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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

Understanding Science Toolkit

Feeling mind-boggled by the type 1 diabetes research process? Our new toolkit demystifies the science involved and helps you learn to interpret medical research.

Latest news and events

Are viruses using a sneaky disguise to enter beta cells?

Viruses may be using empty insulin sacs as a disguise to sneak into beta cells and infect them new research suggests.

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Latest update on FreeStyle Libre supplies

Latest update on FreeStyle Libre supplies

Abbott, the manufacturer of the FreeStyle Libre ‘flash’ glucose monitoring system has today announced that it will be increasing the amount of sensors customers can order.

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First ever trial to prevent type 1 diabetes in babies to start soon

First ever trial to prevent type 1 diabetes in babies to start soon

The NHS and the University of Oxford are inviting pregnant women to take part in the world’s first clinical trial to prevent type 1 diabetes in babies and infants.

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How likely are twins to develop type 1 diabetes?

How likely are twins to develop type 1 diabetes?

Twins of people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are much more likely to develop the condition within three years than other siblings, according to the results of a recent study.

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Spotlight on type 1 diabetes as three Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows tackle the condition

Spotlight on type 1 diabetes as three Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows tackle the condition

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe gets underway this week, with no less than three shows shedding light on type 1 diabetes this year.

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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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