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Addressing research priorities in diabetes and pregnancy (take part)

Monday, September 2nd, 2019 | 0 Comments
Women, their families, friends and healthcare professionals are being asked to take part in a survey on the most important questions to address surrounding healthcare and wellbeing in diabetes and pregnancy. To take part and contribute your questions, CLICK HERE. read more »

Pregnancy and diabetes: new ‘toolkit’ from JDRF for Type 1s

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Type 1 diabetic Rowena Gracey and her son George. Type 1 diabetes charity JDRF has launched its brand new Pregnancy Toolkit. The Toolkit is packed with lots of useful information for UK people living with the condition and planning a pregnancy. If you read more »

New islet cells form during pregnancy

Monday, May 20th, 2013 | 0 Comments
According to a report by Diabetes Daily, two special things happen during pregnancy. First, the body relaxes the immune system to prevent it from harming the fetus. Second, it floods the body with hormones that promote growth. This causes something that researchers read more »