Psychology student to lobby parliament for type 1 diabetes research funding
Elizabeth with a scrap book detailing her experiences with type 1 diabetes.
12 April 2012
Final year pyschology student Elizabeth Sheils is going to Westminster to lobby parliament for more funds to find a cure for type 1 diabetes.
Elizabeth is a youth ambassador with the charity Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), which is running a campaign to raise awareness of type 1 diabetes and secure more investment into medical research.
As part of the campaign Elizabeth and 60 other adults and children with type 1 diabetes will go to the Houses of Parliament on 25 April to meet MPs.