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Senior Summit for Long-Term T1D

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Los Angeles Airport Marriott

5855 West Century Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90045

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This conference is to share and understand the results of the Joslin 50-year Medalist studies of T1D survivors. All are welcome to attend.

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This conference is for anyone interested in the effects of long-term type 1 diabetes. The research to be presented is derived from studies of 50-year Joslin Medalists. The relevance of the data will be discussed with respect to all in attendance

The Joslin Medalist Study was funded by JDRF, the NIH, and private donations. The research will be discussed by Dr. George King, the Principal Investigator of the Joslin Medalist Study, Dr. Sanjoy Dutta, VP of Research at JDRF, and others. The results are very exciting and positive! Medical professionals, media, family members and JDRF staff are also welcome to attend.

The conference rate for the LAX Marriott is $109 for August 14th; parking is $12.

The event is FREE and includes lunch. JDRF awarded an Impact Grant to Chris Stiehl to host this event. At the meeting, we will be asking you how JDRF can serve you in the future.

Sample Agenda Topics:

“What We Have Learned from Long-Term T1Ds” - George King, MD, Senior VP of Research, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School/Hetal Shah, MD, MPH, Research Associate, Joslin Diabetes Center – Lead Investigators for Joslin 50 Year Medalists Program

“T1D Research Progress” - Sanjoy Dutta, PhD, JDRF Vice President of Research

“T1D and Your Emotional Health” - Mark Heyman, PhD, CDE, Clinical Psychologist, Co-Founder and Director of the Center for Diabetes and Mental Health, T1D

Other topics to be discussed include: Managing Chronic Pain; ER/Hospital Visits - the Need for a DiaBuddy; COVID and T1D; Spouses/Significant Others Living with a Person with T1D; Positivity and T1D.

Come and ask any question you would like of our experts!

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Los Angeles Airport Marriott

5855 West Century Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90045

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Organizer Chris Stiehl

Organizer of Senior Summit for Long-Term T1D

A Joslin Medalist with 60 years of survival of Type 1 diabetes. A member of JDRF since 1987.

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