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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

Change the Future

We’re funding Professor Doug Melton's research to regenerate beta cells – the highly specialised cells that produce insulin in the pancreas. We want to help Doug and his team to take the next important step and need your help.

Latest news and events

Could glandular fever trigger type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune conditions?

A recent study found that a protein produced by a virus binds to multiple sections of the human genome associated with seven autoimmune conditions, including type 1 diabetes.

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Important notice: Accu-Chek test strip recall

Important notice: Accu-Chek test strip recall

Roche Diabetes Care has discovered a fault causing incorrect readings in some batches of Accu-Chek Aviva and Accu-Chek Performa test strips. Find out what steps you need to take if you use these test strips.

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Glowing contact lenses: the next bright development for eye health and type 1 diabetes?

Glowing contact lenses: the next bright development for eye health and type 1 diabetes?

Researchers have designed special contact lenses that could boost eye health for people living with type 1 diabetes. Advances in care over the last 35 years have already meant that the risk of vision loss in type 1 diabetes has been cut from 50 per cent to just 5 per cent.

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ONE FEST! Your festival, your way

ONE FEST! Your festival, your way

This summer, we’re asking people across the country to take part in ONE FEST and hold your very own mini-festival between 11 June and 11 July. Throw a BBQ, host a picnic, take over a pub garden and help fund type 1 diabetes research.

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UPDATE on flash glucose monitoring access: a postcode lottery for UK people with type 1 diabetes

UPDATE on flash glucose monitoring access: a postcode lottery for UK people with type 1 diabetes

Thousands of UK adults and children with type 1 diabetes are still being denied access to flash glucose monitoring.

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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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