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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Newly diagnosed and schools packs

KIDSAC

KIDSAC – pack for children with type 1 diabetes
If your child has been recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, you can order a 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 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
The 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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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 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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Type 1 diabetes – Your new diagnosis
This eight page booklet answers the five most common questions adults have when they have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (a family version is also available).

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Type 1 diabetes – A new diagnosis in the family
This eight page booklet answers the five most common questions people have when a child in their family has been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (an adult-focused version is also available).

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Pocket guide – understanding type 1 (youth)
A handy pocket-sized (A7) fold-out guide to introduce type 1 diabetes to those who are not familiar with the condition

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Pocket guide – understanding type 1 (adult)
A handy pocket-sized (A7) fold-out guide to introduce type 1 diabetes to those who are not familiar with the condition.

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T1 Teens - What Friends Need to Know
A 16 page booklet introducing type 1 diabetes to friends of teenagers with the condition, produced in collaboration with young people 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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An introduction to JDRF
A lightweight DL leaflet to give a brief introduction of the work we do. With an explanation of type 1 diabetes on the back, this leaflet is appropriate for those without prior knowledge of the condition (as well as those who live with it).

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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

E-downloads

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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Guidelines for schools, colleges and early years settings (e-download)
A free (PDF download) 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.

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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.

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