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Thriveabetes is a one day conference for people living with type 1 diabetes.
When: Saturday, October 1st 2016
Where; The Killashee House Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare.
Registration closes at midnight on the 29th September.
Advanced registration is required in order to attend Thriveabetes.
Who Should Attend Thriveabetes?
Adults with type 1 or type 1.5 diabetes (aka LADA; Latent autoimmune diabetes of adults).
Partners, Spouses and Significant Others of Adults with type 1/1.5 Diabetes.
Parents/Guardians/Carers of children/young people with type 1 diabetes.
Young adults, teens, and school-age children, aged 5 and upwards, with type 1 diabetes and their siblings.
Health care professionals who work with type 1 diabetes
Conference Programme & Speakers
Our conference programme is in development and will be published on our website in the coming months.
Confirmed Speakers, so far:
Gary Scheiner, author of “Think like a Pancreas”, Certified Diabetes Educator, Clinical Director of Integrated Diabetes Services in Pennsylvania, and person with type 1 diabetes.
Joe Solowiejczyk, Certified Diabetes Educator, Clinical Family and Adult Therapist and Person with type 1 diabetes.
Gavin Griffiths, The DiAthlete, Ultramarathon runner, International Diabetes Federation Young Leader and person with type 1 diabetes
Anna Clarke, Health Promotion and Research Manager at Diabetes Ireland
Penny Robinson, Mum of child with type 1 diabetes and advocate for families with diabetes
Who is organising Thriveabetes?
Thriveabetes is organised completely by volunteers. Myself (Grainne Flynn), Rebecca Flanagan, Christine Meehan, Davina Lyon & Ken Barclay are at the helm. Find out more about us here.
Our refund policy.
We know that life can get in the way and we will offer complete refunds to those who require them up to midnight on the 28th September 2016. No refunds will be given if your refund request is received after midnight on 28th September 2016.