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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

Understanding Science Toolkit

Feeling mind-boggled by the type 1 diabetes research process? Our new toolkit demystifies the science involved and helps you learn to interpret medical research.

Latest news and events

Type 1 diabetes suspect virus mysteries revealed

The hunt for a type 1 diabetes vaccine could be boosted by new research insights into how the immune system responds to a particular virus.

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Working together to improve the lives of people with type 1 diabetes – charities JDRF and INPUT announce merger

Working together to improve the lives of people with type 1 diabetes – charities JDRF and INPUT announce merger

JDRF and INPUT are pleased to announce that the two charities are joining forces in a shared mission to accelerate the progress of type 1 diabetes research and improve access to new treatments and technologies.

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First ever trial to prevent type 1 diabetes in babies to start soon

First ever trial to prevent type 1 diabetes in babies to start soon

The NHS and the University of Oxford are inviting pregnant women to take part in the world’s first clinical trial to prevent type 1 diabetes in babies and infants.

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Blood pressure drug boosts insulin production for adults with type 1 diabetes

Blood pressure drug boosts insulin production for adults with type 1 diabetes

Researchers in the USA have found that a common blood pressure drug can protect working beta cells and boost insulin production in adults recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

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Artificial pancreas promises to help women with type 1 diabetes when giving birth

Artificial pancreas promises to help women with type 1 diabetes when giving birth

Women living with type 1 diabetes who used an artificial pancreas when giving birth spent on average 82% of time in target glucose range.

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How you can help

Fundraise

Fundraise

Whether you want to join one of our events or fundraise your own way, we'll be with you every step of the way. Choose from marathons, tea parties, wing walking and much more.

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Campaign

Campaign

Help us to influence government and policy decision-makers on type 1 diabetes issues by writing to your MP and getting involved in our campaigns

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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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