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We’re funding Professor Doug Melton's research to regenerate beta cells – the highly specialised cells that produce insulin in the pancreas. We want to help Doug and his team to take the next important step and need your help.
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A recent study found that a protein produced by a virus binds to multiple sections of the human genome associated with seven autoimmune conditions, including type 1 diabetes.Read more
Roche Diabetes Care has discovered a fault causing incorrect readings in some batches of Accu-Chek Aviva and Accu-Chek Performa test strips. Find out what steps you need to take if you use these test strips.Read more
Researchers have designed special contact lenses that could boost eye health for people living with type 1 diabetes. Advances in care over the last 35 years have already meant that the risk of vision loss in type 1 diabetes has been cut from 50 per cent to just 5 per cent.Read more
This summer, we’re asking people across the country to take part in ONE FEST and hold your very own mini-festival between 11 June and 11 July. Throw a BBQ, host a picnic, take over a pub garden and help fund type 1 diabetes research.Read more
Thousands of UK adults and children with type 1 diabetes are still being denied access to flash glucose monitoring.Read more
Whether you want to join one of our events or fundraise your own way, we'll be with you every step of the way. Choose from marathons, tea parties, wing walking and much more.Start fundraising now
Help us to influence government and policy decision-makers on type 1 diabetes issues by writing to your MP and getting involved in our campaignsRead more
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