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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

One Walk 2018

Join us as part of this global event to walk for the future of type 1 diabetes research. Meet others with type 1, help fundraise for a cure and get fitter along the way.

Latest news and events

Novo Nordisk to increase UK insulin stocks

Insulin manufacturer Novo Nordisk has announced plans to increase insulin stocks in case of a ‘no deal’ Brexit scenario.

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International cellist sensation, Sheku Kanneh-Mason named JDRF global ambassador

International cellist sensation, Sheku Kanneh-Mason named JDRF global ambassador

JDRF is honoured to appoint internationally renowned, 19-year old cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason as a global ambassador.

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Could rheumatoid arthritis give us clues for type 1 diabetes?

Could rheumatoid arthritis give us clues for type 1 diabetes?

A recent study on rheumatoid arthritis in identical twins has identified similarities in the way DNA is packaged up in comparison with people living with type 1 diabetes.

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Behind the headlines - gluten in pregnancy and type 1 diabetes

Behind the headlines - gluten in pregnancy and type 1 diabetes

We unpick the research behind headlines that eating gluten during pregnancy can cause type 1 diabetes and explain why there’s no need to avoid gluten.

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Are type 1 diabetes and dementia linked?

Are type 1 diabetes and dementia linked?

A new study has found a link between blood glucose levels and risk of dementia in over-50s living with type 1 diabetes.

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