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HRH The Duchess of Cornwall signs up for five more years as President of JDRF

Her Royal Highness The Dutchess of Cornwall has extended her Presidency of JDRF, the type 1 diabetes charity.

The Dutchess of Cornwall, who turned 70 on Monday 17 July, first became President in 2012, and will now continue in the role until 2022, helping to raise awareness of type 1 diabetes and increase funding for the charity.

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People are creating homemade artificial pancreas systems for diabetes management

There’s a new trend developing in type 1 diabetes management. People are creating homemade artificial pancreases, and the results are impressive.

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Diabetes Legends: Winsome Johnston – who proved her doctors wrong through good management

Winsome Johnston has made a habit of defying expectations. She was born in 1918. Back then, people with diabetes were lucky to live for a few years, let alone a full and healthy life. Winsome knew this first-hand: her sister had died from type 1 diabetes at the age of 16. So she wasn’t surprised when, upon her own diagnosis at the age of six, doctors told her she wouldn’t live very long.

Winsome is 86 now. Not many have lived longer with diabetes.

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The future of insulin: 6 alternatives to insulin injections

Why do we inject insulin, anyway?

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