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Diabetes is currently the 5th most common cause of death in the world.

5% of people (1 in 20) in the UK have diabetes.

Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the US.

Around 1 in 8 people between 20 and 79 years old have their death attributed to diabetes.

The average life expectancy is reduced by:
More than 20 years (Type 1)
Up to 10 years (Type 2)


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Diabetes UK

Leading charity for people living with diabetes in the UK.


Regenerative medicine company dedicated to developing a functional cure for type 1 diabetes.


Nonprofit organization that funds type 1 diabetes research.

Website offering news, information and resources on diabetes


Company that develops, manufactures and distributes continuous glucose monitoring systems for diabetes management.

NuSirt Biopharma

Pharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel drugs for the treatment of diabetes.

Diabetes, Technology and Therapeutics

Journal covering all aspects of diagnosing and managing diabetes.

Betalin Therapeutics

Develops Engineered Micro-Pancreas (EMP) as a cell therapy solution for insulin-dependent diabetes

Beta Bionics

Medical device company creating solutions for people with diabetes.

MiniMed 670G

Insulin pump system developed by Medtronic.

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Recent News

Artificial pancreas to benefit type 1 diabetes patients in the UK

The Guardian - 07-Nov-2023

Cutting-edge technology to manage blood sugar and enhance well-being


Excessive salt intake linked to 39% higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Independent - 01-Nov-2023

Reduce your intake by checking food labels and using herbs and spices instead


Excessive red meat intake raises alarm for type 2 diabetes development

Sky News - 19-Oct-2023

Prioritize plant-based proteins, lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes


A&E screening could detect thousands of undiagnosed diabetes cases

Sky News - 04-Oct-2023

Early diagnosis of type 2 diabetes with simple blood test can help you avoid serious complications


Early diagnosis and treatment of type 2 diabetes can add years to your life

University of Cambridge - 03-Oct-2023

Diagnosis at 30 may cut 14 years off life, but early treatment can extend it

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