The TypeOneNation Summit is an all-day educational and networking opportunity for the T1D community. It brings together T1D experts to share their knowledge on the latest treatments, breakthroughs in research, and the psycho-social aspects of living (and thriving) with T1D. Our event will feature a research update, keynote address, multiple breakout sessions and workshops as well as unique opportunities for children and teens to meet and spend time with each other. Join us for a day of education, information and inspiration by registering today!
A discounted JDRF Room rate is available for Friday January 20th and Saturday January 21st at Embassy Suites - Greenville. To reserve a room, you must call 864-676-9090 to receive the $119.00/night and mention the JDRF Room Block.
Workshop topics in the breakout sessions will include:
- Managing T1D in School and Sports
- Research Beyond the AP System
- Raising a Teen Living with T1D
- Management Hot Topics
- T1D Beyond Basics
- Navigating Health Insurance
- Artificial Pancreas Update
- T1D and Mental Health
- Are You Prepared for Your Financial Future?
- T1D 101
- For Teens Only!
- How Can I Take Action?
Click here to view full descriptions of each workshop!
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Daniel Cherñavvsky
Dr. Daniel Cherñavvsky is an assistant professor of research in the Center for Diabetes Technology at the University of Virginia. The Center for Diabetes Technology is a multidisciplinary group of research academicians with specialties in Pediatrics, Endocrinology, Behavioral Medicine, Systems Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, working collaboratively for the advancement of technology for the treatment of type 1 diabetes. Currently, Dr. Cherñavvsky is leading several artificial pancreas studies in pediatric and young adult population. In addition, Dr. Cherñavvsky collaborates with the International Artificial Pancreas (iAP) Study Group. The iAP Study Group, investigators from Italy, France, Israel and the US, conducted the first-ever outpatient clinical study of a cell phone-based artificial pancreas system and performed US outpatients-based trials with different generations of the system. Dr. Cherñavvsky’s funded studies include summer and winter camps with adolescents evaluating the effect of exercise and type 1 diabetes. Dr. Cherñavvsky, a pediatric nephrologist graduate from the University of Buenos Aires, licensed in South America and revalidated MD title in Spain, has conducted and designed clinical research projects for over 15 years in the US.