Our DNA is a blueprint for the human body, containing tens of thousands of genes: instructions on how to build and look after it. Changes to the code of those genes can increase the risk of you getting – or even cause – certain conditions. So what about diabetes? Type 1 diabetes There are a…

In the period after a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes, some people experience a ‘honeymoon’ phase. During the honeymoon the pancreas is still able to produce a significant amount of its own insulin. This helps to lower blood sugar levels and can reduce the amount of insulin you need to inject or pump. So why…

You may have seen the headlines today about a Type 1 diabetes research breakthrough. It’s a really exciting moment – scientists have shown that a new drug can delay a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes in some people. But you probably have some questions, so we’ve delved a little deeper into the study for you. What…