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Diabetes UK
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Diabetes UK is the leading charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of every person affected by or at risk of diabetes.

We provide information, help and peer support, so people with diabetes can manage their condition effectively. We are one of the largest funders of diabetes research in the UK. Link to website   Link to website   Link to website

NHS Choices: Diabetes
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Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high.

The two main types of diabetes are: The difference between the two types of diabetes is explained below.

In the UK, diabetes affects approximately 2.9 million people. There are also thought to be around 850,000 people with undiagnosed diabetes.

Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation (DRWF)
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The Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation (DRWF) is a registered charity, established in 1998 to raise public awareness to the condition and its associated complications, treatment, avoidance and relief and to provide support to people living with diabetes.

Whilst funding diabetes research we aim to ensure that people are 'staying well until a cure is found ...'

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JDRF is the type 1 diabetes charity, improving lives until we find the cure. We're totally focused on type 1 diabetes, and are run by people with type 1, for people with type 1.

We fund research to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes. We provide information for children, adults and parents living with the condition, at all stages from diagnosis and beyond. We give a voice to people with type 1 diabetes and campaign for increased focus on, and funding for, research to find the cure.

National Institute for Health Research
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The mission of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is to maintain a health research system in which the NHS supports outstanding individuals, working in world class facilities, conducting leading edge research focused on the needs of patients and the public.

The NIHR is is a large, multi-faceted and nationally distributed organisation, funded through the Department of Health to improve the health and wealth of the nation through research.

British Dietetic Association
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The British Dietetic Association, established in 1936, is the professional association and trade union for dietitians.

Its aims are to:
  • advance the science and practice of dietetics and associated subjects;
  • promote training and education in the science and practice of dietetics and associated subjects;
  • regulate the relations between dietitians and their employer through the BDA Trade Union.

Run Sweet
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The content of the site is by people with diabetes, who want to promote diabetes self care, and share knowledge on how to manage diabetes with different sports and exercises.

The medical content is edited by Dr Ian Gallen, who is a U.K. Physician and Endocrinologist, with a special interest in helping sportspeople with type 1 diabetes.