21 Sep 2022
The scientific advisory board: "We hope to see more data about the subgroups"
We were interested to know what our scientific advisory board think about our current research, and invited the board members to the LUDC retreat.
8 Sep 2022
New funding from Hjelt Diabetes Foundation to improve the understanding of diabetes
Three researchers at Lund University Diabetes Centre (LUDC) have each been awarded a project grant of 47,500 euro by the Hjelt Diabetes Foundation.
23 Aug 2022
Blood testing in children leads to better understanding of type 1 diabetes
Why do some people develop type 1 diabetes and others do not? Worldwide, researchers are collaborating to find the answer to this complex question.
15 Jun 2022
Newly discovered protein variants are key to insulin secretion
New research shows that two protein variants that are responsible for insulin secretion are affected in diabetes.
24 May 2022
Epigenetic markers predict complications in patients with type 2 diabetes
A new study demonstrates that there are distinct epigenetic differences between different groups of patients with type 2 diabetes.
20 May 2022
Epigenetics can pave the way for individualised treatment of type 2 diabetes
Epigenetics has become an important tool for researchers endeavoring to understand the causes and development stages of type 2 diabetes.
2 May 2022
New way of measuring BMI can predict the risk of type 2 diabetes in individuals of normal weight
Researchers have managed to identify individuals with normal weight at risk of developing type 2 diabetes by measuring BMI in a new way.
28 Mar 2022
Newly discovered drug candidate increases insulin secretion in type 2 diabetes
Researchers at Lund University have discovered increased levels of a microRNA in type 2 diabetes, which has a negative effect on insulin secretion.
22 Mar 2022
Large international study points at three pathways towards type 1 diabetes
A large international study has identified three different pathways towards type 1 diabetes in children.
22 Feb 2022
A diet rich on fat and sugar damaged the memory in mice – but not permanently
A new study on mice shows that although an unhealthy diet leads to memory impairment, the damage does not have to be permanent.
31 Jan 2022
Myriam Aouadi receives the Leif C. Groop award for outstanding diabetes research
Myriam Aouadi is awarded the Leif C. Groop award for her research on the mechanisms behind the development of fatty liver disease in type 2 diabetes.
28 Jan 2022
The Swedish diabetes summit brings together diabetes researchers for new collaborations
The fourth Swedish diabetes summit will be held as an online meeting on the 10th and 11th of February.
11 Jan 2022
New research highlights genetic differences between different forms of type 2 diabetes
A new study published in Nature Genetics demonstrates that there are genetic differences between different subgroups of patients with type 2 diabetes.
14 Dec 2021
Bread study examines the role of genes in breaking down food
A new study adds to evidence that variations in the AMY1-gene may affect the way the body breaks down starchy foods.
3 Dec 2021
Distinguished professor grant to researcher in epigenetics and diabetes
Charlotte Ling, a professor of epigenetics and diabetes, has been awarded a distinguished professor grant in medicine and health.
22 Nov 2021
Twin study finds type 2 diabetes clues in epigenetic changes
A study has now discovered that there are differences in gene activity in twins where only one sibling had developed type 2 diabetes.
12 Nov 2021
Healthy eating to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes
Emily Sonestedt investigates how food affects the health and the risk to develop type 2 diabetes.
12 Nov 2021
Blood biomarker identified that predicts type 2 diabetes several years before diagnosis
A large interdisciplinary study has identified a biomarker in the blood that predicts type 2 diabetes several years before diagnos.
11 Nov 2021
Diabetes research collaboration can pave the way for innovation
Researchers at Lund University have discovered a combination of biomarkers that can predict which patients with will benefit from the drug metformin.
12 Oct 2021
Hjelt Foundation grants for mechanistic studies of type 2 diabetes
Three researchers at Lund University Diabetes Centre (LUDC) receive generous grants from the Hjelt Diabetes Foundation in 2021.