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The Vaccine That May Help Prevent Type 1 Diabetes
A vaccine that protects infants from a nasty stomach virus may provide an unexpected bonus – helping to prevent type 1 diabetes. The rotavirus vaccine became a routine immunisation for Australian babies in 2007, and unlike some other countries, it’s had widespread uptake. The vaccine is given to babies aged two and four months to protect […]
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 type 1 diabetes (T1D). We know that that T1D is caused by the immune system destroying insulin-producing beta cells, however the immune system is extremely […]
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, or email the FAME-1 study team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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) 78th Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Florida brought hope and inspiration to people living with T1D. The ADA 78th Scientific Sessions highlighted some important JDRF-funded and JDRF-supported […]