Newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes
If you, or someone close to you, has just been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, get information, support and access to online resources tailored to the needs of both adults and children.
Stories on dealing with a new diagnosis
Read shared experiences from others with a connection to type 1 diabetes.
Coming to terms with a type 1 diabetes diagnosis
Ruth Fitzgerald shares her experiences as a parent, following her daughters’ recent diagnosis.Read Ruth's story
I want people to know it's a shock but you can handle it
Actress Nina Wadia talks about the shock and confusion her son's diagnosis caused, and how they dealt with itRead Nina's story
Diabetes builds a toughness that is hard to find otherwise
Tom Higham talks about how his type 1 diabetes diagnosis as a child hasn't stopped him doing anythingRead Tom's story
Diagnosed at 4, becoming a professional builder at 21
Chloe was diagnosed at age 4 but hasn't let her condition stop her from achieving her dream jobRead Chloe's story