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Type 1 Discovery magazine

Type 1 Discovery magazine brings you real-life stories of people living with type 1, in-depth interviews with researchers who are changing lives with their work, and the latest type 1 tech innovations that are helping to improve treatment for many.
Content last reviewed and updated: 17.04.2024

Published three times a year, Type 1 Discovery is packed with features, news, updates and ways to get involved with JDRF. The current issue includes features on:

  • Broadcaster and communications specialist Reece Parkinson on how he has come to terms with his type 1 diagnosis and is now looking to inspire others
  • Researcher Dr Chloe Rackham tells us what keeps her motivated to fund cures for type 1
  • Sports-mad production coordinator Mischa Rodgers tells us how she has learnt to manage adrenaline surges in her fast-paced job with Sky Sports
  • Dr Temi Olonisakin shares what she’s learned about managing type 1 diabetes and her emotional wellbeing

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Type 1 diabetes news

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A researcher sits in a lab beside screening samples and lab equipment for early detection of type 1 diabetes.
24 June 2024

New guidance sets out how to support people with early-stage type 1 diabetes

New international guidance detailing how to monitor and support people with early-stage type 1 diabetes (T1D) has the potential to reduce the trauma associated with being diagnosed with T1D, enable people to access the latest treatments to delay the need for insulin therapy, and reduce long-term health complications.

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James Norton sitting in an armchair holding a teddy that has a CGM on it's arm. There is a plush woolly mammoth next to him.
Living with type 1
10 June 2024

James Norton to read CBeebies bedtime story about type 1 diabetes

JDRF ambassador James Norton will read a CBeebies Bedtime Story this Diabetes Awareness Week to help young children understand type 1 and how it can be managed

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Breakthrough T1D, formally JDRF
4 June 2024

JDRF UK to become Breakthrough T1D in major international rebrand

The leading global type 1 diabetes charity, JDRF International (JDRF) is proud to unveil its new brand and name, Breakthrough T1D. The new name embodies its mission to cure and treat type 1 diabetes (T1D), while supporting everyone who lives with the condition.

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A row of vials of clear liquid with black lids. A blue gloved hand is pinching the top of the closest vial as if to pick it up.
13 May 2024

Novel insulin being developed to enable implantable insulin pumps

Medtronic Diabetes have announced they are funding the biopharmaceutical company Arecor Therapeutics to develop a novel, highly concentrated, thermostable insulin, which will be specialised for use in implantable insulin pumps.