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JDRF Virtual Discovery Event – Young People with Type 1 Diabetes

22 Aug 2020

Free

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Young Adults with type 1 just girl
Hear inspiring stories and get tips and advice from other young people who know the challenges you face as a young adult living with type 1.

Join us for our Young People with Type 1 Diabetes focused Virtual Discovery Event delivered over Zoom. You’ll

  • hear from young people living with type 1 and their parents
  • listen to some truly inspiring stories from these young people
  • hear how clinic transition from paediatric to adult can be a positive experience
  • virtually meet other families and individuals affected by type 1 diabetes, and
  • hear the latest progress in type 1 diabetes research.

Our three previous Virtual Discovery Events have been awarded 4.7 out of 5 stars*.

“These virtual discovery events are terrific, I have such fun, love the speakers, the engagement, and I have never felt so close to the type 1 community at large.”

JDRF supporter, Andy from Edinburgh living with T1D for 15 years

Young people with Type 1 Diabetes

10:00 – Welcome – Sadie Munro, Fundraising Development Manager, JDRF.

10.10 – JDRF’s latest research progress – Conor McKeever, Research Communications Manager, JDRF.

10.25 – Supporting young people through clinic transition – Clare Foley, Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse from Sheffield Children’s Hospital.

10.45 – Comfort break

10.50 – Living with type 1 as a young person – Jacob and Linzi Knock

11.10 – JDRF free resources available – Abbie Burrell-Rann, Community Engagement Officer, JDRF.

11.15 – Supporting JDRF from home – Sadie Munro, Fundraising Development Manager, JDRF.

11.20 – Speaker to be confirmed

11.40 – Thanks and close.

Once you have registered for the event, password protected joining details will be sent out to you the day before the event in an email.

The cost

Free

Get in touch

For more information please contact Holly at regional-staff@jdrf.org.uk

Event video

All Virtual Discovery Events are recorded. You will be sent an email with the recording in the days following the event. Or you can find the video of this event and other Virtual Discovery Events on our You Tube channel here.

Our sponsors

You can learn more about our sponsors of our Virtual Discovery Events here.

*In the post event survey our first event was awarded 4.77 stars, the second event 4.76 and third event 4.73 stars.

JDRF Virtual Discovery Event – Young People with Type 1 Diabetes

22 Aug 2020

10:00 am

Free