TypeOneNation Summit


April 23, 2017, Dallas, TX
10:30 am

$25 per adult, $15 per youth 16 or younger

TypeOneNation North Texas will be held on April 23, 2017, at the Marriott Quorum. We will have a full afternoon of educational breakout sessions, inspiring presentations and ways to connect with other families impacted by T1D. We will also have activities for youth throughout the day. Registration open now at NorthTXTypeOneNation.eventbrite.com



Schedule for TypeOneNation

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Resource Row

  • Visit with our industry partners, pharmaceutical companies and local organizations that support the T1D Community

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM – Lunch, Keynote Speaker and Research Update

  • Key Note Speaker, Kerri Sparling will be speaking about “Diabetes in Context” a Look at Real Life with T1D Not Perfection

1:40 PM – 2:40 PM – Breakout Session 1 Options:

  • Emotions of T1D for Adults – Kerri Sparling
  • Lighting up Your Plate “Happy Diabetic Style” – Chef Robert Lewis
  • Emotional Roller Coaster for Youth Living with T1D – Chinikqua Owens, LPC
  • What’s Next for Artificial Pancreas – Dr. James Giraldo

2:50 PM – 3:50 PM – Breakout Session 2 Options:

  • Pregnancy with T1D – Amy Wehbe, CDE
  • Racing Through Life with T1D – Athletics and Diabetes – Bradford Gideon
  • The 504 Plan in School for Youth with T1D – Anne Imber
  • T1D and Meal Planning – Dabney Poorter

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Breakout Session 3 Options:

  • Living with T1D as an Adult – Dr. Mary Beth Cox
  • The Art of Managing the Science for your Child with T1D – Jim Penn, PA
  • T1D Teen Talk and College Transition – Anne Imber
  • Pump User Panel – Moderated by Shannon Marengo

Children and Teen Activities

1:40 PM – 5:00 PM – Children’s Room, aka “T1D Trolls Village”

  • Ages 5-11
  • With Generous George, Journeyman Ink, Decorating the Troll Village and Zumba
  • A great way for the children to meet other kiddos with T1D

1:40 PM – 5:00 PM – T1D Teen Room

  • Ages 12-18
  • With a Young Adult Panel, Journeyman Ink, group chats and fun creative projects
  • A great way for teens to meet others living with T1D


Marriott Quorum

14901 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, TX 75254

Event Contact

Tanya Conovaloff
214.764.6769 | tconovaloff@jdrf.org