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)

Recent News

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

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Google's Verily AI spots diabetes damage in eyes

Guardian - 08-Feb-2019

Another great example of machine learning saving time and lives

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Simple operation could end daily insulin injections

Guardian - 24-Oct-2018

Destruction of small intestine's mucous membrane improves blood sugar levels

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