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. Our mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthoughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications.


Together, we have achieved

  • $152M invested in T1D research
  • $54.5M Bi-Partisan promise for clinical research funding
  • $134M in Government subsidies
  • 8.5M fewer needles with the Insulin Pump Program
  • 11M blood tests stopped
  • 18 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

Read more about JDRF's research and impact here.


What will be possible next year with the help of JDRF One Walk?

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Walking for a world without type 1 diabetes