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Diabetes Back to School Conference

Published On 04/20/2016

The Annual Back to School Diabetes Conference
July 28, 2017
Presented by: Le Bonheur Children's Hospital

The Annual Back to School Diabetes Conference provides the opportunity for the Le Bonheur Diabetes Team, school nurses, school personnel, dietitians, and families with children with diabetes to interact in the same environment while increasing the knowledge base for diabetes management in the school setting.  This program will equip participants with current and safe diabetes management practices.  It will also expand skill sets on the use of new diabetes technology.

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Primary Focus

  • School Navigation:  Better understanding of the importance and use of the diabetes medical management plan and the 504 accommodation plan.
  • Education:  Effective dissemination of best practice information.
  • Training:  Insulin and glucagon administration, ketone management, carbohydrate counting, and new technology.
  • Community:  Increasing awareness of available resources in the community and formation of community partnerships.

Target Audience

This continuing education activity should be of interest for school personnel, nurses, dietitians, and families of children with diabetes.

Education Tracks

Choice of educational Tracks to best fit your educational needs. Chosen at registration.

Education Formats

  • Featured Sessions - Keynote sessions for addressing realistic and specific situations related to diabetes management in the school setting.
  • Education Sessions - Informative information on trends in diabetes and support resources available.
  • Breakout Sessions - Skill building and application of principles in diabetes management.
  • Hands on involvement by the attendees.


Memphis Teaching and Learning Academy

2485 Union Avenue

Memphis, Tennessee 38122

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Diabetes School Conference Planning Committee

Registration Information

Online Registration: https://cmetracker.net/MLBH/Catalog

Registration is required for this event and will be limited to 200 participants. Register online or by fax.  Fax the completed registration form to 901-516-8811.

Schedule at a Glance
July 28, 2017

7 a.m.

Registration / Breakfast

8 a.m.

Welcome, Opening Remarks and Disclosures

8:15 a.m.

Featured Session
School Planning 101

9 a.m.

Choices of The Following Educational Tracks:

Please select one track when you register:

·        Track A: Carbs and Calculations

·        Track B: Toolbox for Educating Personnel

·        Track C: Advances in Diabetes Management

 10 a.m.


10:15 a.m.

Choices of The Following Educational Tracks:

Please select one track when you register:

·        Track A: Skills Refresher

·        Track B: Insulin Pump and CGM

·        Track C: Helping the Student Succeed: You as the Advocate

10:45 a.m.

Education Session
Coping with Diabetes

11:15 a.m.


11:30 p.m.

“Close- Out Session” – It Takes A Village: Diabetes

Management in School Panel Discussion

12:15 a.m.


12:30 p.m.

Optional Sessions

Choices of The Following Educational Tracks:

Please select one track when you register:

·        Track A: Impact of Diabetes on Mental Health

·        Track B: There’s an App for That

1:15 p.m.