Virtual Connections
We’re bringing experts from across the country to you with a series of virtual educational events to help you and your loved ones live well with type 1 diabetes. Meet and learn from new speakers, engage with other families and individuals with T1D and expand your knowledge on topics important to you – all from the comfort of your own home. To stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest in T1D treatment options, view the educational resources provided by our national TypeOneNation Summit sponsors.

Virtual Events

Virtual TypeOneNation Summit Now on Demand!

View recorded sessions from the September 26 event!
Speakers: T1D medical and scientific experts, ambassadors, social influencers and community members

The TypeOneNation Virtual Summit will remain open through the end of the year where you can view all of the sessions on demand when it’s most convenient for you.  Visit as often as you’d like to catch up on sessions you missed, re-watch your favorites and download informational content at the virtual booths in the Exhibit Hall and JDRF Community Room.  If you have a question for our sponsors and community partners, visit their virtual booth and click the envelope icon to send a direct email message.

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Endurance Exercise & Nutrition in Type 1 Diabetes: What we can learn from professional athletes with T1D and apply to ourselves. 

Thursday, October 29th | 2 sessions to choose from: 12:00 PM CST, or 6:00 PM CST

Speaker:  Facilitated by Lauren Plunkett, RDN, CDCES and owner of LP Nutrition Consulting

Join Lauren in a conversation about the latest research on cyclists with T1D and apply this knowledge to any aerobic activity. Learn about the relationship between exercise and overnight low blood sugars and the role of carbohydrates, protein and fat. To step up your fitness level, we’ll discuss the benefits of cross training on blood sugar and endurance. We will also go in depth on blood sugar in range and how to coach yourself into a healthy, positive mindset.  Lauren is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist (CDCES), public speaker, fitness instructor, owner of LP Nutrition Consulting, and has lived with T1D for more than two decades as a passionate patient advocate.

Registration Information:

October 29th 12:00-12:45 PM CST Session:

October 29th 6:00-6:45 PM CST Session:


Thank You to Our Sponsors

Premier Sponsor

Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to create medicines that make life better for people around the world. Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

Supporting Sponsors

Dexcom, Inc. empowers people to take control of diabetes through innovative continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. Dexcom has emerged as a leader of diabetes care technology. By listening to the needs of users, caregivers, and providers, Dexcom simplifies and improves diabetes management around the world. Get Started Today

Insulet Corporation, headquartered in Massachusetts, is an innovative medical device company dedicated to making the lives of people with diabetes and other conditions easier through the use of its Omnipod product platform. 


For more than 30 years, Medtronic has been helping people with diabetes.

Medtronic is working with the global community to change the way people manage diabetes. Together, we will transform diabetes care by expanding access, integrating care and improving outcomes, so people with diabetes can enjoy greater freedom and better health. 

Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat other serious chronic conditions: rare bleeding disorders, growth hormone-related disorders, and obesity. 

Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. is a medical device company dedicated to improving the lives of people with diabetes through relentless innovation and revolutionary customer experience. The Company takes an innovative, user-centric approach to the design, development and commercialization of products for people with diabetes who use insulin. 

At Xeris, we believe that easy-to-use medicines can have a profound impact on the lives of patients and their families. That’s why we’re studying ready-to-use liquid glucagon, but that’s just the beginning. Learn how our technology is unlocking the potential of today’s medicines.