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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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  1. Media claims that research can “cure” Type 2 rebuffed

    News 16 March 2017

    A small scale study - published by the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism - indicates some people who’ve had Type 2 diabetes for a short time might be helped by a strict, controlled regime of diabetes drugs, diet and exercise overseen by doctors...

  2. Cambridge scientist awarded prestigious lecture at Diabetes UK conference

    News 10 March 2017

    Dr Nita Forouhi, a leading nutritional scientist and public health doctor from the MRC Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge, helped to open the world-class Diabetes UK Professional Conference in Manchester on Wednesday (March 8); also fittingly International Women’s Day...

  3. New £115m Type 2 research centre

    News 30 January 2017

    A Type 2 research centre is to be set up at The University of Oxford with funding and support from the pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk...