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Our discovery days, events and exhibitions are free to attend and are held across the UK and online. They are a great opportunity to meet others with type 1, find out about the latest research progress, and hear inspirational talks from a range of speakers.
This is a recording of JDRF's Virtual Discovery Event which took place on 10th January 2024. This event was designed for anyone living with type 1 diabetes who would like to learn more about managing their wellbeing across a variety of contexts. We explored approaches and ideas around the themes of nutrition, mental health, physical activity and socialising.
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 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 choices of technology, everyday living with type 1 technology, and access.
As part of the Type 1 Diabetes Grand Challenge, on 19 May 2023 we held a virtual symposium of leading experts in novel insulins from around the world. The specialist researchers came together virtually to discuss their latest breakthroughs, challenges and hopes for developing new forms of insulin.
Life in education can be a little more challenging when you have type 1 diabetes. This event discusses the challenge of managing type 1 diabetes whilst going through education, as we showcase ideas and lived experiences of how to tackle school and college.
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 discuss how to recognise the signs of others struggling with mental health, how you can support loved ones and to showcase coping mechanisms.
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.
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.
We run Type 1 Diabetes Discovery Events across the country, so whether you’re newly-diagnosed or have been living with type 1 diabetes for some time, come to a Discovery Event where you’ll be able to:
Our guides can help provide you with information and support in your journey to living well with type 1 diabetes.
Catch up on our Virtual Discovery Events. Find out about the latest progress in type 1 diabetes research and hear from inspirational speakers living with type 1.
Our resource hub is home to a wealth of information and shared experiences about living with type 1 diabetes.
Getting connected is a great way to learn about type 1 diabetes and get support from people who understand what you’re going through.
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