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Type 1 Discovery Day, Black Country


Saturday, 17 November 2018 from 09:30 to 15:00 (GMT)

Type 1 Discovery Day, Black Country

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Registration Type Sales End Quantity
Adult registration 15h 36m Free  
Child under 14 registration 15h 36m Free  
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Event Details

This event is being held in association with the West Midlands Children and Young People’s Diabetes Network; all adults and children living with or affected by type 1 are welcome. 

On the day you will learn about the latest developments in type 1 diabetes research, hear from speakers knowledgeable about type 1 and meet other people and families living with the condition. Children will have the chance to meet other children (and their siblings) living with type 1. Children will be able to explore the museum and take part in activities related to the exhibitions on show. Families will also have the opportunity to explore the museum after the event.

What the day includes

  • Information about the latest type 1 research
  • Family-friendly speakers
  • Inspirational Speaker living with type 1 diabetes
  • Exhibitors showcasing the latest type 1 technology
  • Information about how to get involved with JDRF in your region
  • More information about the Children and Young People’s Diabetes Network (CYPDN)
  • The work the CYPDN do to improve care for those living with type 1 diabetes
  • Information and support for adults and children living with type 1 diabetes
  • A series of activities to keep children entertained


This is a free event. We ask that you please bring a packed lunch or make use of the catering facilities onsite at the venue during the lunch break. There is a cafe and restaurant onsite and they are able to cater for dietary requirements. If you are concerned about this or have very specific dietary requirements please do let us know on the contact details below. Teas, coffees and soft drinks will be provided free of charge.

Get in touch

Places at this event are limited, if you are no longer to attend we do ask that you let us know prior to the day, so we can offer your place to those that may be on the waiting list and to save unneccsary costs being spent by both the CYPDN and JDRF.

For further information about the Type 1 Discovery Day please email Abi Clarke on or our Midlands team at or call 0121 685 7102. You can also contact the Children and Young People's Diabetes Network East and West Midlands Manager, Marie Atkins on

Do you have questions about Type 1 Discovery Day, Black Country? Contact JDRF UK

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Black Country Living Museum
Tipton Road
DY1 4SQ Dudley
United Kingdom

Saturday, 17 November 2018 from 09:30 to 15:00 (GMT)

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