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Our research projects

Diabetes UK is proud to share with you the diverse and exciting array of projects that we're currently supporting across the country.

Each of these projects is only possible thanks to the generous support of our members, donors and Diabetes UK groups.

 

Find a research project

You can use the box below to search for projects by the type of research involved or the region or research centre where they are taking place.

We invite you to read about the studies that interest you and to consider supporting them through our Adopt a Project scheme. Each project page includes details on whether a project is available to adopt and how long it has left to run. A showcase of all our research projects is also available to download.

Follow-up of teens with Type 1 from the AdDIT trial

Project:
Eastern - Cambridge
Status:
Project has less than a year to run
Project Summary

Professor David Dunger and his team will continue to follow-up adolescents with Type 1 diabetes who were involved in the AdDIT trial to assess the long-term effects of

STAT6 and beta cells in Type 1

Project:
South West - Exeter
Status:
Project available for adoption
Project Summary

Professor Noel Morgan and his colleagues will study the role of protein STAT6 in beta cell health and survival and investigate the possibility that loss of this protei

A potential treatment for extreme insulin resistance

Project:
Eastern - Cambridge
Status:
Project available for adoption
Project Summary

Dr Robert Semple and his team will develop and evaluate the potential of proteins called antibodies for treating people with a type of extreme insulin resistance cause

Reducing calories in gestational diabetes

Project:
Eastern - Cambridge
Status:
Project available for adoption
Project Summary

Gestational diabetes affects pregnant women and can cause complications throughout pregnancy and birth.

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