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We fund type 1 diabetes research to improve lives and one day eradicate the condition for good.

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Information and support

Are you newly diagnosed?

Are you newly diagnosed?

Find support and information to help you understand your diagnosis and manage type 1 diabetes

What is type 1 diabetes?

What is type 1 diabetes?

Find out about causes, symptoms, complications and facts and figures about type 1

Our type 1 diabetes research

Our type 1 diabetes research

Discover JDRF's research to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes and its complications.

Meet others with type 1 diabetes

Meet others with type 1 diabetes

Join a local event to meet others with type 1, fundraise for type 1 research, volunteer or get your workplace involved

World Diabetes Day 2018

On 14 November 2018 we need you, your work colleagues, your children and their school to join the biggest superhero team ever assembled in support of type 1 research.

Latest news and events

No difference in hearing loss between people with type 1 diabetes and those without

People living with type 1 diabetes are no more likely to develop a hearing impairment than people without type 1, according to a recent study.

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International cellist sensation, Sheku Kanneh-Mason named JDRF global ambassador

International cellist sensation, Sheku Kanneh-Mason named JDRF global ambassador

JDRF is honoured to appoint internationally renowned, 19-year old cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason as a global ambassador.

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Could rheumatoid arthritis give us clues for type 1 diabetes?

Could rheumatoid arthritis give us clues for type 1 diabetes?

A recent study on rheumatoid arthritis in identical twins has identified similarities in the way DNA is packaged up in comparison with people living with type 1 diabetes.

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Artificial pancreas better than existing treatment for type 1 diabetes, study finds

Artificial pancreas better than existing treatment for type 1 diabetes, study finds

The artificial pancreas is better at helping people to manage their glucose levels than the best currently available technology, a JDRF-funded trial found.

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Are type 1 diabetes and dementia linked?

Are type 1 diabetes and dementia linked?

A new study has found a link between blood glucose levels and risk of dementia in over-50s living with type 1 diabetes.

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How you can help

Buy JDRF Christmas cards

Buy JDRF Christmas cards

Shop online to buy JDRF Christmas cards and support our research to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes. Contemporary, religious and traditional designs with fast delivery

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Buy Christmas virtual gifts

Buy Christmas virtual gifts

Choose and buy from our selection of virtual gifts this Christmas and support JDRF's world-class research to end type 1

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Volunteer

Volunteer

Volunteering is great for meeting others with type 1, gaining experience for your CV or for the warm glow of knowing you're contributing.

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