#GivingTuesday - a focus on Scotland diabetes charity

Young JDRF supporter Lily McConville. Picture: Contributed
Young JDRF supporter Lily McConville. Picture: Contributed
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JDRF exists to find the cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications, and is the world’s leading type 1 diabetes research charity.

With £3.9m already committed to research in Scotland, JDRF continues to fundraise to encourage Scotland’s celebrated life science sector to play a greater role in the development of the cure.

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Scotland has the third highest incidence of type 1 diabetes in the world, with 29,000 adults and children living with condition.

An autoimmune condition it cannot be prevented and has a life-long impact.

The charity has been running its #T1DLooksLikeMe campaign to raise awareness and challenge misconceptions.