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.
You could win a cash prize of up to £25,000 when you play the JDRF lottery. As well as the chance to win great prizes, you’ll also help fund our research to find a cure for type 1 diabetes.
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The announcement is the biggest treatment breakthrough for type 1 diabetes since the discovery of insulin.
This event was 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.
Along with information leaflets, it also contains Rufus, the bear with type 1 diabetes with felt-patches on his test and injection sites.
We are proud to announce that our new Rufus bears are eco-friendly. We have been working hard with our supplier to ensure his green credentials:
* RPET is produced by melting down existing plastic bottles & post-consumer waste and making it into new polyester fibre. This process enables the plastic to be reused (recycled) and uses 59% less energy to produce than virgin polyester.
If you want some packs to give to your patients, you can order a batch for free to a hospital or clinic address.
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If you’d like to order a single KIDSAC, please order at our main information packs order form.
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If you need help with your order, call us on 020 7713 2030 or contact us here.
Getting connected is a great way to learn about type 1 and get support from people who understand what you’re going through.
Read type 1 diabetes news, including the latest progress in type 1 research, new treatments and technologies and all our funding updates.
JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Discovery Events are free events and a great opportunity to meet others with type 1, find out about the latest research progress, and hear inspirational talks from a range of speakers.
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.