"Every 1 Welcome"

Date & Time

September 15, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Pacific Time)


Individual: $35

Group (up to 4 members): $100

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Calling all adults, youth and caregivers affected by type 1 diabetes in BC! Focusing on the themes of inspiration, empowerment and connection, we invite you to join us at at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver this year once again for a day of inspiring speakers, new connections and discoveries.

Lunch and light refreshments will be provided. Event details will be continuously updated here. Stay tuned forspeaker and topic announcements!

"1 Club" artwork created by Emily Carr alumna Lucy McGroarty


8:30 - 9:00 am         Registration

9:30 -10:30 am        The Nuts and Bolts of Promoting Resilience in
                                  Diabetes by Dr. Joyce Yi-Frazier and
                                  Dr. Tricia Tang

Exploring the concept of resilience and its role in chronic disease management, Dr. Joyce Yi-Frazier and Dr. Tricia Tang leads a dynamic and interactive session about the psycho-social aspects of diabetes and findings from Dr. Yi-Frazier’s clinical trials.

10:30 - 10:45 am    Nutrition break

10:45 - 12:00 pm    Facilitated breakouts (choose one):

  • Youth and young adults
  • Parents and caregivers
  • Adults

12:00 - 1:00 pm      Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 pm        Facilitated breakouts (choose one):

  • Youth and young adults
  • Parents and caregivers
  • Adults

2:30 - 2:45 pm        Nutrition Break

2:45 - 3:30 pm        Regulating Immunity in Type 1 Diabetes
                                  by Dr. Megan Levings

Ustekinumab is a drug used to treat a skin condition called psoriasis that is now being re-purposed by Dr. Megan Levings and her team in a novel clinical trial in newly diagnosed young adults. The trial aims to see whether the drug could potentially slow the progression of type 1 diabetes in people that have recently been diagnosed with the disease, and if it could potentially be part of a multi-therapy in the future for reversing the disease.

3:30 - 4:30 pm         Social Research Hour
                                 – tea, coffee and networking

*program is subject to change.





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