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We fund type 1 diabetes research to improve lives and one day eradicate the condition for good.

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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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Could an imbalance of gut bacteria contribute to type 1 diabetes?

Could an imbalance of gut bacteria contribute to type 1 diabetes?

Changes in gut bacteria may be linked to the progression of type 1 diabetes, a new study, funded by JDRF, suggests.

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Could inflammation at diagnosis help us work out who would benefit from new treatments?

Could inflammation at diagnosis help us work out who would benefit from new treatments?

A study has found that inflammation levels at diagnosis are linked with how quickly type 1 diabetes progresses.

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Airport security can be a challenge for people with type 1 diabetes, but progress is being made

Airport security can be a challenge for people with type 1 diabetes, but progress is being made

Read about the Insulin Pump Travel Campaign which calls for a stress-free and safer experience at all airports globally.

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How could seaweed help us cure type 1 diabetes?

How could seaweed help us cure type 1 diabetes?

A material derived from seaweed could help to protect transplanted insulin-producing cells, according to a recent study in the US that was part-funded by JDRF.

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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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