TypeOneNation Summit – Westchester/Fairfield/Hudson Valley

November 23, 2019, Danbury, CT
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

The TypeOneNation Summit is an all-day educational and networking opportunity for the T1D community.


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  • The Vendor Fair will be open from 9:00am to 1:30pm.

  • The Kids Zone will provide an opportunity for children and their siblings to spend time with each other while enjoying a variety of activities and learning about T1D. We will have registered nurses on site should a child require some assistance with their diabetes management. Children must be between the ages of 5 and 11. Space is limited.

  • Jonathan Rosen will cover JDRF’s mission and research, with special attention on efforts to cure and prevent T1D.

  • Dr. Herold will talk about and share the successful findings from the Anti-CD3 (teplizumab) Prevention study sponsored by Trialnet.

    • Clinical Research Studies for T1D Delay, Prevention and Beta Cell Preservation
    • Current and Future Drugs to Improve Lives
    • Managing Stress for Parents & Caregivers
    • Taking T1D to School
    • Taking T1D to Work: Your Rights in the Workplace
  • Enjoy a healthy lunch, network with other attendees and visit the vendor fair.

  • Kids Zone reopens for the afternoon.

  • Sean Busby, Professional Snowboarder, Founder of Riding On Insulin will share his experience living with T1D.

    • Managing Stress for Adults Living with T1D
    • Nutrition: Tips and Tricks for Managing T1D
    • PEAK – T1D Performance in Exercise and Knowledge
    • T1Ds and Supportive Technology for Younger Kids – Friend or Foe?
    • Utilizing Technology for Better T1D Outcomes



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The Ethan Allen Hotel

21 Lake Avenue Extension
Danbury, CT 06811

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The summit brings together T1D experts to share their knowledge on the latest treatments, breakthroughs in research, and the psycho-social aspects of living (and thriving!) with T1D. Our event will feature a mission update, a motivational address, multiple breakout sessions and workshops as well as unique opportunities for children and teens to meet and spend time with each other.

The event will also include a vendor fair with representatives from diabetes medical device companies, insulin manufacturers, diabetes day camps, local healthcare providers, and other diabetes related organizations. This event is designed for all ages and all stages and offers something for everyone: parents, children, teens, adults, grandparents, caregivers, school nurses, healthcare providers, and more.

Event Contact

Joan Benz
203-854-0658 | jbenz@jdrf.org

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