Future Meetings

Meetings held at the Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091

 Wednesdays @ 7:00-8:30pm


2018 meeting dates:

Jan 10, Apr 11, May 9, Jun 13, Jul 11, Sep 12, Oct 10, Nov 14, Dec 12


See membership page for details on the benefits of membership and how to participate.



June 13

Bill  Sargent (JDRF) will discuss encapsulation cell therapies

Eli Lilly, a company JDRF has collaborated with for nearly 50 years, announced today that it will partner with Sigilon Therapeutics to develop encapsulated cell therapies for type 1 diabetes (T1D), using technology that began with JDRF funding. If successful, the Lilly-Sigilon partnership will be an extraordinary accomplishment for the entire T1D community, allowing people with T1D to become insulin independent for potentially a lifetime. In other words, approaching a cure for T1D.

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July 11

Summer Soiree Potluck Dinner

Join us as we celebrate living with T1D successfully! Bring your spouse, significant other or any of your supportive friends to join our lively conversations!
Note: Early start time of 6:30 (if possible) 

Please bring an appetizer, side dish, light dessert or beverage to share. Spirits welcome and are low in carbs.


DISCLAIMERS:Discussions and materials provided via the Type 1 Diabetes Lounge are intended for educational and informational purposes only. Such discussions and materials are not intended to replace consultations with qualified healthcare professionals and should therefore not be relied upon to do so.By attending any meeting or event sponsored by Type 1 Diabetes Lounge, you agree to allow T1DL and its sponsors to use your image in any photographs/video on their website and in marketing and promotional materials.