JDRF TypeOneNation Summit

November 5, 2017, Omaha, NE
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm


An event for children, teens, and adults living with type 1 diabetes as well as their families. The event will include: Educational breakout sessions, speakers and experts in the field of type 1 diabetes, fun supervised activities for children, networking activities for teens and adults with T1D and parents of children with T1D.


Speaker & Session Information

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  • Alecia Wesner

    Alecia Wesner

    Keynote Speaker


    Alecia Wesner

    Keynote Speaker

    Alecia has been a part of the JDRF family since her type 1 diabetes (T1D) diagnosis in 1979. She will share her experiences living with T1D, participating in T1D clinical trials, JDRF One Walk & Ride to Cure Diabetes. She will also discuss current JDRF research & the importance of advocacy & advancing diabetes research. Her adventures have been chronicled on ASweetLife.com & TypeOneNation.org.


The Thompson Center at UNO

UNO offers free parking on the weekends – no permit needed.

6705 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182


Thank you to our JDRF TypeOneNation Summit sponsors:

National Premier Sponsors
BD and Lilly Diabetes

National Supporting Sponsors
Novo Nordisk, Dexcom and Medtronic

National Vendor Sponsors 

Local Sponsors
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Nebraska Medicine

Event Contact

Anna Raur
402.881.3183 | araur@jdrf.org