JDRF Type One Nation Rocky Mountain 2020

February 29, 2020, Aurora, CO
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Type One Nation is a free, all-day educational summit for anyone impacted by T1D. Adult T1Ds, parents and supporters can attend sessions specific to nutrition, mental health, sports, and technology just to name a few. 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 featuring fun games, technology, trivia and more! Siblings welcome in all sessions! Any questions, please contact Kelli Raleigh, Community Outreach Manager, at kraleigh@jdrf.orgor (303) 209-7719.


  • Check registered children in to Kids Camp and Teen Central (8:00am-3:30pm) Parent or guardian must be registered and on-site during Kids Camp and Teen Central.

    Kids Camp: Kids Camp provides an opportunity for parents to enjoy the main program presentations while their kids enjoy a variety of supervised age-appropriate art, activities, yoga, and T1D education and stories. Snacks will be provided.  Parents must pick up children during the lunch break. Suitable for kids ages 4-11. 

    Teen Central: For teens and their siblings or friends with T1D, Teen Central provides the perfect opportunity for teens to hang out, meet other T1D teens, play games, enjoy various activities and hear from other young adults who “get it”.   Facilitated by the JDRF Rocky Mountain YLC young professionals board, the day is sure to be fun and inspirational for teens.   Snacks will be provided. Teen sessions will break for lunch at 12:00 and restart at 1:15pm.  Suitable for teens ages 12-17. 

  • Keynote and Mission Update: Moira McCarthy Stanford, Author, Advocate, JDRF Volunteer

  • T1D in the Very Young: T1D ages 1-5

    The Teen Years and T1D: Parenting through the wonder years

    Nothing Elementary About It: Kinder – 6th Grade

    Getting the Most from your T1D Tech: Adults

    Advocating for your Care: A Panel Discussion on raising your voice and becoming the expert in your T1D management.

  • Off to College: Preparing for the transition to college or independent living with T1D.  ****Teens ready for the college transition can and should attend this session.

    Getting the most from your T1D Management: Families

    Getting Into the Game: Exercising with T1D

    T1D Burnout:  What to do when you’re “done” with Diabetes:

  • Finding T1D Community in Your Community: A discussion panel hosted by local influencers and T1D community builders

    more to come….

  • The Power of YES

    JDRF Advocacy Panel:

    Aging with T1D: Managing T1D as we age

    T1D Burnout:  What to do when you’re “done” with Diabetes: Caregivers

  • JDRF Research Update: T1D and Tech: The Latest Advancements and Expert Q&A Panel

    Closing Remarks and PRIZES

  • more details to come…



University of Colorado Anschutz Campus - Education South I & II

Frequently Asked Questions

Where should I park for the event?
The Education South I & II 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 event 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.

What if I’m not sure what sessions I’d like to attend?

That’s ok!  You don’t have to know in advance but if you’d like help deciding what sessions might be beneficial for you, please reach out to our Outreach Manager, Kelli, by emailing kraleigh@jdrf.org.

13121 East 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

Event Contact

Kelli Raleigh
303-209-7719 | Kraleigh@jdrf.org

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