Genetics was high on the agenda at this year’s EASD, with a move toward challenging the ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach of diagnosing and treating different types of diabetes. Using genetics to prevent Type 1 TrialNet screens relatives of people with Type 1 diabetes to work out their personal risk of developing the condition. They have now screened…

Last week I found out about a new diabetes research study from Denmark, which found that moderate drinking was associated with a lower risk of Type 2 diabetes than not drinking at all. Well, of course the papers loved it. Especially as it went live on a Friday. Millions of people across the UK finishing a…

This is the final part of our ADA series, covering updates on Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes research from the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions. Well done if you’ve stuck with us, we hope you’ll enjoy this final part on looking after our hearts and minds. Hearts and minds In 2007, we didn’t…

If you caught our Type 1 diabetes research highlights from the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions – the largest diabetes conference in the world – last week, we’re back now with our Type 2 series. This is part one of two, with research updates on gut bacteria, the beta cell, and the latest treatment…