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Canadian Paediatric Society and CHEO to release new data on school experiences of children with type 1 diabetes

Nov 14 2017

Media Advisory

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.

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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 3,000 paediatricians, paediatric subspecialists and other child health professionals across Canada.

Last updated: Nov 14 2017