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Type 1 and tech conference



Saturday 9 November 2019 at Swansea University

Join us in Swansea, or live online, 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.

  • Location:  Lecture Theatre B004, Engineering Central, Swansea University Bay Campus, SA1 8EN
  • 9.30am – 4pm
  • Free of charge
  • Lunch and refreshments included

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Parking available (there is a charge for parking)

Disabled access available

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.

Do I have to attend in person?

No. While we hope to welcome lots of you in Swansea, the conference will be streamed live online. You don’t have to be in the room to be involved.

You can register to watch online from anywhere across the UK or around the world. After the conference, videos and information from the day will be available in our tech section. 

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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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