Make a Splash 2020
Don your Speedos, strap on your goggles and go to great lengths for type 1 diabetes research in our annual virtual swimming challenge. Fundraising prizes available. Take part wherever you are.
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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.Read more
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 […]Read more
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.Read more
Scientists have found that having HbA1c levels slightly above the recommended 6.5% doesn't increase the risks of complications in type 1 diabetes. However, dropping below 6.5% can increase the risk of hypoglycaemia and retinopathy.Read more
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