Looking for Type 1 Diabetes Support? JDRF is Here for You!

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Type 1 diabetes support group

From the day of diagnosis to daily life decades later, JDRF supports and connects people in the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community to help them live better lives. Whether you’re interested in joining an online T1D community or local chapter, need advice from someone who’s been there, or just looking for quick resources, JDRF is here to provide you with type 1 diabetes support and type 1 diabetes support groups.

Get Connected

Find Your Local Chapter

Your local JDRF chapter is the hub for type 1 diabetes support, events, and information in your area. Search for your chapter now!

Support for the Newly Diagnosed

Adjusting to life with T1D isn’t easy, but JDRF has everything you need to establish your new normal.

Resources for Stages of Life

Don’t let T1D get in the way of enjoying life’s milestones. JDRF has printable guides and helpful tips to ensure you’re living your best life!

Recursos en Español

Ya sea que esté buscando herramientas educativas para ayudarle a usted o a un ser querido con el manejo de la diabetes tipo 1, más información específica sobre la diabetes tipo 1 o cómo pagar por la insulina, JDRF está aquí para ayudarle.

 Visite nuestra página de recursos en español.

Virtual Type 1 Diabetes Support 

Our Online Diabetes Support Team knows firsthand the ever-changing demands of living with T1D. These compassionate volunteers are available to answer your questions and help get you through difficult times. Contact us with your questions, and we will do our best to respond with an email within 48 hours. Please note: We are not medical or legal professionals and cannot give medical or legal advice.

Connect with our Online Diabetes Support Team now.

Our TypeOneNation online community offers live and recorded educational presentations, a vibrant community forum, and a virtual library of top T1D topics.

Visit TypeOneNation now.

Get Involved


JDRF was started by volunteers committed to creating a world without T1D for their children. As a JDRF volunteer, you’ll join a tight-knit—but far-reaching—type 1 diabetes support group with a shared purpose: making life with T1D a little easier while fighting for cures. The time, talent, and passion our volunteers devote to JDRF directly impact our ability to fund critical T1D research.

Check out JDRF’s volunteer opportunities.


Join other members of the T1D community to raise funds for research that will change the future for everyone living with T1D. From 1-mile walks to 100-mile bike rides, from galas to golf to gaming, there’s a fundraiser that will fit you!

View all of JDRF’s fundraising opportunities.


JDRF Advocates tell their stories to help secure continued Federal funding for critical T1D research, inform health and regulatory policy, and improve the quality of life for those impacted by T1D until we find cures.

Become an Advocate today!