2017 TypeOneNation Summit

April 2, 2017, Hartford, CT
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


**UPDATE: Online registration will close at 9am on Friday, March 31st. Walk up registrations will be accepted on event day. ** Join JDRF Greater CT/Western MA at this annual event to connect with individuals, families, and caregivers affected by T1D during this day of education and community.



Summit Agenda

12:00 – 1:00PM – Check in/Registration/Vendor Fair

1:00 – 2:00PM – Welcome/Mission Message/KeyNote Address by  Jennifer Sherr, MD, PhD – Yale School of Medicine

2:00 – 3:00PM – Educational Breakout Sessions

3:00 – 3:30PM – Vendor Fair/Light Refreshments

3:30 – 4:30PM – Educational Breakout Sessions

4:30 – 5:00PM – Closing Remarks/Vendor Fair

Educational Sessions / Speaker(s)

Advancing Your Pump Knowledge / Paulina Rose, RDE, CDE

Diabetes Burnout / Kerri Sparling, Author, Blogger

Eating Out, Bolusing Right / Regina Shirley, Rd, LDN

Exercise & T1D / Charlie O’Connell, Founder of Fitscript, Matt Patrick, Endurance Athlete, Cat Cater, Endurance Athlete, and Ryan DeGroff, 3 Sport Athlete

Know Your Rights, Taking Diabetes to School / Jonathan Chappell, Attorney,Lisa Dipiro, School Nurse

Learn & Play (Ages 3-12 only) / Alison Baran. RD, CDE, Abbie Bushley, Outreach Volunteer, JoAnn Kenyon, Outreach Volunteer, Lisa DeGroff, Outreach Volunteer

Maybe There is a Better Way / Dr. Fasy, MD, Kerri Sparling, Author, Blogger, Stephan Siebel, Fellowship Student

Tackling the Teen Years (Ages 13-17 only) / Michele Perriolat, RD, CDE, Jaime McCurry, College Student, Karen Jensen, RD, CDE


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Connecticut Convention Center

100 Columbus Blvd.
Hartford, CT 06103

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Have extra diabetes supplies?

Bring them with you to Summit to be donated to those in need in Haiti.  Accepting the following items.

-Insulin (Lantus, Humalog, Humalog 75/25)
-0.3cc and 0.5cc syringes
-Glucose tabs and gel
-Pen needles
-Test strips of all kinds
-Alcohol pads
-Paper charts
-New meters
(Pump therapy is not used, so please no pump supplies)

Event Contact

Erin Wentzell
860-321-2269 | ewentzell@jdrf.org