Living with type 1 diabetes

Just because you have type 1 diabetes, it doesn’t mean you need to stop doing the things you love. Browse this section to help you live with type 1 diabetes.

Everyday life

Everyday life

Explore topics to help you manage work, travelling, driving, diet, exercise and special occasions when you have type 1

Health and wellness

Health and wellness

Get information on emotional health, managing your weight with type 1, planning a pregnancy, dealing with sickness and more

Healthcare support

Healthcare support

Finding the right clinic for you, getting regular check ups, communicating with your healthcare team and transitioning to adult care

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Join the community

Join the community

Find out about some of the online forums and groups that'll offer you advice and support

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JDRF Discovery Days

JDRF Discovery Days

Come along to your nearest Type 1 Discovery Day to find out about the latest progress in type 1 research. You'll also meet others living with the condition

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Getting help

Getting help

Make sure you're getting all the care and support you're entitled to from your healthcare team

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One Walk

Get involved

We're making progress to find a cure and prevent and treat type 1 with every project we fund. Get involved to make a positive contribution to future type 1 research.

Explore ways to join in