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Virtual 40-Day Step Challenge 2020

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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.

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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.

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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 10

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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.

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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.

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