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Type 1 diabetes rises in north-west London children during pandemic - but experts say 'too early to blame COVID-19'
Experts have stressed the increase in child type 1 diabetes diagnoses is not yet clearly linked to the pandemic.Read more
Research progress: protection against type 1 diabetes may hint at ways to cure or prevent the condition
A JDRF study of people who are more resistant to developing type 1 diabetes could lead to ways to prevent or cure the condition.Learn more
Research progress: rheumatoid arthritis drug Abatacept paves the way for type 1 diabetes immunotherapy breakthrough
Scientists at University College London have found that a blood test could pave way for immunotherapy.Read more
Research progress: 1960s blood pressure drug could protect beta cells in type 1 diabetes
JDRF research finds the blood pressure drug pargyline could protect insulin-producing cells from immune attack.Read more
Virtual Discovery Event - Type 1, Food & Nutrition
Join our FREE Food & Nutrition Virtual Discovery Event. Hear from guest speaker Steven Ponder, author of ‘Sugar Surfing’. Limited places remaining.Register now
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