JDRF PEAK Boston 2017 (Patients and Caregivers)

February 11, 2017, Boston, MA
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Free; Donations accepted

T1D Performance in Exercise and Knowledge (PEAK) is a new program designed to provide support and education on exercise to individuals living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at all ages and stages, caregivers, and healthcare providers. Join us to learn how exercise directly impacts the management of T1D with a focus on nutrition, glycemic management and physiology. Online registration is now closed. Walk-in registration is available on the 4th floor of the Boston Marriott Copley Place.

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Schedule

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

CHECK IN AND REGISTRATION / VENDOR FAIR

2:30 – 3:15 p.m.

CORE SESSION:
Diabetes and Physical Activity

This session will outline five of the most common and relevant concepts and challenges that people with T1D face when it comes to exercise and blood-glucose management. After completing the session, participants will understand the benefits of exercise and have a better grasp of how to tailor an exercise and insulin regimen for their individual needs.

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

BREAKOUT SESSION:

  • Getting Into the Game
    • This session is targeted towards individuals with T1D who are starting to exercise, beginning basic training or interested in weight loss. After completing this session, participants will understand the insulin and diet considerations needed when participating in various exercise types and at different intensities. This session will be driven by group activities and case studies.
  • Ramping Up Your Game
    • This session is targeted towards competitive athletes with T1D. It will review how these athletes can optimize their performance through diet, blood-glucose control and weight management. This session will involve advanced case studies and require audience participation.

4:45 – 5:30 p.m.

CORE SESSION:
Fueling for the Game

This session will provide participants with the foundations of nutrition to assist with managing T1D while exercising. Additionally, the session aims to have participants understand how proper diet management can solve several common problems related to T1D and exercise.

5:30 – 6 p.m.

Q&A AND PANEL DISCUSSION / MEETING CLOSE

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Sponsors

National Premier Sponsor

Venue

Boston Marriott Copley Place

110 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02116
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CORE SESSION: Diabetes and Physical Activity
This session will outline five of the most common and relevant concepts and challenges that people with T1D face when it comes to exercise and blood-glucose management. After completing the session, participants will understand the benefits of exercise and have a better grasp of how to tailor an exercise and insulin regimen for their individual needs.

BREAKOUT SESSION: Getting Into the Game
This session is targeted towards individuals with T1D who are starting to exercise, beginning basic training or interested in weight loss. After completing this session, participants will understand the insulin and diet considerations needed when participating in various exercise types and at different intensities. This session will be driven by group activities and case studies.

BREAKOUT SESSION: Ramping Up Your Game
This session is targeted towards competitive athletes with T1D. It will review how these athletes can optimize their performance through diet, blood-glucose control and weight management. This session will involve advanced case studies and require audience participation.

CORE SESSION: Fueling for the Game
This session will provide participants with the foundations of nutrition to assist with managing T1D while exercising. Additionally, the session aims to have participants understand how proper diet management can solve several common problems related to T1D and exercise.

YOUTH PROGRAMMING:
The event will include supervised, fun activities for children of all ages with T1D and their siblings. Please note: Parents/caregivers are responsible for their child’s diabetes management during the event.


Online registration is now closed. Walk-in registration is available on the 4th floor of the Boston Marriott Copley Place.

Important Day of Details 2017

Frequently Asked Questions and Parking Information

Please note: JDRF TypeOneNation Summit Boston will be held preceding the PEAK program. Learn about research advances, participate in discussions with experts and attend educational sessions focused on T1D care and management at all ages and stages. 

Event Contact

Lauren Shields
781-431-0700 | lshields@jdrf.org