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13 August 2020

An economic study has shown that the DiRECT programme that can put type 2 diabetes in remission for some people could result in huge savings for the NHS.

In 2017, the first results from our DiRECT study revealed that through a low-calorie weight loss programme, it was possible for some people to go into remission from type 2 di

13 August 2020

A pair of 10-year-old budding authors have had their efforts to raise awareness of diabetes recognised with a Diabetes UK Inspire Award.

Last year, the two friends were inspired to create their book, ‘Hypo Dino’, to help explain parts of Katie’s condition, after a local author visited their school.

11 August 2020

Diabetes UK is delighted to announce our new partnership with Sport England. We have received National Lottery funding through Sport England to deliver a 26-month project helping people become confident to move more.  

10 August 2020

Paula Jarrett from Bridgend and the group Type1derful have both won an Inspire Award.

Our winner, Paula Jarrett

10 August 2020

Two community diabetes nurses, Anwen Jones and Helen Saunders, are our Fundraisers of the Year after cycling 100 miles and raising over £13,000 for us.

Inspire Award - Fundraisers of the Year

07 August 2020

Our scientists have developed an enhanced prediction tool to find children at high risk of type 1 diabetes years before they’re diagnosed.

Building on genetic risk

07 August 2020

Our scientists have discovered a marker in the immune system that can be used to predict which people with type 1 diabetes will benefit from an immunotherapy drug, unlocking its use to help stop the condition in its tracks.

Our researcher Professor Lucy Walker studied blood samples from people with type 1 diabetes who had taken part in a trial of an

07 August 2020

The Diabetes Network for Northern Ireland is seeking people living with diabetes to help them shape diabetes services.

The Diabetes Network for Northern Ireland is led by the Health and Social Care Board in partnership with the Public Health Agency and Diabetes UK Northern Ireland.

06 August 2020

A grandmother who has gone above and beyond to raise awareness of diabetes across the Bolton area has been honoured by Diabetes UK. 

IIa Shah, 77, of Great Lever, has been a highly-valued volunteer for us since her husband Nanubhai passed away in 2012. Mr Shah had lived with type 2 diabetes for more than 20 years.

06 August 2020

A couple who help raise awareness of diabetes in the North Lincolnshire area have been honoured for their 'outstanding' voluntary work. 

Ann and Noel Tuplin, of Appleby, near Scunthorpe, won the Campaigning and Influencing Award for the Northern & Yorkshire region at Diabetes UK’s Inspire Awards. 

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