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Research to reality

Advances from research are only meaningful when people with type 1 have access to them

We know that working alone, it would take much longer to deliver the advances we all need to see for people with type 1 diabetes. We have a strong track record of working with partners from charities to governments to companies, bringing people together to transform type 1.

But there is still so much more to do.

We advocate for more research funding from governments and other bodies, so we can make research move ever more quickly in developing new ways to treat, cure and prevent type 1. Find out more about our research funding advocacy work.

We work with regulators to make sure we understand the evidence they need to approve advances in treatment for people with type 1 as smoothly as possible, and design research studies to meet these needs as far as possible. Find out more about our treatment advocacy work.

We need your help to make research reality for the millions with type 1 around the world. Please join us and speak out to make sure type 1 diabetes, research, and access to technologies and treatments is a high on the public agenda.