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Type 1 and Tech conference

Saturday 9 November 2019

Swansea University, and live online

Join us to hear from experts, healthcare professionals and people living with Type 1 diabetes.

They will guide you through the array of technology available, advise you on how to access it and show you where to find further support.

This event is delivered by Diabetes UK Cymru in partnership with the Diabetes Research Unit Cymru and Swansea University.

Type 1 and Technology Conference 2019 Live Stream


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Event details

  • Location:  Lecture Theatre B004, Engineering Central, Swansea University Bay Campus, SA1 8EN
  • 9.30am – 4pm
  • Lunch and refreshments included
  • Parking available (there is a charge for parking)
  • Disabled access available


View the 2019 programme

Who is the conference for?

People living with Type 1 diabetes, parents of children with Type 1 diabetes, carers and healthcare professionals who want to understand more about exactly what kind of technology is available, whether it might make a difference to them and how to access it.

What will the day involve?

Useful, engaging and empowering sessions from inspirational speakers, on everything from innovation to access, apps and social media.

Can children attend?

This event is aimed at adults living with Type 1 diabetes, or parents of children living with Type 1 diabetes. There will be no children’s programme. Anyone who is under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Any questions?

If you have any questions, contact the Wales office at

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