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ADAPT trial aims to prevent type 1 diabetes

Monday, May 23rd, 2016 | 0 Comments
A clinical study evaluating a new hypothesis that an inexpensive drug with a simple treatment regimen can prevent Type 1 diabetes has been launched and is looking for participants. The autoimmune diabetes Accelerator Prevention Trial (adAPT) is led by Professor Terence Wilkin, of read more »

Volunteers invited for diabetes research

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 | 0 Comments
A postgraduate psychology student at the University of Liverpool, Rebecca Purewal is collecting data for research on the association of metacognitive beliefs in diabetes patients. The research is in the form of a short series of questionnaires measuring anxiety, depression, metacognitive beliefs, read more »

Cell behind T1 diabetes discovered

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Researchers at London’s Royal Free Hospital have found the immune system cell responsible for triggering the destruction of insulin-producing cells in Type 1 diabetes. Their finding could lead to new treatments that target this triggering process, potentially offering a way to cure read more »

Diabetes news update in latest issue of Desang online magazine

Friday, August 1st, 2014 | 0 Comments
Our latest issue is out with a feature-length look at current diabetes news including diabetes products, diabetes research, and diabetes events. There’s also our regular food news pages, plus our Making Carbs Count section is on figs. Open publication read more »

Research and diabetes

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Research and diabetes — an overview of investigative studies being undertaken at present, from statistical analysis to new treatments, facts and figures being unravelled around the globe. When you’re newly diagnosed, you cling on to all news of research into a cure for read more »

The importance of autoimmunity in diabetes research

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Commenting on a report from the JDRF/Wellcome Trust scientific conference on the cross mechanisms of autoimmune diseases Professor John Todd, University of Cambridge, a leading expert in the genetics of type 1 diabetes, emphasised the importance of this area of research saying read more »

Type 2 diabetes link to inflammation

Friday, May 9th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Inflammation (the body’s attempt to heal itself in response to harmful substances or irritants) has been linked to Type 2 diabetes and obesity for decades but the results of a recent study are linking it more closely than before. Researchers at the read more »

Paid Type 2 diabetes research study opportunity

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 | 0 Comments
Opinion Health, a healthcare research agency, is currently inviting people who have Type 2 diabetes to participate in a research study in order to better understand patient experience with the disease and the support they receive. If you choose to participate you will read more »

JDRF-funded diabetes research projects

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Three research projects have been announced by JDRF. Dr Parth Narendran at the University of Birmingham will test if there is a way of stopping the cells of the immune system that target beta cells from entering the pancreas in the first place. read more »

Artificial pancreas takes big step into the home

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 | 0 Comments
As reported by Diabetes UK, five adults with Type 1 diabetes have played a landmark role in the history of diabetes research by becoming the first adults to use an artificial pancreas in their homes without medical supervision. Read the full story here. read more »