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Type 1 Sports Day, Loughborough

14 Sep 2019

Free

Loughborough University

Ashby Road
Loughborough England LE11 3AD United Kingdom

9:30 am

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At our Type 1 Discovery Sports Day you will be able to hear talks about research relating to type 1 diabetes and sport and recreation. Hear from athletes living with type 1 diabetes and children can take part in a range of different sports lead by coaches with knowledge about type 1 and supervised by health care professionals.

This is an event aimed at families affected by type 1 diabetes and is a great chance to meet other people, as well as learning more about how the body changes during exercise. All adults and children living with type one diabetes or those with a connection to type 1 are welcome.

We are running this event in collaboration with the Children and Young People’s Diabetes Network East Midlands and Loughborough Lightning.

What the Type 1 Sports day includes

  • A range of sporting activities for children to take part
  • Information about the latest type 1 research
  • Athletes with type 1 sharing their story
  • Family-friendly speakers talking about type 1 in relation to sport and recreation
  • Exhibitors showcasing the latest type 1 technology
  • Information about how to get involved with JDRF in your region
  • Information and support for adults and children living with type 1 diabetes
  • More information about the Children and Young People’s Diabetes Network

Get in touch

For further information about the Type 1 Sports Day, Loughborough please email Abi Clarke on [email protected] or our Midlands team at [email protected] or call 0121 685 7102.

Type 1 Sports Day, Loughborough

14 Sep 2019

9:30 am

Free

Venue

Loughborough University
Ashby Road
Loughborough England LE11 3AD United Kingdom