We are the UK’s leading charitable funder of diabetes research. We improve lives through pioneering research into all forms of diabetes and diabetes-related complications. The work we support helps us understand the causes of diabetes, bring about life-changing breakthroughs in care, treatment and prevention and bring us closer to a cure. In 2014 we invested £7 million in diabetes research and agreed to support 31 new studies.
The latest news about diabetes research from the UK and around the world. Hear about some of our research highlights and meet the researchers we support.
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Find out about the projects we're currently funding across the UK, and how you can help us do even more by adopting a project of your own.
Play an active part in diabetes research by influencing our funding decisions, or taking part in a clinical trial.
Details of our five-year Research Strategy and our process for assessing and funding projects. Find out how you can have your say too.
Information on all of our grant schemes, Fellowships and PhD studentships and how to apply for them. Plus, how to manage your grant and find support for your study.
We rely on donations to support our groundbreaking diabetes research.Please make a donation now.
Diabetes UK has passed the peer review audit by the Association of Medical Research Charities