JDRF’s 2023 TypeOneNation Summit Series Explores the Intersection of Mental Health and Type 1 Diabetes: “Tell Me How You Really Feel – Balancing Mental Health and T1D”

Kenya Felton 

The May 18 event will be the third of the four-part virtual educational series to help people live well with type 1 diabetes (T1D). 

On May 18, JDRF, the leading global type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and advocacy organization, will continue its 2023 Virtual TypeOneNation Summit series with “Tell Me How You Really Feel – Balancing Mental Health and T1D.” The virtual event will feature leading T1D medical and scientific experts, celebrity ambassadors, and diabetes influencers. Hosted by sports broadcast journalist Jordan Ligons-Robinson, who also lives with T1D, JDRF invites all who are living with or impacted by T1D, their loved ones, and the community to sign up for this engaging and informative free event.  

2023 TypeOneNation Summit Calendar: 

Part four of the series is scheduled on November 14 at 6pm Eastern:

Type 1 Diabetes Across the Globe 


What: JDRF TypeOneNation Virtual Summit, “Tell Me How You Really Feel – Balancing Mental Health and T1D”. 

Who: Jordan Ligons-Robinson, Sports Broadcast Journalist, Mark Heyman, Ph.D., CDCES, CEO of the Center for Diabetes & Mental Health, Caitlin Kinnunen, Broadway, TV, and Film Actress, Yousra Omer, Coordinator, Health Policy, Advocacy, JDRF, Sam Tullman, MPH, Co-founder of the DiabetesSangha, and Jasmin Searcy-Pate, Ph.D., Associate Clinical Director and Owners at Searcy Pediatric and Adolescent Behavioral Healthcare. 

When: Thursday, May 18, 2023, at 6 p.m. EST 

Where:  Please register for the event at https://www.jdrf.org/community/typeonenationsummits/