Monthly Archives: October 2015

Treatment search for boy allergic to insulin

15th October 2015

Doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital are seeking to find a treatment for a seven-year-old boy who has type 1 diabetes but is allergic to insulin. Taylor Banks from Leigh, was diagnosed with ...

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Ninjabetic – diabetes burnout

13th October 2015

This morning I woke up feeling very happy. So happy in fact that it felt very alien to me and I realised that this isn’t the norm, not at the moment anyway. I know that most people are a little ...

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Pride of Britain prize for type 1 campaigner

8th October 2015

The mother of a boy who died because of his undiagnosed diabetes has won a top award for her awareness raising campaign. Beth Baldwin has been named as the Pride of Britain Fundraiser of the Year ...

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Diabetes nurses attend conference

8th October 2015

Diabetes nurses came together to share good practice and learn about new developments at a national conference this week. Almost 50 nurses attended the Diabetes Inpatient Specialist Nurse (DISN) ...

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Clinicians wanted for type 1 research

8th October 2015

A new jointly funded project aimed at encouraging clinicians working within the field of type 1 diabetes to help build the research capacity for the condition has been announced. JDRF, the type 1 ...

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‘Exciting’ results in islet cell trial

8th October 2015

A new transplant technique for insulin-producing islet cells has been trialled on a person with type 1 for the first time and has successfully maintained glucose levels at a healthy level. Wendy ...

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