2004 Pediatric Diabetes Symposium & Kids Kamp

The Diabetes Center's second annual Pediatric Diabetes Symposium and Kids Kamp, held this year on Saturday, October 9 was a rousing success. Nearly 200 parents and children attended the symposium to learn the latest in diabetes research and clinical care from respected UCSF-affiliated researchers and clinicians, while the little ones enjoyed the Novo Nordisk-sponsored "Kids Kamp."

2004 Symposium Presentations

Type 1 Diabetes Prevention - Where are we heading?
Stephen Gitleman, MD, Diabetes Center at UCSF

Nutrition Trends & Controversies
Sherri Shafer, RD, CDE, UCSF Pediatric Diabetes Nutritionist

Technologies in Diabetes Management
Bruce Buckingham, MD, Stanford Medical Center

Diabetes in School: The law & your rights
Lisa Shenson, Parent & Advocate

What's new in insulin pumps?
Jeanne Buchanan, RN, CDE, CPT

Islet Transplantation: New challenges, new opportunities
Jeffrey A. Bluestone, PhD, Diabetes Center at UCSF