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Find out the latest from the world of diabetes research – news, new projects, updates and blogs from researchers.

Diabetes UK research spotlights

Some highlights from the diabetes research projects we are funding. You can also browse and search our full directory of research projects.

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Meet our researchers

Meet some of the researchers, PhD students and fellows who are undertaking diabetes research with funding from Diabetes UK, and find out more about their work.

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Diabetes research blog

The Diabetes UK Research team bring you the latest news and views on our funded research, as well as responses to media stories about diabetes research, while our guest bloggers take you behind the scenes of their own research.

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Our research's impact

Have a look at the breakthroughts that have been made, and the impact we've had, over the last 80 years.

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7 June 2017

Scientists supported by Diabetes UK have found a molecule that could be used as a new treatment for retinopathy in the future.

27 February 2017

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve committed to invest over £1.8 million in diabetes research, funding 17 new projects.

24 February 2017

Scientists in the United Stateshave found that a fasting diet could trigger the pancreas to regenerate, in recent studies in mice. 

31 January 2017

Diabetes UK is putting the spotlight on the organisation’s inspirational female researchers ahead ofInternational Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February.

12 December 2016

Scientists are developing a new cell-based treatment for people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, who are using insulin therapy.

5 September 2016

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve committed to invest over £2.4 million in diabetes research, funding 13 new projects. 

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