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Last month, along with 16,000 diabetes researchers and healthcare professionals, I got the chance to attend the American Diabetes Association meeting in Orlando. Here’s what was on the agenda for Type 2 research. DiRECT gets air time With the first-year results of the DiRECT trial announced in December last year, the second-year results are hotly anticipated. In the meantime,…

In a regular blog series, Simon O’Neill, Diabetes UK’s Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, rounds up the latest diabetes news. This week Simon updates on the latest technologies, medicines and treatments. Smartphone-compatible ultrasound Smart phones are being put to more and more innovative uses. As well as the various apps many of us…

This is part two of three-part series on Type 1 research highlights from the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions. This time, we’re covering technology, from pumps to mobile health. (Note that some of the research mentioned here hasn’t yet been published and reviewed by the research community).  Unexpected news: pumps and pregnancy Dr Denice…

As 2016 came to an end, we wanted to look back at all the brilliant things 2016 has brought to Diabetes UK research. We asked our colleagues here at Diabetes UK, what their research highlights of 2016 were… Gabriel from the Media Team chose a Diabetes UK funded trial, which showed that women with Type…