Canadian Paediatric Society and CHEO to release new data on school experiences of children with type 1 diabetes
Nov 14 2017
OTTAWA – Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement about the care of children with type 1 diabetes in school.
Speakers at this event include: an Ottawa parent of a school-aged child with type 1 diabetes; Alex Munter, CHEO’s President and CEO; Dr. Sarah Lawrence, CHEO’s Chief of Endocrinology; and Dr. Mike Dickinson, President of the Canadian Paediatric Society.
Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
5th floor playroom
401 Smyth Road
Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8L1
Coinciding with Diabetes Awareness Month, the event will also mark a milestone in our Diabetes@School initiative. Launched in October 2016, Diabetes@School was developed to ensure that school staff and administrators have the training and resources required to support students with type 1 diabetes. During this event, the second phase of this program will be unveiled.
About the Canadian Paediatric Society
The Canadian Paediatric Society is a national advocacy association that promotes the health needs of children and youth. Founded in 1922, the CPS represents more than 3,300 paediatricians, paediatric subspecialists and other child health professionals across Canada.