The Big Interview – Karen Addington

8th September 2016

Karen Addington is the chief executive of JDRF, a global organisation and the world’s leading charitable funder of type 1 diabetes research. Read Ms Addington’s views on how diabetes ...

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JDRF announces £97m research funding

27th April 2016

A total of £97m will be spend on tackling diabetes in the UK, it has been announced. The money is being provided by seven funders, the type 1 charity JDRF said in a report called Type 1 Research ...

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‘UK insulin pump use goes up’

5th April 2016

Insulin pump use among people with type 1 diabetes in the UK has gone up, but numbers still remain lower than in comparable countries. The findings, taken from the first National Diabetes Insulin ...

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Diabetes community responds to sugar tax

17th March 2016

There has been a mixed response by leading diabetes charities about the Chancellor’s sugar tax on soft drinks. Chris Askew, Diabetes UK’s chief executive, said the announcement was ...

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Teenage girl spreads type 1 message

16th March 2016

A teenage girl has appealed to the diabetes community to “live life to the fullest” despite having the chronic condition. Millie Hainge, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when ...

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Diabetes consultants launch new type 1 event

9th March 2016

An event created to inspire people with type 1 diabetes to “think differently” about their condition takes place this weekend. The Talking About Diabetes (TAD) meeting has been organised by a ...

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