TypeOneNation – Meet the Scientists
June 1, 2019, San Diego, CA
Join JDRF San Diego for TypeOneNation - Meet the Scientists, our largest educational event of the year. Learn about T1D research from the scientists that you help to fund. Lab tours of La Jolla Institute will be available. Learn about opportunities to gain support around a T1D diagnosis, meet other families, kids and adults dealing with T1D. Games and fun for kids will be provided. Lunch also provided. This is a JDRF Community event. Join the JDRF T1D community as we Meet the Scientists!
Join the JDRF community & meet other families, kids and adults who face the daily challenges of T1D. JDRF’s TypeOneNation – Meet the Scientist event brings together those in San Diego County, Imperial County and the Temecula Valley to learn more about research, education & support opportunities while enjoying a day at the world renown La Jolla Institute.
“Diabetes and the family: Tips for the tough stuff”
– Liana Abascal Ph.D., MPH.
“Exploring and Changing Your Relationship with T1D”
– Dr. Mark Heyman (This session is for 18 years and older)
“Thrive with Diabetes: Understanding Metabolism and Movement”
– Matt Vande Vegte
Eric Tozer is a diabetes ambassador who inspires the community through sports and utilizes his athletic accomplishments as a platform to be a role model in the diabetes community.
ERIC MADE HISTORY, BECOMING THE FIRST PERSON WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES (T1D) TO COMPLETE THE WORLD MARATHON CHALLENGE, RUNNING 7 MARATHONS ON 7 CONTINENTS IN 7 CONSECUTIVE DAYS.
Eric’s Athletic Accomplishments
World Marathon Challenge 2019 (7 Marathons, 7 Continents, 7 Days)
Run Across America (3,000+ mile run across USA in 15 days with ten T1Ds)
140.6 mile Ironman distance triathlons
70.3 mile Half-Ironman distance triathlons
Olympic and Sprint distance triathlons
26.2 mile Marathons
13.1 mile Half-Marathons
NCAA Men’s Soccer Final Four All-Tournament Team (2004)
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