WHAT: JDRF, the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, will host the TypeOneNation Summit on Sunday, April 23, 2017. JDRF has assembled a top-notch team of medical experts, diabetes educators, and inspirational speakers, who themselves struggle with diabetes, to teach and better educate anyone who interacts with and/or cares for an insulin-dependent diabetic person.  People impacted by T1D who attend the TypeOneNation Summit will learn how to better care for themselves or that special person, who struggles with the difficulty of managing diabetes. Keynote speaker, Kerri Sparling, blogger and author of “Six Until Me” and “Balancing Diabetes”, aims to spread a message of hope versus fear through the power of social media, advocacy, and storytelling.


TypeOneNation is generously underwritten by: ORIX Foundation and Niagara Cares locally, and Lilly Diabetes, BD, Dexcom, Novo Nordisk, Medtronic, Insulet, Tandem Diabetes Care and Roche nationally.


WHEN: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Registration opens at 10:30 a.m. 

Sessions and speakers from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.


WHERE: Marriott Quorum 

14901 Dallas Pkwy 

Dallas, Texas 75254


TICKETS:Individual tickets are $25 per adult and $15 per child 16 and under. To purchase, please visit or call 214-764-6769. 


ABOUT JDRF: JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, policy influence, and a working plan to bring life-changing therapies from the lab to the community. As the largest charitable supporter of T1D research, JDRF has invested nearly $2B in research over the past 45 years, and is sponsoring scientific research in 17 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit

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