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)

Recent News

Islet cell transplants cut down the need for insulin therapy

Diabetes.co.uk - 14-Jun-2019

No need for painful insulin injections for a very long period


Clinical trials to test a dual-hormone artificial pancreas system

Verdict - 23-May-2019

Fully automated diabetes care for people living with type 1 diabetes in the future


The MiniMed 670G is now available on the NHS in some areas of the UK

Diabetes.co.uk - 28-Mar-2019

MiniMed 670G brings a step closer to a future fully automated artificial pancreas

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