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Home > News & events > Information events > Females and Type 1 Diabetes – JDRF Virtual Discovery Event, January 2023
Living with type 1 diabetes can be tricky and challenging. Being female and dealing with major hormonal changes can make living with type 1 harder to manage.
Our ‘Virtual Type 1 Diabetes Discovery Event: Females and Type 1 Diabetes’ will highlight the hormonal variances of how being a female can affect our blood sugar control and that this variation is normal. This event is for all females with type 1 diabetes.
During the session, you will:
01:23 Natalie Balmain
07:04 JDRF UK Presentation – Research & Community Support
17:30 Abbott Presentation
23:58 Dr Fiona Campbell – Young Female Hormones
41:48 Air Liquide Presentation
45:00 Dr Helen Murphy – Pregnancy Hormones
1:09:04 Dexcom Presentation
1:23:30 Comfort Break – (Peri)Menopause Symptoms Slido
1:16:52 Omnipod Presentation
1:20:45 Lived Experience – Pregnancy and Type 1 – Niki’s Story
1:24:54 Lived Experience Panel – Peri(menopause) hosted by Dawn Adams
Close and thanks
Join us in Aberdeen for an informative event dedicated to exploring the world of type 1 diabetes. Discover the latest developments in type 1 research, hear from experts in the field and connect with others living with type 1 diabetes.
Join us in London for an informative event dedicated to exploring the world of type 1 diabetes. Discover the latest developments in type 1 research, hear from experts in the field and connect with others living with type 1 diabetes.
This event is designed for anyone living with type 1 diabetes who would like to learn more about managing their wellbeing across a variety of contexts. We will explore approaches and ideas around the themes of nutrition, mental health, physical activity and socialising in younger and older groups.
Physical activity and movement can affect your blood glucose levels, especially when living with type 1 diabetes. During our ‘Virtual Type 1 Diabetes Discovery Event – Physical Activity, Movement and Type 1’, explore how being active impacts the way we manage type 1 diabetes.