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?

Dive into our New Year swim challenge and choose from a series of adult and junior challenges to raise money for type 1 research

Latest news and events

Thames Ridgeway Trail Challenge

Walk two of the UK's most spectacular National Trails along the Thames Path, through quaint Oxfordshire villages and part of Britain's oldest road. Choose from a 20km or a 40km route and help fund type 1 diabetes research.

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Brave youngster with type 1 diabetes who is allergic to insulin is first child in UK to be fitted with “DiaPort”

Brave youngster with type 1 diabetes who is allergic to insulin is first child in UK to be fitted with “DiaPort”

A brave youngster with type 1 diabetes who is allergic to insulin has become the first child in the UK to be fitted with a ‘DiaPort’ device – which it is hoped could change his life. Taylor Banks, from Leigh, Greater Manchester was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2010.

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Use of CGM by pregnant women with type 1 diabetes improves health of mother and baby

Use of CGM by pregnant women with type 1 diabetes improves health of mother and baby

JDRF-funded researchers have announced that pregnant women living with type 1 diabetes who used a CGM throughout their pregnancy had better blood glucose control and healthier babies.

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JDRF London 2 Paris bike ride - Bespoke Tour de France Edition

JDRF London 2 Paris bike ride - Bespoke Tour de France Edition

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. Black Friday offers on registration fees.

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Access to Flash Glucose Monitoring (Flash GM)

Access to Flash Glucose Monitoring (Flash GM)

Diabetes UK, INPUT and JDRF believe that Flash GM devices should be made available to any adult or child with type 1 diabetes, and to people with other forms of diabetes when intensive insulin therapy becomes necessary as outlined in our guideline.

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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

Whatever time or skills you can give, you can help us create a world without type 1 diabetes. Whatever time or skills you can give, you can help us create a world without type 1 diabetes.

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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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