TypeOneNation Summit 2019 – Las Vegas

February 23, 2019, Las Vegas, NV
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Free with Registration

Register now for this day long educational conference supporting people living with T1D. The event is provided free with registration based on a local grant from the Anthem Foundation and national sponsorship from Lilly Diabetes and Dexcom.

Schedule

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM - Event Check In and Vendor Exhibits

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Morning Keynote with Dr. Frank Martin

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM - Morning Break and Vendor Exhibits

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM - Breakout Session #1 - Click Arrow to View Details

Taking Your Diabetes to School and College – Panel Discussion with CCSD, Nevada PEP, and CDN

  • Session is designed  for parents and caregivers to help answer questions on 504, IEP and college support information

T1D Research Update – Dr. Frank Martin

Back to Basics – T1D 101 – Cathy Flynn

  • Session is designed for families who have been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in the past year. A refresher of type 1 diabetes, carb counting, insulin, hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, and sick day management will be discussed.

Diabetes 101 en espanol – Julie Suckow

PEAK: T1D Performance in Exercise and Knowledge – Lauren Plunkett

  • The PEAK program will address the statistically proven need for additional education for people with T1D, parents, and caregivers on how to participate in physical activity while managing their T1D. The curriculum is to provide comprehensive knowledge and support for people with T1D who would like to pursue a fitness-based lifestyle.

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM - Lunch and Vendor Exhibits - Click Arrow to View Details

Please pick up children from the Kids’ Zone for lunch at 11:30.

Allergy and gluten free meals will be available as noted on participant registration

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM - Breakout Session #2 - Click Arrow to View Details

Diabetes Technology – Panel Discussion

  • T1D product vendors share and answer question on new and existing diabetes technology

T1D and Developing Independence in Today’s World – Jennifer Moore, MSW, LCSW

  • This session is designed to help support and understand the psycho-social effects or needs of those living with T1D.  Topics may include: psychosocial barriers and behavior change for people with T1D and caregivers, family conflict, transitions, distress and depression for T1D and caregivers, and diabulimia

Advocacy and Insurance 2019: Are You Covered? – Panel Discussion

  • Session will provide information to help people with T1D and caregivers navigate potential barriers throughout treatment and how those can impact their health insurance costs, and a summary of the key takeaways that should be considered when looking at insurance options for the coming year

Adult Talk Lounge – hosted by Arlene Skinner and the Adult T1D Connections Group

  • THIS SESSION IS DESIGNED FOR ADULTS WITH T1Ds AND THEIR SIGNIFICANT OTHERS ONLY

PEAK: T1D Performance in Exercise and Knowledge – Lauren Plunkett

  • The PEAK program will address the statistically proven need for additional education for people with T1D, parents, and caregivers on how to participate in physical activity while managing their T1D. The curriculum is to provide comprehensive knowledge and support for people with T1D who would like to pursue a fitness-based lifestyle.

2:00 PM - 2:10 PM - Afternoon Break and Vendor Exhibits

2:10 PM - 2:40 PM - Afternoon Keynote with Sierra Sandison

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM - T1D Panel - Life with T1D

** 3:30 PM - 4:40 PM - JDRF One Walk Awards Celebration and Dessert

Keynote Speakers

Sponsors

Premier National Sponsors

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Premier National Sponsors

Premier Local Sponsor

Venue

South Point Hotel and Casino Conference Area

Free parking is available at the South Point Hotel

9777 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89183
Directions

Kids' Zone and Teen Summit

Kids’ Zone: Children ages 5-12 participate in Kids’ Zone with learning, crafts, and exercise activities. Volunteer nurses are on hand for emergencies and glucose checks. Parents should drop off children participating in the Kids’ Zone by 9:00 AM. Children should be picked up for lunch at 11:30 a.m. The afternoon Kids’ Zone session is from 12:45 – 3:30 p.m.

Families registering for the Kids’ Zone will be sent an intake form shortly before the summit, to fill out for each child participating in the activities.

Teen Summit: Teens ages 13-17 participate in the Teen Summit during the morning and afternoon breakout sessions. Teens should attend the morning and afternoon keynote session with their parents. Parent pickup and drop off is not required for the Teen Summit.

During the morning breakout session, teens will participate in the “Teen Talk Show” with Charlie Cherry and learn how to tell their T1D story. In the afternoon, teens will participate in “Teen Talk: No Parents, No Judgement, No Guilt” with Colleen Corey and Erin Buttery. This session is an opportunity to meet, connect and share with their T1D peers, while learning how to manage and cope with T1D in school and other areas of life. Teens are free to express challenges without judgement or guilt will learning to advocate for themselves.

Event Contact

JDRF Southern Nevada Chapter
702-732-4795 | nevada@jdrf.org