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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10 October 2017

We’re working towards a world where diabetes can do no harm by supporting high quality research in all forms of diabetes, ranging from fundamental research carried out in laboratories, to clinical research testing diabetes therapies and devices.

18 September 2017

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.

15 September 2017

In the study, researchers compared an implanted CGM device (that reports on glucose levels 288 times a day), to a standard way of measuring blood glucose levels (4-8 times a day with a finger prick test).

15 September 2017

Professor Roy Taylor from Newcastle University summarised his research to develop a weight management programme – including a low-calorie diet – which can put Type 2 diabetes into remission.

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.

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