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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.Read more
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?Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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