About T1D Research

JDRF funds research that can benefit everyone with type 1 diabetes (T1D). We continually strive to improve the lives of people with T1D, until we reach our end goal: a world without T1D.


In just the last financial year, here's what we have achieved together

  • $13M invested in T1D research 
  • 52 studies and clinical trials funded 
  • 458,440 needles avoided via the insulin pump program 
  • 17.6 million finger pricks avoided via the CGM Funding Initiative 
  • 960 Support and education packs (KIDSACs) delivered to newly diagnosed families 
  • 2400+ people involved in studies/ trials 
  • $6.4M raised through the generosity of the T1D community 
  • 29 parliamentary speeches supporting T1D 


Over the years we have achieved

  • $152M invested in T1D research
  • $54.5M Bi-Partisan promise for clinical research funding
  • $134M in Government subsidies
  • 12.8M fewer needles with the Insulin Pump Program
  • 11M blood tests stopped
  • 20 people living insulin free
  • People <21 years old elgible for CGM subsidy
  • 20 countries actively researching type 1 diabetes
  • 12 times increase in human clinical trials
  • 16 Government Policies
  • 76% reduction in complications
  • 20% reduction in death rates

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Walking for a world without type 1 diabetes