JDRFStoriesKaren Addington, CEO

Karen Addington, CEO

Karen Addington, Chief Executive, JDRF

For 400,000 people in the UK, and their families, type 1 diabetes is a constant presence that affects every moment of our waking lives.  Whether for ourselves, or a loved one, since diagnosis, every day has involved blood tests, insulin injections or infusions and the ever present fear of ‘getting it wrong’ and the impact that can have.

For all of us, JDRF offers hope of a future where this reality is changed.  Where treatment is simple, where the daily burden is lifted; where hypoglycaemia and complications are a thing of the past; where ultimately we can living in a world without type 1.

Becoming a patron is one of the most significant contributions to our worldwide effort to cure type 1 diabetes that can be made.  By joining us in our work to support pioneering research into this complex condition, your incredible commitment is driving forward the global effort to end type 1 diabetes.

Thank you for your generosity, thank you for joining us to create a world without type 1 diabetes.

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