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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

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Diabetes UK

Leading charity for people living with diabetes in the UK.

Diabetes.co.uk

Website offering news, information and resources on diabetes

Dexcom

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

ViaCyte

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

JDRF

Nonprofit organization that funds type 1 diabetes research.

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

Injection-replacement remedy, using a robotic pill to deliver insulin in diabetics

Independent - 30-Sep-2022

RoboCap’s mucus-clearing and churning movements help it deliver the drug directly to the gut

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Potential risk marker in blood linked to diabetes and cancer identified

The Guardian - 04-Aug-2022

Prostasin level linked to diabetic onset and cancer deaths

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Sleeping with lights on may alert your body, harming good night's rest and overall health

Northwestern University - 14-Mar-2022

Even moderate light exposure while sleeping increases heart rate and glucose levels

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Lipidomics for preventive and personalized medicine

Healio - 11-Mar-2022

Elevated lipid levels are linked with the incidence of CVD and type 2 diabetes

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A new potential way to treat diabetes without insulin

New Atlas - 04-Jan-2022

Hormone, like insulin, controls blood sugar levels via a better molecular pathway

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