Type1Club Diabetes Support

For kids and teens with Type 1 diabetes and their families

The Type 1 Club at the Wendy Novak Diabetes Center was created by a family impacted by Type 1 diabetes. It is designed to provide the support, education and community that families need when they learn their child has Type 1 diabetes. Our goal is to provide families in Kentucky and Southern Indiana with support and resources as they adjust to a new “normal.” The club also seeks to promote awareness of Type 1 diabetes and offer opportunities for education.

Join the club now!

The Type 1 Club is a parent-led group that offers members

  • Peer and family support at the time of diagnosis
  • Family events to connect a community with common needs
  • Volunteer or mentoring opportunities
  • Ongoing educational opportunities
  • Connection to resources through the Wendy Novak Diabetes Center

The Type 1 Club is supported by the Children’s Hospital Foundation. The Wendy Novak Diabetes Center is a partnership between Lift a Life Foundation, Norton Children’s Hospital and the University of Louisville.

2017 Type 1 Club Steering Committee Members

Shawna and Kennon Thomas

Founders and parents of a child with Type 1 diabetes

Lori Bryant

Camp Hendon

Natalie Chrisman

Parent of a child with Type 1 diabetes

Amanda Current

Children’s Hospital Foundation

Lauren Davis

Marketing manager, Norton Children’s Hospital

McKenzie Longoria

JDRF

Wendy Moody

Parent of a child with Type 1 diabetes

Heather Rush

APRN, nurse practitioner, Wendy Novak Diabetes Center

Jaime Walker, R.N.

Diabetes nurse clinician, Wendy Novak Diabetes Center

Diabetes Care – 3400

Contact Us

Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Care

(502) 588-3400

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