Department of Psychology

Psychology student to lobby parliament for type 1 diabetes research funding

Thu Apr 12 12:05:00 BST 2012

Elizabeth with a scrap book detailing her experiences with type 1 diabetes

Elizabeth with a scrap book detailing her experiences with type 1 diabetes.

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.

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