Come along to our FREE adult-only Type 1 Discovery Evening in London, where you can find out more about the latest progress in type 1 diabetes research, listen to inspirational talks and meet others affected by the condition. This evening will focus on mental health in type 1, including diabulimia and diabetes ‘burn-out’.
The day involves:
6.00pm – Registration and refreshments
6.30pm – Welcome and Housekeeping
6.35pm – Dr Marietta Stadler
7.15pm – Break
7.30pm – Jacqueline Allan (DWED ‘Diabetics with Eating Disorders’)
8.20pm – JDRF Research Update
8:50pm – Getting involved with JDRF
9.00pm – Finish
(This is a draft programme, timings and schedule could be subject to change.)
Dr Marietta Stadler
Currently works at King’s College London as NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Diabetes. Marietta does research in Internal Medicine (General Medicine) and Diabetology with special interest in type 1 diabetes. Her most recent project focuses on the development of a complex intervention for people with type 1 diabetes who have an eating disorder. She had recently secured a £1.2 million grant by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) – which decides to award money to research projects which it says have a “clear benefit to patients and the public” – to research into Diabulimia.
Jacqueline Allan (PhD)
The Founder of the Registered UK charity Diabetics with Eating Disorders. The charity, founded in 2009 has grown from a grassroots support service to a well-established organisation involved in campaigning, training, awareness raising and advocacy. The trustee board consists of the UKs most recognisable names in the fields of Diabetes and Eating Disorders. In her position Jacqueline regularly advises and trains health care bodies, UK parliament, Scottish parliament, charities and private clinics on Eating Disorders in Type 1 Diabetes. She has also been involved in the development of several intervention programmes and has delivered lectures internationally. Jacqueline was awarded a fully funded PHD from Birkbeck, University of London, where she is also Associate Lecturer in Child Development.
Get in touch
For more information please contact Abigail Burrell-Rann on 020 7713 2030 or email [email protected]
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