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About our research

We improve lives by funding pioneering research into all forms of diabetes and its complications.  

Our research has an incredible track-record. It’s delivered life-changing breakthroughs that mean people with diabetes are living easier, healthier, and longer lives.

Today, our scientists continue to work tirelessly to uncover more about the root causes of diabetes, find game-changing new treatments and bring us closer to a cure.  

Our research impact scientists
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Our research impact

For over 85 years, our scientists have been making life-changing discoveries. From the first insulin pen to putting type 2 diabetes into remission, discover the advances that our research made happen.
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Our funded projects

Thanks to your support, right now we’re funding around 120 research projects and invest £6 million into new diabetes research every year. You can explore all our projects here.
How we fund research

How we fund research

We lead the way in funding life-changing research by involving people living with diabetes at every stage, and driving forward the research that matters most to you.
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Hot topics

Read about some of the most exciting areas of diabetes science and what breakthroughs could mean for people living with or at risk of diabetes in the future.
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Get involved

Whether you’re funding our scientists' work, taking part in studies or helping to make sure research is answering the most important questions.
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