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

Be an inspiraT1on

What keeps you going through tough times? Share your inspiraT1on now. It could help someone living with type 1 diabetes.

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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Get Your Kit On virtual run

Get Your Kit On virtual run

Sign up for Get Your Kit On, our virtual marathon that you can run in 28 days, finishing on the day of the London Marathon. Run whenever and wherever you feel like it - you decide the pace and the place!

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Bendy type 1 tech for better comfort

Bendy type 1 tech for better comfort

JDRF is partnering with a US medical technology start-up to develop a flexible patch pump worn over the skin like a plaster. The ‘Evopump’ aims to make care more comfortable and discreet for people living with type 1 diabetes.

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Tongues to treat type 1 diabetes?

Tongues to treat type 1 diabetes?

Researchers in the USA are testing whether the key to treating type 1 diabetes could be found in your tongue. The team, from the National Institute of Aging, aim to pick out stem cells from taste buds. They hope to grow these stem cells into cells that can produce insulin in response to changing glucose levels.

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JDRF London 2 Paris bike ride

JDRF London 2 Paris bike ride

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.

Sign up for London to Paris

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.

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