Together JDRF and INPUT are linking world-class research
with expertise in diabetes technology access in order to
tackle individual, local and national access issues as well as
help more people gain access to diabetes technology, both
now and in the future. www.jdrf.org.uk
The charity has offered tips to help people
with Type 1 diabetes and recommends
following @_diabetes101 on Twitter
a group of healthcare professionals can
signpost you to expert information. JDRF
is also encouraging people to read its blog
to connect with the Type 1 community,
including a piece about a teenager with
Type 1, and his mum, who share the
strategies they've come up with to get
through lockdown. CLICK HERE to read.
And, while big meet-ups aren't on the
agenda right now, JDRF is making the
most of virtual meet-ups, which is also
raising much-needed funds for research
and support. The charity hosted its first fun
online quiz in May, raising over £10,000.
Another Quiz2Cure is planned for June.
Charities and organisations have been continued to work
to help people with diabetes
and provide support during this time.
The charity is continuing to provide
Scotland) Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm. You
can also email the trained staff on
Diabetes UK's Covid-19 page: