TypeOneNation Summit - Indiana State Chapter 2018

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Building J at Roche

9115 Hague Rd

Indianapolis, IN 46256

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Join other individuals, families, and caregivers affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D) at all life stages for a day of education and connection at the TypeOneNation Summit. Talk to experts about research advances, meet with other attendees to exchange ideas, and participate in discussions important to you. No walk up registrations, space is limited.

TypeOneNation Summit Agenda at a Glance:
8:00 am Registration Opens
8-9:00 am Exhibitor Fair
9-10:00 am Opening Keynote Speaker: Dr. Bill Polonsky
10:00-11:00 am Breakout Session I
11:00 am-12 pm Breakout Session II
12-1:00 am Lunch with Keynote Speaker: Kady Helme
1-2:00 pm Closing Keynote: TBD
2-3:00 pm Thank You/Vendor Area Remains Open

Keynote Speaker Dr. Bill Polonsky-

Dr. Polonsky is a renowned clinical psychologist and certified diabetes educator who focuses on the emotional and psychological aspects of having diabetes. He founded the Behavioral Diabetes Institute where he works to help patients succeed with treating their diabetes.

Keynote Speaker Kady Helme-

Kady was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was five years old. Her family initially became involved with JDRF by forming a family Walk team, Kady's Krusaders, in 1997. Kady also had extensive T1D research trial experience. In 2006, she participated in her first closed-loop trial at Yale University Hospital, which she later repeated in 2010. In fall 2014, Kady participated in a JDRF funded closed-loop "in-hotel" artificial pancreas trial. She is currently participating in a "real world, out-of-hospital" artificial pancreas trial that she began in December 2015.

And more speakers to be announced soon! Speakers will touch on a variety of topics including:

-T1D at School
-Athletics and T1D
-Advocacy and Insurance
-Artificial Pancreas
-Beta Cell Regeneration
-"Psyching Out Diabetes"

Kid's Day Camp will be available for children ages 5-12.

Teen Day Camp will be available for teens ages 13 and up.

Speakers and sessions are subject to change without notice.

Thank you to our National Premier Sponsors for making this event possible:

Thank you to our National Vendor Sponsor:

Thank you to our Local Sponsors:


What are my parking options getting to the event?

Free parking is available in both the surface lots and parking garages on the Roche Campus.

Are meals provided?

A light breakfast and healthy lunch and are provided to all guests. Please note that dietary restrictions can be made known in the registration information.

Can I change my registration information?

Yes, registrants can go into their registration and update information after their initial registration.

Is space really limited?

Yes, due to the venue space, we are looking to cap this event at approximately 400 registrants.

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