Number of people with diabetes reaches 4.8 million
Islet transplants are currently used as a treatment for people with type 1 diabetes who are hypo unaware, but they fall short of a cure. A new study from the University of Edinburgh could be key in making these transplants more effective.
Our DiRECT trial continues to build our understanding of how type 2 diabetes develops, and what happens when people go into remission. The DiRECT team’s latest research sheds light on the important role of fat build-up in the liver.