Our resource hub is home to a wealth of articles, stories and videos about managing and living with type 1 diabetes.
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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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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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Our free KIDSAC helps parents and their children to deal with their diagnosis.
Our Research Communications Lead, Josie Clarkson, shares more type 1 diabetes research highlights from the jam-packed week of science.
We need more diversity among people taking part in clinical trials so that research findings are representative across populations.
Vertex is running a clinical trial in which people with type 1 diabetes receive a dose of VX-880, an investigational product that contains lab-grown islet cells.
"We need research to understand why rates of type 1 are rising"
We recently sent an open letter to the organisers of the Roland Garros Tennis Tournament. The letter expresses our strong concerns about the treatment of Alex Zverev, a professional tennis player and an individual living with type 1 diabetes.
It's important to recognise the power of language and the impact it can have on individual – our response to an article in The Sun.
The recent international diabetes conference ATTD introduced us to a range of exciting new technologies in the pipeline to help people with type 1 manage their diabetes.
Chris Bright, JDRF UK’s Community Partnerships and Events Lead and Welsh Futsal International, talks about his new book chapter on The Diabetes Football community.
Download issue 95 of Type 1 Discovery magazine which includes a feature on our cover star Jharna Kumawat who talks about diagnosis, pregnancy and swimming the English Channel.
Download issue 94 of Type 1 Discovery magazine which includes a feature on our cover star Tom Ball who talks about Britain’s Got Talent and finding community.
Download issue 93 of Type 1 Discovery magazine which includes a feature on our cover star Charlie, a keen vlogger, who tells us why he creates videos about living with type 1 diabetes.
Download issue 92 of Type 1 Discovery magazine which includes a feature on our cover star Caden’s family who tell us about life with type 1 diabetes and Down’s syndrome.
Download issue 91 of Type 1 Discovery magazine which includes a features on a £50m donation from the Steve Morgan Foundation.
Download issue 90 of Type 1 Discovery magazine which includes a feature on our cover star Lady Jubie Wigan who shares the motivation for raising £3m for JDRF research.
Download Issue 89 of Type 1 Discovery magazine which includes a feature on our cover star Colin Dayan who talks about breaking new barriers in type 1 diabetes research.
Learn about the exciting type 1 diabetes research taking place at the University of Birmingham.
Dr Emma Berry is a JDRF-funded researcher at Queen’s University Belfast. She is running a research project to develop a digital psychosocial wellbeing tool for young people with type 1 diabetes in the UK. Here, Emma discusses what it’s like being a queer researcher and how LGBTQ+ and mental health issues can affect people with type 1.
We caught up with researchers in Saudi Arabia to find out more about their important research into fasting with type 1 diabetes.
We hear from Dr Rachel Besser, Consultant and Research Lead at Oxfordshire Children’s Diabetes Service and researcher at the University of Oxford, on how teplizumab being approved in the US benefits children in the UK.
Dr Tom Crabtree, Diabetes and Endocrinology registrar and ABCD research fellow at the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Trust shares his thoughts on smart insulin pens.
Rachel Crawford tells us how she developed the Medical Device Awareness card after a difficult experience taking her son's type 1 tech through airport security.
One year on from the launch of Professor Hovorka’s artificial pancreas system, with potential NHS availability on the horizon, we spoke to Professor Hovorka about his JDRF research, and how it led to the world’s first licensed downloadable artificial pancreas app.
A free information pack for parents and schools to support young people with type 1 diabetes in school, at home and when socialising.
This 170 page book is a useful reference guide to help live well with type 1 diabetes
A free support and information pack for newly diagnosed adults. Also suitable for older teenagers.
A free 28 page guideline for schools, colleges and early years settings. Includes sections on: roles and responsibilities; insulin injections and pumps; blood glucose monitoring; PE, exercise and diabetes, and much more.
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.
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.
Download our Type 1 Diabetes Discovery Days flyer to promote these free information sessions to your patients with type 1 diabetes.
If you or your child has type 1 diabetes, use our DiaDigits calculator and help us tell the world about type 1 diabetes.
Identifying the strengths and weaknesses, gaps and opportunities of UK type 1 diabetes research; clearing a path to the cure.
Accelerating access for new type 1 diabetes treatments.
A report that presents a positive picture of type 1 diabetes research in the UK.
JDRF commissioned market research to understand the motivations and barriers people with type 1 diabetes face in making treatment choices.
JDRF’s Covid and Beyond report reveals the impact of the Covid pandemic upon lives already affected by type 1 diabetes.
“The long-term health benefits of screening outweigh the short-term stress” – Cerilyn tells us about her experience of finding out her daughter is in the early stages of developing type 1.
Rebekah’s story: “I had no idea that having one autoimmune condition makes you more at risk of getting others”
"Type 1 doesn't get in the way of my sports at all. It's something I just try and manage as best I can."
Maddie Bonser, JDRF's Research Operations Officer, talks about growing up with a brother who has type 1.
Carole was misdiagnosed with type 2 diabetes when she was 50. After being correctly diagnosed with type 1, she accessed cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to help her come to terms with living with the condition.
Jonty Brown was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was 12 years old. He’s spoken to us about his love for running and how JDRF inspires him to take on new challenges.
Stuart Baird on how hybrid closed loop technology has transformed the life of his son, James, who was diagnosed with type 1 aged 12.
Find out how the artificial pancreas, also known as hybrid closed loop technology, can help you or your child reduce the impact of daily type 1 diabetes management.
Find out how flash glucose sensing can help you or your child manage glucose levels, and find out the difference between flash and flash two.
Find out about continuous glucose monitors and how it can help you or your child manage type 1 diabetes.
Find out how an insulin pump works and how it can help you or your child manage type 1 diabetes.
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