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School Nurse Training

Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 07:00AM - 02:00PM
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To help school health personnel become further updated about Type 1 diabetes and its impact on children during school hours, the Pediatric-Adolescent Diabetes Research and Education (PADRE) Foundation and CHOC Children's Hospital Diabetes Team will host the PADRE School Nurse Training at 7 a.m. on May 22nd at the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center in Newport Beach.

The PADRE Foundation School Nurse Training is open to all school nurses, health-care workers, and office aids to provide them with current information on Type 1 diabetes and how they can help support school children who have the complex chronic disease.

In conjunction with the CHOC Children’s Diabetes Team, the PADRE Foundation will be offering the workshop to provide updated forms of care, new technology and solutions to challenges that may be encountered by students with Type 1 Diabetes. The cost of the training is FREE and nurses, health-care providers and health aids can register online by following the link below:


Contact: the PADRE Foundation office at 714-509-8330 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Mary and Dick Allen Diabetes Center,

520 Superior Avenue ,

Newport Beach, CA, 92663,



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Signature Events


Annual Fashion Show Gala: Now in its 31st year, this spectacular gala is our largest psychosocial event and our major fundraiser for our education and support programs. A highlight is a runway show with fashions complements of Macy's featuring children and teens living with Type 1 diabetes, along with professional models. Other features include a silent auction and dinner. Help us keep childhood special for the children of PADRE. We ask that you partner with us to be a vital part in the success of our mission. 


Catalina Island Adventure Camp: This weekend is designed for youth 10-15 years of age who are living with Type 1 diabetes and their friends. It is a getaway filled with team-building challenges, marine activities, diabetes education and a variety of opportunities for personal growth. Long Beach Marine Institute and its staff host the nature activities, and a medical team monitors the campers' diabetes control throughout the weekend. For more information, click on the EVENTS tab on the top left hand corner.



surfing with diabetesSurfing With Diabetes: Every June, our teens hit the surf in Dana Point, Orange County. The day is packed with beach activities, sport games, prizes and surf instruction by volunteers. It is a great opportunity for teens to build relationships under the supervision of diabetes-educated counselors.


Harvest Carnival: This event has the reputation of being an incredible day for the whole family. Costumes, games, crafts, face painting are among the many highlights of our HARVEST.pngfall festival. The event provides a wonderful environment, carefree day takes the focus off of candy, which can be a temptation during this time of the year, and demonstrates to young diabetic children that they are not alone.

Riding the Wave of Diabetes Workshop & BBQ: Receiving the diagnosis of diabetes releases a flood of emotions. Come learn how children with diabetes and their parents are Turning Stumbling Blocks into Stepping Stones! 


Holiday Party with SantaAnnual Holiday Party: This seasonal affair brings together families who have lived with diabetes for years and those who are conquering their first difficult year. The event includes community bonding, crafts, bowling, food and a visit from Santa.

Posada Event: Here, we host a Christmas celebration in the Spanish tradition for those living with Type 1 diabetes. Join us for wonderful food, music and company.

48427009_2471085772964533_499460604390539264_n.jpgSnowy Nights: This is a themed dressed evening of dinner, dancing and socializing for teenagers 13-18 who are living with Type 1 diabetes and their friends. 

Family Winter Camp: The PADRE Foundation and Diabetes Camping and Educational Services, Inc. collaborate to hold a Family Winter Camp each January. Families enjoy organized activities, discussions regarding diabetes, guest speakers, snow sledding and a chance to get to know others living with Type 1 diabetes. Please visit Camp Conrad Chinnock at


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