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CAN T1D SCIENTISTS AND CANCER RESEARCHERS LEARN FROM EACH OTHER? YOU BET

You might be surprised to learn that there is an overlapping biology of cancer immunity and other autoimmune disorders. Our type 1 diabetes researchers aren’t! JDRF International hosted its first…

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SEAWEED STUDY SHOWS ENCAPSULATION PROMISE

New research part-funded by JDRF has found a material derived from seaweed could help to protect insulin-producing beta cells after they’ve been transplanted into the body. Islet transplantation is currently…

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DISCOVERY PAVES WAY FOR TYPE 1 DIABETES THERAPY

Researchers at St Vincent’s Institute (SVI) in Melbourne led by JDRF Career Development Award recipient, Associate Professor Stuart Mannering, have identified a key target of the immune response that causes…

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DOES THE GUT HOLD THE ANSWER TO PREVENTING TYPE 1 DIABETES?

Gut bacteria and pancreatic function Australian researchers have found a direct link between the bacteria in our gut and pancreatic function All the microorganisms in the gut, including bacteria and…

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SPOTLIGHT ON FUTURE RESEARCH LEADER, DR KIRSTINE BELL

Dr Kirstine Bell, better known to some as Kirstie learnt a lot from the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community about what it’s like to live with the condition while she…

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WHEN DID YOU LAST HAVE YOUR EYES CHECKED?

The JDRF-led Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network is currently recruiting for a study which could help reduce eye complications for people with type 1 diabetes. See full study details here,…

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AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH FEATURES AT AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION’S (ADA) SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS 2018

People with type 1 diabetes (T1D) have to live with it 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. But this year’s American Diabetes Association’s (ADA)…

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