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JDRF TypeOneNation Summit - Boston 2020

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Sheraton Boston Hotel

39 Dalton Street

Boston, MA 02199

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Join us for our annual educational summit that brings together all within the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community. TypeOneNation is a day of education where you can talk to experts about research advances, meet with other attendees to exchange ideas, and participate in discussions important to you. Educational sessions will be focused on T1D care and management and will be geared toward different audiences.

The event is open to anyone impacted by T1D. Children and teens are invited to enjoy a fun-filled day featuring discussions with JDRF Youth Ambassadors, arts and crafts, games, face painting, henna, and more!

For more information, please contact the JDRF New England Chapter at 781-431-0700 or newengland@jdrf.org, or visit jdrf.org/newengland/events/typeonenation-summit-boston-2020.




AGENDA

9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Welcome Remarks / Mission Address

10:30 11:30 a.m.
Adults: Educational Session #1
Kid Zone and Teen Central

11:45 a.m. 1:15 p.m.
Lunch / Vendor Fair* / Keynote Address / Kid Zone and Teen Central Closed

1:30 2:30 p.m.
Adults: Educational Session #2
Kid Zone and Teen Central

2:45 3:30 p.m.
Optional Attendee Networking and Speaker Meet and Greet
Kid Zone and Teen Central Closed

*Vendor Fair Closes at 1:30 p.m.




MISSION ADDRESS

JDRF, Research, and Hope from a Volunteer’s Point of View
Moira McCarthy Stanford, Award-Winning Author, Nationally Known Diabetes Blogger at Despite Diabetes, and Mother of a Young Adult with T1D

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Becoming Type Zero
Christina Martin, Professional Dancer, Motivational Speaker, American Ninja Warrior, Executive Director of the Type Zero Foundation, and Fitness Trainer, Living with T1D since age 13

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS AND FEATURED SPEAKERS

Conversations about Severe Low Blood Sugar and New Treatment Options
Jennifer Goldman, RPh, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM, FCCP, Diabetes/Primary Care, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, MCPHS University
Join us for a conversation with a Diabetes Care and Education Specialist as she discusses new glucagon treatment options, including efficacy, usability, and safety. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions about the information presented. The speaker is presenting on behalf of Xeris Pharmaceuticals.

The Fundamentals of Glucose and Insulin Management Before, During, and After Exercise for People with T1D
Lori Laffel, MD, MPH, Chief of the Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Section at the Joslin Clinic, Senior Investigator and Co-Head of the Section on Clinical, Behavioral and Outcomes Research at the Joslin Diabetes Center, and Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School
The goal of this session is to help increase education for individuals with T1D as well as their caregivers on effective management of physical activity. The session is designed to break new ground in supporting safe, informed exercise within the T1D community.

How to Use Social Media for Good
Moira McCarthy Stanford, Award-Winning Author, Nationally Known Diabetes Blogger at Despite Diabetes, and Mother of a Young Adult with T1D
Social media is big part of our lives in every way, and diabetes is no exception. But how do we use social media to bring us support and positive vibes instead of stress and fear? Join this session to talk about how to make social media work best for you.

Insulin and Prescription Drug Pricing: What's Happening and How You Can Get Involved
Lauren Stanford, Community Organizing Director, Patients for Affordable Drugs, Living with T1D since age 6
The rising cost of insulin is increasingly on the minds of the T1D community. This session will focus on this important issue and how you can get involved by using your voice, becoming an advocate, and sharing your story.

Managing T1D in the Workplace
John Cutter, Lieutenant Firefighter and Paramedic, MASSPORT, Living with T1D since age 18; Kieran Meehan, Groton School Admission Office, Realtor, and Beekeeper, Living with T1D since age 8; Christina Martin, Professional Dancer, Motivational Speaker, American Ninja Warrior, Executive Director of the Type Zero Foundation, and Fitness Trainer, Living with T1D since age 13; and Kelly Reardon, Broadcast Meteorologist, WWLP-22News Springfield, Living with T1D since age 18
Engage with our panelists and hear their perspectives on how they thrive with T1D at work. Discuss issues such as navigating your first job, disclosing your diabetes to your boss, colleagues, employees, and/or clients, requesting accommodations, coping with stress, sick day management, establishing a support system, and more!

A New Normal: Adjusting to Life with Diabetes
Allison Nimlos, MA, LAMFT, Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, Greater Than Counseling and Coaching, Living with T1D since age 8
A diabetes diagnosis is a jarring experience that introduces a whole host of complicated emotions and experiences: grief, anger, and distress, but also hope, community, and connection. This presentation will guide attendees—parents, caregivers, and adults with T1D—through common experiences of a newly diagnosed life, including grief and loss, family conflict, and issues with peers, teachers/employees, and anxiety about the future. Attendees will walk away with a sense of validation for their own unique experience and ways to integrate diabetes into everyday life to create a new normal.

T1D: The Real Story
Katharine Garvey, MD, MPH, Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children's Hospital, and Mother of a Child with T1D; Danielle Sandage, LICSW, Outpatient Clinical Social Worker, Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children's Hospital; Shannon Terrio, NP, CDE, Diabetes Nurse Practitioner and Educator at Boston Children’s Hospital, Living with T1D since age 9; and Members of the BCH Diabetes Program Teen Advisory Committee
Participate in interactive round table discussions about real-life topics related to the everyday management of type 1 diabetes. Hear from a multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) along with members of the BCH Diabetes Program Teen Advisory Committee, who will share their experiences and practical tips on a wide range of subjects relevant to both newly diagnosed individuals as well as anyone entering a new life stage of T1D.

Team Collaboration in the Care of Students with Type 1 Diabetes
Lauren Connors, BSN, RN, Elementary School Nurse, Arlington Public Schools, Living with T1D since 1988
This presentation will focus on the importance of collaboration and communication in caring for a student with T1D in the school setting. It will highlight the relevance of continuity of care and the integral role it plays in helping the student with T1D have a “normal” school day.

KID ZONE AND TEEN CENTRAL
The event will include supervised, fun activities for children (ages 3+) and teens with type 1 diabetes, and their siblings. Please note that parents/caregivers are responsible for their child's diabetes management during the event, as these activites are supervised by JDRF staff and volunteers, and medical professionals will not be present.

Thanks in part to the generous support of our sponsors and vendors there is no cost to attend TypeOneNation. Please inform us as soon as possible if your plans change and you can no longer attend the program, as the chapter incurs significant expenses.




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SPONSORS

Thank you to our sponsors for making this event possible.

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NATIONAL SUPPORTING SPONSORSMedtronicDexcom

Novo Nordisk



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Xeris

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