Research Round-Up

Find out the latest from the world of diabetes research – news, new projects, updates and blogs from researchers.


 

Diabetes UK research spotlights

Some highlights from the diabetes research projects we are funding. You can also browse and search our full directory of research projects.Some highlights from the diabetes research projects we are funding. You can also browse and search our full directory of research projects.

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Meet our researchers

Meet some of the researchers, PhD students and fellows who are undertaking diabetes research with funding from Diabetes UK, and find out more about their work.Meet some of the researchers, PhD students and fellows who are undertaking diabetes research with funding from Diabetes UK, and find out more about their work.

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Diabetes research blog

The Diabetes UK Research team bring you the latest news and views on our funded research, as well as responses to media stories about diabetes research, while our guest bloggers take you behind the scenes of their own research.The Diabetes UK Research team bring you the latest news and views on our funded research, as well as responses to media stories about diabetes research, while our guest bloggers take you behind the scenes of their own research.

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Our research timeline 

Have a look at the breakthroughts that have been made, and the impact we've had, over the last 80 years.

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In their paper – European diabetes research and its funding, 2002-2013 – published in Diabetic Medicine on 18 September, the study team found that European diabetes research publications had fallen from 44 percent of world total in 2002 to just 33 percent in 2015.

10 August 2017

Researchers at King’s College London, supported in part by Diabetes UK, and Cardiff University have shown that a peptide immunotherapy is safe to use in people with Type 1 diabetes.

Today a new study published by Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, has outlined that people who drink three to four times per week are less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes, than those who never drink. 

21 July 2017

The National Institute of Health Research has awarded £7 million to build a partnership between scientists in Scotland and India to tackle the diabetes crisis.

The University of Dundee will provide their expertise in using medical records to improve care for people with diabetes, and Dr Mohan’s Diabetes Specialist Centres in India will share access to their data from over 400,000 patients.

17 July 2017

The ADDRESS team, led by Professor Desmond Johnston at Imperial College London, havejust publisheddetails of how they’re bringing people with Type 1 diabetes closer to cutting-edge research.

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