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Trial helping provide better care for diabetes patients in hospital

01 May 2024

A team at the Royal Melbourne Hospital led a trial to reduce the risk of diabetes patients contracting infections.

World first at-home test for diabetes proven to work

23 December 2023

A new study at the RMH has confirmed that an at-home blood test for diagnosing type 1 diabetes is accurate and preferred by consumers.

Common drug could help slow Type 1 diabetes

07 December 2023

A drug used to treat immune diseases could help suppress the progression of Type 1 diabetes.

Launch of Australian-first trial for young people with type 1 diabetes

11 July 2023

An endocrinologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) is leading an Australian-first trial that looks at whether an insulin nasal spray, coupled with an injection, is effective in slowing down the immune attack that causes type 1 diabetes.

At-home screening shown to help prevent serious illness from type 1 diabetes

02 November 2022

In a world first, researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) have shown that a blood test for early diagnosis of type 1 diabetes can prevent serious illness and hospitalisation in children.

The RMH partners with Australian Centre for Accelerating Diabetes Innovations

18 January 2022

A national diabetes research centre initiative involving the Royal Melbourne Hospital has been funded through a significant Australian Government grant.

The RMH researchers receive $1.8 million in funding for diabetes trial

15 September 2021

Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) have been funded $1.8 million in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) Investigator Grants.

New research improves screening efficiency for type 1 diabetes

06 September 2021

Researchers from Melbourne have led a global collaboration to develop a simplified blood test that increases the overall screening efficiency for type 1 diabetes.

Study hopes to end stigma for people living with type 1 diabetes

14 July 2021

More than 4 in 5 people with diabetes have experienced stigma while living with their condition.

World-first clinical trial treating type 1 diabetes now underway

16 December 2020

Lucy Lee is the first person to take part in the BANDIT clinical trial, which began at the Royal Melbourne Hospital this month.

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