Student Lobbies Parliament

A University of Bath student was in Westminster today lobbying parliament for more funds to find a cure for type 1 diabetes. Elizabeth Sheils was representing the 'Juvenile Diabetes Reserach Foundation'.

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Gloucestershire student to lobby Government for more funds to help cure diabetes

There are around 3.8 million people living with diabetes in the UK. Credit: ITV West

A University of Bath student who was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of five is lobbying Parliament today to raise awareness of the disease.

22-year-old Elizabeth Sheils is a youth ambassador for the charity Juvenile Diabetes Research, and is supporting a campaign to raise awareness of type 1 diabetes and to get funding for more research.

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