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Funding will help support translate more innovations into useful treatments for people living with type 1 diabetes. JDRF welcomes the news today that the Liberal National Government has committed to continued support of the Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network (CRN).  The $54.5m over five years, will continue the work of the network, most recently […]

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The high school years and type 1 diabetes
Published on January 25, 2019

When children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) become teens, parents must balance the fast pace of high school with new social activities and more independence. Sound impossible? It’s certainly not easy, but it can be done. Read an extract from JDRF’s Teen Toolkit, with some useful strategies for parents on coping with those high school […]

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Funding will support 120,000 Australians living with this condition. JDRF welcomes the news today that the Australian Labor Party (ALP) has committed to continued support of the Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network (CRN), if elected to power in the 2019 election.  The $50m, over five years, will ensure the world-class research delivered to date […]

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Celebrating a second successful Type One Summit
Published on December 4, 2018

Melbournians with a type 1 diabetes connection turned out in their droves to enjoy the state’s very first Type One Summit event on Sunday 11 November. Type One Summit is an event with something for everyone, no matter what age or stage of their type 1 diabetes (T1D) journey. Despite a busy Spring Carnival week […]

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Is your Christmas wish the same as Julian’s?
Published on November 12, 2018

Meet 7-year-old Julian. He loves soccer, birthday parties and playing with his friends. He doesn’t like type 1 diabetes (T1D). This year, Julian and his family are fronting JDRF’s Christmas Giving Appeal. Learn a little more about the family below.  At 22-months-old, Julian was your typical boisterous and happy little boy. Then his mum and […]

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Get a head start on your Christmas shopping and support JDRF
Published on November 5, 2018

Our new Hero Shopper site is growing in popularity, as JDRF supporters realise the benefits of a new and different way to fund type 1 diabetes research which doesn’t cost anything extra. We think the lead up to Christmas is the perfect time to find out how you can shop at your favourite brands, and […]

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JDRF’s Type One Summit is coming to Melbourne
Published on October 3, 2018

Whether you are dealing with a new diagnosis, have lived with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for many years, or care for someone with T1D, you’ll find value (and some new friends) at the JDRF Type One Summit. Summit is a one-day event which caters for children, teens and adults with T1D, as well as parents, […]

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Steve is riding through the night for JDRF in Revolve24
Published on September 3, 2018

Steve is taking on the 24 hour challenge option in Revolve24, and will ride through an entire day and night to achieve his own cycling goals and raise funds for type 1 diabetes research. As husband to Lynn, who lives with type 1 diabetes, Steve is well versed in how it can impact the lives […]

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The Numbers That Count premieres at Kids in the House
Published on August 23, 2018

A very special premiere of The Numbers That Count took place in the theatres of Parliament House at Kids in the House 2018. Federal politicians joined more than 100 JDRF advocates to watch this special video which details why continued research funding is the key to a cure for type 1 diabetes. WATCH The Numbers […]

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