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With your help, we can create a world without type 1 diabetes.

Every year, we invest millions of dollars into Australian research. In 2020 alone, we invested over $13 million in T1D research in Australia. This vital research is not possible without the support of people like you, who appreciate the urgency of our mission to improve lives and cure type 1 diabetes.

It is our aim to put all contributions to work immediately, funding the most promising research until there is no more work left to do. You can help us get there. We are here until T1D isn’t.

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Become a Game Changer

Clinical trials can change the game — they’re a crucial step towards bringing new treatments and research breakthroughs into the lives of people who need them. These trials rely on volunteers, but researchers often struggle to find enough people to take part.

Did you know? Up to 80% of clinical trials in Australia have problems finding enough volunteers before the end of the study. Volunteering for a clinical trial can seem daunting if you haven’t done it before, or if you aren’t sure what it will involve — but it’s an experience that many people find rewarding. You can read some clinical trial participants’ first-hand experiences here.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be a Game Changer, sign up now to get the latest news on T1D research breakthroughs and clinical trials.

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Join the Blue Army & help JDRF defeat T1D

Thanks to the support of our awe-inspiring T1D community we have made vital progress in funding T1D research — but we know there’s more to be done. With the help of our Blue Army, we are soldiering on in our mission to defeat type 1 diabetes for good. By taking on a challenge, hosting your own event, joining a community event and more – you can get involved and help us create a world without T1D.

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Advocate for T1D

Our advocates influence the shape of policy, help new treatments reach the community and move us closer to a world without T1D. With their voice, they make change happen. Our goal is to have a JDRF advocate in every electorate in Australia.

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Participate in our One Walk

Participate in our biggest annual event and walk to defeat T1D. Every year, our Blue Army walks for the 120,000 Australians living with T1D to raise awareness and funds. This helps ensure that we can maintain the momentum of research towards improving lives for everyone living with this condition and eventually finding a cure.

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Become a Volunteer

JDRF began as a small group of passionate parents who believed their children deserved better. Volunteers have always been at our core and we wouldn’t be where we are today without them. Whether you are interested in volunteering at an event, as a mentor or just want to stay updated on volunteering opportunities, you can help make an impact. Express your interest and someone from our team will get in touch when a relevant opportunity comes up.

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Attend our Type 1 Summit

Australia’s number one event on living (and thriving) with type 1 diabetes is hosted by JDRF annually. Due to COVID-19 we have had to take things virtual, but it hasn’t held us back in terms of accessing the expertise of a stellar team of healthcare professionals, researchers and inspirational community members. Listen to some inspiring, informative and entertaining talks about all things T1D from anywhere in Australia.

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