Breakthrough T1D Mountain West: Utah TypeOneNation Summit

November 11, 2023, Sandy, UT
8:00 am - 12:00 pm (Mountain Time)


TypeOneNation is a morning filled with education, inspiration and connection as we gather together to learn about life with T1D.

Schedule of Events

  • We are excited to be hosting Kids Camp and Teen Time as part of TypeOneNation this year! Children and teens are welcome to join our youth and teen programming, while parents and caregivers sit in on breakout sessions.

    Kids Camp is for youth in grades kindergarten through 7th.

    Teen Time is for teens in grades 8th through 12th.

    These programs will host all children living with T1D, as well as their siblings and friends. Children will be broken into smaller groups and assigned volunteers to lead fun and engaging activities, as well as to support your child(ren) as needed.

    Parents and caregivers, we are focused on offering a safe and secure environment, but we need your help with a few things:

    • You must register your child(ren) for Kids Camp or Teen Time using one of the following ticket types:
      • YOUTH TICKET, for children in grades kindergarten through 7th,
      • OR
      • TEEN TICKET, for children in grades 8th through 12th.
    • Parents/guardians/caregivers are not permitted to leave the premises without their child(ren).
    • Please review both the photo release and legal liability waiver (this is required to participate in Kids Camp and Teen Time).
    • Parents/guardians/caregivers will be contacted by text or call if your child needs help with their T1D management during the program.
  • Please note, this schedule is subject to change at any time.

    8:00am-8:30am | Check-in

    Attendees can begin checking in at 8:00am.

    Take some time to visit the vendor fair.

    8:30am-9:30am | Welcome & Keynote

    Make sure you’re seated in the main auditorium to hear a special welcome message from Utah Community Board President Mike Reeve.

    Our opening keynote will be presented by Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, Ph.D., APRN, CDCES, Breakthrough T1D’s AVP of T1D Education and Clinical Implementation.

    9:30am-9:45am | TRANSITION

    Make your way to your first chosen breakout session.

    Parents and caregivers with children participating in Kids Camp or Teen Time will check in to their program during this time.

    9:45am-10:30am | Breakout Session #1 (choose 1)

    1. Making T1D Part of a Happy Life, presented by SaRene Brooks, RDN, CDCES, Founder of Goal Nutrition & Diabetes Specialty
    2. How to Navigate a Fitness & Nutrition Routine While Living with T1D, presented by Shelby Castleton, NASM-certified personal trainer, macro nutrition coach, F45 trainer

    10:30am-10:45am | TRANSITION

    Take a bathroom break or visit the vendor fair before making your way to your second chosen breakout session.

    10:45am-11:30am | Breakout Session #2 (choose 1)

    1. Taking T1D to School, presented by Kaylynn Buxton, RN, BS, CDCES, and Bri Dougall, RN, BSN, CDCES, whom both are diabetes educators at Primary Children’s Hospital
    2. Empowering Resilience: Thriving with T1D, presented by Jessica Powell, MSW, CSW, mental health therapist

    11:30am-11:45am | TRANSITION

    Make your way back to the main auditorium for closing.

    Parents and caregivers with children at Kids Camp or Teen Time are required to check them out of their program during this time.

    11:45am-12:00pm | Closing Remarks

    Make sure to be back in your seats in the main auditorium for a closing message from Utah TypeOneNation Summit Chair Kate Sandfoss.

  • We are grateful to our national industry partners for making TypeOneNation Summit possible in Utah. If you want to learn more about our partners, please visit our vendor fair on event day.

    • Abbott
    • Dexcom
    • Insulet
    • Lilly
    • Medtronic
    • MannKind
    • Tandem
    • Xeris
    • Provention Bio
    • Vertex

    Additionally, we are excited to feature the following organizations in our vendor fair:

    • Byram Healthcare
    • JQ Medical
    • Lakanto
    • TrialNet

    And take some time to talk to staff and volunteers about the following Breakthrough T1D programs:

    • Advocacy
    • Clinical Trials
    • Newly Diagnosed Support
    • One Walk
    • Ride to Cure Diabetes
    • Research
    • Signature Events
    • Youth Ambassadors



Megaplex Threatres at Jordan Commons


Megaplex Theatres is located inside Jordan Commons, located at 9335 State St in Sandy, UT.

There is ample surface lot and garage parking located at Jordan Commons attendees can utilize for free.

Please enter through the doors located on the south side of Jordan Commons, at the corner of State St and 9400 S.

9335 State Street
Sandy, UT 84070

About This Event

Utah individuals and families impacted by type 1 diabetes (T1D) are invited to a free TypeOneNation Summit, hosted by the Breakthrough T1D Mountain West Chapter!

Join us the morning of Saturday, November 11, to celebrate National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM) with us! Learn more about who Breakthrough T1D is and how we serve the greater T1D community. Local experts and leaders in the T1D community will be hosting breakout sessions focusing on different topics affecting all ages and stages of T1D. Breakout session topics will include school, mental health and nutrition, all from the lens of life with T1D.

Please reserve a spot for each individual guest who will be attending using the appropriate ticket type. We look forward to seeing you!

Light breakfast and refreshments will be available, including gluten-free options.

Event Contact

Andrea Santoyo
720-237-5849 |

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