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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

The sugar tax: which of your preferred hypo drinks have reduced their sugar?

Friday, 6 April, marks the beginning of a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks. But many living with type 1 diabetes are still unsure about what changes this brings to some of their preferred hypo treatments.

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The Great Sunflower Challenge 2018

The Great Sunflower Challenge 2018

Let’s get growing in our Sunflower Challenge 2018! The challenge is now in its fifth year and will raise funds for JDRF at the same time. Can you top last year's 3.80 metres record?

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New glucagon spray to treat children's hypos faster?

New glucagon spray to treat children's hypos faster?

A single puff of a new nasal glucagon spray helped all children on a trial to recover from moderate hypos within 30 minutes. Caregivers also found the spray easy to use, with two-thirds administering it to the child within 30 seconds.

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Abbott Libre purchase supply warning

Abbott Libre purchase supply warning

Abbott, the manufacturer of the Freestyle Libre ‘flash’ glucose monitoring system, has announced additional restrictions to its supply of sensors available for purchase.

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Audit reveals fewer people with type 1 diabetes having hypos whilst in hospital – but it’s not all good news

Audit reveals fewer people with type 1 diabetes having hypos whilst in hospital – but it’s not all good news

The National Diabetes Inpatient Audit (NaDIA) has revealed that fewer hospital inpatients with type 1 diabetes are having episodes of hypoglycaemia.

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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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Type 1 Tea Party

Type 1 Tea Party

Put the kettle on and spend some quali-tea time with your friends and family by holding a Type 1 Tea Party to celebrate National Tea Day this April.

Sign up for Type 1 Tea Party
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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