TypeOneNation Summit 2017

October 28, 2017, Minneapolis, MN
8:00 am - 12:30 pm




University of Minnesota McNamara Alumni Center

University Avenue Ramp address: 1926 University Ave. SE, Mpls. 55455

Washington Avenue Ramp address: 501 Washington Ave. SE, Mpls. 55455

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200 SE Oak St
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Register for Type One Nation for a Day of Inspiration, Education and Hope

Join us on Saturday, October 28 for an inspirational day of educational programming and connection with our local T1D community. Leading experts in healthcare, research and personal well-being will offer a variety of breakout sessions to help you better manage life with T1D.  Visit the vendor fair and learn about the latest products for T1D care.  Attendance is free of charge!

Former NFL player and Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl Champion, Kendall Simmons, was diagnosed with T1D shortly before his second NFL season.  Simmons will kick-off the day with his story of perseverance to show how you can achieve your dreams by accepting and integrating T1D into your life.  The TypeOneNation educational program will follow this motivational moment with Kendall Simmons.

Breakout Session Topics include:

  • Moving Towards Artificial Pancreas
  • Preparing for the Move to Adult Diabetes Care
  • Off to College Panel
  • Lessons from a Pediatric Endocrinologist
  • Parenting & Diabetes
  • Balancing Nurtrition & Exercise
  • Taking T1D to School
  • Inaulin History & Review
  • Advocacy & Research Update

Register today at jdrfmnton.eventbrite.com.

Event Contact

Kristin Jahnke
952-851-0770 | kjahnke@jdrf.org