TypeOneNation Summit / PEAK Los Angeles


March 26, 2017, Pasadena, CA
8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Enjoy a full day of inspirational and educational activities lead by national and local experts to help you and your loved ones better manage life with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Network with others and visit our Wellness Area, featuring diabetes devices, resources, and other summit supporters. All those impacted by T1D are welcome to attend. The morning program includes a keynote by Dr. Aaron Kowalski followed by a presentation by Moira McCarthy. Since the afternoon TypeOneNation breakout sessions and PEAK run side-by-side, attendees are required to pick ONE. Click the button below to register for TypeOneNation. To register for PEAK, click the link in the PEAK section of this page. Each individual participant, including teens and children, needs to be registered separately.



Registration and Vendor Fair

Keynote Speaker - Dr. Aaron Kowalski

Moira McCarthy Stanford - Living Well With Diabetes Along the Road to a Cure

Lunch and Vendor Fair

Breakout Session 1

  1. T1D and School
  2. T1D and mental health /  Avoiding and Overcoming Diabetes Burnout
  3. T1D 1st 2 years
  4. Adulting with T1D: Perspectives on Thriving in Your Career, Relationships, Family, and Everyday Life
  5.  New Diabetes Tech on the Horizon
  6. Getting the Most from your Pump and CGM

Breakout Session 2

  1. T1D and Advocacy
  2. T1D 1st 2 years
  3. T1D and Teens
  4. T1D and School
  5. T1D and Exercise / The Lag Effect of Food and Impact on Blood Glucose

KidsNation and Teen Talk

While the adults are attending their breakout sessions and panel discussions, kids with T1D and their siblings ages 5 and up will participate in fun, supervised activities.  Kids will ice skate in the afternoon (spaces are limited). Teens will have their own sessions and of course, will ice skate too.



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Presenting Sponsor - PEAK

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Pasadena Convention Center

Parking $12.00

300 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

PEAK Program

New in 2017:

The JDRF Performance in Exercise and Knowledge (PEAK) program is an innovative, unique outreach initiative to help increase education on effective management of physical activity for individuals with T1D. Its goal is to break new ground in supporting safe, informed exercise within the T1D community. The JDRF PEAK program is available to anyone with T1D – both those who exercise or wish to begin to exercise, as well as their caregivers. Kids and teens are invited to be part of the KidsNation and Teen Talk programs, which will include ice skating in the afternoon.

Schedule of Events for PEAK:

Morning – Guest Registration,  Vendor Fair, Keynote presentation by Dr. Aaron Kowalski and speaker Moira McCarthy


Afternoon PEAK program

General Session 1: Diabetes and Physical Activity

Breakout Sessions

  • Getting into the game
  • Ramping up your game

General Session 2: Fueling for the Game

Q & A and Panel Discussion

CLICK HERE to register for PEAK.



Event Contact

Susan Nelson
213-233-9912 | outreachevents@jdrf.org