Funding Research into a Cure of Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes develops when the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas have been destroyed. Nobody knows for sure why these cells have been damaged but the most likely cause is an abnormal reaction of the body to the cells. This may be triggered by a viral or other infection.

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Type 2 Diabetes

If you are white and over 40 years old or if you're black, Asian or from a minority ethnic group and over 25 years old and have one or more of the following risk factors, you should ask your GP for a test for diabetes.

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To contact via email then please send to To contact by telephone then please call Tony Bucciero of 07710 332313 To contact via post then please write to Tony Bucciero, Type One Mission Ltd, Gilwell Cottage, 16+17 Welford Rd, Thornby, Northants, NN6 8SJ