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The symposium of professionals in pediatric diabetes

Welcome to the 11th Symposium of Professionals in Pediatric Diabetology of Quebec which will take place in face-to-face for the 2024 edition.

A congress under the sign of solidarity

This forum, exclusive to Quebec, is brought to you by the endocrinology department of the CHU Ste-Justine, in cooperation with Fred, the Resource Foundation for diabetic children. It is a unique opportunity for exchanges to which you are invited in order to be able to discuss issues and solutions with your colleagues from the disciplines concerned.

It is in a spirit of collegiality and collaboration that various themes that mark your respective practices will be addressed, with the aim of improving care for our young T1D in Quebec and providing education and information. to the diabetes medical community.

Dr Laurent Legault, symposium 2019

The 11th edition of the Professionals in Pediatric Diabetology Symposium will take place on May 9-10, 2024. Bringing together nearly 150 people from the health sector, this symposium is one of the few that provides training on type 1 diabetes and the only one to provide this training in French. Dealing with the various aspects of childhood diabetes, takes stock of new approaches and allows participants to learn about the latest advances in care, monitoring, and treatment.

Presented by the CHU Ste-Justine Research Center and organized by Fred (the Resource Foundation for Diabetic Children), this event brings together all stakeholders in pediatric diabetes: doctors, researchers, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, nutritionists or social workers, to allow everyone to have an overview of the problem and to find solutions that take into account all aspects of family dynamics. It is also a unique opportunity to share the experiences encountered in the context of practice throughout Quebec. Very popular with health professionals, this symposium attracts more and more professionals every year who want to perfect their knowledge and benefit from this exchange of experiences in the field.

Our next edition of the Professionals' Symposium:
May 9-10, 2024 at the Sheraton Montreal

The Sheraton Montreal Center Hotel – 1201 René-Lévesque O Boulevard, Montreal, QC H3B 2L7

Presale price until March 11

Topics that will be covered:

- Disability tax credit workshop
- Will I ever be cured of my type 1 diabetes?
- Doctor, is it type 1 diabetes?
- Type 2 diabetes pharmacology update
- QUIZZ (Literature review)
- Nutrition for young children with type 1 diabetes: Tips and tricks
- Eating disorders, body image and diabetes
- Forging positivity and independence with diabetes technology to improve outcomes and reduce burden
- Particularities of diabetes in the school environment
- Broken and dysfunctional families and the management of type 1 diabetes
- Immigration and diabetes
- Case studies, complex situations

* Speakers will be announced shortly.

A certificate of attendance will be given to participants.

This activity has received an educational grant from the companies:

Abbott Laboratories

The winner from those who responded to the symposium evaluation:

Geneviève Gagnon