Our resource hub is home to a wealth of articles, stories and videos about managing and living with type 1 diabetes.
Place your order for our free information packs that support adults and children who have been recently diagnosed.
Our researchers are working on different ways to develop a cure for type 1 diabetes - from growing insulin-producing beta cells in labs to hacking the immune system.
Learn about the technologies that can deliver insulin automatically when needed. And discover the next generation of insulins that are currently being developed.
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This Christmas, your gift can bring us closer to a cure for type 1 diabetes – and every pound you give to our Christmas Appeal will be doubled.
The announcement is the biggest treatment breakthrough for type 1 diabetes since the discovery of insulin.
This event is designed for anyone living with type 1 diabetes who would like to learn more about managing their wellbeing across a variety of contexts.
We provide a wealth of information and free resources to help you support and empower your patients or students.
Take our free course for schools to learn more about supporting pupils with type 1 diabetes in educational settings.
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There’s a lot to learn after a new type 1 diagnosis. Whether you’re an adult or a parent or carer of a newly diagnosed child, we’ll guide you through everything you need to know – and share stories from people who have been there too.
Find out the 10 essential things you need to know after a type 1 diagnosis. We’ll also guide you through how to manage type 1, what technology is available and how to get support and navigate everyday life. Read stories from others who were diagnosed with type 1 as adults.
We’ll guide you through the top 10 essential things to know after a type 1 diagnosis, as well as how to manage the condition and find the tech that works for your child. We also have information about how to work with nurseries, childminders and schools and how you can find support from us and other parents and carer of children with type 1.
Our free Type 1 Diabetes Discovery events run throughout the year, across the UK and virtually. Hear from leading experts, explore type 1 technology with the tech companies, and meet other people living with type 1.
Join us for virtual and in-person information events dedicated to exploring the world of type 1 diabetes. Discover the latest developments in type 1 research, hear from experts in the field and connect with others living with type 1.
“They’re going to keep on finding new ways of making life easier with all the technology so there is hope. Things are moving rapidly every day.”
“Our baby Serena was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes after she was rushed to hospital with diabetic ketoacidosis on her first birthday.”
Our resource hub is home to a wealth of information and shared experiences about living with type 1 diabetes.
Learn about the different ways of putting insulin into your body, and how to manage your blood glucose levels.
Discover the devices that help you take the right amount of insulin at the right times, and technology that helps you to measure your blood glucose levels throughout the day.
Get information and support on how to manage your blood glucose levels, count carbs and deal with hypos and hypers.
We can help you understand type 1 complications, the signs to look out for and what you can do to reduce your risk.
Type 1 Discovery is our 24-page magazine, giving you the latest news, events, features and research updates about type 1 diabetes and JDRF, three times a year.
Connect with people who understand what you’re going through. Explore social media groups, online forums, community events and read shared experiences.
Our YouTube channel includes tech explainer videos, Discovery event videos on many type 1 topics, and films of people with type 1 discussing tech.
Find information and support to help you manage your emotional wellbeing when you're living with type 1 diabetes.
Browse and order our free information packs for people who have been recently diagnosed with type 1.
Our free KIDSAC helps parents and their children to deal with their diagnosis.
A free support and information pack for newly diagnosed adults. Also suitable for older teenagers.
This 170 page book is a useful reference to help you keep on track and give you ideas for how to get the most of life with type 1 diabetes.
We provide a wealth of information and free resources to help you support and empower your patients.
We are the leading global type 1 diabetes charity, working every day to help people live better with the condition, prevent people ever developing it and one day, find cures.
Discover more about how we work strategically to fund type 1 diabetes research, campaign for access to all treatments and connect and support the type 1 community.
Learn how we make an impact in improving the lives of people living with type 1, from funding research, campaigning for better access to treatments and supporting the type 1 community.
We fund international research that will cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes and its complications. We focus on investing in research that will transform the lives of people with type 1 diabetes.
Your donations make a real difference to the lives of everyone living with type 1 diabetes and the people who care for them.
By joining one of our fundraising events or planning your own, you’ll be helping fund type 1 research that’s making headway.
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