Type 1

Event promotes type 1 diabetes

13th March 2016

Challenging and inspirational accounts of type 1 diabetes were shared at a new forum formed to raise awareness of the condition. The experiences of people living with type 1 diabetes and those ...

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Diabetes UK president steps down

15th December 2015

The president of Diabetes UK is stepping down after a decade of campaigning for the charity. Richard Lane OBE, who underwent the UK’s first fully successful islet cell transplant in 2004, ...

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Former diabetes MP joins JDRF charity

13th November 2015

The former MP and previous chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Diabetes has been made a vice-president of JDRF, the charity has announced. Adrian Sanders, who has lived with type 1 ...

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South London insulin pump uptake improved

11th November 2015

Insulin pump uptake has been improved by 21.4 per cent in south London thanks to a collaborative project which streamlined clinics for people with type 1 diabetes in the area. Evidence indicates ...

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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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