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A better life for everyone living with type 1 diabetes.

Will you join us in our mission to discover better treatments, expand access, and work towards a future free from type 1 diabetes? Together, we can make an impact.

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Whether you’ve just been diagnosed or have been living with type 1 diabetes for some time, find all the information and support you need to manage your condition and connect with others.

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Nina Willer, who used hybrid closed loop technology through pregnancy, and her child.
Treatment research
7 November 2023

Hybrid closed loop technology set to be made available in England and Wales

The announcement is the biggest treatment breakthrough for type 1 diabetes since the discovery of insulin.

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T cell immune system
6 November 2023

New research highlights the effectiveness of immune therapies for type 1 diabetes

The research, which was co-funded by JDRF, reveals that drugs that target the immune system offer very effective and rapid improvements in stabilising blood sugar levels, often within just three months.

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Dr Ify Mordi, lead type 1 diabetes researcher
Clinical trials
25 October 2023

JDRF award £1.5 million grant to University of Dundee for type 1 diabetes clinical trial

The new JDRF-funded clinical trial called SOPHIST will test a drug to help people with type 1 diabetes and heart failure.

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18 October 2023

Clinical trial finds teplizumab slows type 1 diabetes in people newly diagnosed 

Results from a clinical trial called the PROTECT study show that teplizumab can preserve beta cell function in children and adolescents newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

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Galas & balls

Christmas Carol Concert

Join us this December for a memorable evening of carols and special performances in the stunning surroundings of St Paul’s Cathedral.

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A woman with type 1 diabetes out for a walk. Stopped to tie her hair with her arms raised to her head showing her CGM on her arm.
Information event

Managing your Wellbeing with Type 1 Diabetes

Join our Virtual Discovery Event to explore approaches and ideas around the themes of nutrition, mental health, physical activity and socialising in younger and older groups.

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Three adults standing in a circle with cups of coffee, chatting and smiling at a JDRF type 1 diabetes discovery event
Information event

Type 1 Diabetes Discovery Event & Technology Exhibition: London

Whether you’re newly diagnosed or have been living with type 1 for years, this event is designed to provide valuable insights, support and inspiration.

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Illustrated route map for London landmarks half marathon

London Landmarks Half Marathon 2024

Explore the capital on a route like no other! Join 10,000 runners and take in fabulous views of London’s most iconic landmarks while you run for JDRF.

Our impact


Over 400 active research studies are being funded by JDRF around the world.


Support resources given to people with type 1 and healthcare professionals in 2022.


JDRF-funded research is currently taking place in 21 countries.

How you can help

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Your donations make a real difference to the lives of everyone living with type 1 diabetes and the people who care for them.

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By joining one of our fundraising events or planning your own, you’ll be helping fund type 1 research that’s making headway.

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Buy JDRF merchandise including T-shirts, cycling jerseys and pin badges and help support type 1 research.

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