2019 Type One Nation Summit

May 11, 2019, Louisville, KY
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Enjoy a day of inspirational & educational activities lead by national & local experts to help you & your loved ones better manage life with T1D. Due to an incredible response rate, we have had to move our TypeOneNation Summit to the Louisville Marriott East. We can't wait to see you all there!


  • 8:30 AM  – Registration, Resource Row Vendor Area and Kids Zone Opens

    10:00 AM – Welcome & Keynote Session “Path to a  Cure” featuring Andrew Rakeman, Ph.D. JDRF AVP of Research

    11:00 AM– Breakout Session #1

    • The Fundamentals of T1D & Exercise led by Lauren Bongiorno
    • Coping with Diabetes Distress & Depression: Help for the Caregiver led by Dr. Brian Olsen
    • Health Insurance & the Cost of T1D Care
    • TEENS ONLY – Teens, T1D, and the Social Network

    Noon –  Lunch – Kids Zone Closes, Kids Eat with Parents

    12:45 PM – Kids Zone Reopens

    1:00 PM – Breakout Session #2

    • Family  Conflict: How to Argue about T1D Less led by Dr. Brian Olsen
    • Mindset & Mindfulness with T1D led by Lauren Bongiorno  Open to all ages, teens should register too
    • T1D & School Aged Children Panel

    2:00 PM – Breakout Session #3

    • Off to College with T1D for Teens and Parents
    • T1D & Nutrition
    • T1D Advocacy


Louisville Marriott - East

Free Parking

1903 Embassy Square Boulevard
Louisville, KY 40299

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Talk to experts about research advances, meet others to exchange ideas, & participate in discussions important to you. Visit our Resource Row, featuring devices, resources, and diabetes supporters.

We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker is the head of our Prevention and Cure team, Dr. Andrew Rakeman, Assistant Vice President of Research for JDRF.

Honorary Chair: Dr. Kupper Wintergerst
Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology at University of Louisville
Director, Wendy Novak Diabetes Center

Event Contact

Tricia Potts
502-727-2335 | tpotts@jdrf.org

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