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Professor Anna Gloyn is a renowned diabetes researcher. Her research is focused on uncovering the genetics behind Type 2 diabetes, to learn more about how and why it develops. Anna’s work has been recognised around the world, and she is a recipient of a European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Rising Star Award (2005),…

Arthur Smith is a comedian and writer who has Type 2 diabetes and has been a long-time supporter of Diabetes UK.  It is 16 years now since I heard that sentence but I still recall the doctor’s exact words and his curt delivery of them. “You have diabetes and you will have to inject yourself…

On Monday, NHS England kicked off the New Year by publishing in full their long-awaited NHS Long Term Plan. This plan will set the direction of the NHS in England for the next five years, and explains how the service will spend its new £20bn cash injection. We’ve been working hard, both publicly and behind…

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…

A couple of weeks ago we updated you on Type 2 diabetes research news at the American Diabetes Association meeting in Orlando. But we’re not done! There’s plenty more to share. Here’s the latest on diet myths, celebrating the mouse, and the importance of wellbeing.  Busting some diet myths  Dr Catherine Champagne and Melinda Maryniuk…

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,…