Media Advisory - Canadian Diabetes Association and International Diabetes Federation unveil resources to make schools better places for children with diabetes

TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - As thousands of children head back to school this week, the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) are launching resources, including an iOS app, to help children with diabetes have a safe and full school experience.

Date:            

Wed., Sept. 3, 2014



Time:             

10 a.m.



Where:        

Enoch Turner Schoolhouse


106 Trinity St, Toronto, ON M5A 3C6



Who:            



- Ms. Aileen Leo
  Executive Director, Government Relations and Public Affairs, CDA




- Dr. David Chaney
  Senior Education Specialist, IDF




- Honourable Dipika Damerla 
  Associate Minister of Health and Long-Term Care




- Ms. Shana Bentz
  Mother of a child living with diabetes

Canadian Diabetes Association: diabetes.ca

International Diabetes Federation: idf.org

SOURCE Canadian Diabetes Association

For further information: Paul Kilbertus, Senior Manager, Strategic Communications, Canadian Diabetes Association, Tel: 416-408-7083, On-site /cell: 416-866-5187, paul.kilbertus@diabetes.ca