Tweet It’s April Fool’s Day today, and we couldn’t let an opportunity to celebrate weird and wonderful diabetes research pass us by. Here’s a few diabetes research facts that we bet you can’t believe. Broccoli might be able to protect the brain We’ve all heard the latest superfood claims, and broccoli is often in there…

Tweet Dr Victoria Salem, at Imperial College London, was recently awarded our first ever Harry Keen Intermediate Clinical Fellowship. She’ll be using the fellowship to explore whether it might be possible to recreate the effects of bariatric surgery (gastric bypass) using combinations of gut hormones. I asked Dr Salem to give us some insight into her life in…

Professor Susan Wong, based at Cardiff University, researches the mechanisms behind why people develop Type 1 diabetes. She also investigates the role of gut microbiota in Type 1 diabetes. I had the pleasure of hearing Professor Wong present the latest research into gut microbiota at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference, and I caught up with her afterwards to…

It’s International Women’s Day! We celebrate all of the incredible things women do every day, but today is a great opportunity for us to put the spotlight on some particular individuals that we think you should know about. (Left to right, top row first). Professor Anna Gloyn, University of Oxford, is researching how beta cells can go wrong in…