First-Ever “MasterLab” for Diabetes Advocates


Looking to get more involved in diabetes advocacy? Now’s your chance. The Diabetes Hands Foundation, in collaboration with Children With Diabetes, will be hosting the first-ever “MasterLab” to provide the tools you need to successfully champion for effective diabetes policy.

The conference will include a variety of classes and networking events, where participants will have the chance to meet health advocates and industry experts — including Kerri Sparling from SixUntilMe, Kelly Close and Adam Brown of DiaTribe, HIV/AIDS activist Mike Mangianello, and representatives from the FDA and companies such as Dexcom, Roche, Lilly, Sanofi, and Medtronic — to “learn what advocacy looks like and how to act on it effectively.”

The event will take place from 7 AM to 5 PM on July 2, 2014, at Marriott’s Orlando World Center in Orlando, Florida. The registration fee is $50 per person. (If you are registered for the Children With Diabetes Friends for Life conference, the MasterLab experience is free — send an e-mail to [email protected][1] for a promotional code to use at MasterLab registration.)

A complimentary breakfast and lunch will be served at the event, and free samples of the calorie-free soda Zevia will be provided.

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This blog entry was written by Web Editor Diane Fennell.

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