2018 TypeOneNation Summit

November 3, 2018, Milwaukee, WI
9:00 am - 3:00 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). All those impacted by T1D are welcome to attend free of charge. Each individual participant, including teens and children, needs to be registered separately. Attendees will be able to select from informative breakout sessions on a variety of topics including advocacy and insurance, exercise, mental health, taking T1D to school, celiac disease and T1D, nutrition, and T1D technology. The Potawatomi Hotel & Casino's Heart of Canal Street Kid's Zone will be available for children from 9:00am - 12:00pm and again from 1:00 - 3:00pm. You’ll have the opportunity to network with others and visit our vendor fair featuring representatives from diabetes device companies, insulin manufacturers and other diabetes-related organizations.

TypeOneNation Schedule

    • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s Heart of Canal Street Kid’s Zone open 9:00am – 12:00pm
    • Welcome: Dr. Ty Carroll, Endocrinologist – Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin Community Physicians
    • Keynote: Annie Shultz, JDRF Volunteer: JDRF Research & Mission Message
    • Advocacy: T1D Health Insurance Guide with Marjana Marinac, Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs – Drugs & Biologics, JDRF
    • PEAK: Adult & Child Exercise with T1D Case Studies with Lauren Plunkett, RDN, LD, CDE
    • Schooling Diabetes: K4 through College led by parents and professionals
    • Psychosocial: T1D and Mental Health with Heather Martens, Psychologist, Integrated Behavioral Health Specialist with the Medical College of Wisconsin
    • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s Heart of Canal Street Kid’s Zone Closes; Reopens at 1:00pm
    • T1D Technology with Maggie Frederick, BSN, RN, Diabetes Nurse Clinician at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
    • Diet & T1D with Jennifer Smith, Integrated Diabetes
    • PEAK: Intro to Exercise and T1D with Lauren Plunkett, RDN, LD, CDE
    • Celiac Disease & T1D with Dr. Ankur Chugh, Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
    • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s Heart of Canal Street Kid’s Zone Open 1:00 – 3:00pm
  • Jessica Franz Christensen: One Family’s Journey with T1D



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Bartolotta’s Italian Community Center

631 E Chicago St
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Event Contact

Michelle Pape
414-203-5532 | mpape@jdrf.org

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