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  • Family Workshop
    April 6, 2019
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Event Phone: 877-776-0667


I Challenge Diabetes is excited to announce our 2nd Annual  Family Workshop in partnership with The Charles H. Best Diabetes Centre.

Participants are invited to join their peers living with T1D for the day. 

Parents will enjoy our interactive style workshop, with some of the top leaders in our community, and will leave with tools and resources to effectively navigate school and life with T1, and make important connections with other families.

Kids will sharpen their sports and diabetes skills with Elite T1 coaches and mentors, all within ICD’s framework of optimizing blood glucose management during exercise and creating a positive, supportive environment where kids can learn and grow together!


When: Saturday April 6 2019

Time:  9:00 am until 3:00 pm. 

Who: All families living with Type 1 Diabetes  – Sports Program is open to children with and without type 1 diabetes aged 5 and up.  Older teens may choose to join as volunteers and earn community hours. We are also offering a specialized program for our Wee Challengers under 5. Please contact us at the options below with inquiries. 

Where: Abilities Centre, Whitby ON

Cost: $20/person


Workshop Sessions:

Tech in the Classroom with Dr. Alex Abitbol from LMC, and Kate Farnsworth and Pina Barbieri from Night Scout.

Mental Health and T1D with Denise Lowe and Catharine Lauber

PPM 161 Status Update: Overcoming Barriers in Implementation in Ontario schools with Lisa Geelen, Kids in School Program Campaign Chair and more!

Sports Camp Coaches and Mentors:

Chris Jarvis – Olympian and ICD Founder

Ariel Whaley – World Champion Dragon Boat Paddler

Matt Swain – Cross Country Cyclist, Bike Beyond

and more!

If finances are a barrier, choose the Empowerment fund ticket and apply for funding here

Questions or comments? Contact [email protected] or 877-776-0667


55 Gordon Street, Whitby, Ontario, Canada, L1N 0J2


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