Use our helplines to find out more information and advice on diabetes
NHS Choices overview of diabetes, with links to detailed information on type 1 and type 2
Diabetes UK Careline: 0345 123 2399
National charity providing support and information to people with diabetes as well as friends, family and carers. Provides comprehensive information to help you learn more about the condition and how to manage it.
Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation
The Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation (DRWF) is a registered charity, established in 1998 to raise public awareness to the condition and its associated complications, treatment, avoidance and relief and to provide support to people living with diabetes. Whilst funding diabetes research we aim to ensure that people are ’staying well until a cure is found....’
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) exists to find the cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications, and is the world's leading charitable funder of type 1 diabetes research. Has someone in your family recently been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes? Or are you a health care professional dealing with newly diagnosed family. If so you are eligible to receive a free KIDSAC pack.
KIDSAC is a support and educational pack for families living with a new diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.
DWED (Diabetics with Eating Disorders)
DWED offers support to those with Type 1 Diabetes affected by Eating Disorders (ED - DMT1/ Diabulimia) and their carers by trying to find suitable services in their areas. This information is regularly updated and posted on the website so that those who are ready to seek help know where to go to get it.
Contact a Family
Helpline: 0808 808 3556
Providing advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children - no matter what their disability or health condition.