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Taking on type 2: Research Tuesdays

Graphic of vein

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.

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$15 million for Adelaide-led medical research

Associate Professors Leonie Heilbronn and Lyndsey Collins-Praino

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.

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New guidelines for children and adolescents with T2D

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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.

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Testosterone to prevent type 2 diabetes in men – promising, but no quick fix

The best and safest way to prevent or reverse type 2 diabetes is through healthy eating, along with regular strength training and aerobic activity

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.

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$300,000 to University of Adelaide for diabetes research

Image of a finger prick test for diabetes

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.

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Nationwide diabetes study enters next stage

Professor Jenny Couper

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.

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Funding to prevent lower limb amputations

Professor Alex Brown

A coalition of researchers, clinicians and other health professionals has been entrusted to steer a multi-million-dollar program to address the grossly disproportionate number of Indigenous Australians suffering diabetic foot complications.

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