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KIDSAC is a support and information pack for families living with a new diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.

"Charlie is absolutely thrilled to bits with Rufus and has been hugging him all evening. Rufus had to sit at the table while we had tea, played Star Wars on the PS2, and also had his bedtime injection just before Charlie’s. I would recommend Rufus to anyone with a younger child!" Karen Spooner, mum of Charlie, diagnosed age three

The handy drawstring bag contains Rufus, the bear with type 1 diabetes. Rufus has special felt patches on his test and injection sites. He has been a great friend to thousands of children with type 1 diabetes over the years. As well as Rufus, KIDSAC contains:

  • A handy type 1 reference folder to keep all the information and bits of paper that tend to come with a new diagnosis.
  • JDRF information leaflets about living with type 1 diabetes.
  • A handy pocket guide to give to friends and family (visit the shop to order more).
  • A copy of Type 1 Discovery magazine.
  • A free one-year subscription to JDRF’s Type 1 Discovery magazine, simply return the form to sign up.
  • A free "Talking T1" primary school resource pack. Return the enclosed form and we will send you a pack. 

£0.00 (Maximum 1 per customer)

Our famous support and information pack for children who are newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Type 1 Teddy is out of stock, but an order form is included in each pack to receive a free Rufus the Bear with patches (available end of March 2015).

Inside the drawstring kit bag there is a handy folder containing Type 1 Discovery magazine and a selection of JDRF leaflets, including Understanding type 1 - A pocket guide; Finding the Cure; Type 1 diabetes - A new diagnosis in the family. 

We want to ensure that only children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are able to receive KIDSAC, so orders are normally restricted to one per newly diagnosed child. You will be required to give the name of the child, date of diagnosis and name of clinic in the 'further information about you' section at the checkout or your order will not be processed. This information will remain strictly confidential. If you need more than one newly diagnosed pack please contact us directly. Packs can only be sent to addresses in the United Kingdom.