My child has just been diagnosed

A diagnosis of type 1 in the family can be a difficult and traumatic time for everyone involved. We’re here to make it just a little bit easier.

These pages contain information that you will find helpful in getting to grips with the condition, links to find help and support from others living with type 1, and an overview of our research programme and the progress we are making in efforts to cure, treat and prevent type 1

Understanding type 1

Understanding type 1

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Managing type 1

Managing type 1

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Treating type 1

Treating type 1

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Order your KIDSAC

Order your free KIDSAC, which includes Rufus, the bear with type 1 diabetes. He has special patches to show where his injection sites are.

The pack also includes a handy kit bag and leaflets and further information to support you through the condition.

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Myth or fact?

Quiz questionYou or your child might start to hear people say stuff about type 1 diabetes that simply isn’t true. Next time you hear a myth, come back with a fact.

Here’s a quick quiz to help you!

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