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

World Diabetes Day 2019

Be a type 1 superhero for World Diabetes Day. Be part of a heroic day - help fund cutting-edge research with the power to change lives

Latest news and events

Genetic link to diagnosis of type 1 diabetes at young age

A group of scientists at the University of Oxford, led by JDRF-funded Professor John Todd, has found that people who are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at a very young age are likely to have more changes to key immune system genes than people diagnosed with type 1 later in life.

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Make a Splash virtual swim 2020

Make a Splash virtual swim 2020

Don your Speedos and dive in for Make a Splash 2020! Our virtual swim will start in January when hundreds of people around the UK will go to great lengths for type 1 research.

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If you or your child has type 1 diabetes, use our DiaDigits calculator and help us tell the world about type 1 diabetes

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World Diabetes Day 2019

World Diabetes Day 2019

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