2019 Type One Nation – Rocky Mountain Region

March 2, 2019, 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.


Schedule of Events

March 02, 2019
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Registration, Vendor Fair, TrialNet Screenings, ASK Screening New Family meet-up
9:00 AM – 9:50 AM Welcome: Laura Rosseisen, Executive Director

Keynote Presentation: Jaime Giraldo, PhD, JDRF Science, Discovery Research

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM Breakout Session A

Nutrition – Keto, Low Carb, Atkins – Oh My!

Behavioral Changes and Psychosocial Barriers in T1D (families)

PEAK -Getting Into the Game: Exercise and T1D

The New Normal

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

Behavioral Changes in T1D and Psychosocial Barriers (adults)

JDRF Advocacy and Insulin Pricing Discussion Panel

PEAK – Fueling for the Game – Nutrition

Taking Diabetes to School

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch TBD (GF/DF options available), Vendor Fair, TrialNet Screenings, ASK Screenings
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM Rob Howe – Living in the T1D Renaissance: How Social media and technology make this the best time to live with T1D.

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

Speaker Panel Q& A

Jaime Giraldo – JDRF Research

Dr. Michael Riddell – Exercise and T1D

Rob Howe – Social Media/Community

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
8:00AM – 9:00AM Registration, Vendor Fair, TrialNet and ASK Screenings, New Family meet-up
9:00AM – 10:15AM Teen Keynote – Rob Howe
10:00AM – 11:00AM Ice Breaker Game and Speed Networking
11:15AM – 12:00PM Your Diabetes Talk Show Hosted by JDRF YLC
12:00PM – 1:00PM Lunch, Vendor Fair, TrialNet and ASK Screenings
1:15PM – 2:00PM Round Table Discussions
2:00PM – 3:30PM Competitions and Local Celebrity Exercise Panel

Kids Club Agenda

Kids Club Sessions – Schedule of Events

March 2, 2019

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
12:00PM – 1:00PM Parent Pick up ALL Children for Lunch, Vendor Fair, TrialNet and ASK Screenings
1:15PM – 3:30PM Afternoon activities and fun
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 at KidNation, which features arts and crafts, special guest presentations, and diabetes education activities.  For our audience ages 12-17, our Teen Nation full-day program will be offered.  Siblings welcome in all sessions.

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