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Useful sites about type 1 diabetes

Below is a list of websites that provide useful and relevant information for people living with diabetes, parents of children with diabetes, their families and friends, healthcare professionals and researchers.

Please note that although we have endeavoured to check sites before establishing a link, JDRF does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the content of external websites. 

 

 

Diabetes sites

NHS Choices - you can read more about type 1 diabetes
www.nhs.uk

NHS Direct
www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Focus on diabetes
www.FocusOnDiabetes.nihr.ac.uk 

Dr Foster - Health Service Finder
www.drfoster.co.uk/public.asp

Children with Diabetes
www.childrenwithdiabetes.com
Please note that this is a US website but you can join the UK mailing list through it.

Runsweet.com - Diabetes and Sport
www.runsweet.com

BBC
http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/0/21704103

Diabetes Stories
www.diabetes-stories.co.uk

Supporting children with diabetes
www.scd.uk.com

Regional diabetes sites

The Tayside Diabetes Network
www.diabetes-healthnet.ac.uk

Diabetes in Scotland
www.diabetesinscotland.org.uk

Western Isles Diabetes Network Online
www.diabetes-hebrides.org

Leicester Diabetes
www.leicestershirediabetes.org.uk

Stephanie Marks Appeal (Surrey)
www.stephaniemarks.info

For children and teens

JDRF T1 website for children
www.jdrft1.org.uk

Kids Diabetes
www.kidsdiabetes.co.uk

Diabetic and Lovin' it
www.alwaysdali.co.uk

Youth Health Talk
www.youthhealthtalk.org

For Health Professionals

British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
www.bsped.org.uk

Diabetes Bible
www.diabetesbible.com

Federation of European Nurses in Diabetes
www.fend.org

NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme
http://diabeticeye.screening.nhs.uk

Nursing Standard
www.nursing-standard.co.uk

National Diabetes Support Team
www.diabetes.nhs.uk

Worldwide Diabetes
www.worldwidediabetes.com

Other research funders and institutions

Cambridge University
www-gene.cimr.cam.ac.uk/todd

Kings College London
www.kcl.ac.uk

Medical Research Council
www.mrc.ac.uk

Wellcome Trust
www.wellcome.ac.uk

Other organisations

Association of Medical Research Charities
www.amrc.org.uk

Coeliac UK
www.coeliac.org.uk

Department of Health
www.dh.gov.uk

Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation
www.drwf.org.uk 

Diabetes UK
www.diabetes.org.uk

HEART UK
www.heartuk.org.uk

INPUT
www.inputdiabetes.org.uk

Insulin Dependent Diabetes Trust
www.iddtinternational.org

If you have any unused or unwanted insulin - you can donate them to developing countries via IDDT:www.iddt.org/here-to-help/helping-developing-countries

Insulin Pumpers
www.insulin-pumpers.org.uk

ipSOX - insulin pump accessories
http://www.ipsox.co.uk 

Macular Disease Society
www.maculardisease.org

Medic Alert
www.medicalert.org.uk

My Ageing Parent
www.myageingparent.com

Novo Nordisk - Changing Diabetes
www.changingdiabetes.co.uk

National Institute of Clinical Excellence guidelines for the treatment of type 1 diabetes
www.nice.org.uk/page.aspx?o="213575"

Society for Endocrinology
www.endocrinology.org

The British Dietetic Association
www.bda.uk.com

Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
www.diabetologists-abcd.org.uk

Your Life Protected - life insurance for people with type 1 diabetes
You will receive a 10% discount on policies when you mention JDRF, and a donation will be made to us on your behalf.
http://yourlifeprotected.co.uk/conditions-we-cover/diabetes/

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