Professionals’ Symposium 2019th edition

Welcome to the 8th edition of the Professionals’ Symposium

This exclusive Forum in Quebec is brought to you by the Department of Endocrinology of the CHU Ste-Justine, in cooperation with Fred, the Diabetic Children’s Resource Foundation. It is a unique opportunity to share and discuss with your peers.

It is with great team spirit and cooperative mind, aiming to reach optimal health for our diabetic children and teens that we will discuss some of the major challenges that we face on a daily basis.

We are looking forward to meet you there!


Place and Time

Thursday, November 14 and Friday, November 15, 2019, at Manoir des Sables , in the beautiful region of Estrie.

Conferences and workshops

This year’s program is inspired by two major topics: Impact of the new trends in nutrition and focus on understanding to better help


  • Nutrition: Temporary trends or new concern
  • Diagnoses, support and considerations.



Scientific Committee 2019
  • Dre Céline Huot, M.D., FRCPC – CHU Ste-Justine
    Pediatrician endocrinologist, Montreal
    Associate Professor – Dept. of Pediatric – U. of M.
  • Dr François Déziel, M.D., Pédiatre
    Centre Hospitalier Régional du Grand-Portage, Rivière-du-Loup
  • Dre Catherine Dufresne-Denis, M.D., Pediatrician
    CIUSSS MCQ-CHAUR, Trois-Rivières
  • Dre Julia Von Oettingen, M.D., Pediatrian endocrinologist,
    Montreal Children’s Hospital CUSM
  • Marcel Proulx, Pharmacist
    Jean-Coutu Pharmacy, Saint-Lambert
  • Sophie Laroche, Head Nurse Pediatric
    CIUSSS MCQ-CHAUR, Trois-Rivières
  • Chantal Poirier, Dietician -Nutritionist, Trois-Rivières
  • Claire Rousse, Executive Director
    Diabetic Children’s Resource Foundation


Registration fees

*Including meals and access to all workshops and conferences. Non-refundable after September 21, 2019.*

Doctors and pharmacists
Before September 13, 2019 : 225 $
Starting on September 14, 2019 : 250 $
Other Health Professionals
Before September 13, 2019 : 150 $
Starting on September 14, 2019 : 175 $



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Located in the region of the Eastern Townships on a site of 300 acres and more, Manoir des Sables – a 4-star resort – provides a quiet atmosphere and an enchanting natural environment.

90, Des Jardins Avenue, Orford Québec J1X 6M6


  • 150 $ / per room – Simple occ., taxes not included.
  • 85.50$ + tax par person for double occupation

Phone Reservation

To benefit from this rate, please call reservations and confirm that you are part of  FRED’s group.

Reservations: 819 847-4747
Toll Free number : 1 877-845-5344

Online Reservation

You may also benefit from the preferred rate by making an online reservation on the following secured website:

Your Group code is F141119



This event has received an educational grant  from the companies:






Omnipod (Insulet)