The Duchess of Cornwall attends the 30th anniversary of charity JDRF

 

The Duchess of Cornwall attended a 30th anniversary reception for charity JDRF tonight. The event in Guildhall, London, celebrated 30 years of working towards a cure for diabetes.

The Duchess of Cornwall attends the 30th anniversary of charity JDRF

Her Royal Highness is President of JDRF, an organisation that works to eradicate type 1 diabetes and the effect it has on people who are living with the condition in the UK.

The charity helps fund world-class research approved and administered by their international research programme to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes, and gives support to people with type 1 diabetes and their families

Also in attendance at the event was Prime Minister Theresa May, who was herself diagnosed with type 1 diabetes three years ago.


Her Royal Highness thanked The Prime Minister for raising the public profile of the disease by speaking openly about living with it.


Her Royal Highness said: "And although this is a time to look back over the many achievements of the last 30 years, I know that everyone at JDRF is looking forward in the hope that a cure for this devastating disease will be found in the not too distant future."

The Duchess of Cornwall has been President of JDRF since 2012.

The Duchess of Cornwall has been President of JDRF since 2012.

 

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