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Type 1 Diabetes Discovery Day and Technology Exhibition: Derry/Londonderry – Register for free

Type 1 Diabetes Discovery Day and Technology Exhibition
Location: Ulster University- Magee Campus, MU Building Northland Rd, Derry/Londonderry BT48 7JL Date: Saturday 11 May 2024 Time: 9.30am – 15.30pm Price: Free

JDRF Discovery Event Derry/Londonderry

About the event

Join us in Derry/Londonderry for an informative event dedicated to exploring the world of type 1 diabetes. The focus of this event is ‘type 1 technology’ covering aspects such as access, choice, and everyday living with type 1 technology.

Discover the latest developments in type 1 research, hear from experts in the field, and connect with others living with type 1. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or have been living with type 1 diabetes for years, this event is designed to provide valuable insights, support, and inspiration.

It is a family-friendly day with entertainment provided for primary school-aged children, as well as peer support workshops for both adults and teenagers, providing opportunities to bring the type 1 community together.

As part of the day, attendees will have the opportunity to visit the technology exhibition. Come along to discover how the latest technology can be used to help to manage type 1 diabetes; this is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the latest devices on offer. You can also just attend the technology exhibition at a time that suits you.

We look forward to a day filled with education, empowerment, and community and can’t wait to see you there.

What to expect

During this event you will:

  • Hear from a panel of people with type 1 diabetes as well as an exciting line-up of expert guest speakers.
  • Explore the range of devices and technologies that are available to help manage type 1 diabetes.
  • Interact with other adults, families, and young people affected by type 1 diabetes.
  • Discover how to access diabetes technology through the NHS and the ways in which JDRF can support this.
  • Learn about the latest advancements from the companies at the forefront of type 1 technology development, as well as cutting-edge research.
  • Benefit from peer-support drop-in sessions throughout the day



Different ticket options available:

  • Access All Areas – Attend the whole day of speaker sessions and visit the technology exhibition
  • Tech exhibition only – Drop into the technology exhibition

*any donations made at the point of registering are welcome and will help us continue our pioneering work.

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