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New molecule provides hope for early diagnosis and treatment of type 1 diabetes

Scientists from institutions across Europe have identified a new molecule that could be used as a biological ‘marker’ in the early diagnosis of type 1 diabetes and signify whether a treatment is working or not.

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Landmark drug trial could revolutionise future treatment for type 1 diabetes

JDRF-funded researchers from the University of Glasgow are eagerly anticipating the start of a pioneering new global trial, described as “the single most advanced drug-based study to date in type 1 diabetes.” The TTT1 trial – funded by JDRF, and co-led by State University of New York – aims to help people with type 1 […]

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Update on medicine supplies in the event of a no-deal Brexit

After our media coverage calling on the Government for more detail on access to insulin in the event of a no-deal Brexit, JDRF and Diabetes UK provide this update.

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Cancer therapy could preserve insulin production in type 1 diabetes

JDRF-funded scientists at the University of Bremen in Germany have found that the therapy neratinib, used in cancer treatment, may stop the immune system’s destruction of beta cells in type 1 diabetes and preserve insulin production.

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