JDRF Tampa Bay is thrilled to announce the date for the 2017 JDRF Type One Nation Summit – Saturday January 7, 2017 at the DoubleTree Tampa Airport Hotel-Westshore!  This unique event will offer a day of outreach and education for our local type one diabetes (T1D) community and will include:

  • Motivational speakers

  • Research update

  • Separate break-out sessions for teens and parents of teens

  • Panel discussion addressing T1D burnout

  • Breakout session for those newer to T1D, sponsored by Baycare

  • Interactive panel discussion on tackling T1D as an athlete

  • Children’s area

  • Vendor area

  • Lunch included!


  • Will Cross, Motivational Speaker, World-Class Athlete, Mountain Climber and type one diabetic

  • Kady Helme, Participant in the JDRF Artificial Pancreas Clinical Trial

  • Dr. Mark Atkinson, University of Florida Diabetes Institute

Special guests for the day will include pediatric psychologists specializing in children with T1D, Dr. Laura Smith and Dr. Jessica Pierce, former MLB pitcher and T1D, Jason Johnson, nutritionist, Suzanne McLay, certified diabetes educators, Juliana Hite, Cate White and Carrie Karr, and more!

Mark your calendar for this wonderful opportunity to gather with the local T1D community for a day of outreach, support and education, and information! Registration begins at 8:30 am; Program begins at 9:15 am. This event is free and is reserved seating only!

For questions, please contact the JDRF Tampa Bay Chapter at drivers@jdrf.org or (727) 344-2873.

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Where is this event?

DoubleTree Tampa Airport Hotel - Westshore
Dori Rivers
4500 West Cypress Street
Tampa, FL 33607