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Ariella Thompson

Ariella was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in her early 20s, and struggled with disordered eating as a young adult. She completed a degree in Public Relations and worked in the communications industry for several years before returning to university. She is now researching the lived experiences of people with T1DE when engaging with diabetes communication for a PhD. Ariella is also a passionate advocate for the T1DE community and has spoken at conferences, produced podcasts about the condition, provided evidence to Parliament, and appeared on ITV.