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An evening with Nina Wadia and Professor Roman Hovorka

Help us to celebrate the launch of the world's first artificial pancreas app! You're invited to join this FREE special event and hear more about this life-changing treatment. Thursday 9 July at 7.30pm, online.

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Latest news and events

JDRF reacts to NHS data on COVID-19 deaths and diabetes

JDRF’s UK Chief Executive has reacted to NHS findings that people with diabetes are at higher risk of death from coronavirus.

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Freestyle Libre 2 approved for type 1 diabetes in the USA - what is it and when could NHS provision begin in the UK?

The FreeStyle Libre 2 flash glucose sensing system is now licensed for use in the US. What is it, and when could it become available in the UK?

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Research progress: Sea snail venom could lead to better, faster insulins for type 1 diabetes

JDRF researchers have developed a fast-acting insulin based on sea snail venom. The work could lead to fully automated artificial pancreas systems.

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Theresa May, former UK Prime Minister, is new Ambassador for type 1 diabetes research charity JDRF

Theresa May, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2013, will become an Ambassador for JDRF, to champion its global research programme.

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World’s first artificial pancreas app licensed for people with type 1 diabetes in the UK

Pioneering JDRF researcher Professor Roman Hovorka has launched the first licensed, downloadable artificial pancreas app for people with type 1 diabetes.

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