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We provide a wealth of information and free resources to help you support and empower your patients.

A boy with type 1 diabetes having a finger prick test by his diabetes nurse

Free clinic resources

Find out more about our free clinic resources to support newly diagnosed patients and place your clinic order today.

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Contents of JDRF's KIDSAC free resource for child newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Includes Rufus the bear, books and leaflets


Our free KIDSAC helps parents and their children to deal with their diagnosis.

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Contents of JDRF's Type 1 toolkit free resource for adult newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

Adult Type 1 Toolkit

A free support and information pack for newly diagnosed adults. Also suitable for older teenagers.

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Front cover of JDRF's Straight to the Point book. A guide about living with type 1 diabetes

Straight to the Point book

This 170-page book is a useful reference to help you keep on track and give you ideas for how to get the most out of life with type 1 diabetes.

Shared stories

Informative guides

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A man and woman who are parents of a child with type 1 diabetes, sitting on a sofa together reading an information leaflet from JDRF, the type 1 diabetes charity and research funder.

Guide to new diagnosis

You're already aware that there's a lot to learn after a new type 1 diagnosis. Support your patients to understand everything they need to know and to learn from others who have been there too.

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Sam and Daisy Barnes who talk about how Daisy manages type 1 diabetes at school

Guide for parents and carers

A guide to support parents and carers at the time of diagnosis. It provides information on type 1 management topics, type 1 tech for children and how to work with nurseries, childminders and schools.

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Guide to type 1 technology

Our guide to type 1 diabetes technology helps people with type 1 learn about insulin and the different ways to get it into their body. It also includes information on the different devices that can help with monitoring blood glucose levels.

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Information for young people

Our University Toolkit includes information for young people to help manage type 1 effectively while living independently. Topics include relationships, studying and exam stress, alcohol, emotional wellbeing and exercise.

Type 1 Diabetes Discovery events

Our Discovery days, events and exhibitions are free to attend and offer a great opportunity to meet others with type 1 diabetes. Hear from leading experts, explore type 1 tech and take part in discussions groups on a wide variety of topics. These informative community events are held across the UK and are open to all.

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

Research, treatments and tech news

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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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