Diabetes SA has awarded $200,000 in funding to researchers from the University of Adelaide to help with the early detection of diabetes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and to help control blood glucose in people with type 2 diabetes.
University of Adelaide researchers have warned that too many people are either unknowingly living with diabetes, at significant risk of developing the life-threatening condition, or simply ignoring the obvious warning signs – and may be setting themselves up for serious and debilitating illness down the track.
The University of Adelaide has been awarded $6 million for six research projects to investigate issues including fertility, mastitis and orthopaedic infections.
The University of Adelaide has received two Pilot and Innovation Awards from JDRF to support new innovative directions for type 1 diabetes research. JDRF is the leading supporter of type 1 diabetes research in the world.
Deadly vascular problems are common for people with type 2 diabetes. In this month’s Research Tuesday’s lecture, the University of Adelaide’s Khalia Primer will talk about her research into finding out the underlying reasons why so many T2D sufferers experience complications.
The University of Adelaide has been awarded more than $15 million in research grants from the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF) to support targeted research on new ways to address risk factors for chronic and complex diseases.
A team of paediatric specialists, including an expert from the University of Adelaide, has produced new guidelines regarding assessment and management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in Australian and New Zealand children and adolescents.
A national Australian study led by the University of Adelaide has shown that testosterone may play a role in decreasing the risk of type 2 diabetes in men, after two years of treatment.
The Diabetes SA Research Grants Program has awarded $300,000 in funding, all to researchers from the University of Adelaide. The grants program, which launched in 2018, funds research into diabetes detection, prevention and management. Without significant change it is estimated that 642 million people will have diabetes by 2040.
The Environmental Determinants of Islet Autoimmunity (ENDIA) Study into the causes of type 1 diabetes has entered its next phase. 1500 children who have a first-degree relative with type 1 diabetes will be followed for three years from the pregnancy.