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Diabetes

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)

Resources

Journal

Journal covering all aspects of diagnosing and managing diabetes.

Company

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

Company

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

Company

Nonprofit organization that funds type 1 diabetes research.

Company

Leading charity for people living with diabetes in the UK.

Company

Medical device company creating solutions for people with diabetes.

Product

Insulin pump system developed by Medtronic.

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Recent News

A soup and shake diet plan to combat type 2 diabetes

BBC - 01-Sep-2020

No drugs required - nearly half of patients reverse their diabetes

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Engineered Micro-Pancreas (EMP) could rectify diabetes

Guardian - 23-Jul-2020

Betalin's biological scaffold holds beta cells that release insulin instead of having to inject it

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Phase 1 clinical trial for type 1 diabetes cell therapy comes closer

Medical Xpress - 03-Jun-2020

A world-first novel technology to treat the disease is now within reach

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