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Home > News & events > Information events > Mental Health and Type 1 Diabetes – JDRF Virtual Discovery Event, April 2023
We understand that living with type 1 diabetes can be really tough. Our ‘Virtual Type 1 Diabetes Discovery Event – Mental Health’ discusses the challenge of managing type 1 diabetes and the impact it can have on your mental health.
We also discuss how to recognise the signs of others struggling with mental health, how you can support loved ones and to showcase coping mechanisms.
During the session we will discuss:
As part of the session, technology companies will present devices that can help manage your type 1 whilst dealing with mental health issues. Given how varied technology can be it will be an opportunity for the community to discover what best works for them.
00:00.00 Welcome & Introductions
00:06.02 Natalie Zaremba – How does Type 1 Diabetes impact on Mental Health?
00:25.09 Melissa Holloway – The challenges of managing data for Diabetes?
00:44.20 Abbott Presentation
00:47.10 Air Liquide Presentation
00:50.44 Comfort Break 1
00:53.52 Dexcom Presentation
00:55.58 Rose Stewart – Diabetes psychology how do we make it happen?
01:18:04 (78.04) Insulet (OmniPod) Presentation
01:20:23 (80.23) Medtronic Presentation
01:23: 17 (83.17) Comfort Break 2
01:26:29 (86.29) DigiBete and JDRF collaboration Work in Mental Health
01:43:30 (103.30) Adam Smith Men’s Mental Health and Type 1 – in Conversation with Chris Bright
02:02:39 (122.39) Natalie Zaremba – Type 1 Diabetes and Disordered Eating (T1DE) and Body Image
02:20:08 (140.08) Lived Experience Panel
02:47:19 (167.19) JDRF Update and Close
02:54:23 (174.23) Event close
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.
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.