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Advice for people with diabetes and their families

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About Type 1 diabetes

About 8 per cent of people with diabetes in the UK have Type 1.

If you need a hand to grasp the basics, we have some tools to help you figure it all out. 

What is Type 1 diabetes?

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Need to talk? 

We're here if you need support, information, or just a chat. If you have diabetes or you're a parent or carer whose child has diabetes, talking can help. Become part of our community.

Call our helpline on 0345 123 2399

Find a local support group

Join the Type 1 conversation

Join our support forum

Symptoms of Type 1

Symptoms of Type 1

If you're worried about possibly having Type 1 diabetes, we have information on the symptoms you need to look out for.
Treating Type 1

Treating Type 1

There are different ways we can now treat Type 1 diabetes. Find out more about what treatments are available.

What can you eat?

Anything is the simple answer. But we have lots more information to help you make the right food choices.
Type 1 diabetes and your child

Type 1 diabetes and your child

Having a child with diabetes can be tough, we've got loads of advice that can help you on the journey.
Diabetes and your rights

Diabetes and your rights

Our helpline team is here for all people with diabetes, their family, friends and carers.
Our impact

Our research

Find out how we've been funding research and working towards a cure for Type 1 over the past 80 years.
The Learning Zone

The Learning Zone

It’s a new way to learn about your Type 1 diabetes. We've combined our clinical knowledge with your experiences with Type 1. The advice is tailored to you, don’t wait, get support on your terms, whenever you need it.
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