JDRF TypeOneNation Summit – NYC

May 11, 2019, New York, NY
10:00 am - 4:00 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. The TypeOneNation Summit is a FREE educational and networking opportunity for the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community. The Summit allows T1D experts, physicians and researchers 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 multiple breakout sessions, workshops, and unique networking opportunities for children and teens. Additionally, the event features a robust exhibit hall of vendors representing the latest in diabetes management technology, resources, products and research. This event is designed for all ages at all stages and offers something for everyone: parents, children, teens, adults, grandparents, caregivers, school nurses, healthcare providers and more!


  • 10:00 AM | Registration, Meet & Greet, Exhibitor Fair
    The Exhibitor Fair will be open from 10:00 AM -4:00 PM

    9:45 AM – 4:00 PM | Kid’s Korner
    Suitable for kids ages 4-12; Pre-registration is required.

    10:45 AM | Welcome to the TypeOneNation Summit
    Welcome –  JDRF NYC/LI Chapter

    11:00 AM – 11:45 AM | Breakout Session 1
    Eating Healthily & Tastefully (featuring diabetes superfood – OATS!) – Chef Namaste
    Take Action: JDRF Advocacy & Insurance – NYSOH and JDRF Advocacy
    How Diabetes Affects Your Eyes and What to Do About It – NY Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
    Off to College with T1D – Naomie Berrie Diabetes Center

    12:00 PM – 12:45 PM | LUNCH
    Enjoy a healthy lunch and network with other T1D individuals and their families.

    12:45 AM – 2:00 PM | Keynote Address & Inspirational Speaker
    Latest on research and innovation in the T1D space presented by Dr. Carol J. Levy, MD, CDE (https://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/carol-levy)

    Living and Thriving Beyond T1D presented by Chris Ruden (https://chrisruden.com/speaking/)

    2:15 PM – 3:00 PM | Breakout Session 2
    Round Table Discussion (Psychosocial Aspects of T1D) – Dr. Daphna Shiffeldrim & Dr. Roni Avinadav
    Don’t Sweat It! Exercise, Sports and T1D – Chris Ruden
    Insulin Tech Management – Dr. Mary Pat Gallagher
    Teen Talk: For Teens Only – Zoe Woolrich
    Take Charge of T1D at School – Dan Phelan & Naomie Berrie Diabetes Center

    3:15 PM – 4:00 PM | T1D Comedy Hour
    Comedy soothes the soul. Let’s end Summit on a high note. Humorous viewpoints from comedians living and thriving with T1D.

    Kid’s Korner
    Kids Korner provides an opportunity for parents to enjoy the main program presentations while kids enjoy a variety of supervised age-appropriate art activities, exercise and T1D education, in another part of the conference center. Suitable for kids ages 4-12; Pre-registration is required.

    TrialNet Screenings
    We are pleased to include the Pathway to Prevention screening for relatives of people with T1D. Meet with medical experts for details and sign up to help researchers learn more about how T1D develops and plan new studies exploring ways to prevent it. For more information, visit www.trialnet.org.


New York Academy of Medicine

1216 5th Avenue
Conference Rooms ABC
New York, NY 10004

Event Contact

Samantha Rogers
212.478.4314 | srogers@jdrf.org

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