Support for newly-diagnosed adults

We know this can be a very difficult time in your life, but we’re here to give you the support and information you need.

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.

Information about type 1 diabetes

Understanding type 1

Understanding type 1

Read all about the signs, symptoms and causes of type 1, potential complications, and the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Read more about type 1
Managing type 1

Managing type 1

From managing blood glucose levels and hypos and hypers to carb counting, these pages will help you to manage effectively

Find out more about managing type 1
Treating type 1

Treating type 1

Find out about blood glucose meters, insulin pumps and injecting insulin plus other treatments

Find out about treatments

Support for you

Discovery Days and Evenings

Discovery Days and Evenings

Come to a Discovery Day and meet others with type 1, hear about the latest in type 1 research and listen to inspirational speakers

Find one near you
Order free information packs

Order free information packs

Order information packs on coping with diagnosis, everyday life with type 1, different technologies and more.

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Online communities

Online communities

Connect with others with type 1 online, read their stories about managing diagnosis and everyday life and get support online

Find online support

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Order a free Type 1 Toolkit

Our adult Type 1 Toolkit will give you all the information you need to help you manage your type 1 diabetes. Includes a 170-page book, a hypo information pack, Discovery magazine and a selection of leaflets.

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