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TypeOneNation Santa Barbara

September 23, 2018, Santa Barbara, CA
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Join other individuals, families, and caregivers affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D) at all life stages for a day of education and connection at the TypeOneNation Summit. Talk to experts about research advances, meet with other attendees to exchange ideas, and participate in discussions important to you. Children's programming will run concurrently for ages 5 and up.



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Santa Barbara City College

721 Cliff Drive
Sports Pavilion
Santa Barbara, CA 93109

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JDRF along with Community Partner Sansum Diabetes Research Institute will be hosting TypeOneNation at Santa Barbara City College.  Join the type 1 diabetes community to learn from the experts about T1D technology, therapies, health and wellness.

The day will feature a keynote presentation by Annie Shultz, Project Manager, Outreach & Recruitment TrialNet Hub at the Benaroya Research Institute, who will speak about her experiences as an artificial pancreas trial participant, and JDRF’s mission.

Following this will be a  Technology Update presentation which includes Dr. Bart O. Roep, Chairman of the Department of Diabetes Immunology

Breakout session speakers include Brandon Arbiter. VP of Product and Business Development, Tidepool,  Mark Harmel, CDE, MPH, Clinical Research Coordinator at the USC Westside Center for Diabetes , Kevin Kaiserman, MD, owner So Cal Diabetes,  and Dr. Beth Braun Think Healthy, Eat Healthy

TrialNet Screenings and a vendor fair will continue throughout the day After lunch participants will then choose from a variety of breakout session topics for all ages and stages of T1D.

Children’s programing will run concurrently for ages 5 and up. 


  • Taking T1D to School
  • Navigating the Emotional Side of T1D
  • Peak Program The JDRF Performance in Exercise and Knowledge (PEAK) program is an innovative, unique outreach initiative to help increase education on effective management of physical activity for individuals with T1D. Its goal is to break new ground in supporting safe, informed exercise within the T1D community. The JDRF PEAK program is available to anyone with T1D – both those who exercise or wish to begin to exercise, as well as their caregivers


Event Contact

Susan Nelson
213-233-9912 |

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