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

Your support makes this happen.

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

Will you Make a Splash for type 1 diabetes?

Choose your distance in our virtual swim and go to great lengths to help cure type 1 diabetes. Take part in our 12-week challenge wherever you are. Register free as an individual or team throughout January.

Latest news and events

Calling parents: 10 year study shows no link between cow’s milk and type 1 diabetes

A new study funded by JDRF has found zero link between cow’s milk formula and type 1 diabetes – offering reassurance to parents concerned by unproven theories about causes of the condition.

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Will we be able to print insulin-producing cells?

Will we be able to print insulin-producing cells?

Researchers from the University of Wollongong in Australia have developed a 3D printer that has the potential to ‘print’ insulin-producing cells in a scaffold suitable for transplant.

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Diabetes and obesity: Learn about misconceptions

Diabetes and obesity: Learn about misconceptions

With National Obesity Awareness Week upon us, new research from The BMJ claims that sugar could be a main contributor to rising rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes. However, there is no link between type 1 diabetes and obesity.

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JDRF London 2 Paris bike ride - New Year registration fee discounts

JDRF London 2 Paris bike ride - New Year registration fee discounts

Take on one of the world's most iconic bike rides, cycle through idyllic French villages to the Eiffel Tower and witness the spectacular finale of the Tour de France.

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The research you've helped fund in 2017

The research you've helped fund in 2017

In this 2-minute video, Rachel Connor, JDRF's Director of Research Partnerships talks about the different world-class research projects JDRF supporters have helped to fund throughout the year. Thank you from everyone at JDRF!

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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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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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Campaign

Campaign

Help us to influence Government to improve access to type 1 diabetes treatments and technologies in the NHS. Find tips, resources and reports to help make your campaign effective.

Help us campaign

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