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Virtual Cycle for a Cure 2020

Choose from five iconic routes in our Virtual Cycle for a Cure 2020 event, supported by Ford. Clock up the kilometres and support type 1 diabetes research. All entrants receive a medal.

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JDRF reacts to NHS data on COVID-19 deaths and diabetes

JDRF’s UK Chief Executive has reacted to NHS findings that people with diabetes are at higher risk of death from coronavirus.

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JDRF Virtual Discovery Event - Young People with Type 1 Diabetes

Join our FREE Young People with Type 1 Diabetes Virtual Discovery Event on 22 August. Hear inspiring stories and get tips and advice from other young people with type 1.

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Research progress: Sea snail venom could lead to better, faster insulins for type 1 diabetes

JDRF researchers have developed a fast-acting insulin based on sea snail venom. The work could lead to fully automated artificial pancreas systems.

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Charities join forces to understand how COVID-19 affects people with type 1 diabetes

JDRF is partnering with Diabetes UK to find out how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting people with type 1 diabetes.

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Virtual Discovery Event - Type 1, Food & Nutrition

Join our FREE Food & Nutrition Virtual Discovery Event. Hear from guest speaker Steven Ponder, author of ‘Sugar Surfing’. Limited places remaining.

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Type 1 Discovery magazine out now!

Download issue 85 for research news, updates, interviews with leading type 1 scientists and much more

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