Wisconsin TypeOneNation Summit

October 26, 2019, 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, insurance, exercise, mental health, nutrition, technology, managing T1D in the school setting and more. Our Kid’s Zone/Teen Central area (recommended for children 3 and older) will be available for children from 9:00am - 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.


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  • Tanya Bissen, Executive Director – JDRF Southeastern Wisconsin

    Ty Carroll, MD, Endocrinologist – Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

    Opening Keynote Session
    Promising Progress: JDRF Impact on T1D Advancements
    Cathy Baier, Keynote Speaker

  • T1D Basics for Caregivers – Festa Ballroom
    Kristie Kaplan, Diabetes Nurse Educator – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

    Matt Edwards, Clinical Dietician – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

    T1D Health Insurance Guide – Conference Rooms 1 & 2
    Amy Carletti, JDRF Advocacy Team Chair – Illinois Chapter

    Carbs Aren’t the Enemy: A Whole Food Approach to T1D Management – Conference Rooms 3 & 4
    Elizabeth Arnold, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator – Ascension Medical Group

  • Boxed lunches and beverages available in the Grand Ballroom

    While the Kid’s Zone/Teen Central will remain open over the lunch hour, parents should pick up children to select lunch before the Lunch Keynote begins.

  • Can We Be Honest? Restoring Emotional Health While Raising a Child with T1D with Grace, Courage, and Love
    Bonnie O’Neil, Keynote Speaker

  • Schooling Diabetes: K4 – College – Festa Ballroom

    A New Normal: Adjusting to Life with Diabetes – Conference Rooms 1 & 2
    Allison Nimlos, Marriage and Family Therapist & Diabetes Coach

    PEAK: Get Physical with T1D – Conference Rooms 3 & 4
    [Performance in Exercise & Knowledge]
    Mandi Kirby, DNP, ACNP

  • T1D Technology: Today and Tomorrow – Festa Ballroom
    Maggie Frederick, Diabetes Nurse Clinician – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

    Diabetes Distress & Burnout – Conference Rooms 1 & 2
    Allison Nimlos, Marriage and Family Therapist & Diabetes Coach

    JDRF Advocacy 101 – Conference Rooms 3 & 4
    Sarah Meidl, JDRF Advocacy Team Chair – Northeast Wisconsin Chapter


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Italian Community Center

631 East Chicago Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Breakout Session Options and Descriptions

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Event Contact

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

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