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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.

Overcoming infertility in diabetes

Project:
North West - Manchester
Status:
Project available for adoption
Project Summary

Professor Melissa Westwood and her team aim to find out how high glucose levels cause problems in the womb that reduce fertility in women with diabetes.

Type 2 drugs and cardiovascular problems

Project:
North West - Manchester
Status:
Project available for adoption
Project Summary

Dr Martin Rutter will study key Type 2 diabetes drugs to find out if they are linked to cardiovascular problems.

Developing better ways to watch babies grow during pregnancy

Project:
North West - Manchester
Status:
Project available for adoption
Project Summary

Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes in women is linked to babies growing smaller or larger than usual during pregnancy, which can lead to dangerous complications.

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