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)
Islet cell transplants cut down the need for insulin therapyDiabetes.co.uk - 14-Jun-2019
No need for painful insulin injections for a very long periodRead more...
Clinical trials to test a dual-hormone artificial pancreas systemVerdict - 23-May-2019
Fully automated diabetes care for people living with type 1 diabetes in the futureRead more...
The MiniMed 670G is now available on the NHS in some areas of the UKDiabetes.co.uk - 28-Mar-2019
MiniMed 670G brings a step closer to a future fully automated artificial pancreasRead more...