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Information & support

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 with type 1.

About type 1 diabetes

Understand the causes, signs and symptoms of type 1, get the latest facts and figures and read about potential complications

Read about type 1 diabetes

Managing type 1 diabetes

Find out how to monitor your blood glucose levels, manage a hypo or hyper and understand what's required for carb counting

Understand more about managing type 1

Treatments and technologies

Treating type 1 means replacing the insulin that your pancreas doesn't make and monitoring blood glucose levels. There are different ways to do this

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Newly diagnosed?

Order information packs, browse type 1 discovery events, other people's type 1 stories and find support communities

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Living with type 1 diabetes

Read about managing type 1 in everyday life, the emotional impact of type 1 and how to get support from your healthcare team

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Free information leaflets

A new type 1 diabetes diagnosis

This leaflet contains useful information for when you, or someone close to you, has been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

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Helping others to understand type 1 diabetes

This leaflet is aimed towards a younger audience and contains all the tools needed to understand or discuss type 1 diabetes.

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