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      TypeOneNation Summit Westchester/Fairfield/Hudson Valley Chapter 2019 in Danbury

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      November 23, 2019

      Saturday   9:00 AM

      21 Lake Avenue Extension
      Danbury, Connecticut 06811

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      TypeOneNation Summit Westchester/Fairfield/Hudson Valley Chapter 2019

      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.Program includes:Mission Update: Jonathan Rosen, PhD, JDRF ResearcherPrevention Update: Dr. Kevan Herold, Yale ResearcherInspirational Talk: Sean Busby, Professional Snowboarder, T1D AdultA full day of diabetes education, networking and inspirational sessions.A light breakfast and healthy lunch are included.A Kids Zone for children ages 5-11. Our Kids Zone will provide supervised care and structured age-appropriate activities. Kids Zone will be open from 9:00am to 12:30pm and again from 1:20pm to 3:30pm. Registered nurses will be on site to assist the kids with their diabetes care. Space is limited.Agenda:9:00 to 10:00 Registration, Vendor Fair and Light Breakfast9:00 to 12:30 Kids Zone open for 5 to 11 year olds10:00 to 10:15 Welcome Address10:15 to 11:00 Mission Update with Jonathan Rosen, PhD11:00 to 11:20 Prevention Update with Dr. Kevan Herold11:30 to 12:30 Breakout session 112:30 to 1:30 Lunch/Vendor Fair1:20 to 3:30 Kids Zone reopens for the afternoon1:40 to 2:20 Inspirational Talk with Sean Busby2:30 to 3:30 Breakout Session 2Breakout Session Topics include: Clinical Research Studies for T1D Delay, Prevention and Beta Cell Preservation Current and Future Drugs to Improve Lives JDRF Health Policy Initiatives Managing Stress for Adults with T1D Managing Stress for Parents & Caregivers Nutrition: Tips and Tricks for Managing T1D PEAK - T1D Performance in Exercise and Knowledge T1Ds and Supportive Technology for Younger Kids - Friend or Foe? Taking T1D to School Taking T1D to Work: Your Rights in the Workplace Utilizing Technology for Better T1D Outcomes Online registration is required for attendance. Contact Joan Benz for more information at or 203-854-0658**PLEASE NOTE: ALL ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. ALL ATTENDEES WILL BE NOTIFIED PROMPTLY IF CHANGES ARE MADE**     Thank you to our National Premier Sponsor for making this event possible:   Thank you to our National Supporting Sponsors: Dexcom Medtronic Novo Nordisk   Thank you to our National Vendor Sponsor: Insulet   Thank you to our Local Vendor Sponsor: Eversense   Thank you to our Local Sponsors: Ascensia Entergy   FAQs: What are my parking options getting to the event? There is plenty of parking at the Ethan Allen Hotel, both in front and behind the hotel. Registration for the Summit will be at both the front and rear entrances to the hotel. Are meals provided? A light breakfast and healthy lunch are provided to all guests. Please note that there will be nut-free and gluten-free options. Will there be exhibitors? Yes! We are excited to have Lilly Diabetes, Dexcom, Medtronic Diabetes, Novo Nordisk, Omnipod, Ascensia and Eversense! More exhibitors are being added at this time. Kids Zone 9:00am-12:30pm & 1:20pm-3:30pm The Kids Zone, for kids ages 5 to 11, will provide an opportunity for children and their siblings to spend time with each other while enjoying a variety of activities and learning about T1D. We will have registered nurses on site should a child require some assistance with their diabetes management. Space is limited.

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