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Supporting Membership

Every member makes a difference – join us today


The generosity of our members enables us to fund essential care, services and research to help improve the lives of everyone affected by diabetes.

By joining us, our members make a far more powerful force as we campaign to ensure that diabetes care and research remain at the heart of the nation’s conversation about health.

We want as many people as possible to receive the benefits of membership, and need as many people as possible to support our work.

With you on board, we are stronger than ever.

We offer two different types of membership to non healthcare professionals, so that you can choose what best suits you and your needs. These are our Supporting Membership, and our Mobile Membership

If you support patients with diabetes or are involved in diabetes research, you may be interested in our professional membership.

Supporting Membership benefits

  • You can pay how you like, annually or monthly.
  • A welcome pack with a choice of one of our four diabetes guides to help you manage your diabetes.
  • Our magazine, Diabetes Balance, packed full of the latest news about diabetes, research from around the world, delicious recipes and more, and delivered to your door five times a year.
  • Access to experienced counsellors who can provide support and information on all aspects of diabetes.
  • Making new friends at your local diabetes support group.
  • Financial and insurance products specifically for people with diabetes.
  • Knowing that by supporting us you are helping us to fund research into the latest treatment for all types of diabetes.

Join online

Or download and send us yoursupporting membership form(PDF, 43KB)

Mobile Membership benefits

  • £3 monthly, taken straight from your mobile bill.
  • Receive monthly text messages with informative content to help you manage your or your child's diabetes.
  • Access Diabetes Balance magazine on your smart phone or tablet via theDiabetes UK Publications app. (You will receive your login information after a month of membership via text)
  • Knowing that by supporting us you are helping us to fundresearchinto the latest treatment for all types of diabetes.
  • Join within seconds.
  • Flexibility to skip months, and to cancel membership within seconds

Join online


Read a sample of Balance magazine (PDF, 7MB)

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