Category: Research

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A window of opportunity to take part in research and stop Type 1 diabetes in its tracks

Have you, or someone you know, just been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes? It’s an overwhelming and scary time. But there might also be a unique opportunity. In the first 100 days after your diagnosis, you could be eligible to take part in a clinical trial testing a new type of treatment, called an immunotherapy. […]

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Can eating bacon increase the risk of bowel cancer?

Bacon for breakfast or a steak for dinner may be popular go-to meals for someone monitoring their carb intake, but could these choices be increasing their risk of bowel cancer? This is the latest claim according to a study published yesterday in the International Journal of Epidemiology. The study was conducted by a group of […]

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The Roadmap to Diabetes Research

Since 1952, the ADA has supported scientists and the life-saving research they conduct to ensure people with diabetes can live life to the fullest. Your support of scientists like the individuals below and the research they conduct helps ensure our vision of life free of diabetes and all its burdens will one day become a […]

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DUKPC highlights part 3: Diabetes and mental wellbeing – by Lucy Trelfa

Diabetes is demanding and complex. Whether it’s adjusting to being diagnosed, or trying to juggle diabetes with other long-term health conditions, getting the right emotional support alongside physical support is vital. There was no shortage of talk around mental health at this year’s DUKPC.  Diabetes and severe mental illness People with a severe mental illness […]

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DUKPC highlights part 2: Innovating treatments – by Faye Riley

At DUKPC it’s out with the old and in with the new as we’re updated on cutting-edge advancements in diabetes. Here are some of the exciting areas where researchers across the globe are breaking new ground to treat diabetes in new and innovative ways.   Progress towards preventing Type 1 Scientists are building a more […]

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DUKPC highlights part 1: Untangling the complexity of diabetes

Earlier this month – along with over 3,000 healthcare professionals and researchers – we packed our bags and headed to Liverpool for our Professional Conference (DUKPC). Over three action packed days we heard from leading experts on what’s new in diabetes research. Here’s what we learnt about progress to untangle the complexity of diabetes. Getting […]

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How we’re pushing forward research into diabetes and mental wellbeing – by Faye Riley

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a workshop all about diabetes and mental wellbeing. Diabetes doesn’t just affect someone physically. The relentless need to manage your condition, and dealing with everything diabetes throws at you, affects mental health as well. People with diabetes experience much higher rates of mental health […]

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It might be about Type 2 diabetes, but DiRECT offers hope for everyone – by Faye Riley

We’ve been shouting about a landmark study called DiRECT recently. Our scientists have shown that a low-calorie weight management programme can help people put their Type 2 diabetes into remission for at least two years. Here’s the latest. It’s an exciting time for Diabetes UK’s research. Not only do the promising findings show that lasting […]

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Pathway to Stop Diabetes: A Radical New Road for Diabetes Research

Letter from Karen Talmadge, PhD, 2018 Chair, American Diabetes Association Board of Directors: The American Diabetes Association’s Pathway to Stop Diabetes® research program is celebrating its fifth year of attracting a new generation of brilliant scientists into the field of diabetes research. I am pleased to recall the concepts behind its creation, report on its […]