To continue our celebrations of our NHS turning 70 (the official birthday is today!) we thought we’d share with you seven achievements that we’ve witnessed over the past 70 years.
With all the money spent on treating diabetes, is it not about time that governments committed some more money towards research to help beat the rising tide of diabetes?
Recently there has seen a swell of interest surrounding news that a cure for type 1 might be on the horizon.
The interest has been sparked by the news that University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center found that mice that produced no insulin did not experience high blood sugars if their glucagon receptors were blocked. Glucagon being the hormone which, in non-diabetic individuals, works in tandem with insulin to control blood sugar levels.