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.

More than 300 people from across the state of Kentucky and Southern Indiana are expected at the event, including families, individuals and loved ones affected by T1D. Whether you've had diabetes for 5 days or 50 years, there will be a session you will enjoy! Keynote speakers and breakout sessions are geared to all ages and all stages of life to motivate and help you understand and cope with T1D. Parents, children, adults, grandparents, spouses, caregivers, school nurses, coaches and friends will benefit from attending this one-day event.

Children ages 5-12 are invited to enjoy a fun-filled day at the Kids Camp, which features arts and crafts, special guest presentations, and diabetes education activities.

Speakers include:

  • Daniel G. Anderson PhD. Dr. Anderson's lab is leading the way in diabetes reserach and has developed advanced biomaterials for islet cell transplantation, glucose responsive delivery systems, and sensors.
  • Gary Scheiner MS, CDE. Owner and Clinical Director of Integrated Diabetes Services, author of six diabetes related books, and 2014 ADA Diabetes Educator of the Year. Type 1 diabetes for 33 years.
  • Mike Avery, Professional Stuntman and Ironman Triathlete, type 1 since 1993. Sponsored by Tandem Diabetes.
  • Caroline Carter, Miss New Hampshire 2016, type 1 diabetes 8 years.

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Where is this event?

Louisville Marriott East
Jeramie Irwin
1903 Embassy Square Blvd
Louisville, KY 40299