TypeOneNation Summit

April 1, 2017, Clifton Park, NY
8:30 am - 3:00 pm


The TypeOneNation Summit is a free, all day, educational program for people affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D). Talk to the experts about research advances, exchange ideas with other families, and participate in discussions important to you. Together, we can improve our lives along the way to a cure for T1D. Registration is required.



8:30AM- 9:00AM Registration and Vendor Fair

9:15AM- 10:00AM Welcome and Keynote 1

Ray Kimmelblatt, JDRF Northeastern NY Chapter Executive Director
Stephanie Ross, CDPHP, Manager Clinical Pharmacy Programs
Carol Oxenreiter, JDRF Research Committee

10:00AM- 10:30AM Break and Vendor Fair

10:30AM- 11:30AM Breakout Session 1 (pick 1)

  • John Clark LMSW- Adolescent and Adult Angst: Strategies for working with your teen to best deal and manage their T1D and tactics to managing T1D as an adult
  • Lisa Lambert MS RD RN CDN CDE- Food, Fun, and Facts for the Child with T1D
  • CDPHP presents Navigating Health Insurance: From codes to co-pays: How to understand your insurance benefits

11:45AM- 12:45PM Breakout Session 2 (pick 1)

  • John Clark LMSW- Toddler Tantrums & Elementary Emotions: Strategies for working with your elementary aged child and younger to make the most of their diabetes management and best help them deal and cope
  • Karen Anderson LCSNR, RDN, CDN, CSSD- It’s About the Food…and it Isn’t…Helping your Teen Embrace Their Nutritional Health

12:45PM- 1:30PM Lunch 

1:45PM- 2:45PM Artifical Pancreas Systems Update

9:00AM- 12:45PM Children's Program

JDRF is pleased to offer a children’s program exclusively for children with T1D in kindergarten and up.  Parents must remain at the Summit while their child is participating in the children’s activities.  Please make sure to bring and label all your child’s diabetes supplies with you to the Summit.  Your child will be going to Bounce Around so please make sure they have socks as they won’t be able to go into the bounce houses with bare feet.   Children will join their parents for lunch and after lunch they will go to the Artificial Pancreas Systems Update.

Pre-registration is required for the children’s program and will be limited to the first 50 kids.



Local Sponsors


Hilton Garden Inn- Clifton Park Ctr.

30 Clifton Country Road
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Event Contact

Danielle Unser Slater
518-477-2873 | dunser@jdrf.org