2018 Type One Nation – Rocky Mountain

February 3, 2018, Aurora, CO
8:00 am - 3:30 pm


Enjoy a full day of inspirational and educational activities led by national and local experts to help you and your loved ones better manage life with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Network with others and visit our Wellness Area, featuring diabetes devices, resources, and other summit supporters. All those impacted by T1D are welcome to attend.



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Schedule of Events

February 03, 2018
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Registration, Vendor Fair, TrialNet Screenings, ASK Screening New Family meet-up
9:00 AM – 9:50 AM Welcome: Keynote Presenter Gary Scheiner :  The Evolution of Diabetes Care
10:00 AM – 10:50 AM Break Out Session A

The New Normal

Exercise and T1D

Care for the Caregiver: Stress Management

Diabetes in the Workplace

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM Break Out Session B

Beyond Carb Counting

Growing Up T1D for Parents

Fueling for The Game

Adult Women and T1D

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch provided by TBD, Vendor Fair, TrialNet Screenings, ASK Screenings
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM Break Out Session C

Strike the Spike

Taking Diabetes to School

Managing the Highs and Lows: Emotions of T1D

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

Closing Sessions: Insurance Tool Guide and Resources
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

*** Kids Camp and separate Teen Breakout Sessions available all day with guest speakers and activities.

Teen Track Sessions Agenda

Teen Track Sessions – Schedule of Events
February 02, 2018
8:00AM – 9:00AM Registration, Vendor Fair, TrialNet and ASK Screenings, New Family meet-up
9:00AM – 10:15AM Welcome and Keynote Presentation – Kendra Black and Gary Scheiner
10:00AM – 11:00AM Teen Trivia with Prizes!
11:15AM – 12:00PM Teen Breakouts A & B
12:00PM – 1:00PM Lunch, Vendor Fair, TrialNet and ASK Screenings
1:15PM – 3:00PM Teen T1D Device Challenge
3:00PM – 3:30PM Device Challenge Presentations and Winners

Kids Club Agenda

Kids Club Sessions – Schedule of Events

February 3rd, 2018

8:00AM – 9:00AM Registration, Vendor Fair, TrialNet and ASK Screenings, New Family meet-up
9:00AM – 10:00AM Ice Breakers and Introductions
10:00AM – 11:00AM Games, Groups and Activities
11:15AM – 12:00PM Guest Speaker: Lisa Wimberger
12:00PM – 1:00PM Parent Pick up ALL Children for Lunch, Vendor Fair, TrialNet and ASK Screenings
1:15PM – 3:30PM Slam Dunk Diabetes and Magic Show
3:30 ****All Children must be promptly picked up as soon as the last session ends!

Student to adult ratio is currently 4:1.   Nurses are staffed in the room from 8am-3:30pm.  Low Glucose kits available in Kids Club will be Fruit Snacks and Glucose Tablets. Snack will be provided with and without carbs.



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University of Colorado Health Sciences Center - Education II South Building

The event is open to anyone impacted by T1D. Children ages 3-11 are invited to enjoy a fun-filled day in our Kids Zone, which features arts and crafts, special guest presentations, and diabetes education activities.  a Teen Nation full-day program will be offered.  Siblings welcome.

Any questions, please contact Kelli Raleigh, Community Outreach Manager, at kraleigh@jdrf.orgor (303) 209-7719.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where should I park for the event?
The Education II North and South Buildings are located behind Children’s Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus.   the Kiowa Parking lot and Julesburg Parking lot will be available for Type One Nation attendees. To See a Campus map, click here.

Please DO NOT Parking in the Barbara Davis Center Lot for these event.   You can enter the campus the same way you would for the Barbara Davis center, however instead of turning left on 17th from Aurora Court to the Barbara Davis Center, you will turn right onto 17th Avenue and the Kiowa parking lot is located just after the second roundabout on your left hand side.

What should I bring to the event?
Bring your diabetes supplies, and wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Attire is casual.

Will tickets be sent to me?
No. You will check in at registration by your last name.

Is there a room rate?
Please contact Kelli Raleigh at kraleigh@jdrf.org for more information on lodging options.

Can I update my registration information?
Yes, you may update your registration information. Please contact Kelli Raleigh at kraleigh@jdrf.org to make changes. We will do our best to accommodate changes if space allows.

13121 East 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

More Info

Join individuals, families, and caregivers affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D) at all life stages for a day of education and community at the annual TypeOneNation Summit.  Talk to experts about research advances, meet with other attendees to exchange ideas, and participate in discussions important to you.

In addition to allowing you to connect and learn from others in the T1D community from all over Colorado and Wyoming, the summit will also have a Teen Specific learning track (ages 12-18) as well as a Children’s Program for children ages 4-11.  We will provide a networking lunch in conjunction with a vendor fair where you’ll be able to see and test the latest in diabetes management products.

For more information and to register, please contact Kelli Raleigh at 303-209-7718 or kraleigh@jdrf.org.

Event Contact

Kelli Raleigh, JDRF Outreach Manager
303-209-7719 | kraleigh @ jdrf.org