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Bendy tech used for insulin delivery

Friday, May 4th, 2018 | 0 Comments
JDRF is partnering with a US medical technology start-up to develop a flexible patch pump worn over the skin like a plaster. The Evopump will be the size of a business card and just 6mm thick. It should make care more comfortable read more »

Make a splash and raise some cash for JDRF!

Thursday, March 1st, 2018 | 0 Comments
Whether you want to increase your fitness, improve your swimming, or work towards your New Year’s resolution, swim for charity and join the sponsored swim challenge to ‘Make a Splash’ for Type 1 diabetes. Back for its second year, the hugely popular swim read more »

Latest issue, a look back at fundraising for diabetes in 2017

Thursday, December 28th, 2017 | 0 Comments
What some of you have been up to raise awareness of diabetes, and raising funds for charities such as Diabetes UK, JDRF and IDDT. Plus, lots and lots of food news, such as a general report on food news including the launch read more »

Research into Smart Insulin

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 | 0 Comments
David Gregory-Kumar, BBC’s Science, Environment & Rural Affairs Correspondent, has reported on how ‘smart’ insulin could drastically reduce the number of injections diabetics would need to take, saying: “For people with Type 1 diabetes much of their time is spent controlling the read more »

INPUT guides to tech access

Monday, December 12th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Written by INPUT, Diabetes UK and JDRF, and checked for accuracy by NICE, these Type 1 technology guides provide a summary of NICE recommendations on diabetes technology, the strength of the recommendation within the guidance, and how to access different technologies. There read more »

Actor James Norton discusses his diabetes

Monday, November 14th, 2016 | 0 Comments
TV and film star James (Jamie) Norton today revealed the impact of type 1 diabetes on his life, showing solidarity with others on World Diabetes Day who are refusing to let the condition hold them back from success. Norton, the star of read more »

JDRF and Arecor partnership to improve insulin

Friday, November 4th, 2016 | 0 Comments
JDRF has announced a partnership with Arecor Ltd to support development of a stable, rapid-acting, ultra-concentrated insulin. Improved insulins would enable the miniaturization of next-generation insulin-delivery devices for people with Type 1 diabetes. The aim is to advance the pre-clinical trials of read more »

Tea party for diabetes

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 | 0 Comments
On or around Friday 22 April, people around the country are being asked to hold a tea party at work or at home, to cause a stir and raise awareness of Type 1 diabetes. Ask your friends, family or colleagues for a read more »

Don’t let a diagnosis of diabetes stop you!

Monday, April 11th, 2016 | 0 Comments
“Don’t let a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes stop you from living your life to the fullest,” was the message given by 13-year-old Sharnford girl, Millie Hainge, when she took to the stage at the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund) sponsored Discovery read more »

Sleeping beta cells might be reawoken

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Type 1 diabetics have ‘sleeping’ insulin cells which could be woken, say scientists, according to a report in The Telegraph by its Science Editor Sarah Knapton. Scientists discovered that many of their insulin-producing cells are not dead, only dormant. For along while scientists read more »

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