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Professor Dorothy Hodgkin worked out what insulin looks like, unlocking treatments for people with diabetes for years to come. We think it’s high time we celebrated her achievements and made her the face of the new £50 note. An atomic pioneer Professor Dorothy Hodgkin was a chemist and an innovator of X-ray crystallography. “What’s that?”…

The European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) conference drew to a close in Berlin last week. Anna Morris, our Assistant Director of Research Strategy and Partnership, was there to bring us back the latest diabetes research news. First up, Type 1 highlights. Evidence continues to build for the artificial pancreas In 2017 the…

We’ve already brought you the big Type 1 research stories from an action packed few days at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Berlin. This time we’re talking Type 2. Anna Morris, our Assistant Director of Research Strategy and Partnership, wraps-up the research developments that caught her eye. Do some people…

Rachel has completed a number of running challenges with us here at Diabetes UK, including currently taking part in our Run26 challenge. In doing so, she’s developed an appreciation for something she previously didn’t have an appetite for — running in an urban environment. And she’s kindly agreed to share what she enjoys about it…

With World Heart Day this Saturday, we’re looking at what you can do to take better care of  your heart if you have diabetes.  Heart and circulatory disease cause more than a quarter of all deaths in the UK each year. People with diabetes have a high risk of developing these conditions, but regular exercise will make your heart and…