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Report captures barriers to medical tech choices and potential better health outcomes for people with type 1 diabetes
A new report captures - for the first time - the barriers, motivations and opportunities voiced by the UK’s type 1 diabetes community on the provision of wearable medical technology choices.Read more
Screening for type 1 diabetes can reduce the risk of life-threatening diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)
Widespread screening for type 1 diabetes can dramatically reduce the risk of diabetic ketoacidosis in children, according to the JDRF-funded Fr1da study.Read more
Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason makes UK chart history with his new album Elgar
Cellist with type 1 diabetes Sheku Kanneh-Mason makes history with his new album Elgar. JDRF's Global Ambassador is first cellist to reach the UK's official Top 10Read more
Manchester Marathon 2020
Charity places now available and with £10 off for the UK's second largest marathon. Sign up and join 25,000 others for this fast, flat, friendly course!Apply now
Cancer therapy could preserve insulin production in type 1 diabetes
JDRF-funded scientists at the University of Bremen have found that neratinib, used in cancer treatment, may stop the immune system’s destruction of beta cells in type 1 diabetes.Read more
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