Twisted Tuesday on Twitch: Interview with Dr. Amber Wheeler
July 7th | 4:00 pm PT
Speaker: Madi Sheik, newly diagnosed adult with T1D will interview Dr. Amber Wheeler, endocrinologist at Kaiser San Francisco
Have you ever wondered what is going through the mind of your endocrinologist? Why did they choose this profession? How do they gain their patient’s trust when they don’t have T1D themselves? How has their job changed since COVID-19? Tune in to JDRF’s Twitch TV channel to hear more!
“Sweet” Tips for Summer: Champion Chat with Tanner Barton
July 9th | Time: 7:30 pm ET
Speakers: Tanner Barton, Head Swimming & Diving Coach at Anderson University. Tanner was diagnosed with T1D at the age of 8. He is a former three-time State of Ohio champion in the Butterfly events, NCAA Division 1 Varsity swimmer and four-year conference finalist in the 200 Butterfly at Ball State University.
Learn how to manage T1D during the heat of summer, keep your tech on both in and out of the pool and take on challenges while balancing blood sugar.
Open Dialogue with Katherine A. Gallagher, Ph.D.
July 9th | 4:00 – 5:00 pm CT
Speaker: Dr. Katherine Gallagher is a pediatric psychologist who specializes in working with kids and teens with diabetes and their families.
oin JDRF and other T1D families and caregivers for an open conversation with Dr. Gallagher, Ph.D. Please submit any complex topics or questions you’d like Dr. Gallagher to address by July 6. Email Amanda at firstname.lastname@example.org.
T1D 101 for Caregivers
July 14th | Time: 7:00 pm ET
Speakers: Sheila Dennehy, RN, MSN, CDCES
Grab your support team to learn the basics of T1D management. This basic care program is designed for grandparents, babysitters, coaches, school paraprofessionals and/or any other caregiver to support your loved one living with T1D. Join us and let JDRF help your friend, family member or school staff navigate life with T1D.