A new pill that appears to mimic the effects of gastric bypass surgery is providing fresh hope for people living with type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Paediatric endocrinologist and diabetes researcher, Professor Jennifer Couper has been presented with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Luminary Award.
Mixed-reality smart glasses with holographic features are set to revolutionise the treatment of leg and foot wounds for people with diabetes and vascular disease in regional and remote areas in the future.
A fasting diet which focuses on eating early in the day could be the key to reducing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Five innovative research projects led by the University of Adelaide’s Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health will investigate the causes and potential treatments for various types of diabetes.
Professor Jennifer Couper, Head of the Discipline of Paediatrics at Adelaide Medical School, has been elected as a fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.
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.