TypeOneNation Summit - Kentucky 2019

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Louisville Marriott - East

1903 Embassy Square Blvd

Louisville, Kentucky 40299

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Due to a terrific response rate, we have moved the 2019 Summit on May 11 from Atherton High School to the Louisville Marriott - East to accomadate more participants!

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.

The event is open to anyone impacted by T1D. Children ages 5-12 are invited to enjoy a fun-filled day in our Kids Zone, which features arts and crafts, special guest presentations, and diabetes education activities.

TypeOneNation Schedule:

8:30 AM - Registration, Resource Row Vendor Area and Kids Zone Opens

10:00 AM - Welcome & Keynote Session "Path to a Cure" - featuring Andrew Rakeman, Ph.D. JDRF AVP of Research

11:00 AM- Breakout Session #1

  • The Fundamentals of T1D & Exercise led by Lauren Bongiorno

  • Coping with Diabetes Distress & Depression: Help for the Caregiver led by Dr. Brian Olsen

  • Health Insurance & the Cost of T1D Care

  • TEENS ONLY - Teens, T1D, and the Social Network

Noon - Lunch - Kids Zone Closes, Kids Eat with Parents

12:45 PM - Kids Zone Reopens

1:00 PM - Breakout Session #2

  • Family Conflict: How to Argue about T1D Less led by Dr. Brian Olsen

  • Mindset & Mindfulness with T1D led by Lauren Bongiorno Open to all ages, teens should register too

  • Dealing with T1D in the School Age Child – a group discussion panel facilitated by Heather Rush MSN, APRN, CDE

2:00 PM - Breakout Session #3

  • Off to College with T1D for Teens and Parents

  • T1D & Nutrition

  • T1D Advocacy

Where should I park for the event?

Parking is ample and free at Louisville Marriott - East.

What should I bring to the event?

Bring your diabetes supplies, and wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Attire is casual. Teens, make sure to have your phones or tablets! Yes, you read that correctly!

Will tickets be sent to me?

No. You will check in at registration by your last name.

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

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1903 Embassy Square Blvd

Louisville, Kentucky 40299

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