JDRFInformation & supportNewly diagnosed with type 1 diabetesInformation packs and leaflets

Information packs and leaflets

Below is a list of all the FREE information leaflets and packs we offer. If you already know what you want, please click 'order now' below.

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Free newly diagnosed and schools packs

KIDSAC
KIDSAC – a free pack for children with type 1 diabetes

If your child has been recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, you can order a free KIDSAC to help them and you to manage their condition better.

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Toolkit for adults with type 1 diabetes

A free support and information pack for adults and older teenagers newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes

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JDRF Type 1 Diabetes School Pack
Let's Talk About Type 1 - School Pack (Printed version)

Our free School Pack includes information for teachers and parents on managing type 1, the symptoms of hypos and hypers and how to support a child with type 1 in educational and social settings.

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JDRF Schools e-learning module
Schools e-learning module

This free e-learning module has been designed to help teaching staff provide appropriate support for children or young people with type 1 in their care.

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Free information leaflets

Straight to the Point guide to living with type 1 diabetes book cover
Straight to the Point Book

Straight to the Point: a free guide for living with type 1 diabetes. This is contained in our 'Adult Toolkit', however it is also available as a standalone resource. 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.

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About JDRF – the type 1 diabetes charity

An 8-page booklet highlighting our work. Includes an overview of our research programme and an introduction to our other work. Appropriate for those with and without a prior connection to type 1 diabetes.

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E-downloads

JDRF New type 1 diabetes diagnosis leaflet
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.

JDRF Helping other to understand type 1 diabetes leaflet
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.

Pregnancy Toolkit (e-download)

Throughout this toolkit, we’ll talk about many of the factors that you have to consider when getting ready for a baby. We will discuss pregnancy with type 1 diabetes, with special emphasis on preconception planning, the actual pregnancy and delivery.

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Type 1 Technology guide
Type 1 Technology - A guide for young people and families

A family-friendly guide to type 1 diabetes technology, which highlights recommendations from NICE on treatments and technology for children and young people with type 1 diabetes.

Adults Type 1 Tech Guide
Type 1 Technology - A guide for adults

Our guide to type 1 diabetes technology, which highlights recommendations from NICE on treatments and technology for adults with type 1 diabetes.

JDRF University Toolkit flyer
University Toolkit flyer

This flyer has information on our free University Toolkit which includes advice and support for young people with type 1 diabetes who are attending university or college for the first time

Schools e-learning module flyer

We have produced this flyer which outlines the details of the e-learning module to help school teachers provide appropriate support for children or young people with type 1 in their care.

JDRF Type 1 Diabetes School Pack
Let's Talk About Type 1 - School Pack (e-download)

Our School Pack includes information for teachers and parents on managing type 1, the symptoms of hypos and hypers and how to support a child with type 1 in educational and social settings.

School Pack flyer
School Pack flyer

A flyer which can be given to parents of children with type 1 so that they can order a School Pack to use to discuss their child's support needs with teachers at school

Thank you certificate
School Thank You Certificate

A thank you certificate to award to you child's school to acknowledge their support for children with type 1

Guide to Insulin Pump Access
Step-by-Step Guide to Insulin Pump Access

How to discuss your needs with your healthcare team to access an insulin pump

Access to Flash Glucose Monitoring
Access to Flash Glucose Monitoring

Discover how you can best access a flash glucose monitor on the NHS

Access to CGM
Access to CGM

Get our guide to accessing continuous glucose monitoring systems

Workplace Toolkit for Employers
Workplace Toolkit for Employers

Advice for employers and line managers on supporting employees living with type 1 diabetes or who care for a relative with type 1 diabetes.

Workplace Toolkit for Employees
Workplace Toolkit for Employees

Type 1 diabetes is no barrier to a successful, rewarding and fulfilling career. However, some people worry about what bearing their diabetes will have on their employment, whether they should tell their employer or how they will be supported.

Discovery Days flyer
Discovery Days flyer

Download our Type 1 Diabetes Discovery Days flyer to promote these free information sessions to people with type 1 diabetes

Workplace useful information sheet
Workplace Useful Information sheet

Download this useful sheet to support managers and colleagues to know what to do in the event of a hypo

Useful links sheet
Useful Links and Resources sheet

Download this sheet that includes useful links and resources for people with type 1 diabetes

Hypo emergency wallet card
Hypo emergency card

A hypo emergency card for you to print out and keep in your wallet or purse. Fill out the relevant details (such as where your hypo treatments are kept) in case you are ever in need of assistance.

Front cover of hypo information leaflet
Hypo Information Leaflet

A hypo information leaflet for you to print out and keep, or give to your friends, family and workplace. It explains what a hypo is, some of the signs and symptoms, and getting help in an emergency. In association with Dextro Energy - Fast and Direct.

JDRF Discovery Days

Join us to hear about the latest in type 1 research progress from JDRF-funded scientists, meet others with a connection to type 1 and find out how to get involved with JDRF.

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