McTiernan
Phone: 412-471-1414 x 2
Email: gmctiernan@jdrf.org
Website: http://www.jdrf.org/westernpa
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